7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015

7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015

Exhibition theme: “Error” {mistake}

Time & Location:
2015 March 12–15, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany;
2015 September 5th – 19th, “Museo Leone”, Vercelli, Italia;
2015 October 22 – November 21, Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania;
2016 January 16–17, in the 11th Book Fair Hamburg, “Museum der Arbeit”, Germany;
2016 July 30 – August 27, “The Cole Art Center”, Nacogdoches, TX 75961, U.S.A.;

The “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015” organized in order to promote artist’s books all over the world and to make an exchanges between artists. With the great support of the Artists we hope to keep the highest artistic level of the 7th Artist’s Book Triennial as it was in previous our Triennials. With your participation we hope to make a remarkable Exhibition of artist’s books, and to open a window for people to discover a wonderful world of artist’s books.

Circle “Bokartas” in cooperation with the “Artist’s Book Creators Community” organize the “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015”. We are non-profit organization holding the International Artist’s Book Exhibitions for the last 19 years. Since 1994 twelve artists books exhibitions and six International Artist‘s Book Triennials were organized where 715 artists from 63 countries were selected for the Triennials by the jury. Triennials took place not only in Lithuania, but also in Salzburg (Austria), Lille (France), Frankfurt on Main, Leipzig, Bentlage (Germany), Halmstad (Sweden), Silkeborg (Denmark), Venice (Italy) and Seoul (South Korea).

The purpose of the “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″ is to incite artists to create conceptual works which correspond to the offered theme. We want to provoke artists to think and to create an artist’s books on this strange theme of the 7th Triennial – “Error”. Errors {mistakes} plays important role not only in our life, but also in creative process. Many scientific discoveries have been made by mistake, by error. The same are in art. We are looking for artist’s books made with errors, artist’s books with typographical, printing or binding errors. Artist’s books created about “errors” in our life and art, errors in science and engineering, errors in languages or errors on the road, and etc.

Main Prize – The Main Prize given to the artist Hanne Stochholm from Denmark. Congratulation!!! Hanne Stochholm will have the opportunity to make a personal artist’s book exhibition to be shown in Vilnius, 2018, together with the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018″.

International Jury:

Prof. Joseph Johannes Visser, The Netherlands;
Prof. Hanne Matthiesen, Denmark;
Dr. Vaidilute Brazauskaite-L., Lithuania;
Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas, Lithuania.

History of the Triennial:

The “1st International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 1997” was organized in Vilnius, in the capital of Lithuania, in the Gallery “Kaire Desine”. The theme of it was “Diary: Eight Days”. 62 artists from 13 countries were selected for the Triennial.

The “2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000” was in Vilnius in the Gallery “Arka”, and in 2001 in the “Galerie 5020” in Salzburg. The theme of it was “Apocalypse”. 140 artists from 29 countries were selected for the Triennial.

The “3rd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2003” took part in 2003, in the “Contemporary Art Centre” in Vilnius. The theme of it was “23 Sins”. 119 artists from 37 countries were selected for the Triennial. After the exhibition in Vilnius the Triennial was showed in 2004 in “Frankfurt Art Fair” in Frankfurt on Main, Germany; in 2004 in Thomas Mannas’ House in Nida, Lithuania; in 2004 in the Gallery “Le Carre” in Lille, France;

The “4th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2006” took part in 2006, in the Gallery “Arka” in Vilnius. The theme of it was “Rabbit and House”. 132 artists from 29 countries were selected for the Triennial. After the exhibition in Vilnius the Triennial was showed in 2007 in “Leipzig Book Fair” in Leipzig, Germany and in “Seoul International Book Arts Fair”, South Korea.

The “5th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2009” took part in 2009. The theme of it was “Text”. For the Triennial jury selected 134 artists from 34 countries. The Triennial was showed in “Leipzig Book Fair”, in Germany; in Gallery “Arka”, in Vilnius; in “Art Centre Silkeborg Bad”, in Silkeborg, Denmark; in “Hübner Bokform”, in Halmstad, Sweden; in “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, in Venice, Italy.

The “6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012” took part in 2012. The theme of the Triennial was “Love”. The international jury selected 131 artists from 33 countries for the exhibition. The Triennial was showed in “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, in Venice, Italy; in “Leipzig Book Fair”, Germany; in the Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius; and in “Kloster Bentlage”, in Rheine, Germany.

