A mass for you to untangle: Peony Gent on her comics and installation art

A mass for you to untangle: Peony Gent on her comics and installation art

Between her ambiguous comics, gorgeous illustrations, installation art, and quilt making(!), Peony Gent is a renaissance multi-hyphenate. In this episode, she sits down with host Allan Haverholm to explain how they’re all connected, how she creates gaps for her readers’ interpretations to live in, and to declare her great love for Dungeons and Dragons.

Main image by Peony Gent, detail from “Two mice”.

The galleries below only cover the works discussed in this artist talk. You are strongly encouraged to visit Peony’s website, where you can buy her books and find links to her social media accounts.

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Works discussed

Earth (2016)

Nothing but memories, nothing without (2017)

Park bench Kensington (2019)

Wakefield walkbooks (2019)

Morning tide (2019)

Welcome to Dungeonland (2020)

For Sarah (2020)

K-pop stars as supermarket chains (2020)

RCA graduation exhibit

Further reading

Allan Haverholm

Allan Haverholm

Artist, editor, writer and performer. The font from which Uncomics sprung.

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