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"TO GO"

move, proceed, make one’s way, advance, progress, pass, walk,

travel, journey, leave, take oneself off, withdraw, start out,

runoff, run away, clear out, depart, quit, scram, 
and also

pack one’s bags

...

Yes, but absolutely don’t forget your suitcase, the hat, and the umbrella.

We invite illustrators, artists, cartoonists, and graphic designers to create an unpublished work that can be printed in limited edition on a folding book (Leporello) with the following characteristics:

  • Printed single-sided

  • 6 sides min. and 10 sides max.

  • The whole sheet measures 87cm (base) by 15cm (height)

  • The proposals have to interpret the dual feature of this editorial format, which can be both leafed through as a book and opened and enjoyed as a whole

The theme is free but in the representation must be present

A HAT,

AN UMBRELLA,

A SUITCASE,

in any form the author deems appropriate.

Proposals can be submitted until 12:00 PM CET on March 22nd, 2021

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The winner will be awarded a prize in cash of €1000, and the possibility of

printing the work in a limited edition with the support of Fontegrafica.

A fee of €5 is required to participate.

If you need any clarification, you can send an email written in Italian or English, to the address contest@noilibreria.it

the jury

adriano attus

Creative Director of Il Sole 24 Ore, Adriano Attus boasts twenty years of experience as a graphic designer and art director for the main Italian newspapers. Multifaceted and multimedia, he collaborated with Axa, Bloomberg, Bombay Sapphire, Bmw, Eni. He is a communication consultant for the Arcidiocesi di Milano and a lecturer of visual communication and graphic processing of information at the IULM Master of Journalism.

Caroline Buijs

Her love for illustrations has only grown since she started working for Flow (dutch magazine) in 2008. Every year she coordinates the Flow Book for Paper Lovers and it is her pleasure to be able to work with illustrators from all over the world. In addition, as a journalist, she writes stories for Flow about personal development, nature, and creativity.

Cynthia Kittler

Illustrator from Germany, currently based in Offenbach / Frankfurt am Main. Her clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Der Spiegel. Cynthia Kittler illustrated four books, the fifth, titled “Planet Fashion” is the first children's book in that row. She also taught drawing and illustration at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg and Mainz.

Sarah Mazzetti

Bolognese illustrator who works in Milan. After graduating in Communication at the University of Bologna, she studied at the IED in Milan and now she teaches Illustration at the IED in Turin.

Sarah Mazzetti's works appeared in The New York Times, IL, Plansponsor, and many other magazines. Her talent has led her to make covers, comics, children's books, posters, festival branding, and art installations.

Corrado Musmeci

Graduated in Economics with specialization in Business Organization, he is the Sole Director of the family company Fontegrafica, which is considered a national and international reference point for high quality printing. He is very active in the sectors of the press, he is on the executive board of the ITS Rizzoli Institute, Vice President of the Unione Industriali Grafici of Milan and Lecturer in University Masters at IED and NABA in Milan.

sIMONE SBARBATI

Editorial director of Frizzifrizzi, online magazine of visual culture. He has written about illustration, design, fashion and culture in several magazines.

He is the author of the book

"An extraordinary normality", published by Corraini Edizioni. He taught communication at IED Milan, IUAV Venice and the University of Bologna.

Page Tsou

Book illustrator, visual artist and curator based in Taipei.

He completed his MA in Communication Art & Design at the Royal College of Art in 2009. He works on both commercial and personal art projects.

Page Tsou has been awarded several prizes: Bologna Children's book Fair SM international award for exhibition (winner), 3x3 Professional Show (Best of show, Gold award), among them.

Jan Van Der Veken

Belgian artist, working internationally for both large and small clients in the cultural, private, and commercial sectors. He studied graphic design and typography at the Sint-Lucas School of Architecture in Ghent and now he teaches Illustration at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts.

Van Der Veken creates illustrations for various newspapers and magazines. He launched his own design company, Fabrica Grafica in 1999.

This initiative is organised by Associazione Culturale NOI ALTRI in collaboration with NOI LIBRERIA, SPAZIO CULTURALE DI VICINATO and FONTEGRAFICA.

With the support of the Embassy of Netherlands and the Consulate-General in Milan, the Goethe-Institut in Rome and Pantone. Under the patronage of the Embassy of Belgium in Rome and with the help of the Cultural Division of Taipei Representative Office in Italy.

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