Nina Bunjevac


* 1973 in Canada. She grew up in Zemun and Niš in the former Yugoslavia. Secondary school for graphic design in Niš. Studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada. Her family‘s partisan stories, southern Serbian fairytales of magical beings as well as Yugoslav Black Wave films, among other things, inspired her to retell these stories in the form of comics. She translates topics such as loneliness, politics in the Balkans and a life of emigration into pen and ink. She has shown her work in Zagreb, Belgrade and Rome. Her comics have been published in many countries throughout Europe, as well as Canada and the US. She lives and works as illustrator and comic book artist in Toronto.

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