Despite thirty years of struggle for public recognition, domestic violence remains a murderous scourge in Switzerland. Between shame, guilt and the difficulty to obtain justice: testimonies show that many taboos remain for both women and men. I had a lot of trouble making these illustrations because of their emotional context. This is what I like the most about working with the Swiss newspaper Le Temps.
I invite you to discover the testimonials received by journalists Michel Guillaume, Sylvia Revello and Céline Zünd.
Federica Tamarozzi ( curator of the exhibition. )So, in his exhibition “La fabrique des contes”, the MEG doubles itself.
First he became a storyteller and tells eight stories from the traditional European repertoire in his own way. These stories, now more or less known, are staged in “theatres of
There are of course tales all over the world, but on the Old Continent their history is quite particular, since at the time of the birth of European ethnography, they were collected as an essential example of what we would call today the “intangible heritage”.
Many other institutions, including libraries, have already successfully embarked on the exercise of producing an exhibition on stories. Thus, it seemed obvious to us that if we wanted to look at the tale with the eyes of the ethnologist, we had to observe it from every angle, and not only when it was adorned with the shimmering “clothes” that a beautiful edition gives, a form that he nevertheless took on very early on.
the imaginary” that allow us to truly immerse ourselves in the tale and to free ourselves from the rules of the real world. In these spaces, the Museum uses its heritage collections in a suggestive way. Moreover, he entrusted the writer Fabrice Melquiot with the rewriting of a contemporary version of each of these stories, and commissioned the Italian Lorenzo Mattotti, the Frenchwoman Camille Garoche, the Flemish Carll Cneut and the Genevan Jean-Philippe Kalonji to illustrate them with original creations, drawings, paintings and cut-out papers.
Rendez vous d’artistes 2020 . Résidence au musée d’art et d’histoires de Genève.
( private collection.)
Le Comité de la Course de l’Escalade est ravi de vous dévoiler la nouvelle affiche de sa 41e édition réalisée par l’artiste genevois Jean-Philippe Kalonji.
The Comité de la Course de l’Escalade is delighted to unveil the new poster for its 41st edition, produced by the Geneva artist Jean-Philippe Kalonji.
Seven original illustrations for seven Swiss writers.
Clients : Le Temps ©.
Sept illustrations originales pour sept écrivains suisses.
Clients : Le Temps ©.
Clients : Hopisce général / Genève. Illustration dos de couverture du journal des collaborateurs mille et une vies n°10 décembre 2017.
Back cover illustration of the employees’ journal Thousand and One Lives n°10 December 2017.
Fan art of Calvin & Hobbes. A teenager version draw by m.
Calvin & hobbes adventures created by Bill Watterson ©.