MY NEW BOOKS AT “MILAN BOOK FAIR”, THE BIGGEST ITALIAN EVENT FOR PUBLISHERS AND AUTHORS

 

On Friday April 21, 2017, I will participate to “Time for Books / Milan Book Fair”, the biggest Italian event for publishing companies and authors. At “Spazio Agorà”, Uelci area, I will present my new books. At 5 pm I will talk about “Pronto? Sono il librofonino”, published by I Quindici; it’s a funny novel for children: a cellphone tells stories of smombies, smartphones and cyber bullies. At 6 pm I will present “Francesco”, the first illustrated “Encyclopedia” about Pope Francis (4 volumes in large format, more than 500 pages and 550 great photographs, edited by Velar). The Pavilion of lectures is at Spazio Agora, No. 2, H 25 K 26. 2017 Milan Book Fair is in Milano Rho Fair.

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ABOUT “TIME FOR BOOKS” IN MILAN

“Tempo di Libri’ (Time for Books) is the name of the new book fair that will take place in Milan from April 19-23, 2017. The fair has been organised at the Milan Rho trade fair centre after the long-established Turin book fair lost the confidence of Italian publishers earlier this year.  The programme is to be overseen by Chiara Valerio, Pierdomenico Baccalario and Giovanni Peresson with oversight from a scientific committee responsible for drawing up the guidelines for the general content of the event. The logo is of a book illuminated by the sun that doubles as a sun dial.

The new fair aims to promote a new “interactive” way of approaching books and reading, organisers said. “There will be the much-loved authors but we would like the public to take part,” said Renata Gorgani, president of the new Fabbrica del Libro in Milan. “We would like the fair to be a huge meeting place where non-readers also come,” she added. “I think it will be useful for Turin too that the fair is being held here,”

 

 

 

 

EASTER BUNNY GOES ON POP ART… FUNNY DRAWINGS FROM ITALIAN NURSERY SCHOOL’S KIDS

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DRAWINGS BY KIDS OF THE NURSERY SCHOOL IN ORIO AL SERIO (BERGAMO, ITALY)

The Easter Bunny (also called the Easter Rabbit or Easter Hare) is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs. Originating among German Lutherans, the “Easter Hare” originally played the role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient in behaviour at the start of the season of Eastertide.

The Easter Bunny is sometimes depicted with clothes. In legend, the creature carries colored eggs in his basket, candy, and sometimes also toys to the homes of children, and as such shows similarities to Santa Claus or the Christkind, as they both bring gifts to children on the night before their respective holidays. The custom was first mentioned in Georg Franck von Franckenau‘s De ovis paschalibus (‘About Easter Eggs’) in 1682 referring to a German tradition of an Easter Hare bringing Easter eggs for the children. (From “Wikipedia”).

 

COLOR YOUR DAYS… MY ARTWORKS FOR “LAMIAGENDA ’17/’18”: VISUAL ART FOR A NEW SCHOOL DIARY

Color your days… Color your life…My artworks – one collage (Lost Words) and six abstract photos  from my “Lacer/actions” Project – will be the iconographic elements of “MyAgenda” (LamiAgenda), the first “visual” school diary based on a specific subject. Available from Spring 2017. Published by I Quindici, Italy.

http://www.lamiagenda.com

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Colora i tuoi giorni… Colora la tua vita… I miei artworks – un collage (Parole Smarrite) e sei  foto astratte dal mio progetto  “Lacer/azioni” – costituiranno la parte iconografica de “LamiAgenda”, il primo diario scolastico “visuale” tematizzato. Disponibile a partire dalla primavera 2017. Pubblicato da I Quindici. Una vera e propria novità editoriale!

http://www.lamiagenda.com