Events - Festival 2021

Over the Line

Wednesday 4 March, 11:00 - Sunday 8 March, 17:00
Preservation Trust Museum, North Street - Upstairs gallery
This event took place in 2020

An introduction to poetry comics with work by Tom Humberstone and Chrissy Williams

Poetry comics, combining the visual and the written word, offer a fascinating way to explore both art forms—as poet Chrissy Williams points out, both comics and poems revolve around the significance of the line. Tom Humberstone has been creating poetry comics with Chrissy Williams for several years. Together, they edited the collection Over The Line: An Introduction to Poetry Comics (Sidekick Books). This exhibition will showcase the work Tom creates for these intriguing and atmospheric pieces, presenting original art and scripts alongside the finished comics.

To learn more about poetry comics in general and the exhibition in particular, join Tom for his Meet the Artist on Thursday afternoon.

Presented in partnership with St Andrews Preservation Trust

Participants: Tom Humberstone

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Upstairs gallery – Preservation Trust Museum, North Street

Photo: Jiye Lee

Location: On the north side of the eastern end of North Street, next to The Castle Tavern

This venue is an 18th century Scottish town house which was restored in Arts & Crafts style in the early part of...