Darryl Cunningham

Monday, January 22 2018 at 7:30PM

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Darryl Cunningham

What's the talk about?

Darryl Cunningham is an internationally published cartoonist and writer. His books include Psychiatric Tales (a book based on his experience working on a psychiatric ward, which cuts through the myths and stigma surrounding psychiatric illnesses, this book explains schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, OCD, and much more), Science Tales (cartoon essays on controversial science subjects that include: the Andrew Wakefield/MMR/vaccination scandal, homeopathy, chiropractic, evolution, climate change, and gas fracking.), and Supercrash: How To Hijack The Global Economy (an explanation of the 2008 financial crisis). 

His latest book, Graphic Science is a series of cartoon essays on overlooked, sidelined, excluded, or discredited men and women who have been or are key figures in scientific discovery. Subjects include Nikola Tesla, Fred Hoyle, and Mary Anning.
In his talk he’ll be discussing his various books, with emphasis on the latest, and showing how he’s used his cartooning work to promote science and critical thinking. 
Darryl Cunningham went to Leeds College of Art. In 2015 Cunningham was involved with the Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation’s Art Of Saving a Life project, as one of 30 world-renowned photographers, painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers, and musicians to impress urgency on the global community to reach all children with the life-saving vaccines they need. http://darryl-cunningham.blogspot.co.uk