Graphic Novel, Graphic Story Telling and Music

The project’s design involves artists and language teachers who work with children and youths in school and out-of-school settings. It was tested successfully in Vienna classes with children from Syria, Afghanistan etc., and is generally applicable in culturally diverse settings in schools and institutions.

The progress made by our students is extraordinary, and encouraged the Vienna School Authority and congenial partners in the UK, in Italy, Germany, Malta and Spain, to co-operate in a European BEST-PRACTICE-for-DIVERSITY curricular module for pre-schools, primary and secondary education and comparable institutions.

We have enhanced the project by adding sound and music as a cultural connector.


murials and text: the boys and girls of this class.

See some of the drawing by kids and youths in Safwan’s care:

Finally safe –  a small selection of photos from the more than 400 Graphic Novel pictures from a school in Vienna, where graphic artist and teacher Safwan Alshoufi instructed his students to draw from their own personal history.

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In-school graphic artist: Safwan Alshoufi, B.A.

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