Workshop: Create Your Own Superhero Event

120 mins / Rating 7+ / Designed and led by Etienne Kubwabo

Workshop: Create Your Own Superhero

FREE! Suitable for children that are 7+ (adults welcome too!)
All participants will receive a free copy of Beats of War on completion of the workshops!

Join artist/filmmaker Etienne Kubwabo for a workshop and learn how to create your own superhero. Below is a schedule on how the workshop will run.

Part 1 from 13:30 - 14:30  Etienne will start off the workshop with an illustrated talk about the inspiration for his own comic book, the film Black Panther. He will then guide the participants to imagine and create their own superheroes - how to develop a character, their backstories, a character’s look, powers and storyline.

BREAK with refreshments provided

Part 2 14:45 - 16:00: Participants will share their superhero ideas, their inspirations, their choice of powers, the storyline and setting. Etienne will then discuss his new comic book set in Glasgow - "Beats of War".

Past Showings

Glasgow / Saturday 19th November 2022 / 1:30pm / CCA / Book Now

About the artist

Etienne Kubwabo is a film-maker, writer and artist, who has produced award-winning documentaries, short/full-length feature films and over 120 music videos. Most recently, he created Scotland’s first-ever Black superhero through KƎ COMICS's comic book Beats of War and has appeared on BBC’s The Social, BBC Radio Scotland and STV’s national news.

In 2017, Etienne was commissioned by BEMIS Scotland, in collaboration with the Scottish Government, to explore Scotland’s story through the voices of our diverse ethnic and cultural minority communities. ‘Scotland’s Memoir’ presents these alongside the perspectives of civic representatives, artists, historians and the First Minister herself, Nicola Sturgeon. In 2018, BEMIS Scotland once again commissioned Kubwabo to make a documentary on the stories of young and talented writers, artists and musicians. ‘We are Scotland’ was released to wide acclaim.

Kubwabo has released three issues of his fantastic comic, and is currently, in post-production for his debut feature film "The Difference Between Us" which will be in theatres 2023.