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Soirée BD Aimée de Jongh
11 octobre @ 19:00 - 20:00
Come and meet Aimée de Jongh, this talented author of numerous comics ! On Wednesday, the 11th of October at 7 pm at the Alliance Française Rotterdam. Interview in Dutch. Book Sale and Book signing in French and English.
Aimee de Jongh (1988) is an Eisner-nominated comic author and animator from the Netherlands. She received her BA degree in Animation at the Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam. She studied at KASK Ghent and the Gobelins Summer School Paris.
Her first graphic novel The Return of the Honey Buzzard, which won the Prix Saint-Michel, was adapted to a live-action film. Her international breakthrough came when Blossoms in Autumn was released, written by Belgian comic author Zidrou. In 2019, Aimee published TAXI!, about four intriguing taxi rides she had. Aimee’s most well known graphic novel is the award winning Days of Sand (Jours de Sable), about the American Dust Bowl. The Eisner-nominated book was a bestseller in both the Netherlands and France. In 2022 she worked with scenarist Ingrid Chabbert on the Eisner-nominated comic book Soixante Printemps En Hiver, released by Dupuis.