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Belgium, France, Switzerland. In "Plan à 3", these three countries confront their traditional culture of Franco-European comics, to rethink what built it. It is roughly called "Franco-Belgian comics", in its definitions in memory of a "golden age", now distant, which saw the birth of many masters, key characters, and major works.

The contemporary reality

The contemporary reality of French-speaking European comics cannot be reduced to this definition. The exhibition proposes, without claiming to be exhaustive, to revisit our comic book culture with a fresh eye. She thus offers a portrait by touches and selected pieces that speaks to us of filiation, transmission, and creation. It allows us to meet its actors, to visit its territory, to measure its influence, and underlines the proliferation and modernity of French-speaking European comics today.

This exhibition questions the heritage heritage of classic "Franco-Belgian" comics in contemporary European French-speaking comics, through more than a hundred original plates and reproductions.


Mathieu Burniat, Benoît Féroumont, Michele Foletti, Dominique Goblet, Sasha Goerg, Julien Lambert, Pascal Matthey, Frank Pé, Dimitri Piot, Max de Radigues, François Schuiten, Mathilde Van Gheluwe, Nicolas Wouters, Zidrou.


Alex Alice, Catel, Emile Bravo, Ivan Brun, David Combet, Gabriel Dumoulin, Florence Dupré Latour, Gess, Pierre Henri Gomont, Serge Lehmann, Aurélie Neyret, Tommy Redolfi, Fabien Toulmé.


Hélène Becquelin, Gion Capeder, Serge Lehmann, Maurane Mazars, Sylvain Monney, Thomas Ott, Frédérik Peeters, Tom Tirabosco, Zep.

Exhibition produced by Lyon BD, curated by Jean-Christophe Deveney, with the support of Pro Helvetia, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Center Wallonie-Bruxelles à Paris, Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Center Belge de la Bande Dessinée , and Wallonia-Brussels Federation/Official.

This traveling exhibition in Saïda has received support from the Swiss Embassy for Lebanon, Debbané Foundation, Hariri Foundation, Audi Foundation, Development for People and Nature (DPNA).

Inauguration on April 15 and 16

In the presence of: Mohamad Kraytem, ​​Hélène Becquelin, Gabriel Dumoulin, and Tom Tirabosco.

Upcoming program

Source : Institut Français Liban


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