Emil Maxén is the Winner of the Albert Engström Award 2019

Congratulations Emil Maxén, who has recieved the Albert Engström Award.

The prize has been handed out since 1987 to an artist working in the spritit of Albert Engström within the art forms of words, pictures, music and stage. Since 2014 there is a special category for artists under 30 years old. Emil Maxén is recieving the prize in this catergory for his graphic novels about the grumpy loner Great Jobal .


The Jury motivation:

“Emil Maxén is genuine great lier who tells his stories with pictures. A young laureate entirely in the spirit of Albert Engström. A man who with his soul and work embraces both the lie and the truth.”