Author: Oliver East
Ley Lines is a quarterly publication dedicated to exploring the intersection of comics and the various fields of art & culture that inspire us. Find time Kill time Repeat. Oliver East has been making comics about walking and place for over ten years. He is the recipient of numerous Arts Council of England funding awards due to his unique take on illustrative reportage. As part of a visual artist/illustrator practice, he also creates comics and projects for the heritage sector, working with museums and social interest groups, and at various art galleries in North West England. Langeweile is the German word for boredom, literally ‘a long passing of time.’ Based on Martin Heidegger’s concept of profound boredom, the structure of each page is based on the three stages of perception: retention, immediate present and protention.