After the worldwide success of the two “Italian Excellence” exhibitions - “Illustration for Children. Italian Excellence” and “Illustrators for Gianni Rodari: Italian Excellence” – which toured a total of over thirty countries, BCBF continues to promote Italian children’s illustration with a new “Excellence” exhibition, this time looking at the latest generation of Italian illustrators of books for children.
“Italian Excellence. The New Generation of Italian Children’s Illustrators” will be presented within the framework of 2021 Bologna Children’s Book Fair (14-17 June) exhibiting work by twenty of the most promising young Italian illustrators: Giacomo Agnello Modica, Andrea Antinori, Michael Bardeggia, Beatrice Cerocchi, Marianna Coppo, Francesca Corso, Cecilia Ferri, Chiara Ficarelli, Marta Pantaleo, Giulia Pastorino, Irene Penazzi, Alice Piaggio, Camilla Pintonato, Michelangelo Rossato, Veronica Ruffato, Lorenzo Sangió, Francesca Sanna, Luca Tagliafico, Giulia Tomai, Veronica Truttero.
The exhibition is organised by Bologna Children’s Book Fair/BolognaFiere, the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and is curated by Cooperativa Giannino Stoppani/Accademia Drosselmeier.