Comics and migration. belonging, narration, activism
is a three-year project funded by the Kone foundation. The project started in the beginning of year 2018.
The project both studies the narrative means used in comics addressing migration and produces and brings forth comics with migration as the main theme.
Both researchers and comics artists are represented in the project group. On the one hand, the analysis of comics and narration done by the researchers is illuminated by the artist’s view provided by the comics artists, and, on the other hand, the research on artistic practices informs the artists’ understanding of their work and, perhaps, brings out new forms of work and narrative practices.
The seven project members are Warda Ahmed, Ralf Kauranen, Olli Löytty, Aura Nikkilä, Hannele Richert, Johanna Rojola and Anna Vuorinne.