Within the Fabrica Creative Labs, on Wednesday 10 June from 15:00 to 16:00 CEST Cosimo Bizzarri, editor and copywriter, will give an online lecture on COLORS, a quarterly magazine “about the rest of the world” founded in 1991 by Tibor Kalman and Oliviero Toscani to celebrate diversity and globalization and published by Fabrica.
In particular, he will speak about “The Survival Guides”, ten issues of the magazine that explore the big questions of our time and show how to deal with them. Cosimo, who worked as Executive Editor of this series from 2011 to 2015, will focus on some issues, which will also be sent free of charge to participants in pdf version.
Registration required in this link.
Free event, in English.
COLORS was established in 1991, under the editorship of Oliviero Toscani and Tibor Kalman, driven by the belief that diversity is positive and all cultures have equal value. It was born as a quarterly magazine distributed internationally in numerous bilingual editions and it was printed until issue n°90 “Football” (2014).
The magazine has received awards from all over the world, such as the 1st Prize in the Art and Entertainment category of the World Press Photo 2010 and the Silver Prize in the 90th edition of the Art Directors Club Awards. Good Magazine has included it in the ranking of the 51 best magazines of all times and the newspaper La Vanguardia have listed it among the most influential cultural magazines on the global scene.
Cosimo Bizzarri, editor and copywriter, works on multidisciplinary projects on the border between design, journalism and storytelling. Today he is a consultant to the Benetton Group for writing and storytelling. Previously he was Executive Editor of COLORS and coordinator of the Fabrica Creative Writing Department. His articles have appeared, among others, in The New York Times, The Guardian, Atlantic, Vice, Wired. He has worked for clients such as Maison Margiela, FILA, Allianz, Artissima, and has held courses and workshops on writing and editorial processes in design schools in Italy and worldwide.