KLAXON is a new festival in Antwerp, Belgium where contemporary comics and art meet. We want to showcase exciting quality work from known and unknown artists. The festival has a book fair hosting international and Belgian collectives/independent publishers/artists, exhibitions, talks and unique performances from invited artists.
With a.o. Joost Swarte, Brecht Vandenbroucke, Marcel Ruijters, Wide Vercnocke, Jeroen de Leijer, Pieter Fannes, De Letterleggers, Kim, Serge Baeken. Book fair with a.o. Scratch, Frémok, Bries, Lamelos, Tieten Met Haar, and books published by a.o. Apa Apa, Seigensha, Koyama Press, Le Dernier Cri, Napa, Orbis Pictus Club.
The festival will take place at 't Werkhuys. A beautiful offbeat place with its own unique cosy vibe. A charming former theatre, with a collection of different rooms, an exotic courtyard with a big tree (paulownia tomentosa) and a folksy Belgian café.