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Monday 6 – Sunday 12 July, 2020

This week we’re thinking about protest in comics and narrative illustration – at a time when speaking out feels so important: Monday 6 July  For the first of our weekly playlists we’re looking back to ELCAF 2018 where we were joined by Chris Airplay! Get together, get inspired and tune in to his Sonic Doodles […]

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Tuesday 30 June – Sunday 5 July 2020

This week we’re thinking about careers and education in comics and narrative illustration: Tuesday 30 June  We’ve partnered with House of Illustration and commissioned illustrator Peony Gent to create two secondary school packs – an ‘Introduction to Comics’ and ‘Comics in the Curriculum’. These free and incredibly designed resources are free to share far and […]

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Free online events for ELCAF 2020!

Welcome to our free programme of online events for ELCAF 2020! Check back here for weekly updates about our online events throughout July. Inspired by a ‘need for change’, we will be delivering a selection of tunes to keep you inspired on Mondays; free downloadable workshops on Tuesdays; ELCAF live chats and conversations on Fridays […]

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A statement from ELCAF

Our little team at ELCAF has been working hard over the last few weeks to try and find solutions to replace the physical festival that we will miss so much this year. This has not been an easy task, and we’ve been grateful to receive a lot of constructive feedback from our artists, exhibitors and […]

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ELCAF 2020 / COVID-19 update

Hello from our small team here at ELCAF! We would like to update you on our plans regarding the current worldwide situation, and thank all of you for your patience, as we know many of you are waiting for additional information. As much as we hope to continue as normal, we are currently working out […]

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Cristina Daura is our ELCAF 2020 Artist in Residence

We’re delighted to announce the incredible illustrator and comic artist Cristina Daura as our ELCAF artist in residence for 2020. Cristina’s signature style is bright and bold, using elementary colours to marry together the playful with an altogether darker humour. Having originally attended the festival in 2015, it’s been amazing to see her work develop […]

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