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Mélanie van der Hoorn


Mélanie van der Hoorn is a Cultural Anthropologist with a specialization in Material Culture. She is the author of Indispensable Eyesores: An Anthropology of Undesired Buildings (Berghahn Books, 2009) and Bricks & Balloons: Architecture in Comic-Strip Form (010 Publishers, 2012). Currently she is working as an independent researcher (research project on creative architectural commercials) and as an external lecturer at Vienna University of Technology and the University of Innsbruck.


Mas issue narrative sensing the comics dna cover


Sensing the Comic’s DNA: Excerpts of a conversation with François Schuiten

Mélanie van der Hoorn in conversation with François Schuiten