White Bunnies, Arabic Cola, and the Last Passenger Pigeon: Comic Stories From Germany

When:
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm @ 1:00 PM – Monday, June 10, 2019 - 7:00 pm @ 7:00 PM
2019-05-10T13:00:00-07:00
2019-06-10T19:00:00-07:00
Where:
Goethe Pop Up Seattle
1424 11th Ave. Seattle
WA 98122
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Goethe Pop Up Seattle
(415) 990-9852

Stop by the Goethe Pop Up Seattle to enjoy avant-garde, critical comics from Germany, presented by “Le Monde diplomatique” and the Goethe-Institut.

Le Monde diplomatique is the largest monthly newspaper on international politics and current affairs in the world and is translated into more than 20 languages. The German edition was founded in 1995 by the daily newspaper taz and the Swiss weekly newspaper WoZ. The back cover of the German edition showcases avant-garde, critical comics. These comics offer a bold, often absurd, sometimes melancholic take on politics, everyday life and culture.

At the Goethe Pop Up Seattle, the selection of comics on display enables encounters between ATAK or Anke Feuchtenberger, stars of the German alterative comic scene, book illustrators such as Nina Bude, and young talents, such as Anna Haifisch, Moki Thoka Maer, and Robert Deutsch. Their comics are marked by an excessive use of quotations, free use of a variety of graphic possibilities and stylistic eclecticism, enabling them to move between high art and pop culture.

 

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About GoetheSeattle

ABOUT THE GOETHE POP UP SEATTLE Located in Capitol Hill’s iconic Chophouse Row building, the Goethe Pop Up Seattle is here to celebrate the Year of German-American Friendship with you. From October 2018 through November 2019 we will host and support a variety of cultural events such as art exhibits, film screenings, lectures, and panel discussions to promote cultural exchange. We strive to create an innovative international program to give you the opportunity to experience outstanding works by acclaimed artists and speakers related to Germany. The events will take place at the Goethe Pop Up Seattle and around town in collaboration with local community partners. Come join us and discover how Germany and the U.S. can be Wunderbar Together!
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