2019, 170 × 220 mm, 162 pages, sérigraphie et laserprint

My master thesis on transition in the imagination of comic book characters. How, in comics, the character’s imagination can be represented, and what impact this representation may have on the reader. In this thesis, I analyzed eight narrative works. I examined the boundaries between «the real» and «the imaginary» in fiction, in particular: The visible borders in the series Philemon, and time transitions in Tintin and The Secret of the Unicorn, imaginary escape from  unpleasant daily life in Irene and the Tramps, Asteriop Poly, Ultra Heaven, Arsène Shrauwen, and finally, books without transitions that blur the imagination of the author, of the character and the reader as in Immersion Program or Toxic. The reader does not master the boundaries between the imaginary world and reality in the fictional narrative.

What imagination?

2019

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