The 2022 Exhibition “The Children-Spectators” organised within the framework of the “Mapping – A map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years” received 721 illustrations from 60 countries and regions.
The Jury - made up of Roberto Frabetti (Teatro La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi, Jury Chairman), Giovanna Ballin (Edizioni Corraini), Giorgia Grilli (University of Bologna), Philip Giordano (illustrator), selected 36 illustrations from 20 countries and regions, namely
Argentina, Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, South Corea, South Africa, Spain Taiwan, Ukraine
The illustrators selected will be included in the exhibition “The Children-Spectators” to be presented at the Visioni di futuro – Visioni di teatro Festival of Bologna’s Teatro La Baracca Testoni Ragazzi (15 March - 31 May 2022) and online on the Bologna Children’s Book Fair website.
The winners will be automatically candidates to be part of the large exhibition marking the conclusion of the “Mapping” project including a selection of the most interesting illustrations making up the annual “Children-Spectators” Exhibitions, together with the illustrations of the four artists invited to collaborate with the research project’s various working groups.