About

History


Fumetto has a long tradition. In 2020 it will take place for the 29th time. Over the years the festival has developed into the top location for artistically ambitious comics in Europe. Unlike the usual comic-events Fumetto has devoted itself explicitly to the art. Every year it runs a finely tuned international program of exhibitions with comics at its centre.

Being solely an arts and culture event without commercial background, Fumetto makes high demands on art. The quality of the exhibitions is of museum standard, as is the educational program. The festival shows the most influential and innovative graphic artists of recent years as well as future trends. It is looking towards the future and takes an active part in promoting young talents.

Fumetto is unique in its consistent focus on various forms of art (comic, installation, theatre, painting, performance, installation, graphic arts, streetart, animation) and its avant-garde approach. The infectious creative atmosphere attracts up to 40.000 visitors each year and makes Fumetto an essential venue for art lovers. Fumetto is the platform for influential and innovative comic art. For most artists and experts from around the world it's indispensable.

Facts

- One of the most important festivals in Europe:
  • 10 main exhibitions
  • 40 satellite exhibitions
- Focus on exhibitions and artists (no trade fair)
- 40.000 visitors
- Tradition of 28 years
- Festival duration: 9 days
- Decentralised organisation
- Educational program:
  • Artists talks
  • Lectures
  • Panel discussions
  • Exhibition leaflets
  • Exhibition podcasts
  • Guided tours
  • Drawing classes for young people and children
- Supporting program:
  • Theatre
  • Performance
  • Book signings
  • Music
  • Animated movies

TEAM


Jana Jakoubek, Festival art director
Steff Chiovelli, Head of Communications and fundraising
Christine Portmann, Head of Administration & Organisation
Lotte Greber, Festival assistant director
Elena Rast, Communications assistant
Andrey Christinat/Andrea Beck, Administration assistants
Stefanie Frick, Satellite exhibitions coordinator
Olivia Rast, Volunteers
Fabian Sengebusch, Small Press Heaven
Luc Meyer, Catering
Joel Bär, Festival setup
Roger Küttel, Lighting / electrician
Luc Haefliger & Salomon Wicki, Technicians
Christoph Brunner, Infopoint
Nicole Brena, Framing
Baiba Bondare, Guests
C2F / Cybu Richli, Fabienne Burri, Sophia Schindler, Graphic design

COMMITTEE


Judith Bachmann
Orlando Budelacci
Dave Fischer
Kati Rickenbach
Annette Schindler
Marco Schmidiger
Roman Steiner
Tanja Witt

BE PART OF LA GRANDE FAMIGLIA


As a patron of the Festival you are supporting the most important comics event in Switzerland as well as young and innovative comic artists. As gratitude for your engagement, we offer a one-of-a-kind festival experience (depending on the category) with a festival pass, a subscription to Strapazin, dinner at the Festival, or an invitation to the Festival's opening party.

Business patron from CHF 750.—
Super-patron from CHF 200.—
Super-patron-partner from CHF 300.—
Patron from CHF 100.—
Patron partner 150.—
Patron partner (until 25 years) 50.—
 

FIRMEN AMICI


Edition Moderne, Zürich


Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst, Luzern


Schmidt AG, Luzern


 

SUPER-AMICI


Adrian Tschäppeler, Zürich


Angela Heimberg, Basel


Annette Schindler, Basel


Catherine Henke, Schaffhausen


Christian Spichtig, Bern


Daniel Bosshart, Winterthur


Dr. Brida von Castelberg, Zürich


Dr. iur. Jürg Purtschert, Luzern


Erwin Hofstetter, Luzern


Gabi Kopp, Kriens


Hedwig Renggli, Luzern


Hubert Rüttimann, Stans


Judith Christen, Luzern


Katharina Lanfranconi, Luzern


Klaus Fiebiger, Luzern


Ludek Martschini, Luzern


Lucas Beck, Beinwil


Michael Treibenreif, Schaffhausen


Nina Hodel, Luzern


Otto Vetter, Kriens


Paul Ottiger, Luzern


Peter Röthlin, Zug


René Hüsler-Hilfiker, Cham / Hünenberg See


Roman Steiner, Luzern


Sanja Saftic, Meggen


Stefan Bienz, Luzern


Thomas Eldner, Luzern


Tino Küng, Kriens


Ueli Kaltenrieder, Luzern


Urs Schumacher, Kriens


Ursula Stämmer-Horst, Luzern


 

