16 Dec 2014

Wordless Ela







Wordless Ela is a story about the healing or destroying power of words, and about the easiness with which we put labels onto people. Ela is a little girl who doesn't speak but treasures the words so much that she protects them, holding them inside her heart. Ela doesn't speak but has wonderful friends in her rich imaginary world, like a fiery Cat who lost one ear in a battle and whose tail is a fish, a little Mouse and a quiet grey Elephant… When a little boy observes her drawings and enters their world, the miracle takes place, and Ela lets the first words go.
As the story is told in a very lyrical and already very visual way, the drawings speak merely about Ela's inner world and her feelings.

2 Dec 2014

Close your eyes and you will see the City










Illustrations for "Închide ochii și vei vedea Orașul (which translates as "Close Your Eyes and You Will See The Town") by Iordan Chimet, 2014, ASCR Publishing House. "Surreality exists, only people call it reality. By vesting the most modest of realities with the prestige and the charm of fairy tales and poetry, Chimet invites (and compels) us to admit them as situated at an energetic and incantational level by no means inferior to the most delicate fantasies and the least bound reveries of Surrealism." (Nicolae Steinhardt).

1 Jul 2014

Miss Day-after-tomorrow and the game of Time








"Miss Day-after-tomorrow and the game of Time" / "Domnisoara Poimaine si joaca de-a Timpul" published in 2014 at Curtea Veche Publishing House, won the most beautiful book of the year prize at children's book section, at the Romanian National Contest of Book Design. The contest, dedicated to book design, takes into consideration the artistic dimension of the book, as well as the degree of innovation and originality in the editorial concept and general approach of book design.

29 Jun 2014

The World of Stories













The World of Stories, by Ion Vlasiu, 2014, ASCRED Publishing Houses, trilingual edition.

4 Jan 2013