Over the weekend of 9 - 11 October, The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be celebrating the amazing world of comic artists, creators and writers. Supported by the Czech Literary Centre, this year’s free virtual festival features great Czech artists such as Vojtěch Mašek, Toy_Box, Lucie Lomová, Jaromír 99 and Pavel Kořínek. Follow the festival’s website and social media for the latest updates.
LUCIE LOMOVÁ @ PASS THE PANEL
LICAF challenged 16 artists to create a 16-panel story with the loosest of storylines directed by Luke and Joe McGarry. The film will all be available to view online from 5pm on Sunday, 11 October. More info
JAROMÍR 99 & JAN NOVÁK: ZATOPEK / BOOK LAUNCH
Saturday 10 October 2020, 3 pm / Facebook event
A specially commissioned short film to launch Jaromír 99 and Jan Novák’s graphic novel about the life of one of the most famous Czech athletes, Emil Zátopek published by Selfmadehero. More info about the book
WE KILLED ALL GREY: THE ART OF TOY_BOX
Coming soon / Introducing the Art of Toy_Box (Video teaser)
Czech comic artist Toy_Box is one of Europe's most innovative and challenging comic artists. As part of LICAF Live 2020, don't miss "WE KILLED ALL GREY: the Art of Toy_Box" - a virtual retrospective exhibition, ranging across comics, paintings, installation and protest art.
COMFY, PUTZI, PUNTA – ON THE NECESSITY OF GLOBAL AND TRANSNATIONAL COMICS HISTORY
Focusing on the case of Dolly Dimples and Bobby Bounce by Grace Gebbie Drayton, Pavel Kořínek explores the journey some comics take across national borders and how meanings and significance can change with a new national context. The presentation will all be available to view online from 7pm on Friday 9 October 2020. More info