Meeting with Artist’s Book Expert PhD Vilborg Stubseid Hovet


With Mrs. Vilborg Stubseid Hovet


Time: 3-7 July 2022
Location: Oslo, Norway

On the 3rd of July we came to Oslo to see the artist’s book exhibition “From A to Z – Artists’ Books in Würth Collection”.

Here we visited a famous Norwegian writer and the expert on the artist’s book – Dr. Vilborg Stubseid Hovet. In 2018 she was on the opening of the 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius.

“Vilborg Stubseid Hovet was a lecturer at Sogn og Fjordane University College from 1997 until she was an associate professor. She is a cand. philol. with a major in Norwegian from the University of Oslo in 1969. Her main thesis was Hans E. Kinck’s short story art with special emphasis on «Masks and people». In 2006, she took her PhD at the University of Bergen with her dissertation «When words become images and images text». An investigation of how meaning is created in Frøydis Haavardsholm’s illustration art with special emphasis on Hans-Henrik Holm: Jonsok Night .. This was the first Norwegian doctoral degree in picture books and illustrated books.”

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