donderdag 13 april 2017

Trigger Happy - The Story of Mariano Witis and Dario Riquelme

Mariano stopped to chat with a friend when Dario took him as a hostage. They left in the car, but were chased by the police. They were shot in the back by a police officer. Although the officer was convicted and after several appeals given a sentence of 15 years, he only served 4 years and 9 months. He received a conditional early release. He was given house arrest and the authorization to work for a private security company.

Pablo Lizalde (Art) & Daniela Drucaroff (Script)
Pablo Lizalde (1983) is a comic artist, freelance colorist, and a teacher. He organizes workshops on drawing and comics for children, and teaches illustration at the High School of Visual Arts Martín Malharro. He is a member of the group Changos, a collective of comic artists for children which publishes comics and organizes talks and presentations. He has also designed videogames for Iphone such as Finger Olympic, which has over 7 million users.

Daniela Drucaroff (1974) has worked with the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo  as a staff member of the Archivo Biográfico Familiar (Biographic Family Archive) for more than 10 years.  As a member of the Archivo, Daniela was part of the team that coordinated the production of the series ‘Historietas por la Identidad.’ She is currently working on the production of the series on police violence that is partially exhibited here.

vrijdag 24 maart 2017

Comics for Identity - The Story of Enrique Pastor

This story tells the search of Enrique Pastor for his half brother or sister. Enrique's father, Alberto Manuel Pastor, was a militant of the PRT-ERP. He was abducted in May 1977 together with his second companion, Nora Luisa Maurer, who was two months pregnant at the time. The couple and their baby remain disappeared.

Max Aguirre (1971) is an illustrator, comic artist and cartoonist. He has a daily and a weekly comic in the national Argentine newspaper La Nación, and is the author of more than a dozen books, including 7 comic books. He has received several national and Latin American awards for his work.

Enrique Pastor (1975) is a psychoanalyst active in the field of human rights. He is in charge of the Argentine Chapter of the Latin American Initiative for the Identification of the ‘Disappeared’ and a member of the organization of children of the disappeared H.I.J.O.S. He also collaborates actively with the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo. His brother disappeared during the military dictatorship.

vrijdag 3 februari 2017

Comics for Identity - The Story of Mariana and Gabriel Corvalán Delgado

Mónica Delgado and Eduardo Corvalán were abducted on July 22nd, 1976. Mónica was three months pregnant of their third child. Their first two children, Gabriel and Mariana are still looking for their disappeared brother or sister. The only thing they know is that he or she should have been born in January 1977. 

Marcelo Andrés Riva (1980) is an illustrator, muralist and painter. He made the animations for several movies including the internationally acclaimed Argentine film Infancia Clandestina, situated during the last military dictatorship in Argentina. He also made several other artistic contributions about the period of the military dictatorship, including a number of murals commemorating the disappeared.