Between 6 and 10 October, Ljubljana will host the Tinta International Comics Festival, which once again brings a diverse selection of top exhibitions and events in the company of high-profile local and foreign guests and invites you to expand your comics horizons. The focus of this year’s edition is on the renowned, award-winning masters of comic expression, Frenchman Emmanuel Guibert and American Peter Kuper. The DobraVaga Gallery will feature the Berlin-based Riso publishing house Colorama, while Zlati Osli (Golden Donkeys), a colourful group of Slovenian comics artists, will fly the hometown flag.
The comics exhibitions will be accompanied by discussions, workshops, masterclasses, a children’s program and the Saturday comics fair at Kino Šiška, boasting a wide array of issues by local comics publishers, comics stores and second-hand vendors.
For the third year in a row, the festival will include the Stripolis Zlatirepec awards, given to the best original and translated comics of the year.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT:
► GOLDEN DONKEYS – humorous group comics antics by Slovenian illustrators
Exhibition opening: Wednesday, 6 October 2021, at 6 PM / Kresija Gallery
► COLORAMA – experimental and thrilling visual stories by the artistic publishing house from Berlin
Exhibition opening: Wednesday, 6 October 2021, at 8 PM / DobraVaga Gallery
► PETER KUPER – the skilful American comics artist and master of classic literature comics transformations
Exhibition opening: Thursday, 7 October 2021, at 8 PM / Vodnik Homestead Gallery
► EMMANUEL GUIBERT – one of the most acclaimed French comics scriptwriters and and illustrators
Exhibition opening: Friday, 8 October 2021, at 7 PM / Equrna Gallery
► COMICS FAIR – day fair with comics authors, publishers and fans, Zlatirepec 2021 awards ceremony and drawn concert
Saturday, 9 October 2021, from 10 AM to 9 PM / Kino Šiška
More about the program: www.tinta.si.
Free entry (apart from Zlatirepec 2021 and drawn concert – 2 €).
Organization: Kino Šiška, Zavod Stripolis, Stripburger/Forum Ljubljana.
Partners: Kresija Gallery, Equrna Gallery, Divja misel/Vodnik Homestead Šiška, Slovenian Cinematheque, LUD Literatura, K18 Gallery/Pekarna Magdalenske mreže, Zorica
Supporters: City of Ljubljana, Ministry of Culture, Slovenian Book Agency, French Institute in Slovenia, U.S. Embassy in Slovenia
Media partners: Radio Študent, TAM-TAM, DPG, Mladina
When entering the venue during public cultural events, applicable public health regulations must be observed, including presenting required proof of recovery, vaccination or negative test result. As proof of compliance with the requirement, an EU digital COVID Certificate in digital or paper form, equipped with a QR code (text messages are not valid), may be submitted, or another certificate or proof in accordance with regulations, which the competent person shall verify by inspecting the submitted certificate or proof.