Modern Toss Artist Biography
Jon Link and Mick Bunnage are the Writers, Cartoonists and Animators behind the ultra stylish and hilarious cult comic and TV series Modern Toss Art Prints Modern Toss. Modern Toss features a host of maladjusted characters including Mr Tourette, a fearless master sign writer whose challenging business re-branding solutions are often mistaken by clients for deliberately abusive drivel and the socially-inept Alan who reacts to bland family gatherings with carefully-orchestrated destruction.The two former journalists, met while working in the same room on a magazine and have gone on to write, design and direct two Rose d'or nominated series of the Modern Toss cartoon sketch show. First broadcast on the UK 's Channel 4 in 2006 and 2008 it mixes, scratchy, blunt talking animated characters with bizarre and surreal live action. The second series was broadcast in the U.S on the IFC channel in March 2009. In 2008 they wrote, designed and directed a highly acclaimed 13 minute Animation Short - "Work Experience"- for E4 based on cartoons they draw regularly for the Guardian newspaper. They have produced five best selling books of their cartoons, published by Macmillans in the UK and the US. Their work can now be found on art prints, bags, greetings cards, badges, T-shirts, and even tea towels.