Biography

A biography (from the Greek words bíos (βίος) meaning "life", and gráphein (γράφειν) meaning "to write") is a description of someone's life, usually published in the form of a book or essay, or in some other form, such as a film.... [more]

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10.31.09
FILM, Animation, LITERATURE, Nonfiction, Biography, PERFORMING ARTS, VISUAL ARTS, Drawing, Comics, David Heatley, Michael Jackson, my brain is hanging upside down
by Natalie
David Heatley was one of my picks for Artists to Watch in 2010. Here, he talks about his wonderfully edgey graphic memoir, "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down," the influence of cinema on cartooning and his work as a musician. Enjoy! There's a very cinematic quality to your comics. Is film an influence on you?Absolutely. I was a film major at art school, but it was "experimental," personal cinema. Often the works I studied were made by a single creator. Artists like Ernie Gehr, George Kuchar, Scott Stark (all teachers of mine), Stan Brakhage (especially his 8mm "song" films, which are incredible) were all an influence. Scott Stark is probably the one that really stuck with me the most

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    The Imposter's Daughter
    I remember the first time I met with my agent, who’d read a story I’d written for Esquire, “My Father, the Fraud,” and was interested in selling the book. I told her, “I’m very fast—I can have a few chapters to you within the next two months.” Not so much. ...
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