Votez… encore et encore

Esono Ebalé, Ramón (aka Jamón y Queso)

Illustrator country: Guinea

Scenarist: Esono Ebalé, Ramón (aka Jamón y Queso)

Scenarist country: Guinea

Language: French

Keywords: alcohol; city; elections; politics


First prize ex-aequo Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2005-2006, category "Free Subject"


Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2005-2006, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2006 ISBN: 978-88-89581-23-0

Vote… again and again – A man wakes up in an African suburb; he is unemployed, he has a family to support, and he drowns his problems in alcohol. Every day he walks aimlessly around the city streets, only to then ask in vain for work at the department stores. One day, walking the same route, an electoral poster catches his attention: the text on it reads “Vote the change”. But a few hours later, the poster has already been torn down and a sad thought runs through his mind: “It is difficult to be democratic in a dictatorial country”…

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Colorist: Esono Ebalé, Ramón (aka Jamón y Queso)

Colorist writer country: Guinea

Technique: Printed file with felt tip pen on paper


Original drawings

Dimensions: 29,7 x 42 cm

Exhibited where: Exhibited in New York, The Africa Comics Exhibition, Studio Museum in Harlem, November 15, 2006 – March 18, 2007

Inventory: inv. 399 / coll. CX16.GUINEA.JAMON.1

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: Each page is made up of a smaller sheet glued on a 29,7 x 42 cm black sheet - Each page on verso: Ramon Ebalé, 2006 TL 32, 30