Künstlergespräch mit Roma Gavrilă und Ileana Surducan

Roma Gavrilă und Ileana Surducan - Zwei rumänische Künstlerinnen im Gespräch. Mittwoch, 11.10.19, 20.00 Uhr, Modern Graphics, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin

Since the 1990s, Romania has been home to a burgeoning comics scene. While a good number of Romanian artists are published in French and English translation, only a few have so far succeeded in overcoming the German language barrier. On this occasion and in the presence of artists Ileana Surducan and Roma Gavrilă, we’ll delve deep into the comics scene of Cluj-Napoca (North Romania). Feel free to bring your questions, ideas and friends.
A selection of Ileana’s books will be available for sale at the shop.
Presentation and Q&A in English. Admission is free.

In cooperation with the German Comics Association and “Koordinierung Ostmittel- und Südosteuropa am Museum Europäischer Kulturen – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin”.



About the artists:

Ileana Surducan

Ileana Surducan is a freelance comic artist and illustrator, who excels at translating personal experiences into universal stories. In 2009, she published Edouardo le renardeau (Makaka Editions, scenario by Shuky), followed by Le Cirque – journal d’un dompteur de chaises (Makaka Editions 2012) and Dolky-n trei straie/Nycko v Banatu (Jumătatea plină 2014, scenario by Petra Dobruska and Ileana Surducan). Ileana also works as an illustrator for children’s books and poetry collections. She is a regular contributor to various Romanian and international comics anthologies. Her latest solo publications include Hôtel Pennington (Makaka Editions 2017, scenario by Ced Asna) and Vacanța lui Nor (Minigrafic 2018, in collaboration with Maria Surducan).
ileanasurducan.com



Roma Gavrilă

Roma Gavrilă is an illustrator and comics creator based in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. For the past years, she has been focusing on editorial illustration, while also using the medium of comics to explore social topics like domestic abuse. Her work has been published in various Romanian online magazines, including Scena 9. Roma is a member of the “Comics Club Cluj”, a local collective of illustrators and comics creators. In 2015, a selection of her work was on display at the “Graphic Novel Day” of the International Literature Festival Berlin. Roma has also contributed comics to comiXconnection, a pan-European comics project focussing on Central Eastern and Southern Europe.
behance.net/alexandra_gavrila




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