Shaun Prescott’s interview with Grant Hunter is now online at the Cyclic Defrost website. It touches on Crab Smasher, Terminator 2, Super Mario World, Digital Painting, and the cover art for Cyclic Defrost #23.
For anyone familiar with Grant Hunter’s work, any mention of cartoons in relation to the 26-year-old’s drawings will probably come as no surprise. The Novocastrian noise-pop purveyor and erstwhile graphic artist seems to pointedly stretch everything he tries his hand at – whether it be music or art – into awkward, elongated and garishly captivating shapes, recalling the caricature of cartoon. As a central member in Newcastle group Crab Smasher, Hunter has managed to weave black humour and a technicolour freshness into a genre best known for its monochromatic sobriety.
Read the whole article at http://www.cyclicdefrost.com/blog/2009/09/03/grant-hunter-by-shaun-prescott/