Official Opening of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius

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8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018
Theme: Memento Mori

Time: 19 July – 23 September 2018
Location: The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania

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Opening: Maestro Eugenijus Kanevicius, curator Kestutis Vasiliunas, art student, translator Valentina

On 19th of July we opened the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018″ in The Martynas Mazvydas National Library in Vilnius.

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During the opening of the Artist’s Book Exhibition was playing jazz – Maestro Eugenijus Kanevicius.

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Official opening of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius

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The speech of the boss of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Unit – Viktorija Vaitkeviciute Verbickiene

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The speech of an artist Hanne Matthiesen from Denmark

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Opening of the 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius

For the opening in Vilnius arrived some artist’s book creators, participants of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial: Yuko Wada from Japan, Hanne Matthiesen from Denmark, Irma Tonteri from Finland, Motoko Tachikawa from France, David Faithfull from Scotland, Maria Schina from Greece, Lene Bennike from Denmark, Rene Haljasmae from Estonia, Dalia Lopez Madrona from Sweden, art critic and book write  Vilborg S. Hovet from Norway.

The opening of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius attended about 150 people.

More 30 photos from the opening of the Triennial

Organiser of the Triennial: Circle “Bokartas”

Curator: Kestutis Vasiliunas

In Cooperation with:
Vilnius Academy of Arts, Graphic Art Department, Vilnius, Lithuania;
IAKH: Globus Galerie + Edition Lebensretter, Leipzig, Germany;
ISIA, Urbino, Italy;
Festival “Urbino e le Citta del Libro”, Italy;
The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania
Citta di Vercelli & “Museo Leone”, Vercelli, Italy;
“Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, Venezia, Italy;
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, USA;
Reed Library of the State University of New York at Fredonia, USA.

Main Sponsor: Lithuanian Council for Culture

© Photos: Agota Afra

© Artist’s Book Creators 2018

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