Cynthia Rose - Resumé, Curriculum Vitae

Basics BA MA, Newnham College, Cambridge UK. Member: National Union of Journalists, Society of Authors. Works in Paris and London in broadcast, print, reporting.
Languages: English, French (translation from French to English, niveau professionnel).
Nationality: British

Works as

Author and reporter; broadcaster (BBC World, European, NPR). Culture and arts criticism including bandes dessinées; also French-to-English translation. Work as Paris correspondent includes CRAFTS (UK) and The Comics Journal (US); blog @ Mucha Creative Paris

Books Forthcoming in May 2018: "My Lunch With Andy Warhol, A Hidden Landscape Once A Week (MIT Press) and Die Laughing, André Franquin (Introduction) from Fantagraphics Books. Peppy in the Wild West, Hergé (introduction), Fantagraphics Books 2017; RIOT, with Isaac Julien; Museum of Modern Art 2014. Previous TRADE SECRETS: Young British Talents Talk Business, Thames & Hudson; DESIGN AFTER DARK: The Story of Dancefloor Style (Thames & Hudson); LIVING IN AMERICA: The Soul Saga of James Brown (Serpent's Tail, UK & US).
Read a sample chapter of RIOT in PDF
Residencies Digital Artist-in-Residence (Andy Warhol Foundation/NEA) for The Typing Explosion; curator, La Semaine de la Bande Dessinée 2008, Paris-USA
TV production, presenting, reporting
BBC World and World Service, MTV Europe (features producer and writer); presenter & producer, BBC TV; assistant presenter for BBC Radio 4's "Start The Week" under Melvyn Bragg; BBC World Service; BBC Radio Four; BBC Radio London; BBC TV. Also Radio 5, Greater London Radio, NPRPrevious: producer and presenter, BBC television
Selected consultancies Alliance Française; the British Film Institute, UK; Microsoft; Arts Council of Great Britain; London, South Bank Arts complex; fuller list here
Print & online journalism US & UK (selected) Editor, City Limits, London; staff writer, New Musical Express, London (five years); contributor: The Comics Journal, Crafts UK, Guardian, Time Out, Independent on Sunday, New Statesman & Society, the Sunday Times, Vogue, International Herald Tribune, Elle, Elle Décor, US magazine, Entertainment Weekly, The Observer, British Vogue, Rolling Stone, The London Times, Arena magazine, City Limits, The Face, Sight & Sound, Dazed & Confused, American Way magazine, Eye, Art News

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