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Actes Nord Éditions

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Actes Nord éditions is an independent publishing project founded by artists Nicolas Belayew and Corinne Clarysse. They produce books in risography. Their fields of interest revolve around drawing, collage and collecting. They publish other artists as well as their own projects. Their books are printed in small quantities and are mostly hand-bound. Actes Nord was born to create surprising, poetic and spontaneous books. They sometimes welcome artists in residence in their space to experiment together with the formats of the book to be published. They are also founders of Papier Carbone Festival, and the cultural collective Carolo.

Actes Nord Éditions

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Actes Nord Éditions

Ana Seixas

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Graduated in Design at the University of Aveiro, she did a postgraduate course in Editorial Design at Bau, Barcelona and took the Specialization Course in Illustration for Children and Youth Publications at Eina in the same city. She has been working as a freelancer since 2008, and dedicates her time to illustration work, such as collaborating with magazines, illustrating books, drawing for advertising campaigns, packaging, and other projects. She has her own illustration and ceramics atelier shared with Tina Siuda.

Ana Seixas

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Ana Seixas

André da Loba

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André da Loba is an insubordinate artist and poet, not at all obedient. A walker. He was born in Portugal. He is an illustrator, animator, sculptor, mathematician, educator, accountant and chimney sweeper. His work has been recognised, awarded and acclaimed in places as important for the world of books and illustration as the Society of Illustrators of New York, The Communication Arts, Ilustrarte and the Bologna Children's Book Fair (Italy).

André da Loba

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André da Loba

Anne Brugni & McCloud Zicmuse

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The illustrator Anne Brugni, author of books and sculptor, together with the musician, ceramist and performer McCloud Zicmuse have worked for years under the name of the collective Herberg Rustiek, a space where they organised exhibitions and activities around illustration and art. Now they focus on their personal artistic and literary projects, many of them worked on by four hands, from the books published with L'Articho or Les Grandes Personnes to the theatrical shows they perform, in which Anne provides the image and McCloud the sound.

Anne Brugni & McCloud Zicmuse

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Anne Brugni + McCloud Zicmuse - Irudika

Beja BD Festival

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Paulo Monteiro is a comic and poetry author, writer and illustrator. One of his best known and most translated comics is "The Infinite Love I have for you". Since 2005, he has directed the Bedeteca de Beja and the Beja International Comics Festival, where some of today's most exciting comics authors, such as Craig Thompson, David B. o Mattotti, Jean-Claude Mézières or Hermann, have passed through... The Festival also offers visitors a very diversified Parallel Programme: workshops, presentations, conferences, book signings, illustrated concerts...

Beja BD Festival

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Paulo Monteiro

Birds of a Feather Agency

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Birds of a Feather is a Portuguese literary agency that mainly deals with the sale of rights for high quality graphic novels and picture books for children, but also fiction and non-fiction books for young adults and adults. Patricia Guerreiro Nunes and Ines Felisberto founded their agency after years of working as rights agents for picture book publishers. 

Birds of a Feather Agency

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Patricia Guerreiro Nunes + Inês Felisberto

Brecht Evens

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Belgian cartoonist Brecht Evens was born in 1986 and studied illustration at Sint-Lucas Gent, Belgium. Important mentors were his illustration teacher Goele Dewanckel and the cartoonist, comedy coach and zen master Randall Casaer. His comic book "A Wrong Place" (2009), started as a graduation project and was one of his most important works. Other important award-winning books include "The Enthusiasts" (2011), "Panther" (2016) and his latest comic "The City of Belgium" (2018) which will be published this year by Astiberri under the name "Jolgorio". Brecht is part of this new batch of Flemish illustrators such as Brecht Vandenbroucke, Olivier Schrawen among others, responsible for the renewal of the graphic image of Belgian illustration and comics.

Brecht Evens

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Brecht Evens - Irudika

Carolina Celas

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Carolina Celas is an illustrator based in Lisbon. Originally from Portugal, she graduated in Design at the University of Aveiro followed by a postgraduate degree in Illustration at Eina Barcelona. She started her career working in advertising, working for the publishing house Media Vaca and developed her freelance work for different media. She completed an MA in Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art / London with Private Landscapes Project in 2015.

Carolina Celas

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Carolina Celas