Marco and Riccardo Tabilio were born in Riva del Garda in 1987.
The Tablio Bros are the authors of the comic strip Granpa Fantastic
(2013) published online— the adventures of a politically incorrect retired American superhero. They participated in Coop for Words working on Canti Orfici
by Dino Campana (2014, selected among the finalists) and worked on I furiosi
by Nannu Balestri, first prize winner in 2015.
, illustrator and video maker, trained as an illustrator in Bologna (Accademia di Belle Arti) and Hamburg (HAW). His first book, the graphic novel Marco Polo- La via della seta, was published by BeccoGiallo in early 2015.
graduated from DAMS Bologna in theater studes and studies drammaturgy and scenography at Civica Scuola Paolo Grassi in Milan. He writes short stories, songs and theater texts and directs theatrical and musical events.
Coop for Words
Coop for Words has become, over the years, a showcase for writers aged 15 to 35. In 2015, for the comics category, authors were once again invited to present two story boards as an imagined prefaces to a contemporary work of literature, demonstrating an atmosphere, a theme or an emotion to the reader. The jury of experts selected Marco and Riccardo Tabilio was winners in the comics category. Together they presented a preface to Nanni Balestrini’s I furiosi. Other finalists in the category were Ettore Mazza, Mattia Moro, Giovanni Nardone, Davide Pighin, Marco Garofalo, Liuba Gabriele, Emanuele Rosso, Aniss El Hamouri, Simone Pace. As in past years, the winners are awarded an exhibition of their work during the BilBOlbul festival at Ram Hotel in Bologna.
to read the work of all participants.