The Argentinian author Gabriela Cabezón Cámera visits Frankfurt Bookfair at the invitation of the Embassy of Argentine and te University of Cologne. She is going to participate at several round tables at the Argentinian Stand. programacion-frankfurt-2016-2
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In this interview the author talks about her work:
Romance de la Negra Rubia
In the midst of threats from the police, TV cameras, a poet sets himself on fire in resistance to an eviction. This is a story of various groups of artists, and evictees who call their camp an installation and the life they lead there a performance. But then, the power of sainthood and political opportunism makes them the legal owners of the very building they have been thrown out before.
Argentine: Eterna Cadencia, 2014 (80 pp.)
La virgen Cabeza
At the villa El Poso, the life of transvestite Cleopatra takes a 180-degree turn when one day the Virgin Mary appears to her. Cleopatra decides to give up prostitution and starts to preach among her peers. Qüity, a journalist, gains entry into El Poso in order to do a groundbreaking feature. A love story that is completely different, blending comedy with drama, social critique with entertainment.
Argentine: Eterna Cadencia, 2009 (168 pp.)
Graphic novels with Iñaki Echeverría
Y su despojo fue una muchedumbre
The lives of three contemporary martyrs are described: the Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi, who set himself on fire and thus started the Arab Spring, the Argentinian Omar Carrascim whose murder led to the abolition of the draft, and Dilar Gencxemis, the Kurdish guerrilla fighter alias Arin Mirkan, who died in a battle against the IS: Her death was the beginning of the liberation of Kobane. Three stories between chronicle and poetry.
Spain: Cazador de Ratas, 2015 (94 pp.)
BEYA. Le viste la cara a Dios
This graphic novel offers an interesting revision of the classic “Sleeping Beauty” using it as an allegory of the sexual slavery that many women are subjected to.
Argentina: Eterna Cadencia, 2013 (125 pp.)