Monday, May 9, 2016

Comics Around The World: European Comics Traditions

From the event's Facebook page.

In this special presentation for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, a selection of European cartoonists will discuss the national character of their comic and graphic novel work, their international influences, and what European and North American authors can learn from one another.

Participating in this discussion will be France's Balak & Bastien Vivès, creators of the bestselling Last Man graphic albums, Italy's Manuele Fior, author of 5,000 km Per Second, Portugal's Francisco Sousa Lobo, author of The Care of Birds, and Germany's Barbara Yelin, author of Irmina.

This discussion will be led and moderated by renowned comics journalist Mark Askwith, Producer for SPACE television.

This discussion is presented by EUNIC, the European Union National Institutes for Culture, a network with representatives from the EU member-states that promotes diversity and dialogue through culture and art.

Comics Around The World: European Comics Traditions
Featuring Balak, Manuele Fior, Francisco Sousa Lobo, Bastien Vivès, Barbara Yelin, and Moderator Mark Askwith
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 7PM
Reception and Book Signing Follows
@ Alliance Française of Toronto, 24 Spadina Road
Free admission

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