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25 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014

K: Kafka in Komiks

Launched on the 25th November at 6.30 pm by Jaromír 99, the exhibition explores Kafka’s world using extracts from three graphic novels illustrated by leading graphic novelists in collaboration with American author David Zane Mairowitz: Introducing Kafka by American comic cult cartoonist Robert Crumb, The Castle, illustrated by French illustrator Chantal Monellier and The Trial illustrated by Czech Jaromír 99. Curated by David Zane Mairowitz and Malgorzata Zerwe and presented in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut London and the Austrian Cultural Forum.

Opening Times: Mon – Thu 1 pm – 7 pm, Sat until 5 pm
Please note: some spaces might not be accessible at all times due to events and classes taking place or varying opening times i.e. library; please check with our reception for details.

Listen to Kafka unchained: an acoustic comic  based on this exhibition. (Radiotonic Australia, 45mins, July 2014)

Exhibition Launch with Paul Gravett and Jaromír 99 & Band
Tuesday 25 November 6.30pm, free 
Goethe-Institut London 
For the exhibition launch we are absolutely delighted to have comic expert Paul Gravett in conversation with Czech illustrator Jaromír 99 here at the institute, including live acoustic music by Jaromír 99 + Band. For more information about the concert click here.
Publisher SelfMadeHero will also be present with a graphic novel book stall.
Join us for a drink and to enjoy the exhibition on this special occasion!

Film Screening: Das Schloss/The Castle 
Wednesday 10 December 7pm 
A film adaptation of Kafka’s absurdist masterpiece. Austria 1997. German with English subtitles. Director: Michael Haneke. With Ulrich Mühe, Susanne Lothar, Nikolaus Paryla.
Booking: Please see event calendar for further detail

Info: 020 7596 4000
Admission free

Part of Made in Prague Festival, 17 October - 30 November 2014

Jaromir 99
Jaromir 99

Chantal Montelli

Robert Crumb



Goethe-Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Rd, London SW7 2PH


From: 25 Nov 2014
To: 19 Dec 2014


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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