Barbara Yelin

Barbara Yelin


Barbara Yelin, born in 1977 in Munich, studied illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. In 2014, Yelin published the graphic novel Irmina. It is based on the true story of a woman who collaborated with, or turned a blind eye to, National Socialism. The book won numerous prizes, and was nominated for the renowned Eisner Award in 2017. In 2016, at the suggestion of the Israel Goethe Institute, Yelin co-created (with David Polonsky) a comics biography about the Israeli actress Channa Maron. In 2016, she was declared ‘Best German-language Comics Artist’ at the International Comic Salon, Erlangen.

Barbara Yelin,1977年生於慕尼黑,在漢堡的應用科學大學修讀插畫設計。在2014年,她出版平面小説《Irmina》。該書根據一位對國家社會主義合作或視若無睹的女性之真實故事改編。它獲獎無數,並在2017年獲艾斯納獎提名。於2016年,在以色列歌德学院的提議下,她(與大衛-波隆斯基)共同創作一部關於以色列女演員漢娜·馬容的漫畫傳記。2016年,她在埃朗根國際漫畫沙龍被宣布為”最佳德文漫画家”。

Photo credit: Martin Friedrich

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