New exhibition will showcase the best of SA & French comics and animation


‘The Art of Comics’ exhibition is on at the Johannesburg Art Gallery from September 19 until November 18 2019

The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the French embassy in SA and the French Institute of SA are pleased to present The Art of Comics, an exciting new exhibition that showcases the fascinating worlds of SA comics and French bandes dessinées, the famous French comic style.

The Art of Comics, taking place from September 19 until November 18 2019 at the JAG, will offer visitors a rich variety of contemporary SA comics and graphic novels that explore themes related to history, folklore, science fiction, autobiography and new developments in the field, such as augmented reality comics.

The exhibition will also include a special section on French Speaking Comics Today, curated by Thierry Groensteen, one of France’s leading bande dessinées researchers and theorists. Continue reading…

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