Activities

Discover below the activities scheduled for the 2019 Comic Strip Festival.
The list is likely to evolve, do not hesitate to visit us later to discover the complete program!

Friday

 

Opening Remarks

FR

 

GAME - Blind test with Pierre Bailly

FR

Intervenants : Pierre Bailly

 

DUEL - Drawing assisted by a draftsman

FR

Intervenants : Nob, Libon

 

TUTO - draw a cat with Deglin

FR

 

Luxury quiz between readers

FR

 

CHALLENGE - Au Royaume des aveugles, Feroumont est roi

FR

Intervenants : Benoit Feroumont

 

Flix presents: Spirou in Berlin

Presentation of "Spirou in Berlin" by its author FLIX

Powered by Goethe Institute - B13

 

Lecture "Curating comics exhibitions (TBC)"

Putting together exhibitions requires a lot more than simply hanging a few drawings on the wall. Join us as we speak with experienced curators about the challenges and joys of developing and presenting exhibitions about comic books and their creators.

EN

 

Playing card creation workshop

Stand  Atelier de création de carte à jouer - 

Design your own playing card with the advice of designer Dennis Marien.

No booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in Dutch

Intervenants : Dennis Marien

 

« (Hi)story in the matchbox » workshop

Artists Lina Itagaki and Jurga Vilé will lead this workshop where children and artists will rewrite a Haiku poem about Leporello together and illustrate it.

Intervenants : Lina Itagaki, Jurga Vilé

Friday, Saturday

 

Workshop "Drawing in deep waters"

Let your imagination run wild and draw a picture of underwater life - who knows, you might even get an idea of what life at the bottom of Lost City looks like. We teach you how to do magic yourself with a white A4 sheet, oil pastel and ecoline.

You may take the surprising result home.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

 

PHOTOBOOTH ON GREENPEACE ZODIAC BOAT

Get photographed on Greenpeace's 7-meter Zodiac boat against the backdrop of the legendary Rainbow Warrior. 

 

Souvenir photo

Stand  La BD à Bruxelles (visit.brussels) - D04

Come and visit the stand of visit.brussels, Brussels' tourism agency, and take a selfie at the Sharing Box terminal to leave with a souvenir!

 

Photo exhibition: 30 years of the Belgian Comic Strip Center

The Belgian Comic Strip Center invites you for a photo exhibition retracing the 30 year history of this must-see museum.

Available in French, Dutch and English.

 

Animation « L’Élève Ducobu »

Attention all children: Ducobu needs your help at the Lombard stand! Mr Latouche will plan several activities in Ducobu's classroom.

For children aged 8 and over, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in French.

 

"La roue de la fortune " workshop

Try your luck at the "Wheel of Fortune" for €1 and take home one of the books available. There's a winner every time!

Until stocks last, books are in French.

 

Selfies session with "Frigiel & Fluffy"

Come and have your picture taken with Frigiel & Fluffy and/or the characters from Terres d'Aran at the Éditions Delcourt stand!

 

Colour in a giant mural

Come and colour in a giant mural at the Éditions Delcourt stand !

 

Bollie & Billie Workshop

A children's corner will offer bright tables, face painting, murals and games which relate to Bollie & Billie who are celebrating their 60th birthday.

 

Initiation to drawing with Céline Deregnaucourt

Participate in an introduction to drawing for young audiences with Céline Deregnaucourt, the author of Eli & Gaston.

Workshop for a young audience, subject to availability. Worshop in French.

Intervenants : Céline Deregnaucourt

 

Exhibition "A Century of Czech Comics"

Stroll through the history of Czech comics! Behind the Iron Curtain, authors developed their own particular style. Meet improbable science fiction heroes, former presidents who have become carnivorous dinosaurs or scouts in search of adventures.

 

Introduction to graphic tablets

Join Wacom at the Geek Zone to participate in an introduction to graphic tablet drawing. Learn everything there is to know about digital creation!

No booking required, subject to availability. Activity is held in French and English.

 

Fanwars 501st Garrison

Immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars, its scenery, models, costumes and imperial animation with the 501st FanWars Garrison. Join the dark side!

 

Exhibition "Kronikas -Algiers-Brussels-Havana-Moscow"

 

Have your objects appraised in relation to the comic strip

Million Belgium - Place du Grand Sablon, 1050 Brussels

During the whole weekend of the Comic Book Festival, the Millon Belgium team will assess your comics, original drawings, figurines, etc. for free at the Sablon design market which will take place on the Place du Grand Sablon.

 

Exposition de planches originales de Alex W. Inker

Comic Art Factory - Chaussée de Wavre 237, 1050 Brussels

The Comic Art Factory exhibits the original works of Alex W. Inker, from Serving the People. It displays an elegant provocation and gourmet eroticism that was at the heart of the Chinese revolution.

