Phallaina is the first "scrolling graphic novel", an original and completely free digital graphic novel by Marietta Ren. Available in both French and English, this experience has been optimized for tablet reading. This horizontal "scroll graphic novel" is part of the official selection of the Angoulême 2016 international comics festival. It introduces a new format conceived for mobile screens, inviting you to experience a new way of reading.Phallaina is the intimate story of a personal transformation, combining cognitive sciences and mythology.
A digital, horizontal « scrolling graphic novel » Phallaina represents 90 minutes of reading time across 1600 iPad screens.In order to move the storyline forward, all you need to do is scroll along this panel-free, seamlessly transitioned "scrolling graphic novel".The application can be used by the entire family through the use of individualized bookmarks.
Where mythology meets cognitive sciencesDiscover the story of Audrey, a young woman suffering from hallucinatory fits, during which she has visions of whales. Her neurological examinations reveal the existence of a physeter in her brain: an anomalous structure which enables its carriers to hold their breath for sustained amounts of time.
At the crossroads of cognitive sciences and mythology, this intimate story of a personal transformation questions the function of beliefs in our lives.
Parallax effects and original sound designDiscover this digital comic strip packed full of scale changes and parralax-based transitions, adding visual depth to a story enriched by an immersive sound design.
A bilingual application selected by Angoulême's 2016 International Comics FestivalDive into Marietta Ren's beautiful black and white world, which brings together graphic novel, manga and animated film in this innovative original creation.Available in both French and English, this experience has been optimized for tablet reading. This horizontal "scroll graphic novel" invites you to experience a new way of reading, and is part of the official selection of the 2016 Angoulême international comics festival.