Blazevski Tode

Skopie, Macedonia


Cartoonist, animator, essayist, animator

He was born on May 6, 1948 in Skopje (Macedonia).
He graduated from the pedagogical school in Skopje and received a law degree in St. Petersburg.
His artistic career began in January 1966, when he published his first cartoon in the newspaper Student’s Zobor.
His cartoons and paintings were exhibited in 3 personal and 110 group exhibitions.
The album of a cartoon called “Zero of Babylon” was published by T. Blazevsky in Skopje (1995).
He also published cartoons on the political themes “Homo Balcanicus Epten Zanesenikus” in Skopje (1999).
Blazhevsky released the first animated film on 8-millimeter film in 1980.
Then he released cartoons “Drop” (“Idea”), “Pedestrian” (Slug) and “Orator” on 8mm film, which then were also recorded on a 16mm film.
In 2014 the collection “I Am Blamed For Everything” was published (in French it was published under the title “Mea culpa”).
The film “Ice skating” was recorded on a computer, in the digital version in 2011.
From 2008 to 2013 Blazhevsky made the film “Risk” (“Rizik”) again in digital format.
These films were presented at home alternative film festivals in Macedonia and the former Yugoslavia between 1984 and 2014.
Then at the 76th World Festival of Non-Professional Films (UNICA), which was held from on August 2014 in Piestany (Slovakia).

He is a participant of international cartoon exhibitions in Iran (Tehran), Croatia (Bjelovar, Blato, Zagreb, Slavonski Brod), Slovenia (Ljubljana), Slovakia (Bratislava, Piešany), Serbia (Belgrade, Yagodina, Zajecar), Turkey (Ankara, Eskisehir) and Macedonia (Bitola, Vinitsa, Otishevo, Skopje, Strumica).

BEC, 2017


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