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About Thomas von Kummant : Thomas von Kummant is a freelance illustrator, concept artist, character designer, art director and comic artist from Munich. He works together with other concept artists, film producers and a professor at the Munich Film Academy in the collaborative studio Reaktor in Munich. The award-winning comic series Gung Ho, which he developed and realized together with Benjamin von Eckartsberg, was published by the Swiss publisher Edition Paquet and translated into several languages. His clients include film productions such as studio Laika, Pixar studios, Disney, Blur Studio and many more.
STATEMENT OF ART:
From the point of view of a visual storyteller, design adds a layer to the narrative. The synergy of narrative and aesthetics can elevate a story to a work of art. That is wonderful.

ORGANIZATION:
Reaktor

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Camera operator Media, graphic, printing, culture, design

EDUCATION:
1997, Fashion Graphic Designer, Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode, MUNICH/GERMANY

EXPERIENCE:
1998 - today, Freelancer

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2006, "Pose mit Schwert", Comicsalon Erlangen
2007, "Pose mit Schwert", Kunsthandel Walz Überlingen
2008, "Pose mit Schwert", Goethe Institut Neapel
2011, "Die Chronik der Unsterblichen", Kunsthaus München
2016, "GUNG HO", Bibliothek Muncipal Amiens
2017, "NACKT - Form durch Fläche", kleine Altstsadt Galerie Dachau
2021, "GUNG HO - Sehnsuchtsort Postapokalypse", Alte Messe München
2022, "GUNG HO - Sehnsuchtsort Postapokalypse", Comic Haus Köln

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2009, "Die Artillerie - 10 Illustrateurs de munich", Geneva
2012, "Die Artillerie", Gallery Truck Tschechtarov München

EVENTS:
2014, Comic Workshop, Festival BD Sollies Ville
2017, Masterclass, Lyon BD Festival
2021, Comic Workshop, Festival BD Sollies Ville
2021, Comic Seminar, Comic Salon Erlangen
2022, Comic Seminar, Comic Salon Erlangen

AWARDS:
2009, Sondermann - Preis "Comic Eigenpublikation", Buchmesse Frankfurt
2007, Album of the year, Festival BD Chambery
2015, Prix Diagonale Best Series, Louvain la Neuve
2017, Soleil d´Or - Beste Series, Festival BD Sollies Ville
2017, Rudolph Dirk Award - Best Artwork, German Comic Con Dortmund
2017, Rudolph Dirk Award - Best Action/Adventure, German Comic Con Dortmund
2017, Rudolph Dirk Award - Best Scifi/Alternative Universe, German Comic Con Dortmund

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2021, "GUNG HO" - Schöpfer im Interview - Liebe und Hoffnung in der Katastrophe, Rolling Stone Magazine, https://www.rollingstone.de/gung-ho-schoepfer-im-i
nterview-liebe-und-hoffnung-in-der-katastrophe-231
6267/, June, Munich/Germany

BOOKS:
1999, "Goethe 2 - Zum Schauen bestellt, Egmont Ehapa, Germany, ISBN 978-3770431311
2005, "Die Chronik der Unsterblichen - Am Abgrund, Egmont Ehapa, Germany, ISBN 978-3770428809
2006, ""Making of - Die Chronik der Unsterblichen", Egmont Ehapa, Germany, ISBN 978-3770428892
2011, Die Chronik der Unsterbliche - Am Abgrund 2", Egmont Ehapa, Germany, ISBN 978-3770428816
2013, GUNG HO - DELUXE 1.1 - Brebis Galeuses, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888905035
2013, GUNG HO - DELUXE 1.2 - Brebis Galeuses, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888905684
2014, GUNG HO 1/5 - Brebis Galeuses, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888905677
2014, GUNG HO - DELUXE 2.1 - Court Circuit, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888906674
2015, GUNG HO - DELUXE 2.2 - Court Circuit, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888906780
2015, GUNG HO 2/5 - Court Circuit, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888906773
2016, GUNG HO - DELUXE 3.1 - Sexy Beast, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888907374
2017, GUNG HO - DELUXE 3.2 - Sexy Beast, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888907541
2017, GUNG HO 3/5 - Sexy Beast, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN ‎978-2888907558
2018, GUNG HO - DELUXE 4.1 - Colére, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888908814
2019, GUNG HO - DELUXE 4.2 - Colére, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2888909644
2019, GUNG HO 4/5 - Colére, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN ‎978-2888908821
2020, GUNG HO - DELUXE 5.1 - Mort Blanche, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2889325016
2021, GUNG HO - DELUXE 5.2 - Mort Blanche, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2889325023
2021, GUNG HO 5/5 - Mort Blanche, Edition Paquet, France, ISBN 978-2889325009
2021, Rauhnacht - Batman the world, DC/Panini, worldwide/Germany, ISBN 978-3741624636

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
German (native)
English (advanced)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Adobe Photoshop (advanced)
SketchUp (fundamental awareness)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2021, "Summer of unreal", Epic Games/ Hochschule der Medien, Europe

HOBBIES:
Yoga, Skitouring, Cycling, swimming, reading, Guitar playing, collecting Motorcycles

CLIENTELE:
2008, BLUR STUDIO, visual consultant
2015, LAIKA STUDIOS, visual consultant
2015, MAYBE MOVIES, visual consultant
2017, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, visual consultant

WEB SITE:
https://www.thomy.org

REGISTRATION DATE:
2022-02-28 21:35:15

COUNTRY:
Germany

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Thomas von Kummant


Gung Ho Illustration

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Graphics, Illustration and Visual Communication Design Category in 2021
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