 

Animations Boule & Bill au CBBD

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Billy & Buddy are celebrating their 60th birthday ! To mark this birthday, the Belgian Comic Strip Center is offering children a guided tour of the Billy & Buddy exhibition, followed by a workshop with the authors where everyone can learn how to draw Buddy !

 

"Le Roman des Goscinny" by Catel

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

In the Gallery area, an exceptional work, Le Roman des Goscinny by Catel, completes the visit with an intimate look at the family life of Asterix's creator.

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

 

"Signed Griffo - Illustrating for the Scriptwriters" exhibition

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Let yourself be surprised by the different faces of realism in this exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center dedicated to Griffo's work.

 

"Wasterlain, The Universes of a Storyteller" exhibition

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Discover, with Marc Wasterlain, a whole page of Belgian comic strip history in this exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center that does justice to his immense talent.

 

"Billy & Buddy, Sixty Years of Everyday Happiness" Exhibition

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

(Re)discover Billy & Buddy, the great story of friendship and humour created by Brussels cartoonist Jean Roba in an exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center. 

Intervenants : Jean Roba

 

Badge creation

Discover and test the creation of badges with the authors of Atelier 24.

Without registration (subject to availability) at the exhibitor's stand during the opening hours of the Brussels Comic Strip Festival.

 

Engravings on tetrapak

Discover and test the creation of engravings on Tetrapak (fast, affordable and ecological) with the authors of Atelier 24.

Saturday

 

Workshop potato stamping with Wauter Mannaert

During this workshop you will get a chance to tamper with potatoes! Dip the potato stamps in the paint and make your own work of art.

Intervenants : Wauter Mannaert

 

GAME - Blind test

Intervenants : Fabrice Erre

 

DEFI - Hacunha Matata with Cunha

Intervenants : Justine Cunha

 

QUIZ luxury with Darasse, Obion, Jouvray's against readers

Intervenants : Christian Darasse , Obion, Jérôme Jouvray

 

JEU - I missed an episode

FR

Intervenants : Olivier Bocquet , Brice Cossu

 

DUEL - Drawing assisted by a draftsman

Intervenants : Benoit Feroumont , Christian Darasse

 

JEU - Time line

Intervenants : Fabrice Erre, Sylvain Savoia

 

TUTO - draws an animal

FR

Intervenants : Miss Pickly

 

DEFI - draws 10 female characters from the newspaper in 10 minutes

Intervenants : Gijé

 
 

DUEL - 6 coups - 6 cases

FR

Intervenants : Jérôme Jouvray , Obion

 

TUTO - draw a character with Karensac

Intervenants : Karensac

 

Greenpeace talk

In a fascinating and inspiring Greenpeace talk, campaigner An Lambrechts will talk enthusiastically about the Protect The Oceans campaign, the dangers that threaten our oceans and how you can do your bit to protect them. A wise man once said: "Be the change you want to see in the world!"

 

Flix presents: Spirou in Berlin

Presentation of "Spirou in Berlin" by its author FLIX

Powered by Goethe Institute - B13

 

Lecture "Making a living as a comic book artist"

Artists from all over Europe share their experiences on what it takes to make a living as in the comic book scene nowadays.

 

Lecture "Animate Europe comic competition: How to draw politics"

What is the added value of the EU? What are the advantages of the European Union? What do you think the EU is doing well - in general terms or in terms of personal experiences?

 

Lecture "A new narrative for Molenbeek Saint Jean and Ciudad Bolivar "

Two groups of teenagers, from Molenbeek-St-Jean and Ciudad Bolivar in Colombia and two illustrators, Xavier Löwenthal and Sindy Elefante. These neighbourhoods on both sides of the Atlantic have similarities and differences, both of which are impacted by stigma. 

 

"Caricature, graphic design and sequential art" workshop

This workshop will allow children  to observe that the border between images and words is infinite.

For children aged 6 and above, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in English

Intervenants : Asisko Urmeneta

 

"How to train your Viking warrior?" workshop

Levente Németh will take you back to the days of dragons and warriors by showing you how to draw your own Viking character.

For children aged 6 and above, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in English

Intervenants : Asisko Urmeneta

 

"Mood and Noir : Emotions, expressions and tension between characters" workshop

During his workshop, Marek Oleksicki will teach you the visual "tricks" you need to create a comic strip by presenting characters from different angles.

For children aged 12 and over, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in English.

Intervenants : Marek Oleksicki

 

"Create your own own stickers" workshop

In this workshop, children can create their own stickers with Akvilė Magicdust.

For children from 6 years old, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in English

Intervenants : Akvilė Magicdust

Saturday, Sunday

 

VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE - OCEANS

For a few minutes, immerse yourself in a stunning 360-degree video experience wearing a virtual reality helmet.