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Frédéric Fourreau

Kwong-Shing Lau

Hong Konger by adoption after having spent a large part of his childhood in Japan, Kwong-Shing Lau is a prolific artist: short stories, video games, animation… Ordinary fantasy is his first book published in France thanks to a partnership between Patayo and the Hong Kong Arts Centre. He often draws in pencil, seeks to restore …

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Sun Weijun

Sun Weijun is from China, Beijing. “Since my childhood, drawing has been my soul. She does the things I imagine, she travels to the countries where I dream. She is a part of my life, she will always live in me. And she is beautiful too! “. With this oriental and magical walk, she reveals …

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Stan Zygart

Illustrator and graphic designer, Stan Zygart draws his inspiration as much from the works of Bosch, Daumier and De Crécy as from the contemplation of a fly on the corner of a table, or that of a crumb on the corner of a mouth. The world is absurd. With elegance and derision, he questions it, …

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Remy Pennarun

Rémy Pennarun’s work takes its inspiration from the light and misty seascapes of his native South Finistère, as well as from his own inner journeys. Astray was created directly on a graphics tablet, and attests to the creativity of this young author. An up-and-coming talent. Find out more about L’égaré L’ÉGARÉ Add to basket


CouKa loves to switch from one form of visual expression to another, often combining them together; in Deflated, he pays tribute to the pioneers of the Seventh Art, and to the distinctive style of silent movies. Find out more about Dégonflé DÉGONFLÉ Add to basket

Louise Laborie

Her very first illustrations featured at the 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Through the stories she tells, Louise Laborie reveals the hidden magic in all things, and how seemingly ordinary lives are, in fact, extraordinary. Cloudless is her first graphic novel to be published.  Find out more aboutSans nuage SANS NUAGE Add to basket

Rudy Lespinet

After two children’s books and a kamishibaï (picture-card theatre), in this, his first Patayo al- bum, the illustrator Rudy Lespinet looks at Nature and the spirit world. He shows us that knowledge and the way we relate to other people are essential to self-fulfillment, while at the same time taking us on a journey on …

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Vincent Durand-Dastès

Current Director of INALCO’s China Department, Vincent Durand-Dastès is a specialist in narrative literature (novels, anecdotes, narrative ballads, theatre) from the last centuries of Imperial China. He studies more particularly hagiographical stories (Buddhist, Taoist, non-official religions), the imagination of the afterlife (death, hell, dream) and in general the relationship to the supernatural in pre-modern Chinese …

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Roland Gori

Photo par Vincent Dufrène Roland Gori is Honorary Professor of Clinical Psychopathology at the University of Aix-Marseille, Chair of Philosophy (2015-2016) of the School of Philosophical and Religious Sciences of the University of Saint Louis in Brussels, Psychoanalyst Member of Analytical Space . Initiator with Stefan Chedri of the Appel des Appels, he is the …

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Renaud Chavanne

Renaud Chavanne studied philosophy and Arabic which took him to Egypt and then to Syria. He then worked as a computer consultant, before embarking on a career as a journalist. In a few years, he will then sign for many titles of the general public or specialized press (Le Monde, La Tribune, Internet Professional, etc.). …

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