Eustace and Makepeace - Their Final Encounter

MK Calling 2020 | MK Gallery | 15 Feb - 17 May 2020

Eustace and Makepeace - Their Final Encounter, the work in the MK Gallery exhibition, refers to the final section of a graphic novel by Nick Malone, The Disappearance of Makepeace - A Tale of Two Lives, a mystery thriller tracing the relationship of Eustace and Makepeace from their first childhood meeting to their final encounter. It is a story of disappearance and change, and is based on events in Nick Malone's life. 

The springboard for developing the work was a recent exhibition at art Bermondsey Project Space in London. Here is a three minute film that the gallery made of Nick Malone talking about the development of the ideas:

This is a short podcast of Nick Malone reading from the novel:

NM Soundscape v3 ShortNick Malone
00:00 / 01:05

An animation by Sian Bliss also accompanies the work:

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