Kallie and Jan

Prins, Liezel

Illustrator country: South Africa

Scenarist: Prins, Liezel

Scenarist country: South Africa

Language: English

Keywords: agriculture; death; magic; nature; poison


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2003-2004


Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2003, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2004

Despite its surreal look, these strips represent the brutal reality of individual and groups that do not accept the existence of those who are considered “different”. It also represents the metaphor known as the “circle of nature”, both through a circular reading of the work and through the circular story of Kallie and Jan.
Kallie is a farmer who dies after eating some carrots poisoned by the Boers. Jan’s father kills him when he discovers that he’s a transvestite. The Boers use the two corpses for a horrible experiment: they are sewn together and frozen….

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Technique: Felt tip pen on paper

Black and White

Original drawings

Dimensions: 25,3 x 38 cm

Inventory: inv. 622 / coll. CX36.SA.PRINS.1

Number of sheets: 2