European Illustrators Forum at Bologna

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Tuesday 25 March

14.00-16:00 EIF INFORMAL MEETING – Sala INTERMEZZO 2nd floor (near the bookfair gates)

This is our traditional appointment where EIF member associations can meet and get updates on activities, events and initiatives. Non EIF members are welcome to join us

Illustrators Cafe’

Tuesday 25 March

17:00 Presentation of Italian Illustrators Annual 2014

This new issue, published as usual by Fausto Lupetti, is dedicated to the internationally renown illustrator Beppe Giacobbe and his work.

Speakers: Ivo Milazzo – AI President, Valentina Russello – AI Vicepresident, Laura Salvadori – AI Strategic Manager, Maria Piatto – AI Board Secretary, Fausto Lupetti – Publisher  and Beppe Giacobbe – illustrator and President of the Jury.

Wednesday 26 March

9:00 The Author’s Job: Illustrator and/or Author? Are these terms compatible? What are the legal and economical implications? A public talk on this issue after AI has changed its name from Associazione Illustratori (Illustrators association) to Associazione Autori di Immagini (Image Authors’ Association). Illustrators/authors and the law on copyrights.

Speakers: Ivo Milazzo (AI President), Paolo Rui (EIF Vicepresident), Åsa Anesäter (Svenska Tecknare Legal Advisor)

17:00 Launch of EIF’s international campaign on illustrators’ rights: ‘Don’t work for free’ 2014 campaign.

On the 10th Anniversary since its foundation, EIF – European Illustrators Forum –  wants to celebrate with the launch of a European campaign in defense of illustrators’ right to get a fair remuneration for their work.

Speakers: Cathrine Louise Finstad (Grafill, EIF President), Paolo Rui (AI, EIF Vicepresident), Tyra von Zweigbergk (Svenska Tecknare, EIF Treasurer), Eili-Kaija Kuusniemi (Kuvittajat, EIF Board)

Thursday 28 March

10:00 The Author’s Job: Go solo! Potentials and risks of self publishing illustrators

A discussion with authors and creators.

Speakers: Dario Albini (ex AI President, teacher at IED – Milano and Designer), Anna Karina Birkenstock (IO, illustrator, author, designer and self-publisher)

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25th March 2014

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