Sergio García Sánchez

Picture Stories

Sergio García Sánchez

Sergio García Sánchez

Picture Stories

28/02/2021

Sergio García (Guadix, Spain, 1967) is one of the most prominent comic book artists in Europe, and also a professor in the field at the universities of Granada – his alma mater – and of Angoulême. Through a selection of his most representative works we can understand the three concepts that are the backbone of his research: using multilinear narration to avoid the grid layout of the page and favor a more dynamic and active reading; to set aside the book format and propose alternatives such as the poster, which would be one single folded drawing offering a full account; and to compose a story within a figure, what he calls ‘story containers’, which is what he did for his latest cover for The New Yorker.

Sergio García (Guadix, Spain, 1967) is one of the most prominent comic book artists in Europe, and also a professor in the field at the universities of Granada – his alma mater – and of Angoulême. Through a selection of his most representative works we can understand the three concepts that are the backbone of his research: using multilinear narration to avoid the grid layout of the page and favor a more dynamic and active reading; to set aside the book format and propose alternatives such as the poster, which would be one single folded drawing offering a full account; and to compose a story within a figure, what he calls ‘story containers’, which is what he did for his latest cover for The New Yorker...
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