Aimée de Jongh

Aimée de Jongh (1988) is an award-winning cartoonist, animator and illustrator. She is influenced by manga and comics from the traditional Franco-Belgian school.

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For many years she had a daily cartoon in the Metro newspaper, as well as creating animations for the popular TV show De wereld draait door. She was also involved in the animated TV series Undone and the movie Aurora. Her work has been featured at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Interkulturelt Museum in Oslo, among other places. In 2017 she made Europe’s Waiting Room, drawn reportage from inside the refugee camps on Lesbos. Days of Sand, her fourth graphic novel, came out in the Netherlands and France simultaneously and has already been nominated for the Prix Ouest-France and the Prix des Libraires BD.

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