Posts Tagged ‘Nordicomics Islands’

Josefin Svenske

Written by Maura Manninen on . Posted in Artists, Swedish artists

Josefin Svenske (b. 1984) is a full-time comic artist and co-founder of Kolik Förlag, one of the most diverse quality comics publishers in Sweden. In her own works, Svenske is interested in the documentary aspects of comics and in making new discoveries even from repetitive events in everyday life. Her comics have been published in the Swedish comics anthologies and magazines Galago, Utopi and Tivoli and in the comics journal Bild & Bubbla. Svenske is also one of the main teachers at the internationally renowned Kvarnby Comics School in Malmö.

Mari Ahokoivu

Written by Maura Manninen on . Posted in Artists, Finnish artists

Mari Ahokoivu (FIN b. 1984) has studied comics at Liminka art school and at EESI, Angoulême and is currently attending Kvarnby Comics School in Malmö. Her publications include Sarjakuvantekijän opas (BTJ kustannus 2007) and Löydä minut tästä kaupungista (Asema 2009) and several zines.

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