Dace Sietina

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 daceportrait_smallerDace Sietina (b. 1978), originally from Latvia, studied illustration in Willem de Kooning academy in Rotterdam. After graduating she very soon published her first comics in Kus! Magazine.

Later on her works also appeared in “van Spijk”, “Stripburger”, “Naturegraffix”, Popper and other various books and magazines. In 2012 she won “Stripgrafiek” prijs  in the Netherlands (Graphic comic prize).

Mathilde Vangheluwe

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mathildeMathilde Vangheluwe (b. 1989) lives and works in Gent, Belgium. She co-founded illustration and comics collective Tieten met haar.

In 2011, her work won her a first prize at the Fumetto international comix festival competition in Lucerne, Switzerland. Her comics appears in publications such as La Trama (IT) and Slang (NL).

Valentine Gallardo

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valentineValentine Gallardo (b. 1987) lives and works in Gent, Belgium. She publishes her own books and the works of others with her collective Tieten met haar.

She has contributed to various zines in Belgium, Italy and the UK. She is regularly involved with SKETCH, a monthly drawing event, and travels across Europe to comics festivals to promote young Belgian artists.

Kathrin Klingner

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Kathrin Klingner (b.1979, Germany) left her home country to study Fine Arts in Amsterdam, returned after 8 happy years and now lives with two cats and her roommate in Hamburg, where she draws semi-autobiographic stories, works as a waitress and is involved in the organization of the Hamburg Comicfestival.


Matt Boyce

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Matt Boyce, photo by Jack BarnesMatt Boyce (UK b. 1981) is a London-based comic artist whose work has appeared in many fanzines, magazines and anthologies. Boyce teaches comic book drawing and storyboarding courses at Citylit adult education college in Covent Garden, London.

Hugleikur Dagsson

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Hugleikur Dagsson (b. 1977) is a playwright and Iceland’s most infamous comic artist. His satirical comic strip Should You Be Laughing At This? is dark humour at its darkest and funniest, and has been published in several countries, most notably for the English-speaking audience by Penguin Books.

Lene Ask

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Lene Ask (b. 1974) is a Norwegian comics and children’s book writer. Though initially a photographer, since the debut of her graphic novel Hitler, Jesus og farfar in 2006 Ask has worked extensively in the field of comics and illustrations.

Maria Dziarmaga

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Maria Dziarmaga (b.1989, Poland) studies in the Graphic Arts Faculty of the Strzeminski Academy of Arts. Dziarmaga expresses herself using different mediums from drawing to graphics, painting and digital arts. She wants to gain skills through new experiences and is currently doing an exchange in the Vilnius Academy of Arts.

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