Aleksandar Zograf

Aleksandar Zograf

* 1963 in Pančevo/Serbia as Saša Rakezić, known under the pseudonym Aleksandrar Zograf. He has made use of comics as a flexible and inexpensive medium since the 1980s. It was mainly  the American publisher Fantagraphics Books that boosted him to international recognition in the early 1990s. Since 2003, he has regularly drawn comics for the independent Belgrade weekly Vreme. His stories are travel-oriented and often deal with forgotten books or old newspapers. He has shown his work in Paris, Rome, San Francisco and many other cities; his work has been published worldwide. He currently lives and works as a journalist and comics author in Pančevo.

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