The Gallery

20.10.20 > 09.01.21

Perspective(s) on the world

Back in 2005 Futuropolis began publishing albums which viewed the world with a sense of an engagement. Comics ventured into territories hitherto little explored. Reports, inquiries, history books, travels accounts, intimate confessions… there was, it seemed, no field of investigation this new wave of authors left untouched. They had left behind their imaginary worlds to lend their talent to the real, often placing themselves central to their story, and starting a trend for contradiction, revolt and repression, injustice and revolution, collective conquest and individual destiny. Their stories were very well documented and supported, expressing a point of view and shedding a light on facts which still have repercussions today.

Combining personal accounts and stories of the past, the exhibition Perspective(s) on the world explores our societies through a selection of five titles published this year. The five remarkable journeys change our view of the events and commit them to memory. A memory we need if we are to lend more sense to, and better understand, our present...

 

A collaboration between the Belgian Comic Strip Center and FUTUROPOLIS

Tags : Museum / Exhibition / Guided tour / Art Nouveau / Reading room / Creative Course / Hire of Venue

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