Octavia Roodt in Residency at The International City of Comics

Published 18 January 2021 in News

The International City of Comics and Images

Venue: 121 rue de Bordeaux, Angoulême, France

Date: January and February of 2021

The International City of Comics and Images is a public establishment for cultural cooperation (EPCC) of an industrial and commercial nature (EPIC), created, administered and financed by the Department of Charente, the State (Ministry of Culture and Communication), the City of Angoulême and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region.

Authors House - Authors in Residence

In order to provide concrete support to creators of images living in Angoulême or wishing to come there for residency, the authors' house was created in July 2002 at the initiative of the Syndicat Mixte du Pôle Image - Magelis. Since January 1, 2008, she has been part of one of the departments of the International City of Comics and Images. Since its opening, this international residency has welcomed comic book authors, illustrators, animation directors ... for periods ranging from three months to two years.

Since its opening in July 2002, the house of authors has welcomed more than 300 artists in residence while around fifty local authors benefit from its many services .