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“L’année du lièvre” | Rencontre avec Tian (exposition)

At French Institute, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

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Cambodian-French artist Keu Tian chronicles his family’s survival of the Khmer Rouge time, in a series of 3 graphic novels, “ L’année du lièvre “. 

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/khmer-rouge-stories-graphic-not-explicit-detail

An exposition opening will be held at Phnom Penh’s French Institute on International Human Rights Day, Thursday December 10th.

“Tian was born three days after the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975. From his first years, he didn’t keep any precise memories , but he decided to collect the testimony of his father – a doctor by this time – in order to make a graphic novel. It has resulted in L’année du lièvre, a trilogy that tells his family’shistory: the escape attempts, the ordinary cruelty, and the indoctrination. While the third volume of L’année du lièvre will be released in France, the French Institute is presenting an exhibition tracing the artistic journey of Tian, from the very first sketches to the final plates.Besides this exhibition, a discussion with Tian will also be held on on Tuesday 15 December at 6.30pm. He will also take part in a series of workshops organized in partnership with Ngos Sipar and Phare Ponleu Selpak.Tian: L’année du lièvre. The making of a graphic novel.Launch on Thursday 10 December at 6.30pm.Exhibition in French, Khmer and English. Until 16 January 2015.Free entrance.  Discussion with Tian: Tuesday 15 December at 6.30pm.”   

Please also visit: Tian’s blog

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Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/483534001847372/permalink/485852431615529/

French Institute site / event profile: http://institutfrancais-cambodge.com/en/expo-tian-lannee-du-lievre/

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It is the Second Thursday of the month, when I post comics from my archives on Patreon. This month’s story comes from 1989, and was originally drawn in my sketchbook. MAX THE TURTLE IN HOT WATER is, as the subtitle promises, “a true story”. Max was a diamondback terrapin that Eve and I kept as … Continue reading Comics From The Archives on Patreon: MAX THE TURTLE IN HOT WATER

Act rather than think


Sometimes when you're caught in a bit of a drawing or writing rut you can't help but go over and over things in your head. I was reading a post on one of my favourite non drawing blogs, a fantastic blog on the process of innovation, and I came across this quote,

"...build a bias towards action, not thinking"

When you feel stuck it helps to get the pen moving, just get started on something anything. If you have new ideas, try the new ideas. Be ready for failure too, that's ok, but don't be scared to just jump straight in and try out some new things. This is one of the many reasons I think sketchbook practice is important, it helps you get out of your head and act on ideas, and you never even have to show anyone if you don't want.

In short, if you ever get stuck, just keep on moving.

RIP, Bob Elliott

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