Graflit 2014: Urban Interiors - Daniël Hugo

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Cropped illustration of Daniël Hugo's comic from the Graflit: Graveyard Literature in Black & White publication.

The CCIBA got together with Graflit: Urban Interiors participating artist, Daniël Hugo, to discuss his proposal for this year's anthology. Hugo is a freelance artist currently based in Cape Town and recently self-published an ambitious collection of his comics in an anthology entitled The Oneiraut and Other Tales. Hugo's comic from last year's Graflit: Graveyard Literature in Black & White publication, Tale of an Aardvark, proved to be one of the most well-received.


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A page from Daniël Hugo's comic from the Graflit: Graveyard Literature in Black & White publication.


Hugo elaborates on his proposal for his comic for this year's publication:

The Thing from There tells the story of the earliest recorded battle in South African history. It happened between the Portuguese & the Goeringhaikwa Khoena & resulted in the death of Francisco D’Almeida & about 60 of his comrades on Woodstock beach in 1510... I see it as a straightforward narration of the historic event, with The Thing making an observation or two. 


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