We’re sponsoring a FREE journey to the Weekend of Comics and Illustration!

The inaugural Weekend of Comics and Illustration will be taking place at Hikayat on 27th to 29th March 2020, and we want you to be a part of it! We are offering one participant a full waiver of workshop fees for all 3 workshops, covered accommodation at our partner hotel SAVV for two nights (27 & 28 March 2020 OR 28 & 29 March 2020), as well as up to RM345 towards transport. The selected participant will be expected to attend all 3 workshops in their entirety but are free to utilize the time in between as they see fit.

Our ideal participant should fit the following criteria:

  • Aged 35 years old and below
  • A citizen of a Southeast Asian country
  • Currently living in Southeast Asia
  • An active practitioner of comics and/or illustration (interdisciplinary practitioners and students welcome)
  • Have basic English comprehension (all workshops are conducted in English)

Please send an email to unnamed.asiateam@gmail.com containing the following:

  • Subject line: ‘Weekend 2020 Scholarship: [your name]’
  • A brief introduction of yourself, the type of work you do, and where you are based.
  • A short statement of no more than 150 words explaining how you would benefit from attending the workshops; you may also mention future career goals where applicable. 
  • A link to your portfolio website or a place where we can see your work online; or, if the work cannot be made public, attach up to 5 JPGs to your email submission.

The successful participant will be selected by the 3 workshop speakers (Charis Loke, Reimena Yee, and Max Loh) and a representative from Hikayat.

Applications close on 4th March 2020 and all queries may be directed to unnamed.asiateam@gmail.com.

Good luck with your applications!

We would like to thank our sponsors Difference Engine, Hiveworks, MyCreative Ventures, and Penang Institute for making this Weekend of Comics and Illustration possible.

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BM VERSION BELOW:

Bengkel Komik dan Ilustrasi sulung akan berlangsung di Hikayat pada 27hb hingga 29hb Mac 2020, dan kami mahu anda menjadi sebahagian daripadanya! Kami menawarkan satu peserta satu pengecualian penuh yuran bengkel untuk semua 3 bengkel, meliputi penginapan di SAVV hotel selama dua malam (27 & 28 Mac 2020 ATAU 28 & 29 Mac 2020), serta sebanyak RM345 untuk kos perjalanan. Peserta yang dipilih mesti menghadiri kesemua 3 bengkel secara keseluruhan tetapi bebas untuk menggunakan masa lapang untuk aktiviti lain.

Peserta ideal kami patut memenuhi kriteria berikut:

  • Umur 35 tahun dan ke bawah
  • Seorang warganegara negara Asia Tenggara
  • Tinggal di Asia Tenggara
  • Pelukis komik dan/atau ilustrasi yang aktif (pengamal interdisipliner dan pelajar dialu-alukan)
  • Mempunyai pemahaman Bahasa Inggeris asas (semua bengkel akan dijalankan dalam bahasa Inggeris)

Sila hantar e-mel ke unnamed.asiateam@gmail.com dengan kandungan berikut:

  • Tajuk e-mel: ‘Biasiswa Weekend 2020: [nama anda]’
  • Pengenalan ringkas tentang diri anda, jenis seni yang anda praktikkan, dan di mana anda tinggal. 
  • Pernyataan pendek tidak lebih daripada 150 perkataan yang menjelaskan bagaimana anda akan mendapat manfaat daripada menghadiri bengkel ini; anda juga boleh berkongsi matlamat kerjaya masa depan jika berkenaan. 
  • Pautan ke laman web portfolio anda atau tempat di mana kami dapat melihat kerja lukisan anda di internet; atau, jika kerja tersebut sulit dan tidak boleh dikongsi secara terbuka, lampirkan 5 imej JPG dalam e-mel permohonan anda.

Peserta yang berjaya akan dipilih oleh fasilitator Bengkel Komik dan Ilustrasi (Charis Loke, Reimena Yee, dan Max Loh) dan seorang wakil daripada Hikayat.

Permohonan ditutup pada 4 Mac 2020 dan semua pertanyaan boleh diarahkan ke unnamed.asiateam@gmail.com.

Semoga berjaya dengan aplikasi anda!

Kami ingin menghulurkan ribuan terima kasih kepada penaja Bengkel Komik dan Ilustrasi ini, iaitu Difference Engine, Hiveworks, MyCreative Ventures, dan Penang Institute.