2019 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

Itabashi Art Museum

poster for 2019 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition

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This exhibition introduces the selected works of one of the most important competitions in picture book illustration held this year for the 53rd time in Italy. In this edition, 2,901 artists from 62 countries applied and 76 of them were selected from 27 countries, including 10 Japanese artists. There will be various events related to picture books during the exhibition. A small exhibition on the architectural history of the museum commemorating the renewal opening will also be held at the same time.

[Related Events]
1. Talk ‘Book Fairs Around the World’
Date and Time: 6/29 (Sat) 14:00-15:30
Guests: Elena Pasoli (Product Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair)
Interpreter: Ayami Moriizumi (Exhibition Coordinator)

2. Renewal Opening Commemorative Symposium ‘Itabashi Art Museum and Its Architecture’
Date and Time: 7/13 (Sat) 14:00-16:40
Guests: Yoshiyuki Yamana (Professor, Tokyo University of Science), Gaku Yanagi (Yanagi Gaku Architects), Fumio Ozaki (Studio Regalo), Daizaburo Yoneyama (Tokyo University of Science Graduate School), Ken Sakamoto (Mayor, Itabashi), Kiyoko Matsuoka (Assistant Chief Curator, Itabashi Art Museum)
3. 21st Summer Atelier “Documents, Memories, Creating Ideas”
Date and Time: 5 days from 7/2 (Tue) - 7/6 (Sat) 10:00-16:00
Guest: Diego Bianchi (Illustrator, publisher)
Interpreter: Kazumi Uno (Spanish interpreter)
Target audience: Illustrators, aspiring illustrators, experience with illustrating children’s books, 18-years and over
Capacity: 20 persons (registration required)
Fee: ¥11,500 (additional material/supplies fee may apply)
*Please visit official website for more information.



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