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Exhibition (graphic novel) | Tian: L’année du lièvre Exhibition (graphic novel) | Tian: L’année du lièvre
Exhibition launch on Thursday 10 December at 6.30pm Exhibition (graphic novel) | Tian: L’année du lièvre

L’année du lièvre, tome 1 (détail de la couverture)

Tian was born three days after the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975. From his first years, he didn’t keep any precise memories , but he decided to collect the testimony of his father – a doctor by this time – in order to make a graphic novel. It has resulted in L’année du lièvre, a trilogy that tells his family’shistory: the escape attempts, the ordinary cruelty, and the indoctrination. While the third volume of L’année du lièvre will be released in France, the French Institute is presenting an exhibition tracing the artistic journey of Tian, from the very first sketches to the final plates.

Besides this exhibition, a discussion with Tian will also be held on on Tuesday 15 December at 6.30pm. He will also take part in a series of workshops organized in partnership with Ngos Sipar and Phare Ponleu Selpak.

Tian: L’année du lièvre. The making of a graphic novel.
Launch on Thursday 10 December at 6.30pm.
Exhibition in French, Khmer and English. Until 16 January 2015.
Free entrance.

Discussion with Tian: Tuesday 15 December at 6.30pm

Please also visit: Tian’s blog