WOMCOM at Budapest, Hungary

Date: December 3rd to 10th, 2023
Venue: Various
Admission: Free

WOMCOM invites you to Budapest for a series of events in collaboration with significant festivals relating to comic art and feminist issues: From the dynamic HUNGAROCOMIX to the empowering AURÓRA FEMINISTA FESZTIVÁL and the compelling RS9 OFF FESZTIVÁL, WOMCOM promises a vibrant fusion of art, culture, and feminism.

Join us from December 3rd to 10th to explore the diverse narratives of women in comics, breaking barriers and redefining representation.


>> 2023.12.03 - 10:00 – 16:00 | WOMCOM x HUNGAROCOMIX
Participating Artists: Benczédi Anna Júlia (RO/HU), Ivana Geček (CRO), Anamarija Kvas (CRO), Szép Eszter (HU)
Venue: Lurdy Ház, Budapest, Könyves Kálmán Körút 12-14.
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Exhibition – a selection of Women Power in Comics (WOMCOM) exhibition’s Hungarian works
* 04/12 - 17.30: Your Body, Your Zine” – WOMCOM EXHIBITION OPENING
* 06/12 - 17.00 – 20.00: Your Body, Your Zine” – WOMCOM Workshop; led by Érsek Laura, Lamm Lenke and Tóbiás Tamara (students of MOME).
The workshop is free of charge but please register by sending an email to lenkelamm@gmail.com
Venue: Auróra (1084 Budapest, Auróra u. 11.)
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>> 2023.12.08 – 10 | WOMCOM x RS9 OFF FESZTIVÁL “Female destinies, female directors”
Exhibition – a selection of Women Power in Comics (WOMCOM) exhibition’s works (created in Serbia and Hungary)
* 8/12 - 17.30: Exhibition Opening
Venue: RS9 Színház, Budapest, Rumbach Sebestyén u. 9.
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Women Power in Comics (WOMCOM) is a collaborative initiative involving organisations in six Balkan countries: Students’ Cultural Center Novi Sad in Novi Sad, Serbia, as lead partner; Bakelit Multi Art Center in Budapest, Hungary; Kino Šiška in Ljubljana, Slovenia; PostScriptum in Athens, Greece; Autonomous Cultural Center Attack in Zagreb, Croatia, along with the Association for Comic Affirmation in Budva, Montenegro, as an associate partner. This two-year programme (2023-2024) aims to foster collaboration and engagement among comic artists with the goal of investigating and addressing gender issues in comics as well as empowering female comic artists through residencies, exhibitions, and conferences.

Women Power in Comics is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Commission.