International Pavilion

Exhibition of the finalists of the "Animate Europe" competition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Discover the works of the five finalists of the 2019 international comic strip competition "Animate Europe" organised by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.

Available in French, German and English.

Flix presents: Spirou in Berlin

Friday  - 
15:00 - 16:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Presentation of "Spirou in Berlin" by its author FLIX

Powered by Goethe Institute - B13

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

Saturday  - 
11:00 - 12:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

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. 
This Colombo-Belgian production is a collective reflection on perception, new perspectives and a demand for a new narrative.

FR

Organized by Colombia (IFA Laboratory-Arts Lab Brussels) - B05

Lecture "Introduction to the European comic book scene"

Sunday  - 
15:00 - 16:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Artists and comic book professionals present and discuss how the comic book scene developed throughout history in their respective countries. Join these speakers to discover more about the past, present and future of the comic book scene in Europe.

EN

Didier Pasamonik (Israel) – moderator
Łukasz Chmielewski (Poland) 
Eelis Torvinen (Finland)
Miglė Anušauskaitė (Lithuania)

Organisée par Eunic (B16)

"Webtoon" workshop

Saturday  - 
13:00

An invented word that combines 'web' and 'cartoon', webtoon is a new form of digital comic strip. This workshop offers you the opportunity to create your own webtoon.
 
No booking necessary, subject to availability. Activity in French.

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

Saturday  - 
12:30 - 13:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

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? These are the questions that the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom asked actors and graphic designers from all over the world during the fourth edition of the "Animate Europe" international comic strip competition. 

With the presence of the author M. Rietzl. 

FR/EN

Powered by Friedrich-Naumann (B07) 

Exhibition "A Century of Czech Comics"

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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.

Available in French, Dutch and English
 

Lecture "Making a living as a comic book artist"

Saturday  - 
14:00 - 15:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Artists from all over Europe share their experiences on what it takes to make a living as in the comic book scene nowadays. Ranging topics from getting started as an independent artist to self-publishing your work will be discussed in this fascinating debate that will take you behind the scenes of the life of a comic book professional.

EN

Anna Krztoń (Poland)
H-P Lehkonen (Finland) 
Eelis Torvinen (Finland) - moderator
János Mészáros (Hungary)
Paulo Monteiro (Portugal)

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« Creating comics when you don’t know how to draw » workshop

Saturday  - 
16:00

Paulo Monteiro and Asisko Urmeneta will guide budding artists through the creation of their very first comic strip during their Creating Comics When You Don’t Know How to Draw workshop.

From 12 years old, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in French or English

Flix presents: Spirou in Berlin

Saturday  - 
16:00 - 17:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Presentation of "Spirou in Berlin" by its author FLIX

Powered by Goethe Institute - B13

« (Hi)story in the matchbox » workshop

Friday  - 
17:00

Stand  Lithuania (EUNIC) - B16

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.

For children from 7 to 11 years old, no booking necessary, subject to availability. Workshop in English.

Intervenants : Lina Itagaki, Jurga Vilé

Korean drawing show

Sunday  - 
10:00 - 11:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Author Lee Doo-Ho will draw a live portrait of the hero of the comic strip "Le Bandit Généreux" with a brush for 20 minutes. This drawing exudes power and a certain expressiveness.
Then, the author CHOI Jae-hoon will draw a live comic strip scene he made for the video of a BTS song in 25 minutes.  

Organized by the Korean Cultural Center - B08

Intervenants : LEE Doo-ho, CHOI Jae-hoon

"Create your own own stickers" workshop

Saturday  - 
14:00

Stand  Lithuania (EUNIC) - B16

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

Lecture "A Sense of Unease: creating spooky atmospheres in comics and animation"

Sunday  - 
14:00 - 15:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

Estonia is known for its thriving auteur animation scene and many award-winning, surreal, spooky short animations. Three young Estonian artists with experience of working in animation as well as comics present and discuss some of their films.  

EN

Mari Laaniste - moderator
Mattias Mälk
Stella Salumaa
Liisi Grünberg

Powered by Eunic (B16)

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

Saturday  - 
18:00

Stand  Poland (EUNIC) - B16

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

Introduction to the European comic book scene

Sunday  - 
15:00 - 16:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

"How to make your own zine" workshop

Sunday  - 
16:00

Stand  Poland (EUNIC) - B16

In this workshop, Anna Krztoń will explain how to create and publish your first comic book magazine.

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

Intervenants : Anna Krztoń

Greenpeace talk

Sunday  - 
13:15 - 13:30

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

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!"

FR

"How to train your Viking warrior?" workshop

Saturday  - 
17:00

Stand  Hungary (EUNIC) - B16

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

Greenpeace talk

Saturday  - 
15:30-15:45

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

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!"

FR

"Caricature, graphic design and sequential art" workshop

Saturday  - 
11:00

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

Lecture "Curating comics exhibitions (TBC)"

Friday  - 
17:00 - 18:00

Stand  Discussion forum - B02

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

Piotr Rosiński (Poland) – modérateur
Mari Laaniste (Estonia)
Didier Pasamonik (Israel)
H-P Lekhonen (Finland)

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