deutsche Versionfrom 7.-10.June 2012

Manuele Fior
Dissections with a Gentle Scalpel
1 to 10 June 2012
Opening hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 3–6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Special opening hours 7 to 10 June: Thu noon–7 p.m., Fri/Sat 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Kunstverein – Neue Galerie

Movements of modernism meet developments in graphic narration in the work of Manuele Fior, who was born in 1975 in Cesena in northern Italy. In his first graphic novel “Icarus”, he only used color as a graphic element. In “Fräulein Else”, an adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s novella, the graphic structures of the preliminary pencil drawings are overlaid with watercolour tones. In his great reflection on the metamorphosis of love and distance, “Fünftausend Kilometer in der Sekunde“ ("Five Thousand Kilometres Per Second”) – that was honored as the Best Comic Album in Angoulême in 2011 and is nominated for the “Max und Moritz”-Prize 2012 – color has at last become the dominant bearer of mood. The development of this talent is grounded in the aesthetics of modernism with references to Picasso, Art Nouveau, Expressionism and Edvard Munch and the comics of Lorenzo Mattotti as immediate role models.


Illustration of History
Comics from the Arab World
Disappearing Landscape
Winsor McCay (1869–1934)
Comics, Movies, Dreams
50 Years of Spider-Man
Charles Burns
Horror Around the Corner
Shadows and Visions
The Demons of David B.
Comic Cartoon Caricature. Artists from Switzerland and the Metropolitan Region
The Universal Language of Comics
Projects of the Goethe-Institutes Moscow, Cairo and Jakarta
Manuele Fior
Dissections with a Gentle Scalpel
Lorenzo Mattotti
Hänsel und Gretel
Reality by Merging Words, Photographs and Drawings
Black.Light Project
Drawn from Life II
German Newspaper Strips Today
Underground and The Revolution
26th and 27th Comic Artist Seminar 2011 and 2012
Forward – Of course!
Tonto looks back on 10 years of “Tonto-Comics“
Heimat 2.0
The Ehapa Comic Collection Comics Grant
Splitter Verlag presents
Fantasy meets Neorealism – Daniel Schreiber's “Annas Paradies“
avant-verlag presents
Dance of the Skeletons - Felix Pestemer's “Der Staub der Ahnen“
Gummi-Wörner Kulturzentrale presents
Komikaze and Igor Hofbauer
Glücklicher Montag presents
The Schwarwel Universe
toonsUp presents
Anjo Haase: Little Jokes
toonsUp presents
Animal Athletics
Britannia Store presents
Klaus Cornfield – Display window and store exhibition
Comicaze presents
Heimat, deine Sterne!
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg / Department for Nordic Languages and Literature presents:
Livet är inget för amatörer – Life isn't for Amateurs