59a edizione
21-24 Marzo 2022
Bologna

Programma Eventi

Bologna Children’s Book Fair sarà presente alla 35a Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara.
Venite a trovarci al nostro stand (LL1) e scoprite il nostro vivace programma di iniziative.

LA PARTECIPAZIONE È GRATUITA
NECESSARIA REGISTRAZIONE SU EVENTBRITE PER GLI EVENTI DELL'ILLUSTRATORS SURVIVAL CORNER

Monday 29 November

9.10 a.m. - 10.10 a.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Cecilia Flegenheimer, Art Director, Mondadori (Italy)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
WORKSHOP “STORYBOARD: THE ESSENCE OF PICTURE BOOK CREATION" WITH KASYA DENISEVICH

  • Speaker: Kasya Denisevich, illustrator (RU) 
  • Description: Insights and practical tips on storyboarding as an instrument of conceiving and developing a picture book project.
  • Materials: sketchbook, colored  pencils or digital equipment 
  • Language: English, Spanish 
  • Participants: (max 7)

12.50 p.m. – 2 p.m.
MASTERCLASS:CREATIVE SHOWCASE”

  • Speaker: Juan Palomino, illustrator (Mexico)
  • Language: Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: A conversation with Juan Palomino about his work and creative process
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WORKSHOP: “BE MY COVER!”

  • Speaker: Cecilia Flegenheimer, Art Director, Mondadori (Italy)
  • Materials: sketchbook, coloured pencils or digital equipment
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Book cover design: from the brief to first sketches. 2 hours of hands-on activity around George Orwell's "1984" book cover
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1

6.15 p.m. - 7.15 p.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Sarah Mazzetti, illustrator and visual artist (Italy)
  • Language: English
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

Thursday 30 November

9.10 a.m. - 10.10 a.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Sólin Sekkur, illustrator (Mexico)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1

10.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
MASTERCLASS: BORDERLESS ILLUSTRATION: EDITORIAL, COMICS AND BOOKS

  • Speaker: Sarah Mazzetti, illustrator and visual artist (Italy)
  • Language: English
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: A unique visual language for multiple media: Sarah Mazzetti’s work in editorial illustration, comics, posters and picturebooks
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

11.40 a.m. - 12.40 p.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW WITH ARAYA GOITIA - EDICIONES ECARÉ

  • Reviewer : Araya Goitia, foreign right manager, Ediciones Ekaré (VEN)
  • Languages : English, Spanish
  • Participants : (max 7)
  • Description : Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/ digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up at the beginning of the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1

12.50 p.m. - 1.50 p.m. 
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Peggy Espinosa, designer and publisher, Petra Ediciones (Mexico)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WORKSHOP: “PRINTING A PAINTING”

  • Speaker: Elisa Talentino, illustrator and graphic artist (Italy)
  • Materials: 2 brushes (small and medium), a tube of high-quality black acrylic paint, a pencil
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: A hands-on session of plastic engraving using black acrylic paint
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

6.10 p.m. – 7 p.m.
MASTERCLASS: “THE JOB OF THE ILLUSTRATOR - ASK ME ANYTHING SESSION”

  • Speakers: Sarah Mazzetti, illustrator and visual artist (Italy) and Giacomo Benelli, author of “The Illustrator’s Survival Guide” (Italy)
  • Language: English
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: AMA - Ask Me Anything session - key issues surrounding the illustrator’s job.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL11

7.10 p.m. - 8.10 p.m.
MASTERCLASS: “THE STORY OF A PICTUREBOOK”

  • Speaker: Kasya Denisevich, author, illustrator and graphic artist (Russia)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: The design process and editorial adventures of the picturebook “Neighbors” by Kasya Denisevich, winner of the 2021 Opera Prima Award at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

Wednesday 1 December 

9.10 a.m. - 10.10 a.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Kasya Denisevich, author, illustrator and graphic artist (Russia)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
WORKSHOP: “ILLUSTRATING A VISUAL IDENTITY”

  • Speaker: Sólin Sekkur, illustrator (Mexico)
  • Description: Sólin Sekkur, author of the 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair’s visual identity walks participants through the main aspects of creating a visual-identity imagery system
  • Materials: sketchbook, coloured pencils or digital equipment
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

CONFERENCE: POETRY IN LATIN AMERICA BEYOND BORDERS / ENCUENTRO: LA POESÍA LATINOAMERICANA MÁS ALLÁ DE NUESTRAS
FRONTERAS

11 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. A TALK WITH ADOLFO CÓRDOVA / UNA CHARLA CON
ADOLFO CÓRDOVA

  • Speakers: Adolfo Córdova and Dolores Prades
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Location: The Westin Guadalajara, Av. De Las Rosas, 2911 - Salón “Agave”

11.30 a.m. – 1 p.m. WHAT IS IT LIKE TO EDIT AND ILLUSTRATE POETRY IN LATIN AMERICA? / ¿CÓMO ES EDITAR E ILUSTRAR POESÍA EN AMÉRICA LATINA?

  • Speakers: Adolfo Córdova, Juan Palomino, Peggy Espinosa and Dolores Prades
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Description: Featuring some of the recent award-winning creatives of Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the conference aims to promote reflection on the importance of poetic language for children, and discuss the challenges of publishing poetry in Latin America today / Este encuentro reúne a algunos de los creadores premiados en los últimos años en la Feria del Libro de Bolonia para encauzar una reflexión sobre la importancia del lenguaje poético para la infancia y un debate sobre los desafíos de la edición de poesía en Latino América.
  • Location: The Westin Guadalajara, Av. De Las Rosas, 2911 - Salón “Agave”

12.50 p.m. - 1.50 p.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Elisa Talentino, illustrator and graphic artist (Italy)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
MASTERCLASS: “THE ILLUSTRATION, GRAPHIC ART AND ANIMATION OF ELISA TALENTINO”

  • Speaker: Elisa Talentino, illustrator and graphic artist (Italy)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Description: Illustrator and graphic artist Elisa Talentino talks about her creative method and the numerous media she works with, including monoprint, animation and illustration
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

5.20 p.m. - 6.20 p.m.
MASTERCLASS: “THE CREATIVE WORLD OF SÓLIN SEKKUR”

  • Speaker: Sólìn Sekkur, illustrator (Mexico)
  • Description: Sólin Sekkur reviews his work and creative process in briefs ranging from illustrated books to editorial illustration
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1 

PRESENTATION OF BOLOGNA CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR AND BOLOGNABOOKPLUS 2022

  • Speakers: Elena Pasoli, Exhibition Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair; Giovanni Atenia, Italian Trade Commissioner, Mexico City; Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman, Sharjah Book Authority; Orna O’Brien, Marketing and Content, BolognaBookPlus
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: by invitation only
  • Location: The Westin Guadalajara, Av. De las Rosas, 2911 - Lobby Bar
  • The event will be followed by networking cocktail (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

6.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.
PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • Reviewer: Dolores Prades, consultant and publisher, Instituto Emília and Estúdio Seringueira, (Brazil)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Participants: (max 7)
  • Description: Six-minute private meeting with a professional to show your portfolio (paper/digital) and get useful feedback. Assignment to a private meeting is by order of registration. Please show up shortly before the event to confirm your participation.
  • Location: BCBF stand LL1