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Miller, Ann: "Comic Art and Commitment. An Interview with Morvandiau." In: European Comic Art 4.1 (2011), S. 105–123. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.3828/eca.2011.7
BibTeX citation key: Miller2011
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Categories: General
Keywords: "D’Algérie", Africa, Algeria, Colonialism, Documentary comics, France, Interview, Morvandiau, Politics
Creators: Miller
Collection: European Comic Art
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Abstract
This interview with political cartoonist and comics artist Morvandiau focuses mainly on his 2007 comic book D’Algérie. After the murder in 1994 of his Uncle Jean, a père blanc [‘white father’] in Tizi Ouzou, along with three of his fellow priests, followed by the failed suicide of his father, a Pied-noir, eight years later, Morvandiau decided to carry out research into his family and its links with France’s colonial adventure. Through the resources of the comic art medium, he was able to give form to a story which is both personal and public. The subtle and sober portrayal of his search for identity is contextualised by a highly absorbing panorama of political events. In the interview, he explains some of the aesthetic choices that he made, and discusses the challenges of working from documentary material, and how he drew on the resources of the medium to tackle issues of individual and collective identity.
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