Organiser of the Triennial:
Circle “Bokartas”.

In Cooperation with:
Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania;
Artist’s Book Creators Community;
IAKH – Internationale Ausstellung für Künstlerbücher und Handpressendrucke, Leipzig, Germany;
“Museo Leone”, Vercelli, Italia;
Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania;
BuchDruckKunst e.V., Hamburg, Germany;
“The Cole Art Center”, Nacogdoches, U.S.A.

Curator: Kestutis Vasiliunas
E-mail: vasiliunas@bookart.lt
Mob: +370 656 05379

 

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15 Responses to 7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015

  1. steven malies says:

    No entry form on the website, closing date is tomorrow!

    • vasiliunas says:

      Dear Steven Malies,
      you are not the first who has made the mistake with deadline. The Deadline is in the next year – 15th of November 2014.
      We are looking for your artist’s books after one year, or earlier.
      Thank you for your interest,
      Best Greetings,
      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      curator

  2. Me gustaría que me enviasen el formulario de inscripción, para tener toda la información. Muchas gracias.
    Antonia Valero

    • vasiliunas says:

      Dear Antonia Valero,
      thank you for your interest in the “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″. Please fill the Entry Form and send it with original artist’s book till the deadline – 15th of November 2014 for the international jury.
      Please, write on the package “No Commercial Value”, or the value for the customs no more 30 euro. All info are in the Entry Form.
      Entry Form on line http://submit.bookart.lt/entry-form/
      More info about the Triennial: http://artistsbook.lt/abc-news/
      Thank you,
      Sincerely,
      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      curator of the Triennial

  3. Neha Singh says:

    Dear Kestutis,

    Wanted to check on when the form will become available for this exhibition. Also, are there other requirements , including a physical copy of the book, that would be required while submitting the application.

    Thank you.
    Have a great day.
    Neha

    • vasiliunas says:

      Dear Neha,
      thank you for your interest in the “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015”. Please fill the Entry Form and send it with original artist’s book till the deadline – 15th of November 2014 for the international jury.
      Please, write on the package “No Commercial Value”, or the value for the customs no more 30 euro. All info are in the Entry Form.
      Entry Form on line http://submit.bookart.lt/entry-form/
      More info about the Triennial: http://artistsbook.lt/abc-news/
      Thank you,
      Sincerely,
      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      curator of the Triennial

  4. Andreina says:

    Come posso scaricare il modulo d’iscrizione?

  5. beatriz says:

    saludos, ya he enviado la foto del libro de artista y mi ccvv en la inscripcion, tengo una duda, es necesario que hagan una seleccion previa,antes de enviar el libro fisicamente?, y cual es la direccion para hacer el envio del libro?,gracias
    beatriz

    • vasiliunas says:

      Saludos,
      Please, until the jury meeting, 28th of November 2014, send your physical artist’s book(s) and the Entry Form for the international jury. Jury will select books for the Triennial only from originals.

      Please, write on the package “No Commercial Value”, or the value for the customs no more 30 euro or 30 USD. All info in the Entry Form.

      Important info: http://artistsbook.lt/blog/2014/10/03/important-information/

      Please, send to:
      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      Filaretu 9-5
      Vilnius 01207
      Lithuania

      Gracias,

      Sincerely,

      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      curator of the Triennial

  6. Carolina says:

    Hola,
    Tengo que enviar también la obra física? A que dirección?

    Gracias

    • vasiliunas says:

      Hello,
      Please, until the jury meeting, 28th of November 2014, send your physical artist’s book(s) and the Entry Form for the international jury. Jury will select books for the Triennial only from originals.

      Please, write on the package “No Commercial Value”, or the value for the customs no more 30 euro or 30 USD. All info in the Entry Form.

      Important info: http://artistsbook.lt/blog/2014/10/03/important-information/

      Please, send to:
      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      Filaretu 9-5
      Vilnius 01207
      Lithuania

      Thank you,

      Sincerely,

      Kestutis Vasiliunas
      curator of the Triennial

  7. Roxana says:

    Hi,

    The book has to be in Lithuania by November 28th? Or it is just the postmark date deadline?

    Thank you

  8. Beatriz says:

    Hi,
    I send the application form by email and send the book by post office during the deadline and it was returned recently to my address.
    Can I re-submitted? The envelope as the postdeliver date and it was send during the deadline.
    Thanks
    Best
    Beatriz

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