Category illustration

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 […]

heads bodies legs: the making of a theatre show from the visual designer’s point of view

For the past months I have been working on the design of illustrations, animation and book art for a new theatre production that has been performed at The Space, in East London, for the first two weeks of August. Some pictures of rehearsal sessions, general information and news can be found on our blog, here. […]

fish and tunnel books

Last Thursday I had the privilege to teach at the London branch of an International project based on the exchange of knowledge, called Trade School. “Trade School is an alternative learning space that runs on barter. Anyone can teach a class, and students can sign up for classes by agreeing to bring barter items that […]