Baba Kamo is an annual initiative organized by the Associació de Professionals de la Il·lustració Valenciana -APIV and the Fundació pel Llibre i la Lectura -FULL to promote illustrated books in all their forms. A meeting place where the work of publishers, illustrators and storytellers can be shared, interdisciplinary creation can be encouraged and critical thinking and aesthetic sensitivity can be promoted.
A heterogeneous programme
Baba Kamo is an open and transversal event as it is both an illustrated book fair and a festivalwith a program of complementary activities, such as professional meetings, an international exhibition, children’s workshops, training sessions…
Publishing houses, bookshopsand self-publishers
Open call to participate as an exhibitor in the book fair «BABA KAMO. Illustrated Book Festival and Fair». It will take place at the Gothic cloister of the Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània in Valencia.
13, 14 and 15 December 2019
Call to participate as an author or group in the exhibition of editorial illustration of “BABA KAMO. Festival and fair illustrated book”. That will take place at the Centro del Carme Cultura Contemporánea de Valencia, during December 2019. An expert jury will select the editorial illustration works (published or unpublished) that will take part of this exhibition and the person or group to create the graphic image of the 2020 edition.
Open call to participate in the professional meeting sessions (review of illustration dossiers and commercial meetings between publishers).
13th December 2019
Teacher training - CEFIRE
Call to participate in the free teacher training sessions at “BABA KAMO. Illustrated Book Festival and Fair”, organized in partnership with the CEFIRE-Multilingualism Area of the Generalitat Valenciana.
13 and 14 December 2019
Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània
The first edition of “BABA KAMO. Illustrated Book Festival and Fair” will be held at this old 13th Century convent, which has now become an important focus of cultural activity in the heart of Valencia.