Arana / B&W Pocket Comic Book
Arana is a morality tale adapted from the story ’The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings’ written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This story about a girl who disobeys her parents is recreated from Sofia's imagination. As a punishment for her wrongdoings the girl is turned into a spider.
Arana Pocket Comics Strip was printed with a Thermography technique, originally used for printing receipts at cash registers. This new edition is a part of revolutionary Comic Book Collection Vol. 1.
ART BOOKS WANTED International AWARD 2013 - BEST COMICS (for the first original edition)
Languages: ENGLISH, short introduction, the book is without text
First edition within the Revolutionary Comic Book Collection
Retold and illustrated by Sofia Drescher
Unique Thermo Book Concept™ and book design by Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin
Editorial direction by Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin
Additional graphic design by Nikola Klímová
Comics length: 2,47 m
Cover size: 80 x 115 mm
Ecological printing, no ink used.
Published and printed by edition lidu, 2014
Revolutionary Comic Book Collection™ - vol. 1 includes also:
Seaside Bathers by Joana Rosa Bragança (Portugal)
Arana by Sofia Drescher (United Kingdom)
Sick Town by Františka Lachmanová (Czech Republic)
Blossom by Marike Le Roux (South Africa)
Soul by Tereza Vostradovská (Czech Republic)
Truth Investigating Animals by Line Wasner (Germany)
All Rights Reserved © edition lidu, 2014
THERMO BOOK CONCEPT™ is a copyrighted book concept and may not be copied and reproduced.
Soﬁa Drescher is an illustrator and textile artist based in London, studied at the Royal College of Art. Illustration and textiles are integral in her practise. Sofia focuses on translating drawings through processes including screen-print, drawing and collage without neglecting the digital. Her works are part of the collections of Victoria & Albert Museum, MoMA Library, National Art Library, London and Private Collections internationally.
Arana was first self-published in 2013 by Sofia Dresher in a softcover edition (185 x 270 mm). This new edition is a part of revolutionary Comic Book Collection Vol. 1 published by EDITION LIDU in 2014.
The original edition by Sofia Dresher was awarded BEST COMICS at ART BOOKS WANTED International AWARD 2013. The book was on view at prestigious ART BOOKS WANTED exhibitions during Designblok in Prague in 2013 and Milan Design Week in 2014.
Unique THERMO BOOK CONCEPT™ was created by artists Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin specially for edition lidu.