The Art of Comics Exhibition: French Bandes dessinees and SA Comics in Conversation


The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the Embassy of France in South Africa and the French Institute of SA are hosting The Art of Comics, a new exhibition that showcases the fascinating worlds of South African comics and French bandes dessinées, the famous French comic style.

The Art of Comics, which runs from September 19 to November 17 at the JAG, will offer visitors a rich variety of contemporary South African comics and graphic novels that explore themes related to history, folklore, science fiction, autobiography and new developments in the field, such as augmented reality comics. Continue reading