Born in the U.S.S.R.

In January (2010) Russia was the special guest at the Festival International De La Bande Dessinée in France. The exhibition titled ’Born in the U.S.S.R.’ was part of the festival. The idea of the event was to give current Russian authors a chance to express the history of their country in comic strip. Nine authors, with the help of the Saint-Petersburg BoomFest Festival were on view with their short stories based on the theme. Featured artists were: Aleksei Nikitin, Lena Uzhinova, Polina Petrouchina, Edik Katikhin, Varvara Pomidor, Roman Sokolov, Victoria Lomasko and Anton Nikolaïev.

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