Comicdom Con Athens 2011
The well-established comic festival Comicdom Con Athens features the exhibition “Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow”, international guests talking about their art, young and independent artists showcasing their creative talent, screenings and workshops, the renowned, well-stocked bazaar with new comic publications from the Greek publishing houses, the Comicdom Awards (the only Greek comic book awards) and more...
The only Greek festival exclusively devoted to comics, Comicdom Con Athens, is organized for sixth consecutive year at the Hellenic American Union. At the center of interest in this year’s event is the exhibition “Batman: Yesterday & Tomorrow”, which presents four different aspects of the historical and aesthetic evolution of one of the most popular comic heroes, Batman.
Special guests of the festival are the many times award-winner Chris Ware, David Prudhomme, creator among others of the awarded comic album Rebetiko- La mauvaise herbe (in cooperation with Institut Francais), Sonia Leong, designer and illustrator (in cooperation with British Council), Bruno Brindisi, designer of popular Italian comics (invited by Jemma Press) and the award-winner Shaenon K. Garrity screenwriter, comics artist, editor at Viz Media and webcomics artist.
Also, the documentary "Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods" is being premiered in Greece as part of the special screenings of the festival. The documentary is dedicated to Grant Morrison, one of the most famous and ambiguous personalities in comics art.
Finally, integral part of the festival are the workshops for kids, which will bring the public in contact with the enchanting world of the pictorial storytelling through special educational workshops.
For further information visit: Comicdom Con Athens
|Artist||Chris Ware, David Prudhomme, Sonia Leong, Bruno Brindisi, Shaenon K. Garrity|
|Organizer||Hellenic American Union, Comicdom Press|
|Venue||Hellenic American Union|
|Opening||Friday 17:00 - 21:30, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 - 21:30|
|Admission Fee||Admission is free|
Apr 8, 2011 - Apr 15, 2011
Batman: Yesterday & Tomorrow
The historical and aesthetic evolution of the popular superhero through original works by four artists...