Author of the LiberPress poster 2007

Jaume Capdevila

Jaume Capdevila (Berga, 1974), author of the poster for this edition of the LiberPress Awards, holds a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona and under the pseudonym Kap publishes cartoons in La Vanguardia and in El Mundo Deportivo. He has published eight books of jokes: Sense kap ni peus (1997); Barça: 100 años de buen humor (1999); La Patumàquia (2001); El Maragallato (2006); and the four volumes in the “Pelotazos” collection. Also other books and catalogues that bring together theoretical or research work: Señor Director …, a look at the cartoons published in La Vanguardia during its 125 years of life; Muntañola: l’art de viure, l’art de riure, and Trazos: un siglo de ilustración y buen humor en Mundo Deportivo; and the last, for now, Bagaria. La guerra no fa riure. Caricatures antifeixistes a La Vanguardia (1936-1938). He has also produced illustrations for books, many of them about soccer, but also some dealing with popular Catalan traditions (Guia del bon patumaire, Antigues imatges de la Patum and El 3 i el 7 números meravellosos).