Category Archives: Comics

Comics Workshops in Cottbus

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A nice Blogpost on our Comics Workshop “Coming Out” at Cottbus Pride on march 24th: https://www.csd-cottbus.info.

The dates for our next Workshops are already set:
24.06.2018 | 13:00-17:00 Uhr
24.08.2018 | 16:00-20:00 Uhr
14.12.2018 | 16:00-20:00 Uhr
Limited number of places – participation only with registration: https://www.csd-cottbus.info
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Comics Workshop in Berlin-Kreuzberg

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On April 14th the Comics workshop will start again, run by Dirk Schwieger and me. Join us!
Info and Application for Comics Workshop I: https://www.vhsit.berlin.de
Info and Application for Comics Workshop II: https://www.vhsit.berlin.de
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Comics Workshop “Exploration of Identities” at Sonntags-Club

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Comics Workshop “Exploration of Identities” at Sonntags-Club Berlin on march 4, 1-5 pm
In this 4-hour-workshop you can get familiar with some basic tools of comics creation, for example drawing of figures, faces and mimics, as well as the usage of lettering and text. After getting to know these tools, we will develop and draw individual short stories on the issue of “Exploration of Identities”. Here I will support you individually. In the end we will look at and savour the sequences we created. previous knowledge is not necessary. Participation only after application at info@sonntags-club.de. Contribution towards expenses 8 €. Click here to visit Sonntags-Club e.V..

Poster on the Alpha Seal

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In cooperation with the Grund-Bildungs-Zentrum Berlin(Basic Education Center Berlin) I developed this poster on the Alpha Seal. The Alpha Seal marks Institutions which offer easy access for people with reading or writing difficulties. More Information: Grund-Bildungs-Zentrum Berlin Download of the poster: poster Alpha-Seal

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Project Picture Politics

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On November 6th I was invited to the Fana library in Bergen, Norway, to take part in the Exhibition and talk about Picture Politics. Picture Politics is a project of the Goethe Institute, where artists take a stand against popoulism and right-wing developments. I´m happy to be a part of it! More Info here: https://www.goethe.de

Comics Workshop at Cottbus Pride

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We had a Comics Workshop at Cottbus Pride week 2017 again – with nice results! https://www.csd-cottbus.info

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Cottbus Pride Products

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Cottbus Pride 2017 – I´m happy about my drawings on lasting products! Cottbus Pride cup, banners, printed program and Elfi in live size on stage. www.csd-cottbus.info.

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Evening Class at Comic Library

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On May 30th my new Comic evening class at Renate Comic library Berlin will start (german language). Join uns! www.renatecomics.de More info here: post@steinercomix.de

Workshop on Kirchentag

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I will offer a Comics Workshop at the German Protestant church gathering (Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag). Titel: “Face to Face”, Place: Parish hall of the Auenkirche, Wilhelmsaue 119, Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Time: May 25th from 1 – 3 pm.
Info and download of the program here: https://www.kirchentag.de.

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Stribefeber Comics Festival Kristiansand

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In November 2016 I was a guest at Stribefeber Comicfestival in Kristiansand, Norway! In the Goethe-Institutes workshop with artists from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Great Britain and germany we sketched first ideas for the comics-project “Picture Politics”. The website is already online! You can find it HERE. After my lecture “Human rights, history, and my comics” we had a lively discussion, and I am happy about two great articles in the Norwegian comics magazine “Serinett”: “En familie som formet Tyskland” and “Dypdykk i jødisk historie” by Trond Sätre.

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Comics Collective in Finland

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In July 2016 I spent two inspiring weeks with the international Feminist Comix Collective at the Saari Residency in Finland. We processed the results of the first ever global comics survey into comics. This collaboration was awesome, and some comics on censorship even made it to PEN America . Thank you Anne Elisabeth Moore, Johanna Rojola and the whole feminist comix collective! Photos: Sheika Lugtu and Laura Kenins. Comic by Sheika Lugtu, Fran Syass and me.

