Pictures on the Move

    HAMELIN 45 – Pictures on the Move

    Pictures on the Move. Reading Pictures in the Digital Age A book is a book, it is made for reading. But what can you do with an app? The diffusion of digital technologies urges us to wonder about how our way of reading, looking at pictures and telling stories is changing. This issue is born […]

    Jérémie Fischer

    Close encounters – Summer camp at Cineteca di Bologna

    Watch out, the aliens are coming! Here come another edition of our summer camp, organized in partnership with Schermi e Lavagne – Dipartimento educativo della Cineteca di Bologna, longterm promoter of an educational method that combines different languages: cinema, comics and illustration. A two week long journey towards faraway galaxies, intergalactic stations and the rings […]

    Susin Nielsen

    Susin Nielsen special guest at Xanadu

    Susin Nielsen, award-winning author of Word Nerd (Tundra Books, 2008), Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom (Tundra Books, 2010), We Are All Made of Molecules (2016), and Optimists Die First (2017), has been invited in the frame of Project Xanadu as this year’s special guest. She will be in Italy for a short tour, during which she will meet […]


    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. […]


    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 […]