The exhibition of Estonian Illutration, “Once Upon A Time…”, which has been travelling around Italy since May 2015 has reached its final destinations. On Tuesday, 20th September the exhibition will be opened in Liceo Artistico “Enzo Rossi” in Rome and, on Thursday, 6th October in Biblioteca Salaborsa in Bologna.
The curator of the exhibition, Viive Noor “Initially we wanted to present the exhibition in Italy for one year, but it got so much attention that we decided to extend the time. I’m glad to be able to say now, that it is the first time Estonian illustration has been introduced so intensively in Italy.”
In the exhibition, 20 artists participate with 59 works: Sveta Aleksejeva, Anu Kalm, Kristi Kangilaski, Kadi Kurema, Anne Linnamägi, Regina Lukk-Toompere, Ülle Meister, Tiia Mets, Jüri Mildeberg, Piret Mildeberg, Gerda Märtens, Viive Noor, Juss Piho, Anne Pikkov, Ulla Saar, Kertu Sillaste, Catherine Zarip, Tiina Mariam Reinsalu, Maarja Vannas-Raid and Urmas Viik. The exhibited works have been made specially for the exhibition.
The exhibition has previously been shown in Aosta, Anagni, Lagonegro, Bernalda-Metaponto, Corato, Matera, Sassari, Irsina, Ischia and Siracusa.
The exhibition is organised by the Estonian Children`s Literature Centre and by the Society of Estonians in Italy (Itaalia Eesti Selts).
Viive Noor, Estonian Children`s Literature Centre, (+372) 55 579 930
Ülle Toode, Society of Estonians in Italy, (+39) 33 512 685 74