Hergé et l’art de la bande dessinée
Mon, 2/19 · 4:30 pm—6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne
Benoît Peeters, author
A talk with writer, Benoît Peeters.
Benoît Peeters is a writer and scriptwriter acclaimed internationally for his work on Hergé, the father of the legendary Franco-Belgian graphic novel series Tintin. A professor at the Collège de France in Paris where he taught the poetics of graphic novels, he is the author of Tintin and the World of Hergé, Hergé, Son of Tintin, and Lire Tintin. Les Bijoux ravis. He is also an expert of other graphic artists, such as Töpffer, Winsor McCay, Jirô Taniguchi and Chris Ware. Peeters has co-created the series Les Cités obscures with François Schuiten, the curator of many exhibitions, and a film director as well as the biographer of Jacques Derrida, Paul Valéry, Sandor Ferenczi and Alain Robbe-Grillet.