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Shadow Stories

The video from La Villetta Preschool describes the experience and encounters between children and shadows during a visit to the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre. An animated story, with brief video clips, concluding with a short animated cartoon created by the children.
From The Wonder of Learning exhibition.


Concept, video filming and montage: Sara De Poi, Simona Spaggiari

Booklet graphic design by Rolando Baldini and Mali Yea

English translation by Jane McCall and Leslie Morrow


2012, DVD, running time: 14’00’’
PAL ISBN 978-88-87960-76-1
NTSC ISBN 978-88-87960-77-8

Italian audio with English subtitles
Also available in Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish

Euro 22,00

Connected exhibit


"Bordercrossings" is an exhibition-atelier that tells the story of research done between digital and nature in Reggio Emilia’s infant-toddler centres and preschools, with the intention of bringing their respective complexities together.

Connected exhibit

The Wonder of Learning

"The Wonder of Learning" follows up on the ideas expressed in the more historical Hundred Languages of Children exhibition. Reggio Emilia’s experience of education is recounted here through new projects coming from the city’s municipal infant-toddler centres and preschools.