Borified Burns

Just attended the on-stage interview with Charles Burns, conducted by two nincompoops. Why is it that, when French interviewers talk to American cartoonists, they always – always – have to spend precious time talking about superheroes, even when it’s completely irrelevant to the artist’s work? And why is it that they always – always –…

Angoulême: danskerne!

Masser af danskere i Angoulême i år! Metabaronen og yours truly kom væltende med selveste hr. Fahrenheit, Paw Mathiasen, hr. Aben Maler, Steffen Maarup og Ã…rets Unge, Simon Bukhave. Ankommet til byen blev delegationen modtaget med åbne arme af den danske eksiltegner, Terkel Risbjerg, som havde anvendt sit omfattende franske netværk til at sørge for…

Enter: Trondheim

So, we’re at the press centre which is the mirror-lined, gilded stucco-banquet hall of the Town Hall, and Lewis Trondheim just dropped by with a camera crew, talking nonsense and doing a little dance for us. No shit. We exchanged a few words – he in Finnish, me in Chinese. Nice chap. More later. Photo:…

Alagbé amends

Just received an email from Yvan Alagbé, who assures us that the Anke F.-book I mentioned last post will definitely be available at the festival. He writes: “Actually it’s a picture book Stefano Ricci printed with Depot Noir 4… We bought some copies from D406 and printed a new cover.” That’s good news, Yvan!

A Salutation to Ganesha

Here we are. About to embark upon a new project. From what little knowledge we have of Hindu tradition, we understand that it is always prudent to bring along elephants. To salute God in the aspect of good fortune, intellect and wisdom – Ganesha. Since what we hope to achieve with the Metabunker is a…

archives

This is the frontpage of the the metabunker archives. Currently the archives are spanning 1454 posts and 437 comments, contained within the meager confines of 21 categories. Through here, you will be able to move down into the archives by way of time or category. If you are looking for something specific, perhaps you should…

works

The following is a list of works by me, Matthias Wivel, and others with info about how to get hold of them or where to learn more. books, articles and other publications “Michelangelo: Life and Art” in MICHELANGELO: DRAWINGS By Matthias Wivel Expansive, critical essay, written for the general public, narrating the artist’s life and…