SUPER-AMICI PARTNER


Alessandro und Muriel Perucchi-Benarrosch, Küttigen    


Alice und Rainer Grünfelder Kehrt, Zürich  


Andrea und Gian Andri Walt Mohr, Zürich


Barbara und Werner Egli Pfäffli, Luzern


Brigitte und Hans Jörg Arnold, Sempach Stadt


Brigitte und Martin Heinrich Singer, Ebikon


Carlos und Franziska Eichmann Kramer, Luzern


Christoph und Maria Richter Flückiger, Luzern


Cyrill Aregger und Caroline Mätzler, Luzern


Esther und Christoph Bättig Bücheler, Luzern


Joachim und Aida Bergner, Oberkirch


Katrin und Manuel Grenacher Huber, Luzern


Lukas und Mooni Schmid Sigrist, Luzern


Marianne und Marcel Bertsch-Junger, Spiegel b. Bern


Olivier und Ingrid Becker, Mauren FL


Pius und Lisa Furrer Matter, Kriens


Stefan und Barbara Bucher-Twerenbold, Nebikon


Tanya und Urs Mezzera Unternährer, Luzern


Valentin und Anne Delb Bachmann, Zürich


Vinzenz Wipfli und Elena Blättler, Zürich


Zeno und Beatrix Stössel, Steinhausen


CONTAKT:
Steff Chiovelli, Communication & Fundraising, +41 41 412 11 22, steff.chiovelli@fumetto.ch

2020
Festival partner
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Media Partner
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Public Support / Foundations
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Exhibition Partner
Médecins Sans FrontièresDQ SolutuionsHirschmatt Copy
PARTNER PRINT
Druckerei Odermatt
Bar Partner
amiciAmbossLori's
Production Partner
luzerner maler
transport partner
fedex
Distribution Partner
Modul
Dress Partner
einfach.siebdruck
Program Partner
magdalenakleintheaterNeubadmaskenliebhaberSentitreffSJWFachklassegrafik
Partner 2018
PARTNER FUMETTO SCHLEUDER

Migros Kulturprozent
 

PARTNER FUMETTO CAFÉ/BAR

Bäckerei Koch


Dreipunkt


Luzerner Bier


Pilatus Getränke

 

TECHNICS PARTNER

Auviso


DQ Solutions Apple Premium Reseller


 

SERVICE AND SUPPORTING

Bauhag AG


Caritas Wohnen Luzern


Coatex GmbH


Dahinden Sägewerk AG Hellbühl


Farben Müller


ICT Netcom


Lötscher Tiefbau AG


Sax Farben


Stadtgärtnerei Luzern


Stadt Luzern – Stadtraum und Veranstaltungen


Störfloristin Sandra Fahrni-Bieri


Tonstrom


Von Moos, Sport & Hobby

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Alfred Richterich-Stiftung Luzern


Filmförderung Kanton Luzern


Fonds für Kinder- und Jugendfreizeit - Stadt Luzern


Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft Luzern


Josef Müller Stiftung Muri


Kinder- und Jugendförderung Kanton Luzern


Kinder und Jugendförderung Kanton Luzern


Parrotia-Stiftung


P. Herzog-Stiftung


 

COOPERATION PARTNER

Analph


avant-verlag


B74 Raum für Kunst


Cartoonmuseum Basel


Christian Schnellmann


Clear Channel


Comic-Stipendien der Deutschschweizer Städte


Die Zauberlaterne


Edition Moderne


Ferrail Productions


FILBA


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Gemeinschaftsstiftung zur Erhaltung und Schaffung von preisgünstigem Wohnraum


Gió Marconi


Galerie gummi-entli


Internationales Festival für Animationsfilm Fantoche Baden


Johnny Nia


KALI Gallery


Karma International


Kunsthalle Luzern


Kunstmuseum Luzern


La Ferme du Buisson


Latino Imparato


Laura Caraballo


Les Requins Marteaux


Lisson Gallery


Literaturhaus Zürich


Locarno Film Festival


Molo Bar


Musaraña Libros


Museum Bourbaki Panorama Luzern


NEUGASS KINO AG / BOURBAKI KINO / BAR


Le Monde diplomatique


PictoBello


Réseau BD Suisse


SCAA (Swiss Comics Artists Association)


