Artwork and Book Exhibitions
This is the Bologna Children’s Book Fair “museum”, showing its exhibitions of books and illustrations to the worldwide community of book professionals and book lovers. In keeping with BCBF’s international breadth, this virtual space will also host future exhibitions created within the framework of other BolognaFiere events.
The “children-spectators” 2021
35 artists, selected within the third edition of the European project ‘Mapping’, explore with their illustrations the relationship between early childhood and the performing arts.
The “children-spectators” 2020
In the framework of the European project “Mapping. A Map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years”, this exhibition features the illustrations of 38 international artsists .
10 years of the International Award for Illustration
The winners of the prize created by Fundación SM and BCBF to discover, encourage and support new talent in illustration.
Illustrators for Gianni Rodari. Italian excellence
The humour, the fantasy and the endless play: 21 great artists interpret the tales of the most important Italian children’s writer.
A Universe of Stories. Starring: the Book
Daddy - she said, - do you think you could buy me a book? - A book? - he said. - What d’you want a flaming book for? - To read, Daddy. - Roald Dahl, Matilda, 1988.
A deep dive into the creative world of the BIB awarded Iranian artist, author of the multifaceted 2020 Illustrators Annual’s cover.
BCBF20 visual identity workshop
Incisive, primordial, monochrome and symbolic: Rasa Jančiauskaitė and Chialab Design portray BCBF as a collector and incubator of ideas.
The “children-spectators” 2019
How to capture up - in just one image - the idea of the child spectator through the works of 31 illustrators selected in the first edition of one of the most brilliant initiatives of the European project “Mapping. A Map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years”.