Welcome to the Virtual Exhibition of the Silent Book Contest – Gianni De Conno Award 2022, the first international contest dedicated to books without words, now at its IX Edition.  An exhibition project conceived as a visual and involving journey through the images of the 13 finalist projects of the #SBC2022 and the winning books of the previous editions.

THE 13 FINALISTS

Click on the covers to discover more about the stories and the authors. You’ll also find inside an extract of the illustrated pages of the books.

APORT!

Anna-Marie Kohutovà (Czech Republic)

BEYOND THE STARS

Eya Mordyakova (Russia)

IL FIUME INFINITO

Nadia Romero Marchesini (Argentina)

IL RAGAZZO NEL DIPINTO

Dario Maximiliano Moreno (Argentina)

LOST IN PORCELAIND

Katerina Illnerova (Czech Republic)

MISSING LEG

Irene Frigo (Italy)

MY LITTLE HUMAN

Anastasiia Temborska (Ukraine)

SIRENO

Dina Perez (Argentina)

SPARK

Yedda Chen (Taiwan)

TESEO Y EL MINOTAURO

Raphael Ampuero (Belgium)

THE BOAT AND WHALE

Mei-En Yang (Taiwan)

THE LAST LEAF

Oleksandr Shatokhin (Ukraine)

UNBREAKABLE FRIENDS

Marto Kelbl (Czech Republic)

EXTRA CONTENTS

Find below additional and exclusive contents: press release, video testimonies of the jurors talking about the contest and giving advices to the aspiring participants, and all the winners of the past editions.

EXHIBITION ORGANIZATION

Virtual Exhibition Project conceived by: Carthusia Edizioni, Costanza India De Conno

Contest organized and promoted by: Carthusia Edizioni

In collaboration with: Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Salone Internazionale del libro di Torino, Comune di Mulazzo, Associazione Montereggio Paese dei Librai, IOB International Organisation of Book Towns

With the patronage of: Ibby Italia

Contest under the auspices of: Centro per il libro e la lettura

With the contribution of: BPER Banca

Media Partners: Rai Ragazzi, Rai Radio 3

Organizational committee: Patrizia Zerbi, Costanza India De Conno, Francesco Zamboni