The world of books in the Waltherhaus

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It's all about books at the Book Worlds in the Waltherhaus! From 19 January to 17 February, the South Tyrolean Institute of Culture invites you to the Book Worlds in the Waltherhaus Bozen: around 1,000 new publications for 2023 from German-speaking countries will be on display German-speaking countries, including books for children, young people and adults. The focus of this year's exhibition, "Bildhaft gesagt", draws attention to a special way of making books. way of making books: in many books, the image is not simply a visual supplement to the text, Instead, image and text form an inseparable unit when conveying factual, scientific or narrative content, scientific or narrative content. These book forms beyond the classic continuous text form the focus of the Book Worlds 2024. You can look forward to creative books presented by the Dr. Friedrich Teßmann Provincial Library, the Jukibuz (Youth-Child Book Centre) at the South Tyrolean Cultural Institute and the Office for Libraries and Reading. The artistic works by Nora The artistic works by Nora Coenenberg and Nicolas Mahler on the walls as well as those by students from the students of the Faculty of Design and Art in the rotunda of the staircase. In the exhibition you will find - selected new publications for children and young people - Selected new publications for adults - Bookstart: books for children aged 0-3 years - New publications on the topic "Figuratively speaking" - New publications from publishers in South and North Tyrol - "Multiple awards!" - Books that were honoured with an award in 2023 - Illustrations by Nora Coenenberg and Nicolas Mahler - "CAUTION! Books under Construction" - An artistic project by the State Library Dr Friedrich Teßmann and the Faculty of Design and Arts of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano Numerous supporting events for children, young people and adults will be organised throughout the exhibition period, young people and adults. Part of the book worlds will be organised - in cooperation with the Schlanders library - from 22 to 28 February in the "Karl Schönherr" cultural centre in Schlanders. can be seen. NEW at the Book Worlds is the collaboration with the Bolzano Film Club: the film club will be showing a film on 24 January in Bolzano and on 21 February in Silandro the documentary film "Jeder schreibt für sich allein" by Dominik Graf; from 2 to 4 February, the children's film classic "Ronja the Robber's Daughter" will be shown in the cinema of the Bolzano Film Club. The exhibition is accompanied by virtual tours of the book exhibition on the Bücherwelten YouTube channel. through the book exhibition, which aim to show why a visit to the exhibition is worthwhile for all age groups. On Thursday, 18 January 2024, the Book Worlds will open in the Waltherhaus at 6 pm. The illustrator and comic artist Nicolas Mahler will talk about his diverse work at the opening. work. Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays from 9 am to 6 pm, Waltherhaus Bolzano, admission free. Information: www.kulturinstitut.org, tel. 0471 313 800, info@kulturinstitut.org Fringe events: Please book in advance.