Swiss Comics Artists Association


STARIMO


Strapazin


TEXT PISTOLS


The Phrontistery


Tren en movimiento


Verein Untergrundgang


Verlag Der gesunde Menschenversand


WOZ


 
PARTNER HOTEL

B&B Bettstatt-Neustadt


Hotel Alpha


Barabas Hotel


Hotel Beau Séjour


Hotel Continental Park


Hotel de la Paix


Hotel Hofgarten


Hotel Rebstock


Hotel Seeburg


Jugendherberge Luzern


Romero Haus


Tourist Hotel Luzern

Next to the main exhibitions Fumetto gives around 40 satellite artists the opportunity to present their exhibitions in Lucerne befor and during the festival.


The satellites take place at local partner spaces like restaurants, stores, public libraries, etc. Satellite exhibitions are an important part of Fumetto and an excellent possibility for artists to present their work to an international audience.  Satellite exhibitions must be designed and financed by the artist themselves. Fumetto arranges the place of the exhibition, initiates the communication with the local partner, and will there for you with support.


 SATELLITE EXHIBITIONS : 18 MARCH to 5 APRIL 2020


 

FIRMEN-EVENT AM FUMETTO


Ob Vereins-, Firmen- oder Privatanlass: Fumetto bietet diverse Angebote für gelungene Anlässe inmitten wunderschöner Comic-Atmosphäre.
Jeder Anlass ist individuell. Ob mit Comic-Künstler, Live-Zeichnen oder einem leckeren Catering, gerne stellen wir ein massgeschneidertes Angebot für Ihren Anlass zusammen.


BESTEHENDES ANGEBOT
Führung
- 50 CHF pro Führung (Pauschale, unabhängig von Teilnehmerzahl)
- 22 CHF pro Person für Tagespass

Apéro
- 20 CHF pro Person

Apéro Riche
- 45 CHF pro Person


Weitere Wünsche und Ideen können gerne besprochen werden.


KONTAKT
Mail

Fumetto sucht immer wieder tolle Menschen, die für das Festival arbeiten möchten. Im Moment suchen wir:

- Helferinnen und Helfer für Aufsichten, Gastro, Auf- und Abbau.
Hier gibt es mehr Infos.

Vielen Dank auch fürs Weiterleiten!

Design & Concept: C2F
Code: Johnny Nia

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how you can support us


Due to the Corona Virus the Fumetto festival 2020 had been cancelled. Of course, this is a heavy challenge for the festival in different points of view. Therefore Fumetto brought a rescue Fumetto action to life. So you can support the festival with different kinds of packages and get some ultra-rare goodies for your collection at the same time. You can choose between three different packages - so called lifebuoys:


SUBITO

to get a bit of the festival groove you can get T-Shirts, Bags or Magazines. With that you can get cool stuff and support the festival at once. Be aware: all stuff limited!


DUO

Drawing lessons, portraits of yourself or Tattoo Stickers you can get at DUO packages, almost like you would be at the festival in person! And the best of it is, that you support the festival AND the artists, too! With every payment you support both Fumetto and the artist!


FUTURO

You wanna know Fumetto and yourself in safety? Get your tickets, Tattoos and more right now and be in the first row at the festival 2021 when Fumetto opens its gates again from april 20. to the 28th of march, 2021!
here you find to all the amazing stuff

 

We already say thank you for your support – in a sizzling antizipation to the festival 2021.


The whole Fumetto Crew

© Picture: Kati Rickenbach

Als Amici unterstützen Sie den wichtigsten Comic-Anlass in der Schweiz und somit vor allem junge, innovative Comic-Kunst. Wir bedanken uns für Ihr Engagement mit einem einzigartigen Festivalerlebnis.


Kategorien:
Firmen-Amici ab CHF 750.–
Super-Amici ab CHF 200.–
Amici ab CHF 100.–
Amici-Piccolo ab CHF 50.–


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