WOMCOM at MagNet Community House in Budapest, Hungary
Dates: January 6th to February 2nd, 2024 | 8am-10pm
Venue: MagNet Community House
Discover the diverse narratives of women in comics at the WOMCOM exhibition, presented in collaboration with MagNet Community House. This showcase brings together artists from Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia, highlighting their works addressing female empowerment and representation. The exhibition includes a selection of pieces from the WOMCOM project’s Serbian and Hungarian residencies. Join us in exploring the impact of comics on reshaping societal norms and challenging gender stereotypes.
Works created during the residency in Novi Sad will be exhibited by:
Sara i Silva Dervanović, Dora Ivković, Dora Kaštrun, Jovana Vuković, Katarina Šeme, Larisa Ackov Palić , Laura Ersek, Lenke Lam, Staša Miladinovič, Teodora Tintor, Vagelis Kolotsios
Works created during the residency in Budapest will be exhibited by:
Benczédi Anna Júlia, Sara i Silva Dervanović, Helena Klakočar-Vukšić, Ivana Geček, Georgia Kalogeropoulou, Dora Kaštrun, Petja Kolenko, Anamarija Kvas, Larisa Ackov Palić, Tóbiás Tamara, Jovana Vuković
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.