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Comic Weekend 25./ 26.7.2015

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On July 25th and 26th I will run a comics workshop in the framework of the summer program of union college Victor Gollancz in Berlin Stegltz-Zehlendorf. Motto: “Witwe Bolte 2015”, relating to the 150th anniversary of the publication of “Max und Moritz” by Wilhelm Busch. Registration and Information HERE (german language). Bildschirmfoto 2015-06-05 um 08.18.40WBolte

Talk in Helsinki

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On Friday June 26 th at 4 pm I´ll visit Femicomix Finland at the Comics Center
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Helsinki: “Meet Elke Renate Steiner (DE)!”. Come and listen to our talk!
More Info HERE.
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Workshops in Perm, Moscow and Murmansk

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In April I had the big joy to again run a series of Comics Workshops for the International LGBT-Filmfestival Side-By-Side, this time in Perm, Moscow and Murmansk. I had a marvelous time! At bookshop Dodo Moscow we presented the Comics Anthologie “How much queer work! LGBT Comics from around the world”. Photographer Katya Razumnaya accompanied the following workshop. You can see her photos HERE at the Facebook-Site of the International LGBT-Filmfestival Side-By-Side. The Homepage of the festival you find here. On the workshop in Perm you find a report in russian language HERE.

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Home game at Renate Comic Library

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Karl-RenateOn Montag, May 4th 2015 I´ll have a home game at Renate Comic Library: At 8 pm I give some insight into the research and work on my new book “Karl Mendelssohn Bartholdy. It describes the difficult path of life of the historian. Then we´ll have a drink and the possibility to easy talk.

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With Reprodukt at the Comicinvasion

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Saturday, April 18th at 7 pm we celebrate my new book “Die anderen Mendelssohns – Karl Mendelssohn Bartholdy”at the Comicinvasion 2015 at the Reprodukt booth ! Come visit us! URBAN SPREE, REVALER STRAßE 99, 10245 BERLIN, GERMANY

New class in Berlin

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On May 19th a new class “Drawing Comics on Tuesday – for grownups” will start at the Renate Comic Library in Berlin-Mitte. Registration and Information: post(at)steinercomix.de
Check out the Renate Comic Library here: www.renatecomics.de

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Photo: Renate is sleeping restlessly. With kind approval of the artists.

In Leipzig mit Reprodukt

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Presentation of “Die anderen Mendelssohns – Karl Mendelssohn Bartholdy” at leipzig book fair and at Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig, where Maja Malysch supported my lecture on her Cello. On Facebook you find some beautiful photos of this event. The ultimate book fair report you finde here, written by Klara Groß: www.reprodukt.com. Thank you, Klara!

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My new book is here

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My new comic book “Die anderen Mendelssohns – Karl Mendelssohn Bartholdy” will be released at Leipzig Bookfair by Reprodukt.
Booklaunch on march 12 at 7.30 pm at the historical location Mendelssohn-Haus Goldschmidtstraße 12, 04103 Leipzig. Cello: Maja Malysch, host: Reprodukt. Free entry!
bookfair appointment: March12. 2015 at 12 o clock at the Reprodukt booth, hall 5, booth D110

Klara Groß, responsible for the fabrication of books at Reprodukt, was midwife for my book and still lovingly cares for it. For example in this blogpost on the arrival of “Karl Mendelssohn Bartholdy” at the publishing house: www.reprodukt.com

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Comic Release in St. Petersburg

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Hot of the press at the 7th International LGBT Filmfestival Side-By-Side in St. Petersburg: “How much queer work!”, an Anthology oft LGBT Comics from around the world. The very first of its kind in Russia! I contributed among wonderful colleagues like Victoria Lomasko, Anna Basbacker, Roberta Gregory, Howard Cruse, Helena Janecic and many others. Limited Edition! Available in Russian and English language at the online shop of Side-By-Side International LGBT Filmfestival: http://bok-o-bok.ru.
Hence also at Renate Comic Library and Comicshop Modern Graphics in Berlin!

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