24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

Marguerite Abouet: Akissi – Auf die Katzen, fertig, los!

Art and illustration workshop / Meet and Greet with Marguerite Abouet

Akissi, a daring and cheerful whirlwind, lives in the Ivorian city of Abidjan. With her head full of ideas, one adventure follows the other. For instance, once, Akissi’s monkey Boubou almost ends up in the cooking pot – another time she is chased by cats. The comic, set in a realistic city environment, tells of hilarious situations in a child’s every day life. At the same time, social problems are not ignored, and universal parent-child- and sibling relationships are depicted with a loving, mischievous wink.

What happens during the workshop?

Based on the short comics in the book, students find their own creative ways of expressing the book, including trying out and presenting their own illustration techniques.

The event is in German.
Led by Ada Bieber.
Recommended for grade 3.