Open Call Extension: Apply for Women Power in Comics Artistic Residencies

Application Deadline Extended to the 12th of June, 2023

WOMCOM is delighted to announce an extension of the application deadline for its inaugural artistic residencies, welcoming aspiring comic creators, zine makers, manga enthusiasts, and illustrators. Don't miss this opportunity!

WOMCOM provides a platform for artists passionate about using comics to explore gender-related experiences and women's empowerment, particularly by reshaping the portrayal of women in South-Eastern European mainstream comics and pop culture.

These artistic residencies, held in Novi Sad, Serbia, and Zánka and Budapest, Hungary, in 2023, offer inclusive co-working spaces for artists to collaborate, engage in discussions on gender-related cultural perspectives, and nurture their creative talents.

Find more details here and submit your application here.

Women Power in Comics (WOMCOM) is a collaborative initiative involving organisations in six Balkan countries: Students’ Cultural Center Novi Sad in Novi Sad, Serbia, as lead partner; Bakelit Multi Art Center in Budapest, Hungary; Kino Šiška in Ljubljana, Slovenia; PostScriptum in Athens, Greece; Autonomous Cultural Center Attack in Zagreb, Croatia, along with the Association for Comic Affirmation in Budva, Montenegro, as an associate partner. This two-year programme (2023-2024) aims to foster collaboration and engagement among comic artists with the goal of investigating and addressing gender issues in comics as well as empowering female comic artists through residencies, exhibitions, and conferences.

Women Power in Comics is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Commission.