9th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2021
1. “Absence is presence. These are the fundamentals of mystery.” – 25:57, Episode 3. “The Young Pope”.
2. “In poststructuralist theory, a concept most closely associated with Derrida, for whom it refers to the mythical status of the supposed hub of any system of ideas (see also deconstruction; différance; transcendent signified). This derives from the point voiced by Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus (c.370 bc) that the absence of the writer from a (circulated) text leaves it open to misinterpretation, in contrast to presence in face-to-face interaction (see also phonocentrism). This is in fact a feature of all mediated communication, where the participants are spatially and/or temporally separated.” – https://www.oxfordreference.com/
The “9th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2021” is a unique non-commercial cultural project.
Organiser of the Triennial: Circle “Bokartas”, Lithuania
Curator: Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas
Catalogue: 100 Eur. The organisers will publish the catalogue in a limited edition. As usually it will be printed in typography and bounded by hands like an artist’s book.
© Artist’s Book Creators 2020