Cape Town Comics Journalism

Afrique de Pappa by Hippolyte


The phenomenal independant comics artist and illustrator, Hippolyte, was on a comics journalism residency located in Cape Town in September this year. The residency was hosted in part by the Goethe Institute and French Institute of South Africa. The theme for the project was Migrations, since it carries a lot of relevance with the current refugee crisis of today. The final aim of the project to create a publication that will be available in South Africa, Germany and France. Hippolyte's sketches of the inhabitants of Cape Town is a must see. Check out his viewbook and get a different perspective on the Mother City:

Hippolyte's Cape Town Sketchbook