Ivana Armanini

TEXTOHREN HR - RZ.inddIvana Armanini* 1970 in Zagreb/Croatia. Studied at the Academy of Arts in Zagreb. Further education in web design and cultural management. She has worked alternately as teacher, conservator and journalist. In 2002 she founded Komikaze, an artists’ collective for regional and international networking. Since then, she has organized approx. 130 exhibitions and more than 50 workshops. Her enthusiasm for comics was piqued by Emil Jurcan’s fanzine Totalna nula (Total Zero) and the early issues of Stripburger. Her comic book Adventures of Gloria Scott appeared in 2005. She draws mostly in black and white, with extreme contrast and rhythmic forms. She is an avid cyclist. She currently lives in Ljubljana.