59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

24h Marathon

The Worldwide Illustrators Survival Portfolio Review

The portfolio marathon that virtually brings together the global community of illustrators for a 24-hour review is back after its inaugural edition in 2020.

For 2021, 24 international publishers onnected via Zoom from New Zealand, Mexico, Italy, China, Spain and Korea to review 240 Illustrators’ portfolios and offer career pointers.

24H MARATHON is a live video chat that ran from 00:01 to 11:59 (Italian time) on 12 June. Each editor was online for an hour, conducting 6-minute live portfolio reviews with ten different illustrators.

The event is curated by In the framework of In the framework of Aldus Up
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Aldus Up – the European Book Fairs network – is co-funded in the framework of Creative Europe Programme 2014-2020 and coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association (AIE)


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