Dates: 28 January – 3 February 2019, Latvia, Talsu novadsParticipants: 20 youth workers and artists from Latvia, Estonia and Portugal
Organizer: Grafiskie Stāsti (Latvia) www.komikss.lv Project partners: Rota Jovem (Portugal) and NGO Mondo (Estonia).
APPLY if you are: → YOUTH WORKER / EDUCATOR that is actively involved in youth work and collaborates with one of the partner organizations AND/OR → comic ARTIST, illustrator, student of arts or self-taught person interested or experienced in visual narratives, comics and turning ideas into visual stories;→ 18+ years old resident of Latvia, Estonia or Portugal;→ English speaker (the working language of the project is English);→ ready to fully participate in the seminar in Latvia from 28 January to 3 February 2019;→ ready to work in teams of 2-3 people to develop a visual educational material (content and drawings – with the most successful and finished we will do contracts);→ ready to organize a local activity – a book opening and an exhibition in your local community.
Please apply before 11 January 2019 (included)! We will contact you about final selection via e-mail by 15 January 2019.
ComEdu: Comics for Education is a strategic partnership project in the field of youth (innovative practices) that aims to improve and expand international youth work by bringing comic artists and youth workers together and developing comics as a learning and communication tool in non-formal education.
The project is supported by Erasmus+: Youth in Action program, thus accommodation, food, training materials and travel expenses will be covered in return of your time and energy investment drawing educational comics. [Please, do not buy any tickets before the final confirmation from the organizers! We will inform you if you have been selected!]