Vanna Vinci was born in the Cagliari. She has brrn working in the world of comics since 1990. Since then she collaborated with 24 Ore Cultura, Bao Publishing, Dargaud, Rizzoli Lizard, Hachette, Planeta, Kappa Edizioni, Granata Press, Kodansha. Her books were published in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom. She also works as an illustrator for children. She won the Yellow Kid as best comic book artist in 1999, the Gran Guinigi in 2005. In 2001, herbbook “L’età salvaggia”won the Romics award as best European school work. In 2015, at the Treviso Comic Book Festival she received the “Boscarato” award as best author.
The next book will be published with Feltrinelli.
She lives and works between Milan and Bologna.
The philosophical girl is her most rebellious and sulfurous character.
Lina Vergara Huilcamán, was born in 1972 in the port of Talcahuano (Chile). She studied sculpture at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna. Lina is publisher of #logosedizioni since 2010 and director of the free magazine “ILLUSTRATI”.
She curated “Snowhite’s Secret Box” exhibitions by Ana Juan (2012) and “Oltremai” by Lorenzo Mattotti (2013) at the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Bologna.
Simone Sbarbati, co-founder and director of Frizzifrizzi, writes, among others, for Illustratore Italiano. He is a professor of web communication.
Lorenzo Balbi (Turin, 1982) is the artistic director of MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna in Bologna and Head of the Modern and Contemporary Art Area of the Bologna Museums Institution. After graduating in Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the Università Ca ‘Foscari of Venice, he specialized in Contemporary Art at the Università degli Studi di Torino. From 2006 to 2017 at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, he taught Curatorship Methodology at Campo Corso per i Curatori, coordinated the Residence for Young Foreign Curators and organized several exhibition projects. His next exhibition at MAMbo is That’s IT! Sull’ultima generazione di artisti in Italia e un metro e ottanta oltre il confine (June 22 – November 11, 2018).
Sara Manfredi is founder of CHEAP.
CHEAP street poster art is a public art project based in Bologna and operative since 2013: it intervenes on the urban landscape, stimulates collective narrations with different contemporary languages and stir up the discussion on public space.
CHEAP designs and implements street art interventions starting from paper: it invites artists to work with paste up technique to realise site-specific projects, it develops unconventional communication projects on posters, launches an international call for artist every year.
CHEAP designed the first edition of Renner Italia Premio per il Contemporaneo: one of the founders of the project will be present within the jury.
Lindo Aldrovandi, entrepreneur, founder and general manager of Renner Italia.