Fernando Cobelo
Sono qui (I'm here)

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Sono qui is a book created, produced and illustrated by Fernando Cobelo, based on the stories of 11 immigrants coming from 5 different continents and living in Italy today. A manifesto that, in the words of the author, wants to pay homage to the country that made him the person he is today. The book was made to celebrate Fernando's first 10 years of moving to Italy from Venezuela.

How was the illustration used:
The illustrations were used to make a self-published book

How did you make this work:
Cover: silkscreen printed in two colors on 1.75mm thick cardboard, mounted on Fedrigoni Sirio Color Malva 140g / m2 paper Interiors: printed in two colors risograph on Fedrigoni Arena Natural Bulk 140g / m2 paper Limited edition of 150, signed and number. Printed in collaboration with Print Club Torino.

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Currently Based:
Turin, Italy

Fernando Cobelo is an award-winning illustrator born in Venezuela and based in Italy, where he works with visual metaphors and essential images. His clients include The New York Times, The United Nations, Google, Penguin / Random House, Vanity Fair, TED, Disney, The Washington Post, WIRED, Samsung, Zanichelli, Montblanc, Netflix, Swatch, Sony and Barilla.