WARREN ELLIS: MYTH & THE RIVER OF TIME
Location: Het Huis
Warren Ellis (GB) is a graphic novelist, public speaker and author of the New York Times best-selling novel Gun Machine (2013). Ellis has written four Marvel anime series and Iron Man 3 (2013) is based on his graphic novel Iron Man: Extremis (2006). He wrote the Netflix mini series Castlevania(2017), a revamp of the cult-classic video game of the same name. The series was received with great acclaim and renewed for an expanded 8-episode second season.
As well as an award winning science fiction and comic book author, Warren Ellis is a noted sociocultural critic and speaker at many international events. Myth & The River of Time will be a brand new lecture in which Warren Ellis shares his own, unique brand of critique on society and technology today. Science fiction expert Dan Hassler-Forest (US/NL) will join in later to lead a Q&A.
WARREN ELLIS― Artist
Warren Ellis is a graphic novelist, writer, public speaker and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE, and the award winning TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY. Alongside graphic novels, Ellis has written four of the latest Marvel anime seasons, and IRON MAN 3 is based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel IRON MAN: EXTREMIS. Most recently, his writing for the revamp of cult-classic video game Castlevania, recently commissioned into a full series by Netflix (co-produced by Ellis), was received with high acclaim. As well as an award winning science fiction and comic book writer, Warren Ellis is a noted sociocultural critic, invited to speak at events such as Thingscon (NL), FutureEverything festival (UK), and SXSW (US), and has written for VICE, Reuters and WIRED UK. A documentary about his work, CAPTURED GHOSTS, was released in 2012.