The Japan Media Arts Festival is organizing exhibitions, workshops and symposia for COMIKS, a project being pursued in collaboration with the Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) and Lucca Comics & Games.
COMIKS (“Catching Opportunities in entertainMent, Improving the Knowledge of the Sector”) is an international study and training project involving the Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF), Lucca Comics & Games, and the Japan Media Arts Festival. SICAF is the biggest event of this feeld in South Korea, while Lucca Comics & Games is the oldest comics festival in Europe.
COMIKS conducts exhibitions in South Korea, Italy and Japan showcasing the festivals, lectures by artists, as well as collaborative workshops. The project aims to foster understanding of different cultures and techniques, build international networks, and make new discoveries of the kind not available at home. The journey ends in Italy with an exhibition featuring the results of the project.
COMIKS-International study and training project