Fact: Gorillaz co-creator JAMIE HEWLETT has been commissioned to create an illustration for an upcoming exhibition at London's British Library. Hewlett, who previously worked on the Tank Girl comic, will provide a piece for the Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the Uk show which runs from 2 May (14) to 19 August (14).
Fact: Gorillaz co-creator JAMIE HEWLETT is teaming up with shoe designers at Converse to launch a special footwear collection to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the band's debut album. The Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers are set to be launched in February, 2012.
Fact: Gorillaz founders Damon Albarn and JAMIE HEWLETT have reteamed to create an animated clip promoting BBC coverage of the Beijing Summer Olympics. The video is inspired by Albarn's new opera, Monkey: Journey to the West, which is based on a classic Chinese novel.