Jurij Devetak

Jurij Devetak (1997) is an illustrator and creator of comics from Trieste. After completing his studies in electrical engineering, he enrolled in the Scuola Internazionale di Comics in Padua, where he studied comic strips for three years. Since 2018 he has been collaborating with various newspapers and magazines. As an illustrator he contributed to the newspaper Dnevnik’s weekly supplement Objektiv for two years. Last year his first book, Nekropola v stripu (Necropolis as a graphic novel) (Mladinska knjiga, 2022), based on the famous autobiographical novel by writer and key figure in European culture Boris Pahor, was published. In May of this year, he published the comic for children Deva iz Devina (Deva from Duino) (ZTT, 2023), co-authored with the Slovene writer and poet Marko Kravos.

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