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Hey, I’m doing a re​ for everyone :

I’m Dirk, a German artist and writer from (he/him).

I’m also a and dad, trying to balance care work/family life with my current project, “People Not Seen” – a non-fiction about , memes and the power of storytelling. (I used to live in and miss it a lot!)

Here’s my website:
peoplenotseen.com

I'll be mostly posting about , with a bit of thrown into the mix.

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A gift with the scent of snowflakes?
Sure!
A passphrase that’s gonna melt your heart?
Yeap!
Sending friends ❤️​ 😡 ​🤪, but privately?
Absolutely!

This and more
at our next FLINTA* CryptoParty

on Wednesday, December 7th 2022

at 7 pm CEST

online via BigBlueBotton

lecture.senfcall.de/ren-met-lb

More ℹ️​
cryptoparty.in/berlin/westgerm

#Berlin #privacy #snowflake #messenger #password

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Mondrian Crescent

I love it when train doors align at the end of a tunnel. The red tiles at Green Park station make this the ideal location to capture this moment.

It wasn't luck though, instead I froze the moving train with a fast shutter. It took ages to get it centred.

This final image resembles an abstract art painting by Piet Mondrian.

#art #mastoart #abstract #architecture #photography #potd #symmetry #london #underground #londonunderground #railway #mondrian #tiles #photo

Damn, my go-to art supply shop in -Wedding seems to have shut down.

Where I got those special brushes and that certain paper of which I don't even know the name...

They could have made a lot of money announcing this four weeks prior! 😬

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Was lucky enough to finally realise my childhood dream and see the Northern Lights dancing in the night sky during my winter road trip around Iceland. There's never a guarantee you will see them as they're so unpredictable and the sky must be as dark as possible. This is a long exposure and caught a shooting star in the frame as well.
© All rights reserved
#northernlights #aurora #iceland #photography

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Has anyone watched Alan Moore's Master Class?

It's on sale today and I want to buy it.

#comicbooks #comics #writers

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Was lieben wir alle in der Familie von 11-55 Jahren „Esthers Tagebücher“! Dieser #Comic ist ein großer Wurf. Für Alt wie Jung! So schonungslos, so unverstellt, so ungefiltert berichtet #Autor Riad Sattouf vom Leben seiner Nichte - wunderbar! Großer Dank an Übersetzer Uli Pröfrock aus #Freiburg (ehemals „X für U“)! Die Liebe, die ins #Buch geflossen ist, war sicher nicht mit Geld aufzuwiegen. #Danke! @ComicContext @comic @ComicBookProgressive

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This comic comes closer to my feelings about gender than pretty much anything else I have ever read: thenib.com/name-change-nonbina

Hey, I’m doing a re​ for everyone :

I’m Dirk, a German artist and writer from (he/him).

I’m also a and dad, trying to balance care work/family life with my current project, “People Not Seen” – a non-fiction about , memes and the power of storytelling. (I used to live in and miss it a lot!)

Here’s my website:
peoplenotseen.com

I'll be mostly posting about , with a bit of thrown into the mix.

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Legal Fund for Creator of "Oh No" Comics 

If you've ever used a pink blog "oh no" meme, or laughed at one of the Webcomic Name strips, consider giving its creator some help retaining their intellectual property.

gofundme.com/f/alexnorrislegal

#comics

Important campaign about restoring the first anthology feat. Black characters created by Black talent, a whole 19 years before first appeared.

If you can, please help to rescue the community's trailblazing contribution to the comics medium from oblivion!

kickstarter.com/projects/allne

The year ended, I met @neilhimself at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
We teenagers always sneaked in through the parking garage to steal comics.

He suddenly sat on a chair, being interviewed. I summoned my courage and my English - both wobbly - and congratulated him on the completion of Sandman.

He said he'd very much "appreciate" it and I had no idea what that meant. So I channeled his comic worlds for help, became an immortal being, said "you *should* " and strutted away flamboyantly.

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Hullo. So this is Mastodon, eh? Well, I'm here. And to celebrate, here's a photo I took yesterday in Kingston NY of Good Omens director Douglas directing An Unnamed Actor (on the other side of the glass) in Episode 2 of Good Omens Season 2 (Coming Next Summer).

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Seriously though, fedi was *built* by furries, trans and queer folk, disabled neurodivergent people.

This is *the reason* the culture here is what it is. Why CWs are a thing. Why image descriptions are a thing. Why privacy matters here. Why moderation tools not only exist, but are usable — and used.

If you had joined and asked yourself "wow, how come this place is so chill and kinda… nice?" — that's thanks to all the nice people from communities some people call "weird".

So #KeepFediWeird.

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2021 comic sales hit a record high, thanks to manga and kids' graphic novels; superheroes, not so much.

diversetechgeek.com/2021-comic

#comics #graphicnovels #manga

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Anatomy of a sound effect. Something I developed over a decade ago to help my students understand the flexibility and power of sound design in comics. I've been told this has been used in some college classes as well--I just hope it helps lead cartoonists to more thoughtful integration of sound in their comics!

@OCRbot

#MastoArt #sounddesign #comics

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Shoutout to one of the great oddities of the #comics medium. LONGSHOT COMICS by Shane Simmons. A full length comic book where every page had 160 panels! Funny writing and smart choices throughout.

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