06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Kai Pfeiffer

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Kai Pfeiffer was born in Berlin in 1975, where he lives and works on comics and fine arts, books and exhibitions. He studied at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee from 1996-2003. His first solo art book Opérations Esthétiques was published in 2000 by Le Dernier Cri (Marseille). Since then he has divided his into fictional comics, experimental comics (notably the work complex REALM, consisting of what he proclaims to be “molecular drawings”, published in diverse comic books and anthologies), as well as documentary comics. Radioactive Forever, about the catastrophe in Chernobyl, was published in Japan in 2012. Since 2011, he has worked with Belgian artist Dominique Goblet, drawing and writing together. Their first graphic novel, Plus si entente, was published in 2014 by Frémok & Actes sud BD.