Illustration by Kristel Maamägi
Until the 30th of November you can apply for a one-month comics residency in 2014 in Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, Malmö, Kiel or Leipzig.
CUNE Comics-in-Residence (CUNE CiR) gives comic artists and other professionals a chance to explore the culture, the people and the local comics scene of their neighbouring European countries. Through individual projects and collaboration with local comics actives, the artists can form new professional and personal ties and exchange essential know-how.
CUNE CiR is primarily aimed at comic artists from the following 11 countries: Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands and Russia. Artists from other European countries may apply as well.
The residency benefits include:
• accommodation at a local residence for 1 artist
• a daily project allowance for 1 artist
• return travel expenses for 1 artist
• the best opportunity to discover a new city and it's comics scene!
So head over to the CUNE website, find out all about the different residencies and fill out your application!