The cultural and scientific service of the Embassy of France in Canada celebrates digital cultures, during the month of November !

This year, for Digital November – Novembre Numérique, the international festival of digital cultures, the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad, on all five continents, are offering their partners to showcase all forms of digital creation across many expressions and invite everybody to discover french innovative cultural contents.

In partnership with Alliances Françaises in Canada and cultural partners from Vancouver to Moncton, we are glad to present the exhibition “Machines à Bulles”.

Discover the different works and circuits offered in the guide of this interactive exhibition exploring innovative French digital comics, called “Machines à Bulles : la bande dessinée innovante s’expose”.

This exhibition showcases innovative forms of comics through 24 works illustrating the new reading experiences offered by digital technology.


Where and how to visit the exhibition ? How to conduct activities about it ?






When ? From November 9th to December 31st

On site exhibition : the CACD will showcase Walled in Berlin ; Fabre & the City ; The Big Bad Fox ; Here, all is well ; Delcourt/ Soleil +

Exclusive : discover a part of The Great History of the Infinity Drawing on site !

More information on their website. 

When ? From November 9th to December 31st

On site and online : the Alliance Francaise will showcase The Portrait of Esther and The building

Exclusive : the AF Moncton will offer an online workshop about French conversation and grammar with the work Phallaina

All information on the Moncton Alliance Francaise website



The Alliance Francaise in Toronto invites you to dive into the magical world of “Machine à Bulles”.

When ? From October 14th to December 31st

On site : Exhibition in the Spadina Galery, discover the 24 works of the exhibitions with QR Codes.

Online : Each week, the team will present a work of the exhibition, on FacebookInstagram and through articles !

For the complete program, please visit the Alliance Francaise website.



When ? From November 1st to June 2021

The AF in Vancouver will present a selection of 20 works.

On site : during November, in the media library come and discover the exhibition

Online : until June 2021, the AF will showcase works of Machines à Bulles, on a special website

Visit Alliance Francaise special website here 


Digital November was much more than with other events held throughout Canada! Take a look back below!



When ? From November 5th to 9th

On site exhibition : a path of 5 works, displayed on tablets.

Walled in Berlin ; Fabre & the City ; The Big Bad Fox ; Here, all is well ; Delcourt/ Soleil +

Workshop : Digital comics creation with Camille Perron-Cormier, online

When ? Thursday, November 5th, 5.30 PM (ADT)

For who ? From 7 years old

Workshops in schools : The Great History of the Infinite Drawing from Elly Oldman, treasure hunt.

Rendez-vous on Salon du livre website for more information.

When ? From November 2nd to November 8th

Workshops in schools : The Great History of the Infinite Drawing from Elly Oldman, treasure hunt ; creative process of a digital comics about The Building with Vidu and The portrait of Esther

On site exhibition during the festival in the Literary School Bus

When ? On November 7th

Which works ? Un pas fragile, Instraviata, Panama Al Brown: Mysterious Strength ; The portrait of Esther : The Great History of the Infinite Drawing ; The Big Bad Fox

Exclusive : Online screening of the film The Big Bad Fox on November 7th

Rendez-vous on Francofête website for the full program and on the Halifax Alliance France website

When ? on November 5th

Workshops for students : The portrait of Esther

Further information on the University website 



  • Toronto Comic Arts Festival 

When ? During all the month November

Online : in partnership with the Alliance Francaise, TCAF will present some works of the exhibition through their Facebook and Instagram pages.

Rendez-vous on TCAF website for details



  • Vancouver Public Library 

When ? Thursday November 19th, 12pm (Free)

Vancouver Public Library presents “Machines à Bulles: A New Wave of Digital Comics”.

Join us for an online conversation about digital comics with graphic novelist Miriam Libicki, VPL’s 2017 Writer-in-Residence, and Machines à bulles curator, Columbine Depaire.

More information 



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