Simon Bukhave

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Simon Bukhave (DK, b. 1978)

“In 1999 I moved to Copenhagen from Thy on the northwest coast of Denmark where I grew up. In Copenhagen I joined the comics and illustration workshop Fort Kox, where I met other comic book artists and illustrators and started working on my first comic book Ghost.

Signe Parkins

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Signe Parkins (DK, 1979)  works in the field between art and comics. Her drawings often evolve around personal subject matter, but she also makes trips into more surreal and dark lands. She has contributed to a series of Danish and international anthologies. Her days are spent between teaching drawing classes, catching up with herself in her diary sketchbook and working on books and minor cartoons. In 2012 her blog won a Ping-award for the best web-comic.

Jacob Ørsted

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Jacob Ørsted is a comic book writer from Nørrebro, Copenhagen and one of the contributors to the anthology From Wonderland With Love (Aben Maler 2009). Jacob has worked with the illustrator Søren Mosdal since their release of ‘Hundegott’ in 1998.

Christian Skovgaard

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Christian Skovgaard (DK) lives in Copenhagen, where he supports his stab at becoming a graphic novelist by holding down a job as an architectural model builder. He uses the comic medium to document things and places in his immediate environment to uncover their embedded stories about our society and culture.

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