An interview with Srijani Goswami

We got an opportunity to talk to Srijani Goswami, a graphic designer/artist from Kolkata, who recently published her Bengali comic Sleep. Tell us something about your journey as a graphic-based storyteller? How did it start? I was a storyteller since childhood and got drawn towards comics such as- Tintin, Asterix, et cetera. Although my school discouraged reading … Read moreAn interview with Srijani Goswami

“I, however, remember the Patua scrolls that my mother had from a source, those without any text, and whenever I held them close, it felt like I was reading a new story each time.” In conversation with Tanushree Paul

9In a world obsessed with conventional textual literature, you choose to illustrate comic books and graphic novels, how and when did you make that choice? What intrigued you about them? It was quite recently, that I turned from being a reader to a contributor or a creator. Professionally, I stepped into this sprawling medium when … Read more“I, however, remember the Patua scrolls that my mother had from a source, those without any text, and whenever I held them close, it felt like I was reading a new story each time.” In conversation with Tanushree Paul

A conversation with Illustrator and Animator Susnata Paul

Graphicshelf got its opportunity to interact with Storyteller Susnata Paul, as a part of our ‘Conversations’ series. Susnata Paul is a passionate story teller graduated from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. She worked as an Illustrator at ‘The Quint’ and produced a series of Graphic stories on chapters from ‘History of India’ for them. Graphicshelf … Read moreA conversation with Illustrator and Animator Susnata Paul

“There is a sense of protest embedded in comics” – Debkumar Mitra delivers a masterclass on sequential narratives

  It was last year in December when we first got to interact with Mr. Debkumar Mitra. Trained as a mathematician, Mr. Mitra is a prominent editor and curator of sequential narratives in India. During our conversation with him, Mr. Mitra talked about how he was introduced to comics because of his father’s habit of … Read more“There is a sense of protest embedded in comics” – Debkumar Mitra delivers a masterclass on sequential narratives

A conversation with designer Nausheen Javed

We recently got an opportunity to interact with the extremely talented designer Nausheen Javed. Q. Your art feels very poetic, tell us something about your journey as an artist? When did you start and how? For me like any other child, drawing came as a secret passageway into our imaginations. Writing has always been an … Read moreA conversation with designer Nausheen Javed

An informative session with animator Upamanyu Bhattacharyya

  As a part of our “Conversations” series, we got an opportunity to interact with animator Upamanyu Bhattacharya. A young and scintillating talent, Upamanyu talks about how he visualizes a comic strip before bringing it out on paper and goes on to discuss his inspirations and design journey. Designed as an informative series, our “Conversations” series helps young … Read moreAn informative session with animator Upamanyu Bhattacharyya