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Escaping wars and waves : encounters with Syrian refugees / drawn & recorded by Olivier Kugler.

  • Kugler, Olivier
Date
2018
  • Books

About this work

Description

Based on many interviews, and hundreds of reference photos, Kugler's beautifully observed drawings of his interviewees bring to life their location - a room, a camp, on the road: the stretch of tents on Kos, opposite the stalls selling trinkets to tourists. His reporting of their stories is peppered with snatches of conversation and images of the objects that have become such a significant part of their lives: a toilet roll, the rolling tobacco pouch, the mobile phone. Through Kugler's complicated, intense graphic reportage, we empathise with those whose experiences he records.

Publication/Creation

Oxford : Myriad Editions, an imprint of New Internationalist Publications, 2018.

Physical description

79 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 29 cm

Awards note

Winner of the European Design Awards Jury Prize 2018.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JQC.AL
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781912408122
  • 1912408120