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21 October - 17 November
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Frank Quitely, Caspar Walter Rauh and the Horrors of Sleep

A close up of an older lady with white eyes and teeth that have blood around it.

Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

Come along to the ARC to view some incredible artworks by Glasgow-born comic artist Frank Quitely and German surrealist Caspar Walter Rauh. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the nightmare worlds that these artists create.

What’s it about?

A conference on Dark Fantasies. Aesthetics of the Nightmare from the 20th century to the present was held in the Goethe Institut, Park Circus, Glasgow on 11th-12th May 2023, with contributions on the theory of nightmares, on transcriptions of nightmares in diaries and autobiographical writings, on nightmares and mental health, and on representations of nightmares in literature, film and visual art, as well as in the new art forms of the 20th/21st centuries such as comics, graphic novels and video clips.

Who’s leading the event?

The Advanced Research Centre (ARC)

Open to

Anyone interested