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    Alexis Deacon conference

    On the 21st of September, between the two modules of our training course for teachers and librarians Impariamo a leggere (“Learning how to read”), Alexis Deacon will hold a conference open to the public.   One of the most important contemporary authors and illustrators, Alexis Deacon will discuss his career and work, as well as the specificities of the picture book […]

    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 Moveis a project that studies these transformations, and in particular those involving […]

    Jérémie Fischer

    Jérémie Fischer – Talk

    During Opentour 2018, an open week organized by Bologna Fine Arts Academy, illustrator Jérémie Fischer discusses his work in a public talk. INFO June 18 Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna h 11, Aula L2 Ingresso libero         Jérémie Fischer is a young French illustrator. Picture books and comic books author, he co-founded the magazine “Pan”. His visual […]


    Lectio Magistralis – Sophie Van der Linden

    Picture book as a contemporary narrative form Lectio Magistralis – Sophie Van der Linden Author, critic and scholar, Sophie Van der Linden is one of the most important contemporary picture books expert. In this conference, she will discuss the picture book as a language, examining its characteristics.   Sunday 25 March, ore 16:30 Biblioteca Salaborsa – Auditorium […]


    Drawing Adventure – The Art of William Grill

    William Grill — a young author and illustrator who received an award for the “Non Fiction” category at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017 — will meet the students of two classes of the secondary school “Saffi”. The talk will be chaired by Ilaria Bortolotti, head of Luigi Spina library and Nicola Galli Laforest from Hamelin Cultural […]


    Life of a strange man – Sergio Ruzzier exhibition

    A walk through Sergio Ruzzier‘s books: those he wrote and illustrated and those he read and loved. Sergio Ruzzier first solo exhibition, coming at a time when his works are finally translated and published in Italy, is a portrait of the artist as author and reader. Mixing an anthology of his works and some never before […]