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

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Theme: Memento Mori


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

For the official opening of the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018″ in The Martynas Mazvydas National Library in Vilnius arrived some artist’s book creators, participants of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial: Yuko Wada from Japan, Hanne Matthiesen from Denmark, IrmaTonteri 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 and artists’ friends.

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From the left: Agota Afra, Kestutis Vasiliunas, Raminta Sumskyte-Sum, Yuko Wada, Rene Haljasmae, Motoko Tachikawa, David Faithfull, Lene Bennike, Maria Schina, Hanne Matthiesen, Vilborg S. Hovet, Irma Tonteri, Evaldas Mikalauskis, Roberta Vaigeltaite-V.

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Artists in front of The Martynas Mazvydas National Library

After the opening of the 8th Artist’s Book Triennial, artists and friends went for “not official dinner” in restaurant in Uzupis. It was warm beautiful evening with the summer rain. We were seating and discussing till later night.

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 Citt? del Libro”, Italy;
The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania
Citt? 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 2018

© Artist’s Book Creators 2018

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