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2-sep.-2016 - 4-sep.-2016

Czech participation at the comics festival Fête de la BD

For the second year, the Czech Centre will participate in the comics festival in Brussels called Fete de la BD. On the first weekend in September, you will be able to find books published by Meander and Lipnik, who publish original books for not only children and cooperate with young artists. Also a new small publishing house Edition Lidu will be introduced. They publish books in several languages and will show its new concept of a pocket comics Scrollino. During the weekend, there will be a workshop and presentation of works by comic book author Josefína Petra Stibitzová and workshop and presentations of the publishing house Edition Lidu.

The Czech Centre Brussels brings you the fresh exciting comic books and authors!


EDITION LIDU is an international publishing house based in the Heart of Europe with editors offices in Prague. The important goal of EDITION LIDU is to support and present art creation and book culture, and preserve it for new generations. We encourage established and young artists, writers, illustrators, graphic designers to create unique, beautiful, intelligent books which open minds and represent the cultural nourishment.

The founders of EDITION LIDU, Ludmila a Sylvain Favardin, both artists and creators of the new concept of paper scrolling books Scrollino, are invited to this year’s edition of Fête de la BD.

 Scrollino.......is the new original book form and editorial concept of paper scrolling books. Created by artists and edition lidu´s founders Ludmila and Sylvain Favardin in 2016, Scrollino follows edition lidu´s previous experimental project Pocket Comic Books (2014), using thermal printing of POS printers to publish beautiful illustrated books. Scrollino takes this concept step further and gives even more playful experience to readers, designers, artists and all book lovers.

More info about EDITION LIDU

Workshop: Petra Josefína Stibitzová - From illustration to comic book

The publishing house Meander will bring one of its authors to this year’s edition. „In my presentation I will talk about different periods of my work and I will show on selected artworks my journey from illustration towards comic books. The audience will have the chance to compare the various techniques that I use, “says the Czech illustrator Petra Josefína Stibitzová (*1988) whom you will have the chance to meet!

Meander, that is….Unique art books for children, children's books for adults and comics for all, by Czech and foreign authors, both emerging and legendary, from Havel through Magor, Brabenec and Wernisch to Petr Nikl or Radek Malý.

This year, alongside with the workshop by Petra Josefína Stibitzová, a young comic book author/illustrator from Prague, Štěpánka Jislová, will also represent the publishing house. She is currently studying for her master’s degree at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art, University of West Bohemia and drawing the comics that describes the events just before the the Second World War and the political decisions that led to the Munich Agreement.

More info: FB Štěpánka Jislová

Official website of Meander publishing house

More information about the festival: https://visit.brussels/fr/sites/comicsfestival

When: 2 .- 4. 9. 2016

Where: https://visit.brussels/site/en/sites/comicsfestival/m_article/places-and-schedule

(Photo: Edition lidu; Meander; Štěpánka Jislová)










Van: 2-sep.-2016
T/m: 4-sep.-2016

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