2020 AD was the year that changed everything we were used to. Covid-19 influenced all plans for 2020 and changed the way we could live our lives. Despite everything there was still enough to enjoy.
Rebuilding Story worlds, the Obscure Cities by Schuiten and Peeters a book by Jan Baetens was published by Rutgers University Press in June. Rebuilding Story Worlds offers the first full-length study of Obscure Cities series, exploring both the artistic traditions from which it emerges and the innovative ways it plays with genre, gender, and urban space.
From July until November the exhibition Urbatekt varjatud maailmas. François Schuiteni ja Benoît Peetersi arhitektuurikoomiksid was held in Tallinn, Estonia. A beautiful exhibition about Les Cités Obscures. Many people showed up at the opening.The exhibition gave also a preview of the new coloured edition of La Fièvre d'Urbicande.
Benoît Peeters published Sándor Ferenczi. L'enfant terrible de la psychanalyse. The biography was received very well.
Chocoloco started in October. The exhibition presents twenty original chocolate sculptures made especially for this occasion. François Schuiten, comic strip author and scenographer at Train World, designed the sculptures. Chocolate artists Peter Teerlinck and Bart Steegmans of Sculpture Events took care of the execution of the sculptures.
With the release there was an exhibition about La Fièvre d'Urbicande at Huberty & Breyne and a signing session at Brüsel. Atlantic 12 published a beautiful screen print together with several limited prints for the exhibition.
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