Open Call: 10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024 - UAP
Theme: “To Be”
We would like to invite you to participate in the “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024”.
The “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024” is a unique non-commercial cultural project. The purpose of the Artist’s Book Triennial is to promote artist’s books, creators of artist’s books from all over the world; to connect in one big art family galleries, publishers, editors and printers of fine art & limited editions, the greater general public, collectors and individual artists.
The “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024″ is a relevant an educational interdisciplinary art project that introduces the diversity of ideas, structures, forms and book bindings of the „artist’s book” of world artists.
The “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024” is one of the most important projects of the contemporary artist’s book in the world. The project consists of artist’s book exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad, artist’s book conference in Vilnius and artist’s book workshops.
During 26 years from the “1st International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 1997”, we have done 9 international artist’s book triennials to which 911 artists from 68 countries were selected for the exhibitions. The Triennials were exhibited not only in Lithuania, but also in Salzburg (Austria), Lille (France), Leipzig, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Rheine (Germany), Venice, Vercelli, Urbino (Italy), Seoul (South Korea), Halmstad (Sweden), Silkeborg (Denmark), Evanston and Fredonia (US).
Over the 26 years, we did more than 50 international artist’s book exhibitions, workshops, symposiums and lectures in Lithuania, Germany, Austria, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland, France and US.
Regulations for Participants:
Deadline: 15th of November, 2023
Organiser of the Triennial: Circle “Bokartas” & Artist’s Book Museum.
Curator: Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas.
Application: Each artist may submit only one artist’s book.
International Jury will select artist’s books for the “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024″.
Entry Fee: 50 Euro – At this time of war near us and post-pandemic economic crisis situation, when cultural projects in Lithuania are supported very little, we have to ask for the entry fee. We are very sorry.
Time & Location:
2024 March 21-24 – Leipzig Book Fair, IAKH: Globus Galerie + Edition Lebensretter, Germany.
2024 April – “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, Venice, Italy.
2024 May–June – Exhibition and International Artist’s Book Conference in the “Museum of Applied Arts and Design”, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2024 Summer – The Plunge Municipal Clock Tower Library, Lithuania.
2024 Autumn – Italy.
2025 March-April – The Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, US.
2025 March-April – Reed Library of the State University of New York at Fredonia, US.
We will inform you about the exact dates of the exhibition in Vilnius and abroad.
If you would like to exhibit the “10th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2024″ at your place, in the museum or the gallery, please contact the curator.
Catalogue: The organisers will publish the catalogue. As usually it will be printed in typography and bounded by hands like an artist’s book.
History of the Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius:
Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas–
Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas
Graphic Art Department
Vilnius Academy of Arts