27 Oct 2017

Illustrating Africa | Encounters with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet

French-Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City, and the role of the visual arts in African self-representation. Abouet’s graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City (2005), follows … Read More

12 Nov 2017

Screening | Aya of Yop City

Critically acclaimed graphic novel meets vibrant animated feature with French-Ivorian author/director Marguerite Abouet’s César-nominated film Aya of Yop City, a humorous and intriguing film set in 1970’s Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The animated picture has earned worldwide praise for its representation … Read More