Transbook Symposium

    The coming of the digital dimension in the world of children literature, and specifically in the one of picture books, questions the experiences the book is read, used, promoted with. Transbook – Children’s Literature on the Move is a project that studies these transformations, and in particular those involving the role of narrators through images. […]


    Operation Bachelet

    How many different kinds of carrots are there in the known world? In how many ways can you cook them? What does the White Rabbit’s wife do all day long? How long does it take for a snail to go to war? What happens if an elephant believes to be a cat? Why ostriches aren’t […]


    Workshop – Isabelle Arsenault

    Sunday, April 2nd 2017 – Cineteca di Bologna How can an illustrator keep a creative space between the different steps in creating a picture book or a graphic novel ? Improvisation! Thirtyfive years ago some actors created a professional league for improvisation matches in Quebec. It quickly became world known and a staple of the […]


    The Wonders – Exhibition of Isabelle Arsenault

    For the first time in Italy, from the 5th of April to the 7th of May, in the Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica di Bologna spaces, The Wonders, personal exhibition of Isabelle Arsenault’s works. Concerning both comics and illustration, Arsenault’s work can be identified by a peculiar use of colours, vehicle of her characters […]


    The Rule and the Game

    An exhibition supported by the European project Transbook, Chidren’s Literature on the Move. Curated by Hamelin Associazione Culturale and SPLJ, Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse en Seine-Saint-Denis. In collaboration with Biblioteca Salaborsa Ragazzi, Urban Center Bologna. In occasion of Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017. The exhibition project is totally interactive, thought to […]

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    Va tutto Okay

    The province writes, barely escapes, becomes bilingual, invents stories, creates a mood.  On the back of postcards everything has remained intact. On vacation the province writes:  It’s everything okay or I arrived at the mouth of the river or In Follonica you can have an amazing swim, or even: In Vienna I found an intense cold. It […]