Finnish Institute

Tom of Finland Centenary exhibition announced as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 is to celebrate the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen), the world’s best loved queer artist, comics creator and gay icon with a special exhibition in… Read More ›

Tove Jansson-inspired “Archipelagogo” exhibition first salvo in countdown to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Archipelagogo is an amazing-looking exhibition by Felt Mistress and Jonathan Edwards with an Andy Votel soundtrack. There’s a preview evening this Saturday (30th September) at the Wildman Gallery in Kendal in the run up to this year’s Lakes International Comic… Read More ›

The Finns are In: Finnish Comics, and the Moomins, celebrated at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Continuing to promote the very best of comics from around the world, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to confirm the return of top Finnish creators Johanna Rojola and Petteri Tikkanen to this year’s event in October in Kendal. In fact, the Festival is… Read More ›

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