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Lauren Beukes

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Most things are intentional

The brilliant, demented, generous and just a *little* scary comics god and novelist Warren Ellis asked me to write a guest blog on his site. So I did, on The Art of Zoo City - being the works referenced in it and what diabolical purpose I intended them to serve*.

Featuring works by Pieter Hugo (natch), Colbert Mashile, Conrad Botes & Brett Murray, Simon Villet and Louisa Betteridge, all of whom were recruited to serve the plot or provide general inspiration.

Click here: http://www.warrenellis.com/?p=13275

(*Rather than, say, the Zoo City art toys or the award-winning UK/SA/France cover design by Joey Hi-Fi or Hugo-shortlisted US cover design by John Picacio or the awesome fan art by Jonno Cohen, Werner Diedericks, Masha du Toit and Kirby Kruger).

 

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