Francesco Cattani

Francesco Cattani was born in Bologna in 1980. He began his career in 2004 with his comic Inizio, published in the magazine “RES-ISTANZE” in which he tells the story of the hardships faced by a group of partigiani dispersed throughout the mountains of Modena in December of ’43.
He is one of the founders of the self-publishing collective ernest, with whom he published sixteen pages of Barcazza in 2007, which then won the Micheluzzi prize for Best short story in 2008. Expanded and revised, the graphic novel  – winner of Napoli Comicon Nuove Strade prize – was published in 2010 by Canicola, and again in a new, colored edition in 2018, during BilBOlbul.
His comics and illustrations have appeared on several magazine, such as Internazionale, Lo straniero, Canicola, Hamelin, Animals, Rolling Stone, XL, and comics anthologies.
After some time off the scenes, he made a comeback in 2017 with Luna del mattino (Coconino Press – Fandango), which was immediately recognized as one of the best graphic novels of the year and won some of the most important Italian comics awards ( Romics Grand jury prize, Best Italian graphic novel at Napoli Comicon) and was translated into French.
Recently, he started working at Mercurio Loi, a popular series published by Sergio Bonelli Editore.
book Saturday 4 Dec H 21:00
DAS - Dispositivo Arti Sperimentali

Bambino Paura

with Juta

chair Francesco Cattani

chair Alberto Sebastiani

A film troupe arrives to a small town in the countryside to shoot a horror movie. The leading role is assigned to Giulio, a local child who immediately becomes a little celebrity. But the dark side of success emerges and rumors start in the town about Giulio actually having malignant powers. With Bambino Paura, Juta paints a loving and equally scary portrait of the countryside, halfway between slice of life and genre fiction. 

Entry: libero fino a esaurimento posti

Duration: 1h

In collaboration with Rizzoli Lizard.