Serve and protect the interests of illustrators, here with Central Vapeur Pro, and in the English-speaking world with the Association of Illustrators (AOI) represented by Lou Bone. Highly developed in the United Kingdom and the USA, the AOI has a striking power and a quality and diversity of services unmatched in the world of French illustration. To expand the field of struggle, we will see how to defend and act in an informal movement with Eloise Rey of the young and fiery Collectif Artistes Auteurs (CAA).
What is the point of playing away? To participate in a fair or festival elsewhere in Europe? What do artists, collectives or publishers gain? Peter Allen will be interviewed by Camille Pichon (Nobrow) / UK Roderick Mills (Head of Illustration Brighton University) / UK, Anna Sofie Mørch Bendixen (CPH Zine Fest) / DK.
Comics and illustration have earned their place in museums, galleries and libraries. However, this presence does not always go without saying. We will wonder about the way the comic strip and the illustration are exposed. How are they presented in catalogs and speeches? Which aspects are most highlighted? Discussion with Anne Laval and Violaine Leroy, author-illustrators, members of Les Rhubarbus and Jean-Matthieu Méon, researcher in communication at CREM, University of Lorraine.
The emblematic author of the independent comic strip, Vincent Vanoli and his work evoke both the Lorraine, the Alsatian Vosges as Boccaccio’s Italy or poetic realism as David Lynch. He will speak of his latest productions Rocco et la toison (The Association, 2016) and La femme d’argile (6 feet underground, 2018) as well as his “British” exhibition at the media library of the Higher School of Teaching and Education.
30 seconds of still picture on a big screen in a universe of brutes, 3 authors inspired by cinema: Blutch, Etienne Chaize, Simon Roussin.
To discover before the films shown in cinemas Star and Star Saint-Exupéry.