On this episode of Foliophonic, host Emily Joveski chats with Ryerson-based researcher Barbara Postema about the history and aesthetics of silent comics– that is, comics without dialogue. You’ll also hear some found sound of a “wordless” radio drama, as we explore unconventional ways people tell stories without words.
This episode of Foliophonic was produced by Jacqueline Tucci and Emily Joveski. You can listen to all past episode of Foliophonic on Soundcloud.
Music in this episode from Podington Bear. Feature image: Excerpt from a silent comic by Romanian illustrator Ileana
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