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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 […]

    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 Camps

    Watch out, the aliens are coming! Here comes 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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]