Är bildning på utdöende? Två av Sveriges mest tongivande kulturpersonligheter, serieskaparen Liv Strömquist och författaren och akademiledamoten Horace Engdahl, ger sig ut på en klassisk bildningsresa.

Type: Documentary

Languages: Swedish

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-23

Liv och Horace i Europa - Liv Strömquist - Netflix

Liv Strömquist (born February 3, 1978) is a Swedish comic artist and radio moderator.

Liv och Horace i Europa - Life and career - Netflix

Strömquist was born in Lund and grew up in Ravlunda in the Österlen region of south Sweden. Today she lives in Malmö. Already as a five-year old she made her own comics, but stopped, until she took up drawing comics at the age of 23. Her flatmate made her interested in comic fanzines then. With Rikedomen, she published her first own fanzine. Her breakthrough as a comic artist followed with her first album Hundra procent fett (“One hundred percent fat”), which was published in 2005. She regularly publishes in the comic magazine Galago und in various magazines and newspapers such as Dagens Nyheter, Dagens Arbete, Bang, Aftonbladet und Ordfront Magasin. She designed the cover for the 2013 album Shaking the Habitual by the band The Knife. She also made a comic strip for the band's website, which depicted income inequality in a satirical manner. Several of her books have been translated into French. Kunskapens frukt about the taboo of menstruation and the vulva in society has also been translated into Dutch, Danish, German and Finnish. She studied political science. Her comics are mostly about sociopolitical issues from a feminist and left-wing perspective. They are satirical essay about power and injustices. Since 2005, she has been working for the youth radio station Sveriges Radio P3. She was involved in the satirical programs Tankesmedjan and Pang Prego. Together with the author Caroline Ringskog Ferrada-Noli, she runs the podcast En varg söker sin pod for the newspaper Expressen. In the SVT program Liv och Horace i Europa, which was broadcast in spring 2016, she travelled through Europe together with Horace Engdahl and discussed the lives of various authors.

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