Free Entry Tate Liverpool Workshop

Illustrating Futures

Comics Youth

Create your own comic and learn the importance of illustration as a therapeutic aid in treating mental health

This series of events will look at how comics and zines can be tools of expression whilst improving literacy and overall wellbeing. During the week you can drop in and take part in a workshop with Comics Youth, take a look at comics created by young people and find out more about the mental health and wellbeing impacts comics can have.

About Illustrating Futures

Illustrating Futures is a collaboration between University of Liverpool and Comics Youth, who deliver comic and zine workshops for disadvantaged children and young people aged 8 - 25 within Merseyside and Knowsley. The workshops aim to help young people improve their literacy and overall wellbeing, and provide them with the tools to express themselves. David Hering is a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at the University of Liverpool who has taught and convened classes on the history of comics and graphic novels.

Illustrating Futures in Tate Exchange
Illustrating Futures in Tate Exchange

Tate Liverpool

Tate Exchange Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
Plan your visit


16–22 October 2017