Rupert Bottenberg

Montrealer Rupert Bottenberg has created strips for anthologies in the US, Canada and Europe, founded the Montreal Comic Jam multidisciplinary art events, served as comic-book correspondent on CBC Radio’s Brave New Waves and overseen numerous comic-related events. Bottenberg has also directed comic-book workshops for teenagers, including a week-long residency in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik. A former music editor at the Montreal Mirror newsweekly, Bottenberg has also written freelance for other outlets. He is currently the co-director of the En Masse collaborative art initiative, and co-creator, with writer Claude Lalumière, of the cryptomythological graphic-lit project Lost Myths. His debut solo book, Traumstadtdenken, was published in 2012 by Éditions Trip and won the 2013 Bédélys Indépendant award.