IL RE È UNO DEL POPOLO. INTERVISTA AGLI AUTORI DELLA GRAPHIC NOVEL “IL RE DI BANGKOK”

La vera regalità non si eredita dalla madre regnante, e non necessita un investimento ufficiale. La nobiltà viene dalle proprie esperienze, è una corona che ci si disegna da soli come Basquiat, che si indossa da soli come Napoleone. Una nobiltà data dalla vita. Come Corto Maltese, come Wolverine che attraversa gli inferni di Claremont con il sigaro in bocca.…

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VIDEO! CRACK FUMETTI DIROMPENTI

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A few weeks ago one of the coolest festivals in Rome took place at Forte Prenestino, an ex-jail turned occupied centro sociale. CRACK Fumetti Dirompenti is devoted to independent publications, comics, street art, zines, graphic work, art and books. This has been by far the more fun report for TeenPress; I have found so many friends joining the festival, each one looking for something different and getting a variety of inputs from the event. The theme this year was “The Capital”, alluding to the recent Italian scandal of Roma Capitale, butalso to the relationship of artists with economic powers and dynamics. Enjoy the video (plus a couple of pictures below).

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viDEO! BIANCOENERO EDIZIONI

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Here I am with my inevitable red hat, in the third video realized by the news agency TeenPress. In a previous post I already mentioned my participation to this project by the association Arciragazzi Roma, targeted to young adults. Questionable logo, but heaps of passion. For this report I interview the people behind the publishing house Biancoenero. In Italy they have been the first to create children books marked by what they call “high readability”. That means books easily readable by kids affected by dyslexia, cognitive problems or simply “reluctant readers”. It’s always such fun realizing these reports and it gives us also a chance to sneak into amazing Roman buildings. And now for the video (in Italian)

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