Il Fumetto Italiano – Meeting the Artist: Ilaria Palleschi
October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
In occasion of the XX Week of the Italian Language in the World, themed: Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books (October 19-25, 2020), we are very honored to host a live video-interview with Ms Ilaria Palleschi.
Ms Ilaria Palleschi is a young, talented comics illustrator and comic book artist. Her first acclaimed graphic novel is “Nina che disagio“, published by Bao Publishing.
This is a great opportunity, to learn from her firsthand experience on how graphic novel are born, how to create unforgettable characters, how to draw and how to write comics.
About the artist:
Ilaria Palleschi was born in 1989. After high school, she moved to Rome and attended IED (European Institute of Design), where she studied Illustration and Animation. Trained as an illustrator but with the dream of making comics, in November 2018 she published her first graphic novel as the sole author for the Bao Publishing: “Nina che disagio”.
She works for various publishing houses (such as Giunti, Treccani, il Castoro, and Mondadori) and makes her dual nature (cartoonist / illustrator) her peculiarity. As in her latest work: The Impossible Cases of Zoe & Lu (the new series by Licia Troisi Published by Mondadori), in which both her drawings and comic chapters are present
She currently lives in a small village with her dog Bresaola and continues her freelance work and writes new stories
The event is free and online, via Zoom.com
Date: 20 Oct 2020
To register, please click HERE
Event organized by Dante Alighieri Society in Hong Kong and Italian Cultural Institute