Artist’s Book Creators Community’s Year in Review 2017

The Artist’s Book Creators Community’s Year in Review 2017

 

January 3 – We started to organise the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018”.

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January 5-29Solo exhibition of curator of the “Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” Kestutis Vasiliunas “Memento Mori” in the Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius.
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February 14-15Conceptual Artist’s Book Course in the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki.

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February 25-26Artist’s book creator Evaldas Mikalauskis at Vilnius Book Fair.

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March 17 – Visiting the exhibition of books “Treasures in The Royal Library” in “The Black Diamond”, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Royal Library from outsideThe Heart Book, 1550. Oldest Danish ManuscriptVon Reck's Picture Book from Georgia, 1736

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March 17 – Visiting the exhibition “The Poma Chronicle ” in “The Royal Library”, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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March 18Artist’s books of William Kentridge in Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.

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March 21-27Travel with the Students to Leipzig Book Fair. Visiting the exhibition “Printmaking from Canada” in Lodz & exhibitions “Chinese Poster and Book Design Today”, and artist’s book exhibition of Nora Schattauer – “50 Workbooks” in “Kunstbibliothek”  in Berlin.

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March 23-26Artist’s Books of Lithuanian Professors from Vilnius Academy of Arts in Leipzig Book Fair.

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March 24 Meeting with artist’s book creators in Leipzig Book Fair.

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March 29 – April 2Printmaking specialists from Finland visited Vilnius.

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April 5-29Artist’s book, installation & performance of artist’s book creator Raminta Sumskyte Sum in the Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius.

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June 15-18Concerts of world famous artists, Lithuanian Friends – Auke de Boer & Joseph Johannes Visser in Lithuania. Artist’s book creator, composer, typographer – Joseph Johannes Visser again visited Vilnius.

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June 24-28 – Artist’s book creator Prof. Chang-Soo Kim and his wife Jihyun Shim from South Korea, who travelling in Europe for two months, visited Lithuania. In 2009 Prof. Chang-Soo Kim participated in the project “International Artist’s Book Workshop Vilnius 2009” in the Vilnius Academy of Arts.

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August 26 – After the holidays in Austrian Alps we visited the curator of the “Artist’s Book Biennial Horn” – Toni Kurz and his wife Christa.

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September 1 – October 16 – Chief of “Artist’s Book Creators Community” Kestutis Vasiliunas in Printmaking Residencies in China.

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December 1 – Visiting the exhibition of David Lynch “Silence and Dynamism” in the Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun, Poland.

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December 2Strange artist’s books in Berlin.

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Kestutis Vasiliunas
Chief of “Artist’s Book Creators Community”

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