This is the fourth edition of the festival that combines a scientific view of comics with its popular – convention form! The long-awaited Poznań Festival of Comic Art this year will take place on April 22-25. Due to pandemic reasons, some of the events will be held online (conference, lectures, meetings with authors), but it will be possible to take part in exhibitions and workshops in person, of course subject to applicable restrictions. The festival locations for meetings are: University Library and the surrounding area, Galeria Centrala, Barak Kultury and the University of Arts.
The festival will include:
- scientific conference “Religions in comics” (April 22-23), during which specialists dealing with sequential art on a daily basis will come,
- lecture panels for inquisitive people who want to deepen their knowledge, incl. on superhero, women’s and manga comics,
- meetings with artists – this year, special guests from abroad will be comic book artists from Portugal,
- workshops conducted by comic book authors (Edyta Bystroń and Hubert Ronka) and employees of the University of Arts in Poznań (lithography, linocut and offset printing) – registration required for the workshop,
- exhibitions: Portuguese comics, Edyta Bystroń, Filip Myszkowski, Father Rene (18+), Polish minimalist comics.
We remind you that participation in all events is free for everyone! Just take your good mood with you and go! In addition to the guaranteed, good fun, the participants of the festival will receive free notebooks from the USA and zines of Polish and European authors prepared especially for this event. You will be able to get them by taking part in individual points of the program.
The Poznań Festival of Comic Art is an event full of attractions not only for fans of this genre! Start on April 22!