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Ethno-graphic Stories of Rivers, Climate and Change: A Discussion with Comic Artists from Around the World

Artists from Senegal, Myanmar, Canada and Brazil are currently creating a comic with stories from river deltas in their countries, cooperating with a group of anthropologists from the University of Cologne. Get to know the artists and the comic project, and join a discussion with them and Rhineland-based illustrators on January 27, 2022 at 6pm at the Cöln Comic Haus.

This conversation will be moderated by Cologne-based designer, animator, illustrator, cartoonist and photographer Claus Daniel Herrmann.

Participants include journalist and comic artist Beatriz Belo from Brazil, who is participating in making the delta comic; Karis Gruben, an Inuvialuk artist from Canada and working on the delta comic; Düsseldorf-based illustrator, comic artist and graphic designer Jennifer Daniel, co-founder of the Studio Rabotti collective; illustrator and comic artist Markus Rockstroh, who works in Cologne, for example on science communication; and Senegalese internet artist Pamplumus, who is working on the delta comic and is co-founder of the Umazing creative studio.

All interested are cordially invited to join this conversation. If you're interested, please register by January 26 at https://forms.gle/CQGZyAr5vEQWPSjV6

We only have limited places available, and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

All present must adhere to current Covid19 regulations (2G+):
They must document that they are fully vaccinated against or recovered from Covid19
AND that they have tested negatively on the day or have been "boostered".


When: January 27, 2022, 6-8pm

Where: Cöln Comic Haus, Bonner Str. 9, 50677 Köln


After the event, we will provide some snacks and drinks for an informal, please-keep-a-safe-distance ending of the evening.