Category illustration

Olga di Carta – Jum Fatto di Buio

I have just received my copies of Olga di Carta#2 – Jum Fatto di Buio, published in Italy by Salani and written by Elisabetta Gnone, and full of my papercut illustrations. “Olga is a little girl as thin as a leaf, she takes short breaths and her existence makes very little sound apart from a […]

Everychildismychild: motherhood, papercutting and Iceland

  I am very proud to be part of this beauty, published today by Salani Editore: 33 Italian celebrities have been asked to think back on their childhood and to write a story about memories and happiness. Each story has been assigned to an artist that had to create one full colour illustrator over the […]

Fischers Fritz fischt frische Fische

I am on my way back to UK after a long summer of travelling, exploring Scandinavian nature and learning German in Berlin. While investing what is left of my little grey cells in the excruciating task of memorizing German perfect tenses, I decided to use my time to experiment with Riso printing and acrylic laser cutting. My starting point was […]

My paper jungle visits Japan!

Yay! I have just found out that my submission has been accepted in the International Papercut Triennale in Minobu, Japan. I have recently been interested in representing natural ecosystems with paper. As it happens in nature, the most important element in a papercut is solidity and balance: everything needs to be linked together in a […]

THE NIGHT LIFE OF FAIRY TALES

In March 2014 I was offered the opportunity to exhibit my work in the window display of Bookartbookshop, an independent artists’ book shop in Shoreditch, East London. I created Furry Tales, a two-metres-long paper light box with nine different cut out scenes from fairy tales and children stories. When the shutter was down at night, […]

Furry Tales

Thanks to a music cassette from the early ’80s, I can still recall the first memories of the fairy tales my parents used to tell me on my bedtime: during one of those magical evenings, my dad decided in fact to record his voice performing a gruesome Little Red Riding Hood and my mum’s version […]

an animated book alteration: the age of fable

Is it possible to create some sort of connection between book art and the digital media? I have been asking myself and sharing my thoughts about this issue for some time now. I have then decided to indulge in some experimentation, and here is the result of one of them: a combination of book alteration […]