Exhibition: The 1939 exile in comics. Panels on the border

Exhibition: The 1939 exile in comics. Panels on the border
Sat, 17. December 2022 - Sun, 5. March 2023
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Exhibition: The 1939 exile in comics. Panels on the border

Curators: Josep-Vicent Garcia-Raffi and Francisco Collado

From December,  17, 2022 to March, 5, 2023.

Opening: Sathurday, December 17, 2022 at 12pm

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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.

 More information at:

Collado Cerveró, Francisco; Garcia Raffi, Josep V. «El còmic i l’exili del 1939: des de la retirada fins a la diàspora i la resistència armada». Dictatorships & Democracies (D&D), [en línia], 2021, Núm. 9, https://doi.org/10.7238/dd.v0i9.393448 [Consulta: 3-06-2022].

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