Illi Anna Heger – Theory, Graphic Documentation and Comic Art

What and where?

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What and when?

At the beginning of July 2020 the first episode of Queer Comic Conversations, a Kiwi-German comic co-production is published. Additionally an interview on its process of creation is screened at the digital Comic Salon Erlangen. Continue reading →

In June 2020 the Portfolio is updated with different artistic techniques and storytelling styles. Continue reading →

May 2020 is happening mostly behind the scenes, e.g. with sketches for Queer Comic Conversations. Continue reading →

In April 2020 I get to integrate text-based transcriptions with the visual versions of my comics. They make them screen-readable and googlible at the same time. Continue reading →

In March 2020, I have to cancel train tickets and appointments at “Leipziger Buchmesse”, because corona virus infections do not allow for mass events. An anthology projects re-forms digitally and I get an offer to work with the great comic artist Sam Orchard for a queer comic project, due to distance we also connect digitally. Continue reading →

February 2020 starts like every February has for ten years, with at least one panel each hour, that I am awake. This year’s Hourlies, as the comics from Hourly Comic Day are called, document the super nice reading by Microphone Mafia at Marat community center. Continue reading →

In January 2020 I sit outside in the sun in my sketching arm chair in front of Monacensia library and start sketching the exhibition on Erika Mann image by image, step by step. I could not have guessed, that this graphic documentation would at some point in time be the only accessible entry to the exhibition. Continue reading →

In December 2019 I document the “Philosophische Foyer” in the Villa Stuck museum in Munich. The topic is small talk. The participants train to converse lightly and I observe and keep drawing them. Continue reading →

In November 2019 I find another bookstore to carry my minicomics. Finally they are available in Bavaria again, in Nuremberg very close to the main train station. Continue reading →