Exhibition: Exile in comics. Vignettes at the border
- Exhibition: Exile in comics. Vignettes at the border
- Sat, 21. January 2023 - Sun, 28. May 2023
- Exposició Temporal Futura EN
Exhibition Exile in comics. Vignettes at the border
Curators: Josep-Vicent Garcia-Raffi and Francisco Collado
From January, 21, to May, 28, 2023.
Opening: Sathurday, January, 21, 2023 at 12pm
The traumatic events of the Retirada (Military and Civil retreat) of Republican troops and thousands of citizens in late 1938 and early 1939 are part of the recent memory of communities on both sides of the border. This historical event, widely studied and referenced at a literary and historiographical level, has achieved a considerable presence in the world of comics in recent decades. The publication of picture books, comics and graphic novels in Catalan, Spanish and French has increased during recent years.
This exhibition proposal is part of a research project on exile focused on literature, graphics and history and aims to show much of the graphic production in comic format made in the last twenty-five years. on the 1939 exile.
The selection will include texts written in French, Catalan and Spanish and mainly the publisher of both France and Spain with the aim of bringing to the public the story of exile from 1939 through the language of graphic mixed and texts used by the comic.