Speakers from three countries – SOUTH KOREA, UNITED KINGDOM and ARGENTINA – will be our guests at Irudika 2019, and they will take part of three beautiful groupal conferences. Those countries host some influential international book and ilustration fairs. and different trends in illustration and their agents will moderate the sessions with illustrators and publishers that has some relation in projects or experiences with the Basque Country. Our guests:
MARIA J. LUQUE (Argentina) · LIMONERO (Argentina) · MIREN ASIAIN (Euskadi)
MIJU LEE (S.Korea) · BELLEZA INFINITA (Euskadi) · JISU CHOI (S. Korea)
NOBROW / FLYING EYE BOOKS (UK) · WILLIAM GRILL (UK)
FOR PUBLISHERS AND BOOK AGENTS
Speakers coming from different places of the world: Carina Diez Solari from LA JOIE DE LIRE, Giovanna Ballin from CORRAINI EDIZIONI, Dolores Prades from REVISTA EMILIA, Juan Casal y Sofía Noceti from Ediciones EL FUERTE, will talk about the selling of rights or new waves in publishing, and cultural representatives from the Basque Country as Basque Government, Etxepare Institute, Artium Museum and spanish institutions that promotes culture as AC/CE, will explain the opportunities and economical programs for book industries, publishing houses and illustrators.
Irudika believes in the opportunities generated by good networking, making new contacts and new professional relations in an enjoyable atmosphere. Participants will have the opportunity to request professional appointments with our speakers and guests. The selected authors will meet them for 15 minutes to review portfolios, show their work or ask questions. Each agent will select 16 authors. The Publishing Houses or agents that will participate in the professional meetings will be: NOBROW / FLYING EYE BOOKS (Sam Arthur)· BELLEZA INFINITA (Garikoitz Fraga) · LIMONERO (Manuel Rud) · REVISTA EMILIA (Dolores Prades) · CORRAINI EDIZIONI (Giovanna Ballin) · LA JOIE DE LIRE (Carina Diez Solari) · EDICIONES EL FUERTE (Sofía Noceti&Juan Casal) · AOI (Derek Brazell ) · ADA / FIL BUENOS AIRES (Alexiev Gandman). And a lot more to be confirmed.
Irudika offers five secret workshops, Our delegates will have no prior knowledge of which illustrator will be their teacher over two days, and eight hours divided in four different sessions.
TEACHERS 2019:WILLIAM GRILL · MIJU LEE · JISU CHOI · MIREN ASIAIN · MARIA J. LUQUE
The first day of our meeting is broadened with a further session on parallel sectors. During that session, stakeholders from other fields including film, animation, music, graphic design and videogames, along with illustrators involved in their projects, will speak about their experience.
Our first confirmed guest is JAVIER MARISCAL talking about the project of CHICO Y RITA.
ILLUSTRATION / DESIGN / ANIMATION
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