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November 02, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
JC Studio Theatre, Fringe

Adapting The Handmaid’s Tale - 《使女的故事》改編漫畫

With the support of the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong


More than thirty years ago, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was released to critical acclaim. In recent years, the book’s presence and relevance in society have only grown; it has been adapted into ballet, opera, television and more. Join Canadian artist Renee Nault as she discusses the multiyear process of adapting The Handmaid’s Tale into a graphic novel. Nault’s adaptation is a visual masterpiece, each of her 240 pages carefully hand-painted with watercolour to bring to life Atwood’s dystopian classic. Hosted by Liz Ho, Nault will begin with a brief reading of her adaptation, followed by a discussion and Q&A session. 

三十年前,Margaret Atwood的《使女的故事》面世,獲譽無數近年來,這本書在社會上的影響力持續增長並被改編成芭蕾舞劇、歌劇、電視劇等。加拿大藝術家 Renee Nault 會與大家分享她把《使女的故事》改編成漫畫小說的多年歷程。Nault 的改編是一部視覺巨作,一共 240 頁,每頁皆為精心手繪的水彩畫,為這本反烏托邦文學經典注入新生。她將用一段改編版《使女的故事》的朗誦開啟整個活動,圍繞作品進行探討並以問答環節結尾。本節目由香港大學英國文學助理教授何杏林博士主持。

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Renée Nault is a Canadian artist, illustrator, and graphic novelist.