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Gervasio Troche , known simply as " Troche " ( Buenos Aires , November 28, 1985) is a Uruguayan cartoonist born in Argentina .
He was born in the party of Avellaneda , son of parents who had been exiled in Argentina after the coup d'etat of Uruguay of 1973 . With the arrival of the Argentine dictatorship , the family moved to France and then to Mexico. With the end of the Uruguayan dictatorship , in 1985, the family returned to Montevideo.
In the 2000s he studied at the workshop of Tunda Prada and Fermín Hontou (Ombú) and published in the newspaper of the neighborhood of La Teja neighborhood , called "El Tejano". For La mano que mira , he made some jokes and in 2000, through a publisher of the "Alma Zen" workshop, a magazine with his character Mangrullo was published. 1 He also studied at the National School of Fine Arts in Montevideo.
In 2006 he began working in the newspaper La República , where his drawings were published for five or six years. In 2009 he created a blog where he began to show his works, and for which he was known in Argentina, Brazil and Spain. A selection of the works published in that blog was published in his first book, entitled "Invisible Drawings", in 2013, by the South American Publishing House . 1 This book was published in Brazil under the title "Desenhos invisíveis" and in France as "Invisible Dessins", in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
He made his first solo show in 2012, and has made exhibitions in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. He collaborates with several Uruguayan press media and other parts of the world, such as Folha de San Pablo and La Nación . In 2015 he painted a large mural in Sesc Ipiranga de San Pablo and that same year he published with Criatura Editora his second book, which includes another selection of drawings published in his blog between 2012 and 2015.