Reviews of the Black Project


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Gareth Brookes: The Black ProjectPaul Gravett, article first appeared in Art Review Magazine Sept ’13 ISBN 97744993

Stripped at the Book Festival: Gareth Brookes  Joe Gordon, Forbidden Planet Blog20.8.13

Stripped Event Review – Hannah Berry and Gareth Brookes  Jeremy Briggs, Down the Tubes 21.9.13

Waterstones’ Blog - The Black Project  Waterstones' Blog2.10.13

Four Responses to Comics Unmasked  Cynthia Rose,  The Comics Journal,  28.7.14

Comics Unmasked at The British Library – In PicturesThe Guardian2.5.14

Uncanny Returns of the Horror Comic  Dan Smith19.8.14

Top Ten Uncanny Graphic Novels The Guardian 9.12.15



Paul Gravett interviews Gareth Brookes at the launch of his exhibition, The Black Project, at London Print Studio. The exhibition featured embroideries and prints from Gareth's graphic novel of the same name. The video also includes a reading from the book by Gareth, a message from Myriad Editions MD, Candida Lacey, and a Q&A with those at the launch.

Interview: Gareth Brookes  Nicola Pearce  Young Arnolfini Blog  24.11.14

An Interview with Gareth Brookes,  Foxhole Magazine May 15 - Print Only




The Black Project Exhibition - An Exhibition of Original Art from The Black ProjectLondon Print Studio, London5th – 12th September 2013

The Lakes International Comic Arts Festival,  Exhibition of original artwork Castle Dairy Kendal 17th October – 10 November 2013

Comics Unmasked, Art and Anarchy in the UK at The British Library, May 2nd – August 19th

The Story Of of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz! The Lightbox Woking 6 August - 31st December 2016

The Alternative Press And Gareth Brookes - Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art 24th - 28th October 2016




Modern Gothic Graphic Novels,  Edinburgh International Book Festival,  Saturday 24th August 2013

Gareth Brookes and Isabel Greenberg in Conversation with Paul Gravett –  Manchester Literature Festival.  October 7th 2013

Quick Strips Brighton, Graphic Brighton Festival, 5th September 2013

Comica Comiket, Live Drawing Parade,  Central St Martins School of Art,  Saturday 2nd November 2013

Are Graphic Novels Literature?  Panel host Paul Garvett,  Foyles Bookshop London,  9th November 2013

Laydeez Do Comics,  Foyles Bookshop London,  18th November 2013

Brains and Ink and Rag and Bones- What are Graphic Novels Made of?  Panel Talk with Woodrow Pheonix,  1st April 2014,  Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton

The Art of Stories,   Eden Project Cornwall,  27th May – 3rd JuneLinocut Workshops for Families

Crowd Talks – What is Illustration?  Hoxton Gallery, London7 September 2014

The Bookish Supper Society,  Interview and Q & A,  4th Feb 2015,  Brighton

SICK Festival Brighton – In Front of the Children,  Panel Talk hosted by Karl James,  The Basement,  7th March 2015

S.M.A.S.H - Graphic Novel Network, panel discussion at the Barbican Library 7 Novenmber 2015

In Conversation with Gareth Brookes- Discussion with Paul Gravett, The Lightbox Gallery ,Woking, 11th October 2016


Other Exposure


Paul Gravett showed a copy of The Black Project on BBC Breakfast News BBC1 on 4th May 2014

Work featured in Comics Unmasked, Art and Anarchy in the UK Exhibition Catalogue, British,  Library Publishing. ISBN 978712357753

Work featured in Comic Art – Paul Gravett,  Tate PublishingISBN 9781849760560