ARKIR á bókverkaþríæringi | Selected artists at the International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018

Á dögunum var tilkynnt um val dómnefndar á verkum sem verða til sýnis á Áttunda alþjóðlega bókverkaþríæringnum í Vilnius – 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018. Þrjár listakonur úr hópi ARKA munu sýna þar verk sín, þær Anna Snædís Sigmarsdóttir, Áslaug Jónsdóttir og Kristín Guðbrandsdóttir. Sextíu og fimm verk voru valin á sýninguna en að auki hlutu fimm verk sérstaka heiðursviðurkenningu, þar á meðal verk Önnu Snædísar, Death or memory, sem má sjá á myndinni hér fyrir ofan.

Að þessu sinni ber sýningin yfirskriftina „Memento Mori“. Sex manna dómnefnd valdi verk á sýninguna sem fer víðsvegar um heiminn, bæði í heild sinni og sem úrval verka af heildarsýningunni. Listi yfir sýningarstaði 2018-2019 má sjá neðar í póstinum.


The selected artists for the 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018 have now been announced. Three artists from the ARKIR group are amongst exhibitors: Anna Snædís Sigmarsdóttir, Áslaug Jónsdóttir og Kristín Guðbrandsdóttir.

Also, for the first time the jury decided to give “Honourable Mention” to five artists, and one of them is ARKIR member Anna Snædís Sigmarsdóttir, with her artist’s book, ‘Death or memory’ (see photo above). Congratulations to Anna Snædís!

International jury members were: Dr. Michael Braunsteiner – Art Director, Contemporary Art Museum Admont, Austria; Mag. Barbara Eisner-B. – Initiator & Guest Curator, Contemporary Art Museum Admont, Austria; Prof. Martin Gredler – Werbe Design Akademie, Salzburg, Austria; Roberta Vaigeltaite-V. – Artist, Artist’s Book Creator, Lithuania; Evaldas Mikalauskis – Artist, Artist’s Book Creator, Lithuania; and Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas – Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.

The triennial exhibition will travel both as a whole and or as a selection of works. The theme this time was ‘Memento mori’. See list of scheduled exhibitions below.



Listi yfir sýningarstaði 2018-2019:
Schedule of the 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018,
further information and dates to be updated:

2018: March 15–18, “Leipzig Book Fair”, Germany.
2018: May 14–20, “Data”, Urbino, Italy. The 8th Triennial will be the part of the “Urbino e le Citta del Libro” Festival (“Urbino – the Town of Book”).
2018: August-September – “The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania”, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2019: Spring – “Museo Leone”, Vercelli, Italy.
2019: “Complesso Monumentale Guglielmo II”, Monreale, Sicilia, Italy.
2019: 8 March – 13 April, “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, Venice, Italy.
2019: Gallery “Tryk2”, Bornholm, Denmark.
2019: Summer, “Evanston Art Center”, Evanston, IL, USA.
2019: November, Fredonia State University, USA.

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