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  1. Helsinki Comics Festival

    Comics Festival, Kattilahalli, Helsinki, Finland, 07.-08.09.2019

    kuš! will be at the 34st Helsinki Comics Festival, the biggest festival of it's kind in Northern Europe. Behind the colorful kuš! table at the zine fest kuš! editor David Schilter will welcome you with the newest books!

    Illustration: Excerpt from the festival poster by Maria Björklund.


  2. Redrawing Stories from the Past II

    Exhibition, COMICON - Salone Internazionale del Fumetto, Napoli, Italy, 08.04.-06.07.2019

    The exhibition 'Redrawing Stories from the Past: Escape and Migration' presents the works from four European artists - Lina Itagaki (Lithuania), Emilie Josso (France), Julia Kluge (Germany) and Alice Socal (Italy). With a focus on twelve different countries, they tell the story of flight and migration as a consequence of National Socialism. All comics are based on historic documents researched for the 'Redrawing Stories from the Past' project.


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  4. Seoul International Book Fair

    Seoul International Book Fair, Stand A14, Seoul, South Korea,19.-23.-06.2019

    kuš! will be at the SIBF, having an exhibitor stand (A14) full of books to promote Latvian comics artists and illustrators, represented by the editor Sanita Muižniece who joins the book fair thanks to the fellowship programme supported by the Korean Publishers Association.

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation, Latvian Literature, Korean Publishers Association


  5. Gutter Fest

    Small Press Festival, Hangar.org, Barcelona, Spain, 26.-27.05.2019

    kuš! will be exhibitiong at Gutter Fest 2019. Don't miss, come read our books under the Spanish sun!


  6. Georgy Elaev - Lost and Found in Latvia

    Exhibition, Meet + Greet, K57, Kaleju iela 57, 18.05.2019, 16:00-18:00 Rīga

    Last autum Georgy Elaev has discovered a new world by meeting Latvian artists and their works. The impact has made him travel to Rucka residency in Cēsis and make a comic about discovering the Latvian art scene and his international comics energy transition. After seven rainy days, ten pints of local beer, and nine potato pancakes his comic was ready!

    Georgy also brought zines by Siberian artists and the Russian edition of "Fenix" by Zane Zlemeša.

    Georgy Elaev is a comic artist living and working in Siberia. He co-founded Space Cow Press and Comic Arts Tyumen festival.


  7. MISS READ

    Art Book Fair, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, 03.-05.05.2019

    MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair 2019 will take place on May 3rd to 5th at Haus der Kulturen der Welt and will bring together a wide selection of some 250 publishers, art periodicals and artists/authors. kuš! will be there represented by Zane Zlemeša.


  8. Feminist Comics from Finnland

    Grāmatnīca/ Bārs “Bolderāja”, Avotu iela 29, Riga, Latvia, 10.04.2019, 19:00

    Why comics needs feminism? How to make a living in comics? How to make collective art work? How to lift each other up in a world that thrives for competition? How is studying comics in France?

    Johanna Rojola and Taina Hakala will be talking about their work in art, present the Femicomix Finland network and hold a comic reading.

    Johanna Rojola is a Finnish comics artist, activist and art teacher. She studied comics in Angouleme art school. She is a founding member of Kuti collective and Femicomix Finland (FEMSKT).

    Taina Hakala is a selfmade artist working with comics, collage, drawing, photography. She organizes comics reading sessions and other network activities. She is also a member of Femicomix Finland (FEMSKT).

    Supported by Feministinen sarjakuvatoiminta


  9. Fumetto 2019

    Small Press Market, Lucerne, Switzerland, 06.-07.04.2019, 13.-14.04.2019

    kuš! will have a table both weekends at the International Comics Arts Festival Fumetto in Lucerne. kuš! will be represented by it's editor David Schilter and by König Lü.Q..


  10. Bologna Children's Book Fair

    Children's Book Fair, H30 E16, Bologna, Italy, 01.-04.04.2019

    kuš! will be part of the Latvian stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fairkuš! editor Sanita Muižniece will join the Latvian publisher delegation to visit the biggest children's book fair in the world and promote Latvian comics artists and illustrators. Besides that? Networking, pizza and pasta...

    Supported by: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation


  11. Redrawing Stories from the Past II

    Exhibition, Neurotitan, Berlin, Germany, 16.03.-06.04.2019

    The exhibition 'Redrawing Stories from the Past: Escape and Migration' presents the works from four European artists - Lina Itagaki (Lithuania), Emilie Josso (France), Julia Kluge (Germany) and Alice Socal (Italy). With a focus on twelve different countries, they tell the story of flight and migration as a consequence of National Socialism. All comics are based on historic documents researched for the 'Redrawing Stories from the Past' project.

    More info you can find on the gallery's website. FB event.

    Illustration by Alice Socal


  12. Comic Arts Tyumen 2019

    Festival, School of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen, Russia, 30.-31.03.2019

    Comic Arts Tyumen, the rad Sibirian comics festival, is happening for the second time! Kuš! will be there represented by Zane Zlemeša, who'll celebrate the release of the Russian edition of her graphic novel Fenix. Don't miss! 

    FB event


  13. ComEdu: Creating Comics for Education, co-working meeting, 28.01.-3.02.19, Latvia

    ComEdu: Creating Comics for Education is an international co-working meeting in Latvia for educators/youth workers and artists from partner and their collaboration organizations from Latvia, Portugal and Estonia to develop educational comics for young people, led by comic artists Amanda Baeza, youth work facilitatior Sintija Lase and comics editor Sanita Muižniece.

    Dates: 28 January – 3 February 2019, Latvia, Talsu novads
    Participants: 20 youth workers and artists from Latvia, Estonia and Portugal

    Participants from Latvia, Estonia and Portugal can apply until 11 January 2019. More info here!

    This meetings is part of the ComEdu: Comics for Education, a strategic partnership between 3 partners: Grafiskie Stāsti (Latvia), NGO Mondo (Estonia) and Rota Jovem (Portugal) in the field of youth, supported by Erasmus+: Youth in Action program. Its innovative practices aim to improve and expand international youth work by bringing comic artists and youth workers together and developing educational comics as a learning and communication tool in non-formal education.



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