Discussion and Reading with Comics Author Tobi Dahmen

Discussion and Reading with Comics Author Tobi Dahmen

Discussion and Reading with Comics Author Tobi Dahmen, © Tobi Dahmen; N. Daiminger


The German Consulate General in Vancouver and the Survivor-Centred Visual Narratives Project are delighted to host German illustrator and comics artist Tobi Dahmen for a discussion and reading of his latest graphic novel “Columbusstrasse: Eine Familiengeschichte 1935-1945”

Event Details:

Date: Monday, June 17, 2024
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Location: Friends Quarters | Unit 110 | 328 W Hastings | Vancouver

Event Description:

Join us for an evening with Tobi Dahmen as he presents his latest graphic novel, “Columbusstrasse: Eine Familiengeschichte 1935-1945”. Based on old family letters discovered after his father's death, this family saga from World War II uses moving accounts to reconstruct the German war years, reflecting on the nation's past and exploring political and personal responsibility.

During the event, Dahmen will discuss the inspiration and process behind the book and read selected passages while presenting the illustrations.

There will be a light reception at the event.

About Tobi Dahmen:

Tobi Dahmen, born in 1971 in Frankfurt/Main, is a German illustrator and comic artist. He has published several comic books, including “Fahrradmod” (2015). Dahmen has received numerous awards for his work and is currently working on a new graphic novel with a Syrian survivor as part of the Survivor-Centred Visual Narratives Project.

The graphic novel “Columbusstrasse: Eine Familiengeschichte 1935-1945” will be released on May 29, 2024, and is available for pre-order online here.

Admission is free, but registration is required. Register here today!

Due to limited capacity, we kindly ask that if you have registered but are unable to attend, please cancel your registration on Eventbrite. This will allow us to allocate your spot to someone on the waiting list. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Please note that access to the event room is via a relatively steep and narrow staircase and is not barrier-free.

By participating in this event, all participants agree that they may be photographed and that these photos may be used by the event organizers for promotional purposes.

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