Nordicomics in St. Petersburg


The Nordicomics workshop was held in St. Petersburg during the Boomfest comics festivals 22nd-26th of September 2010. During the workshop artists from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia created comics with the theme ‘St. Petersburg’.

Both the Nordicomics exhibition and the workshop where held at Suomi-talo, the Finnish institute of St. Petersburg. The workshop was part of the Boomfest comics festival program.

Works created in the workshop were published in a blog:





(c) Joakim Ojanen

Participants in the workshop:
Kolbeinn Karlsson
Joakim Ojanen
Clara Johansson
Rui Tenreiro
Aino Sutinen
Terhi Ekebom
Mari Ahokoivu
Polina Smirnova
Aiexey Kobr

Artists in the exhibition:
Anna Sailamaa (FIN)
Kaisa Leka (FIN)
Aino Sutinen (FIN)
Mari Ahokoivu (FIN)
Terhi Ekebom (FIN)
Emelie Östergren (SWE)
Joanna Hellgren (SWE)
Kolbeinn Karlsson (SWE)
Rui Tenreiro (NO)
Martin Ernstsen (NO)
Bendik Kaltenborn (NO)
Simon Bukhave (DK)
Christian Skovgaard (DK)
Axel  Hugmark (SWE)

Nordicomics and its projects are funded by Nordic Culture Point, Nordic Children's and Youth Committee – NORDBUK, and the Finnish Comics Society. All images are the copyright of their respective owners.