Author Archives: jeanmariemcewan

About jeanmariemcewan

Artist, independent curator and zinester

Sarah Pinder poetry reading

Here is writer Sarah Pinder giving a reading of her poem ‘The Future’ which features in Mad as a Bad Tornado. Find Sarah on Advertisements

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Mad as a Bad Tornado article in The Culture Vulture blog

Writer Nicola Chapman has written a piece about Mad as a Bad Tornado in the fabulous  Culture Vulture blog  – featuring a review and interview. Read it here

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Now available to buy online

Mad as a Bad Tornado is now available to buy online from here

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Sound piece by Adam Denton

Ode to John Ledger (Click on the link above to listen) “I heard somewhere that on returning home to his one room abode, as soon as Henry Darger had closed the door, he could often be overheard barking out strange … Continue reading

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Artist information

Allan Binns is an artist/curator who lives and works in Nottingham, UK.Since graduating from Loughborough University in 2009, he has gone to found the internationally touring art collective, the 1%-ers, as well as direct the NOTLOST independent Arts Festival.  Ben … Continue reading

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Contributing artists

Mad as a Bad Tornado will feature image, text and sound responses to the life and work of Henry Darger from the following UK and international artists: Allan Binns Ben Clarkson Maria Cobo DahmerStu Adam Denton Martin Heron Debi Holbrook … Continue reading

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Call for submissions

Open call for submissions to zine dedicated to visionary artist Henry Darger.  Henry Darger, Diary entry April 16 1968: “Had trouble again with twine. Mad enough to wish I was a bad tornado. Swore at God.” Henry Joseph Darger (1892 … Continue reading

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