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Transitus: Illustration as Material Crossing Ground
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What could be gained by exploring transposition as critical framework for illustration? Obviously, there was always the possibility of adapting narration from one semiotic text to another. In times of structural injustice, war and migration, what may be the contribution from the field of illustration? May the illustrator’s transposition lead to a more nuanced storytelling beyond the ‘us’ and ‘them’ dichotomy? The ambition behind the artistic research project ‘Illuminating the non-representable’ was to be a laboratory for testing the definitions of and and to create a companionship of affirmative ethics Braidotti refers to. Challenges in illustrating the Holocaust have been a central topic in the project.

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