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.