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Liv Strömquist in conversation with Nuria Labari

The Dictatorship of the Image

Segovia 2022, 

Liv Strömquist is one of Sweden's most prestigious comic artists, as well as a committed feminist activist. In her latest comic, The Hall of Mirrors, the author asks to what extent the dictatorship of the image has undermined our relationship with our bodies. Always acidic and irreverent, the author tries to explain, through current personalities, pop references and philosophical theories, how our world has changed in the Instagram era.

She will reflect on this and other highly topical issues together with the writer and journalist Nuria Labari, with the aim of unravelling the canon that enslaves us, and trying to find some reality among so many filters.

Strömquist is one of Europe's most irreverent cartoonists, as well as a popular radio and television broadcaster. Her graphic essays have been published in Spain: El fruto prohibido, Los sentimientos del Príncipe Carlos, No siento nada, and recently La sala de los espejos.

Nuria Labari is a writer and journalist. Her latest novel is The Last White Man (Random House, 2022). Her career and professional life have intertwined with the digital transformation of the media and her work has been translated into English, Romanian and Swedish.

There will be a book-signing at the bookstand in front of IE University

Event in English with simultaneous translation into Spanish