Graphic column: 'Talking Jiberish'
Written by deBuren on 7 April 2011
Now that we can see and feel the sun again in all its glory, everyone at deBuren wants to go outside and sit at pavement cafés – wonderfully relaxed while people watching… and overhearing? This month ILAH illustrates the suffering that sometimes accompanies this relaxing pastime…
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Text in image (from left to right): ‘Talking Jiberish’
“What shall we eat, ladies? A glass of wine, everyone?”
“Yes, a chardonnay for me, please.”
“From a moral point of view I don’t eat ‘foie gras’, because of what I’ve seen on television.”
“Exactly, I rather prefer a couple of ‘cuisses de de grenouille’.”
© ILAH | www.ilahcordelia.com
Inge Liesbeth Alfonsina Heremans are the names that belong to ILAH, the slave and master of the Flemish comic. She studied Applied Graphics at Sint-Lucas in Brussels and Philosophy in Leuven. Since 1996, she draws the short comic ‘Cordelia’ for De Morgen. In the meantime Oogachtend published nine Cordelia albums (2001-2008). ILAH also draws ‘Mira’ for Flair (since 2007) and two Mira albums appeared as a result of that. Heremans created posters for the Boekenbeurs and De Lijn and she was nominated for the Bronzen Adhemar/Vlaamse Cultuurprijs voor de strip 2009.
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