Category Archives: Workshops

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..

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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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

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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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.

Comic-Workshops in St. Petersburg

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Lucky me, I have been invited to run Comics workshops at the International LGBT Filmfestival Side-By-Side in St. Petersburg on November 26th and 29th. I had a wonderful time! For an impression HERE are some photos… General Informationen about the festival you find HERE, the guestes of the festival HERE and the schedule is HERE. The Posssibility of Donations and Support for Side-By-Side you find HERE.

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Comic-Workshops in Grosny

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2011 RESPECT International Comics invited me to Russia, it was my first time. In fall 2014 we cooperated again: First Comics Workshops concerning Human Rights at the Universtity of Grozny (Chechnia) and NGO Sintem, secondly in St. Petersburg on the issue of migration.
Photo: Respect/ Anna Voronkova

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New classes in Berlin

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1. ADULT EVENING CENTER VICTOR-GOLLANCZ: From November 3rd – December 15th 2014 and January 26th – March 23rd 2015 I´ll run the class “Comic-Praxis für Erwachsene” (Comic Practise for adults) at adult evening center Victor Gollancz in Berlin-Zehlendorf, German language. Monday 6.15 pm – 9.30 pm. Information and registration: phone (030) 902995020; service(at)vhssz.de, www.vhs-steglitz-zehlendorf.de
2. RENATE COMIC LIBRARY : Comic Tuesday for grown-ups in Berlin-Mitte, german language; 12 evenings fortnightly, start 04. 11. 2014. The class can be combined with Comic- and Graphic Novel writing class by Ulla Loge to a special price. Application and Info: post(at)steinercomix.de www.steinercomix.de http://renatecomics.blogspot.de/

Comic Salon Erlangen 2014

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Internationaler Comic Salon Erlangen 2014 June 19th- 22nd 2014. The exhibition “Comic Goes School” shows the results of our Comic-Workshop at Erlangen school day care club Liegnitzer Strasse and other Workshops. Place: Frankenhof, Südliche Stadtmauerstr. 35. Read more here. And on Thursday June 19th I´ll run a Sketching Workshop with Comicademy School of Comic Arts at NH Hotel from 3 to 5 pm. Read more here

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Current Workshops and classes

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Making Comics for adults at Renate Comic Library: Start 14.1.2014, weekly tuesday evenings. Peter Auge Lorenz and me are rotating as lecturer. Winter holiday Comic-Workshop for children and teenagers at TalentCampus in Berlin-Zehlendorf, february 3. – 7. 2014. Hosts: Victor-Gollancz Community College Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Leo Borchard-Music school, Phoenix multigenerational house. Photo: Chaska Stern

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Comic-Workshops im Kunsthaus Dresden

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On December 1st the Kunsthaus Dresden opened the exhibition “Vot ken you mach?” about Jewish Identities in Europe Today. Instantly the following week I had the possibility to run Comics Workshops, cooperating with a wonderful team, with eighth and ninth grade classes of several Dresden secondary schools. We involved ourselves with the art works of the exhibition and with our own ideas. It was an intensive and inspiring week! The exhibition “Vot ken you mach?” will be open until May 4th 2014 and offers a wide social program. Photo: Daniela Hoferer

 

The Feminist Pencil – 2 in Moscow

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The exhibtion The Feminist Pencil – 2″, curated by artist Victoria Lomasko and art historian Nadia Plungian, took place in Moscow from October 23rd until November 6th 2013. An unforgettable experience for me as participant! Social Graphics and Feminist Art were shown, including my comic about Rabbi Regina Jonas in Russian language. To the wide social program I added a Comic Lecture with practical Workshop: “Female Comic Biographies and autobiographical Fragments”. Back in Berlin I wrote two articles about my impressions, released at Der Tagesspiegel: “Kunst im Gegenwind”  and WordWithoutBorders: “Feminist Pencils (and Pens)”. And I recommend an informative article on “The Feminist Pencil-1”, which took place 2012. You can download a brochure here, the article is on page 30ff. Photos: Olya Akhmetyeva Выставка “Феминистский Карандаш – 2 “, кураторы художница Виктория Ломаско и искусствовед Надя Плунгян, прошла в Москве с 23 октября по 6 ноября 2013 Незабываемые впечатления для меня, как участника! Социальная Графика и Феминистское Искусство были показаны, в том числе мой комикс про раввина Regina Jonas на русском языке. К широкой социальной программе я добавила Comic Лекция с практическим семинаром:. “Женский Comic Биографии и автобиографические Фрагменты”. Вернувшись в Берлин, я написала две статьи о моих впечатлениях, выпущенные в Der Tagesspiegel: “Kunst им Gegenwind “и WordWithoutBorders”: Феминистские Карандаши (и Ручки) “. И я рекомендую информативную статью на тему «Феминистский Карандаш-1 “, который состоялся в 2012. Вы можете скачать брошюру здесь here, статья на стр. 30ff  Фото: Оля Ахметьева

The Feminist Pencil – 2

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In October 2013 I will take part in the The Feminist Pencil – 2 exhibition of women’s social graphics in Moscow. It will open on October, 23, at 7 p. m., at the ArtPlay design center. The show is part of the MediaImpact festival, a side project of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. The show has two curators: artist Victoria Lomasko and art historian Nadia Plungian. The Feminist Pencil – 2 includes 35 participants from all over Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine, Belarus and Sweden. They focus on a large variety of subjects related to women’s rights and general feminist issues. The show will exhibit urban stencils, posters, comics, graphic stories, authors’ books and stickers. It is the largest platform for feminists who draw and will house workshops on comics- and stencil-making, talks and discussions on artistic and advocacy topics. Admission is free! See the schedule of events at the MediaImpact festival website:  http://mediaudar.net/. The show will be open till November, 6. The Feminist Pencil – 2 is taking place in ArtPlay’s only purple building! Address: building 7, Small Hall, 1st floor.

Comic-Workshop “Träume” in Rendsburg

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On 28./ 29. September I run a Comics Workshop for teenagers and young adults at the Jüdisches Museum Rendsburg (Jewish Museum Rendsburg; Workshop in german language).

First Dr. Christian Walda, head of the museum, will inform us of dreams as important element of the jewish religion. We will draw comics on the dramatic events and strong visions contained in the Tora. And if desired, we will have a look at our own dreams, too. The Workshop takes part in cooperation with the Schleswig-Holsteinischer Heimatbund SHHB (Schleswig Holstein homeland union) and connected with the Interkulturelle Woche (intercultural week) in Rendsburg. Information and Application: im Jüdisches Museum Rendsburg, Prinzessinstraße 7–8 in 24768 Rendsburg, Phone: +49(0)4331 – 25262 and E-Mail: info@jmrd.de.
The Homepage of the Museum you find here.

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