quinta-feira, 3 de julho de 2008


Babinski presents a story taken from Gustav Meyrinck’s book The Golem (pub. 1915), adapted by José Feitor. The author of the 37 illustrations is Luis Henriques
Format: 31 x 11 cm approx / 80 pages / Impression 1/1 black offset {Heidelberg} on “Osso” Popset paper (170g) / Cover: “Areia” Keaycolour paper (300 g) / Edition of 500 units
Graphic design: José Feitor
Language: Portuguese/English
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Babinski reveals the path from disgrace to redemption in the image of a pathetic and pragmatic psychopath. For Babinski, repentance will do him no good, because the society that first condemned him will afterwards use his image to nourish its inexhaustible hunger of idols.

Information on the authors:
José Feitor (1972, Coimbra) Professor, illustrator and publisher. Responsible for the zine Zundap during the 90’s. Booster of a series of projects envolving graphical arts connected with the Feira Laica enterprise. Created the Imprensa Canalha label.
Luis Henriques (1973, Lisbon) Children’s book illustrator and comics author with several books published in Portugal. Also a teacher and investigator on contemporary art.

To see some of Babinski’s pages click HERE