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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 07:23

The determined

The Determined is a comic based on a text by the poet Nazim Hikmet (translated by Peter Markaris). It is a poem titled 8-10-1945  written while the poet was in prison and was published in a collection titled "The poems of 9-10pm".

Similar with the other poems I have illustrated (Let us Describe, The Song of the Rider) I chose a course of meaning from the many that could arise from reading these texts. This was done without any intention of counterfeiting or limiting the range of
these poems. On the contrary, I would like these comic to be another reading proposal.

As for the illustration itself, my original intention was to digitize the sketches (and reverse the colors), as I did in the other two poems. However, because the result did not satisfy me, I finally kept it in only three pages, where it seemed to work.

Additional Info

  • Medium: pencil/pens and digital color
  • Date: 2017

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Summer of 1969, Italy. A year after May '68, FIAT workers began a dynamic and unmediated strike against their powerful boss. Their struggle marked the beginning of a decade of workers' and students' mobilizations and the rise of the Autonomy movement. It was characterized by many as the last invasion of the working class into the sky. Last ... let's hope until the next one ...

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