MinaLima: from Hogwarts to Lucca!
To celebrate 25 years since the release of the first Harry Potter book in Italy by Salani, Lucca Comics & Games will open the MinaLima: Makers of Magic exhibition on 1 November. Special guests of the festival will be the two designers who have brought to life the props of the films of the saga born from the pen of J.K. Rowling: Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima.
On the occasion of the exhibition, the spectacular San Cristoforo Church will host for five days the original props from the Harry Potter films, such as the Marauder's Map, directly from the archives of Studio MinaLima in London. But there will also be the Advanced Potions book from the sixth film, the Hogwarts Express ticket and the famous Hogwarts Acceptance Letter, all originals from the Warner Bros. archives.
To celebrate the career of Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, not only will the Harry Potter books by MinaLima be present, but also the Classics, published in Italy by L'ippocampo Edizioni.
Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima await their fans at San Cristoforo Church for autograph sessions, where they will sign their books. The sessions will take place according to the following schedule:
- November 1st from 3 to 5pm
- November 2 from 10am to 12pm
- November 3 from 10:00 to 11:30am and 12:00 to 13:30pm
- November 4th from 10:00am to 12:00pm and from 15:00 to 17:00pm
- November 5th from 10:00am to 12:00pm and from 15:00 to 17:00pm
Studio MinaLima and the exclusive print
The special print shown here was created by Studio MinaLima to celebrate the MinaLima: Makers of Magic exhibition at Lucca Comic & Games. The Studio is founded by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, known for creating and imagining the graphic universe of the Harry Potter andFantastic Beasts films. The Studio has also published the Harry Potter picture books by MinaLima and the MinaLima Classics. This print celebrates the design of San Cristoforo Church and accompanies it with magical elements from the MinaLima books.
The print will be on sale exclusively at the MinaLima: Makers of Magic exhibition at San Cristoforo Church during the festival.