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NORDICOMICS BALTIC VILNA EXHIBITION 4.–30.6.2012

Written by Maura Manninen on . Posted in Events, Exhibitions, News, Workshops

Place:
Comics Center Helsinki / Sarjakuvakeskus
Hämeentie 150, Helsinki
Finland

Nordicomics Baltic Tour ended in Lithuania last week. In this last workshop the participants created comics naturally about Vilnius. The theme inspired stories about such diverse subjects as the local unusual celebrities and dreams of becoming a Lithuanian lottery winner.

Comics Center Helsinki presents comics originals from the workshop. The exhibition will be open all June. Artists featured include Egle Vitkute and Egle Shaltmira from Lithuania, Ingrida Picukane and Martins Zutis from Latvia and Maura Manninen from Finland.

The Vilnius workshop was a collaboration with Kitokia Grafika and was funded by Nordic Culture Point.

www.kitokiagrafika.lt
www.sarjakuvakeskus.fi

Contact for more information:
Maura Manninen, Nordicomics coordinator
maura.manninen@sarjakuvaseura.fi

Eglė Vitkutė

Written by admin on . Posted in Artists, Lithuanian artists

Eglė Vitkutė (Lithuania) is a BA student of illustration at Vilnius Academy of Arts. She is a newcomer to the contemporary Nordic comics scene but already actively participating in it through various international initiatives. She is a member of the Lithuanian comics collective Kitokia Grafika.

Ingrīda Pičukāne

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Ingrīda Pičukāne (b.1978, Latvia) studied at Art Academy of Latvia and received an MA in animation from Tallinn University. She worked as a graphic designer for a while but found it too boring, so now she creates and teaches animation. Her comics have been published in many anthologies and magazines, including Kuš! Comics and the Slovenian Stripburger.

www.ipicukane.id.lv

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