Works by students of several BHSAD programmes were included in a short-list of a popular comic books festival Boomfest that took place in Saint Petersburg. Natalya Savinova and Elena Kozlova from BA (Hons) Illustration programme became the winners.
Boomfest is a festival of graphic storytelling that was launched in Saint Petersburg in 2007 as a private initiative. Over the years, it has grown to become a remarkable international event in the world of designer comics. The festival is held annually in September and takes place at the city’s most prominent venues. Comic books and illustrations exhibitions, performances and film shows, contests and workshops for young authors, meetings with artists and specialists, and, of course, a book fair are held as part of the festival.
Natalya Savinova and Elena Kozlova from BA (Hons) Illustration programme won at Best Graphics nomination in adult and ‘illustrators aged 15-20’ categories respectively.
The short-list of the festival also featured:
Maksim Zatsepin, graduate of Graphic Design. Basic course and a student of Illustration programme.
Tatyana Vinogradova, student of Illustration programme.
Students of BA (Hons) Graphic Design programme:
Anastasiya Semykina, Nelli Borisova, Anastasiya Zhenunk, Darya Merkulova, Liliya Gilfanutdinova, Lika Zakirova, Anna Bespalova, Sofya Novichkova, Amina Khunkaeva, Elena Kozlova.
We congratulate all winners and participants!