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TCAF - The Toronto Comic Arts Festival says
NOTE! This gallery show is on until June 30th! Don't miss your chance to see this incredible work by Italian comic artist and illustrator Manuele Fior!

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016, present FIOR, an art exhibition by Paris-based Italian comic artist Manuele Fior. The exhibit features 30 original illustrations from Italian and French newspapers, and 12 original illustrations from Fior’s graphic novel “5000 KM per second”, recently translated into English and published by Fantagraphics Books.

ABOUT MANUELE FIOR:

Born in Cesena in 1975. After getting a degree in architecture (Venice, 2000), Manuele Fior moved to Berlin, where he worked until 2005 as a cartoonist, illustrator and architect. In 1994 he won the first prize at “Bienal do Juvenes Criadores do Mediteraneo,” Lisbon – comics. His collaboration with the German Avant-Verlag publisher Began in 2001 with the Plaque magazine, Which brings together a wide range of Italian authors, among them Mattotti, Igort, and Giandelli. Since then he Began an intense work on comic short stories written by His Brother Daniel, Which Appeared in Black, Bile Noire, Stripburger, Forresten, and Osmosa. He published the graphic novels Cinq Mille Kilomètres Par Seconde – Atrabile 2010 (Fauve d’Or – Meilleur Album – Festival International de Angoulême in 2011, Grand Guinigi Prize – Author Unico, Lucca 2010), Mademoiselle Else – Delcourt 2009 (Prix de la ville de Genève 2009), Icarus – Atrabile 2006 (Prix A. Micheluzzi Meilleur Dessin, Comicon 2006), Les Gens Le Dimanche – Atrabile 2004.

He collaborates with his illustrations for The New Yorker, Le Monde, Vanity Fair, Feltrinelli, Einaudi, La Repubblica, Il Sole 24 Ore, Edizioni EL, Fabbri, International, Il Manifesto, Rolling Stone Magazine, Les Inrocks, Nathan, Bayard, Far East Festival.

Manuele lives in Paris.

FIOR: Manuele Fior Solo Exhibition
Through May Thursday, June 30, 2016
@ Istituto Italiano di Cultura 496 Huron St., Toronto
Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221
FREE ADMISSION
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By: TCAF - The Toronto Comic Arts Festival