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9 Taiwanese illustrators to exhibit work at Italian book fair

2019/01/18 19:02:56

Image taken from Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in Italy website

Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) A record-high nine graphic illustrators will represent Taiwan at the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in Italy from April 1-4, the Taipei Book Fair Foundation said Friday.

The Taiwanese illustrators were selected by the Italian book fair organizers after submissions were received from 2,901 individuals in 62 countries, and will display their works at the exhibition with 67 other illustrators from 26 countries, according to the foundation.

The Taiwanese participants are Chen Ying-hsiu (陳盈秀), Chen Yung-Kai (陳永凱), Chiang Meng-yun (蔣孟芸), Chou I-hsien (周宜賢), Lin Yun (林芸), Teng Yu (鄧彧), Jiang Yu , Tai Yu-tung and Lee Yun-chuan.

The exhibition is a showcase for the latest trends in illustration during the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

Launched in 1967, the exhibition displays works by a wide range of artists from different countries, offering young emerging talent professional opportunities, organizers said.

(By Wei Yun-lin and Lee Hsin-Yin)