Akin Comic Day is a one-day celebration of comic books, comic making and comic artists! Drop in anytime and stay for a few minutes or the whole day. There will be many exciting ways for everyone to explore and enjoy comic books and comic making whether you are a life-long comic fan or completely new to the medium.
Featuring comics, art, experiences and more by Akin artists:
Althea Balmes - www.altheabalmes.com
Kate Drwecka - www.katedee.com
Christopher Green - www.mumblethief.tumblr.com
Carmina Miana - www.carminamiana.com
Loretta Miauw - www.instagram.com/loretta.miauw
Jen Pilles - www.jenpilles.com
Sarvenaz Rayati - www.sarvenaz-rayati.com
Yamandu Sztainbok - www.instagram.com/y.smerdis
- Comic Corner: A fun selection of hands-on activities to enjoy all day! All materials provided. Collaborate on group comic projects and individual explorations of comic art and visual storytelling. Suitable for all ages and experience levels.
- Comic Reading Zone: Relax and enjoy browsing a curated selection of some of the most interesting and renowned comics out there.
- Comic Art Exhibition: Comic art by Akin Collective studio artists on display.
- Artist Events: Live drawing, comic readings, book signings and more. Akin Collective comic artists will be on-site during the event. More details to me announced soon - stay tuned!
- Comic Book Sale: Browse the sale table for some comic book treasures to take home with you!
- Official launch of the Akin Comic and Zine Library: a new permanent collection at Akin St Clair.
Official launch of the Akin Comics Club: The Akin Comics Club is a new meet-up group for Toronto artists interested in comic-making and visual storytelling to stay connected and collaborate together on events, workshops and activities in Toronto.
Akin Comic Day and the Akin Comic Club are brand-new initiatives brought to you by Akin Projects.