december, 2021

07dec13:0018:00Applied Comics Seminar 2021Reaching wider with Graphic Storytelling13:00 - 18:00 Arsenalet

Applied Comics Seminar 2021

Event Details

We are excited to invite you to take part in the Applied Comics Seminar. The seminar will feature a number of interesting guests that will present cases on how Applied Comics can be used as an effective, engaging, and exciting way to communicate.

The guest speakers will share their experience and knowledge on how to make the graphic storytelling skillset relevant in a broader field. Comics have the power to convey values, facts, brands, and messages in new and interesting ways.

You can participate in the seminar either physically or online. Sign up via the link below

The Applied Comics Seminar/webinar is hosted by:

  • The Animation Workshop, VIA University College
  • Vision Denmark

The seminar is supported by The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science.

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • 25/11/2021
    • 13:00 Welcome13:00 - 13:15by Peter Dyring-Olsen, Head of Studies, Graphic Storytelling, The Animation Workshop

    • 13:15 Applied Comics13:15 - 13:45by keynote Speaker, Thomas Thorhauge, Illustrator, Graphic Facilitator and Speaker

    • 13:45 CASE 1: Scientific Comics13:45 - 14:15by Chris Kjeldsen, Foulum (Aarhus University) - TBC

    • 14:15 Break14:15 - 14:30

    • 14:30 Case 2: Dancing with Parkinson’s: an applied comic about living with Parkinson’s Disease14:30 - 15:00by Clara Jetsmark, Illustrator, Writer and Comic artist.

    • 15:30 Case 3: Graphic Facilitation15:30 - 16:00by Thomas Thorhauge Illustrator, Graphic Facilitator and Speaker.

    • 16:00 Speed dating for creators and companies16:00 - 18:00Get the chance to meet and network with other participants in the webinar and discuss their work fields and experience. Please remember to sign up for this part as well.

Time

(Tuesday) 13:00 - 18:00

ArsenaletKasernevej 8, 8800 ViborgArsenalet is a cluster of smaller creative businesses working with animation, games and new media. Photo: Andreas Bang Kirkegaard

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Speakers for this event

  • Chris Kjeldsen

    Chris Kjeldsen

    Seniorforsker på Institut for Agroøkologi under Aarhus Universitet

    Seniorforsker på Institut for Agroøkologi under Aarhus Universitet

  • Clara Jetsmark

    Clara Jetsmark

    Comic creator, teacher and illustrator based in Denmark

    I’m Clara Lucie Jetsmark, a comic creator, teacher and illustrator based in Denmark.

    Fond of open sky, music, dancing and the magic of storytelling.

    My work ranges between personal poetic art comics, absurd comedies and magic-realistic tales - like My Dead Mother, published by Uncivilized Books, to more commercial commission and illustration work.

    I am currently working as a freelance illustrator and 2d animator and open for freelance work.

    Comic creator, teacher and illustrator based in Denmark

  • Thomas Thorhauge

    Thomas Thorhauge

    Cartoonist at Politiken, graphic facilitator for Bigger Picture and former founder and chairman of Danish Comics Council

    Has worked more than ten years as cartoonist at Politiken and as graphic facilitator for Bigger Picture. Former founder and chairman of Danish Comics Council, still very engaged in developing visual culture in Denmark. His regular ‘Mood’ in Politiken won ‘Editorial Cartoon of the Year’ earlier this year.

    Cartoonist at Politiken, graphic facilitator for Bigger Picture and former founder and chairman of Danish Comics Council

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