Day: January 29, 2015

Francocentric Fiction

San Antonio Sun

The art of infographics is a kind of visual rhetoric. It is an art of storytelling based on data. The data represented in the picture above (generated using a Raw open app.)  tells two contrasting possible  stories about the San-Antonio series, based on the place where the action is set. One is a story of international expansion and delocalisation of the plot, of multiple contacts with the world. It indicates  a series of adventures scattered  outside from France. The other, on the contrary, emphasizes the centrality of France, as  the radiant matrix of the diegesis. Around it, the other countries travelled by the characters are side scenes and side kicks, satellites, distant archipelagos.

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