WOMCOM Exhibition at Siva Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia

Date: October 19th to 25th, 2023
Venue: Siva Gallery
Admission: Free

Women Power in Comics (WOMCOM) invites you to the opening of its travelling exhibition on October 19th at the Siva Gallery (AKC Attack, Zagreb) at 7 pm. The show will be open every day until October 25th from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Organised in collaboration with WOMCOM’s partner Autonomous Cultural Center Attack, the exhibition features comics created in Serbia and Hungary during the first two residencies of the programme. Under the mentorship of renowned female comic artists, comic authors and illustrators from Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Hungary, Greece, and Slovenia have created works that explore gender-related themes in the field of comics.

The works created at the residence in Novi Sad are exhibited by:
Sara Dervanović (MNE), Silva Dervanović (MNE), Dora Ivković (CRO),
Dora Kaštrun (SLO), Jovana Vuković (SRB), Katarina Šeme (SLO), Larisa Ackov Palić (SRB), Laura Ersek (H), Lenke Lam (H), Staša Miladinović (SRB), Teodora Tintor (CRO), Vagelis Kolotsios (GR)

The works created at the residence in Budapest are exhibited by:
Benczédi Anna Júlia (H/RO), Sara Dervanović (MNE), Silva Dervanović (MNE), Helena Klakočar-Vukšić (SLO), Ivana Geček (CRO), Georgia Kalogeropoulou (GR), Dora Kaštrun (SLO), Petja Kolenko ( SLO), Anamarija Kvas (CRO), Larisa Ackov Palić (SRB), Tóbiás Tamara (H), Jovana Vuković (SRB)

Attend via the Facebook event.

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.

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