Oulu Comics Festival 1.-3.12.2017

At year 2017, Oulu Comics Festival is even more diverse. Festival main venues will be located at Oulu Museum of Arts, Oulu City Library and Sarjasto. Also several other events are arranged inter alia at Oulu Comics Center.

Oulu Museum of Arts: Comics Effects -exhibition ensemble 2.12.2017-8.1.2018

Oulu Museum of Arts will fulfill for comic-, illustration,- and conceptarts. Oulu Comics Center will produce an exhibition ensemble for Oulu Museum of Arts. This exhibition ensemble will disclose new openings. Comics and illustration arts are daily present on every Finlanders life. Comics strips on newspapers,  satirical cartoons commenting society and illustrated commercials makes us smile and sometimes irritated, but most of all they provoke guestions. Comics has act as an great impact on many artists careers. Starting on drawings at school notebooks sides, which later have took shape on published comic books. Comics Effects -exhibition ensemble brings up an comics effectivitys and its impacts on artists, and above all it strongly shows comics as one art form.  Expose exhibitions:

  • Comics exhibition of JP Ahonen
  • Death did us part -Comics exhibition of  Harri Filppa
  • Comics exhibition of Kaisa Leka
  • Max Andersson‘s Comics exhibition
  • One comic page for every year in the history of independent Finland by 101 comic artists
  • Oulu Comic Centers Residence-artists exhibition 2.12.-10.12.2017
  • Oulu Artist Associations exhibition 12.12.2017-8.1.2018

Oulu Comic Center produces the Comics Effects exhibitions in association with Museum and Science Center Luuppi, Sarjakuvantekijät ry, Finnish Comics Museum, Oulu Artists Associaton and Huutomerkki ry. Opening ceremony will be held 1.12.2017 20:00 o’clock. Welcome!


Oulu Comics Center is launching Comics Master Courses! This year there will be courses held by JP Ahonen, Kaisa and Cristoffer Leka and  residency artist Amr Talaat. Read more here.

Oulu Comic Center

There are many exhibitions present at the Oulu Comic Center during the Oulu Comics Festival and Comic Book Stores vast collection of comics is available during the whole festival week. At Oulu Comic Center you shall also find the festivals offices and right there on Sunday 3.12.2017 17:00 o’clock we will held a discussion about the festival of the coming year as it is tradition

Comic Oasis

Comic Oasis is open 2.12. 11-18:30 o’clock and provides the participants with the opportunity to find comics – even alternative comics. There will be comic books. prints and other material on sale on numerous tables, behind which you can find independent artists, associations and companies. Comic Oasis can be found at the Oulu City Library. Read more about Comic Oasis… Remember to reserve your table in time! keskus(at)oulucomics.com