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Counter stories by Vagelis Kolotsios

Counter stories by Vagelis Kolotsios This is an attempt to depict and connect stories of different women, coming from different backgrounds but facing similar challenges and sharing similar dreams and hopes for their future. On the one hand, in Greece, refugee women live in hotspots surrounded by unknown culture and language. In Palestine, on the otherhand, they are the daughters and grand-daughters of refugees.If they...

Counter stories: Fifth story ... from Cameroon to Greece

Counter stories: Fifth story... from Cameroon to Greece To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Second story... from Iran to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Third story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Fourth story... from Afghanistan to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Sixth story... from Modagishu to Greece...

Counter stories: First story ... in Palestine

Counter stories:  First story... in Palestine This is an attempt to depict and connect stories of different women, coming from different backgrounds but facing similar challenges and sharing similar dreams and hopes for their future. On the one hand, in Greece, refugee women live in hotspots surrounded by unknown culture and language. In Palestine, on the otherhand, they are the daughters and grand-daughters of refugees.If...

Counter stories: Fourth story ... from Afghanistan to Greece

Counter stories: Fourth story... from Afghanistan to Greece To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here.To read Counter stories: Second story... from Iran to Greece click here.To read Counter stories: Third story... in Palestine click here.To read Counter stories: Fifth story... from Cameroon to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here. To read...

Counter stories: Second story ... from Iran to Greece

Counter stories:  Second story... from Iran to Greece To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Third story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Fourth story... from Afghanistan to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Fifth story... from Cameroon to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Sixth story... from Modagishu to Greece click...

Counter stories: Third story ... in Palestine

Counter stories: Third story... in Palestine To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Second story... from Iran to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Fourth story... from Afghanistan to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Fifth story... from Cameroon to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Sixth story... from Modagishu to Greece click...

Counter stories: Sixth story ... from Mogadishu to Greece

Counter stories: Sixth story... from Mogadishu to Greece To read Counter stories: First story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Second story... from Iran to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Third story... in Palestine click here. To read Counter stories: Fourth story... from Afghanistan to Greece click here. To read Counter stories: Fifth story... from Cameroon to Greece click...

Picturing the realities of migration

Written by Anna Vuorinne. Because migration is a phenomenon of the real world and an experience of real people many of the comics dealing with migration are non-fictive or documentary. Documentary comics tell about real lives and show things that have actually happened. While the primary goal of a fictive comic may be to entertain or to introduce an alternative reality, the primary goal of a documentary comic is to share...

Trauma of Everyday Racism: Picturing Discrimination and Resistance in Paula Bulling’s Im Land der Frühaufsteher

Writer: Anna Vuorinne There is one particular panel in Paula Bulling’s comic Im Land der Frühaufsteher (2012) that keeps haunting me. A full-page image in the middle of the story shows one of the main characters of the comic, Farid, waiting for a train at a railway station. The only thing we can see of Farid, however, is the contours of his body against the waiting hall of the station. Why has he suddenly become invisible? Bulling’s...

Truth in comics

Written by: Ralf Kauranen. The 2018 Pulitzer prize for editorial cartooning was exceptionally given to the creators of a serialized comics story. Journalist and author Jake Halpern and artist and illustrator Michael Sloan received the prize for their narrative about two Syrian families who escape the civil  war to the US.
℅ Ralf Kauranen, Kotimainen kirjallisus, 20014 Turun yliopisto
℅ Ralf Kauranen Department of Finnish Literature, FI-20014 University of Turku, Finland
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