1-30 April 2020 Artist in Residence, Kyoto, Japan Journey No. 106 – Cancelled In April 2020 I was invited to take part in Art Residency in Kyoto, in Japan. It had to be wonderful time, as sakura blooms in April… Here I wanted to create my big print, in size 3 metros x 1 metre on canvas in Japanese printing method […]
8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018 The Last Destination I’m at the airport in America and waiting for a flight home, to Lithuania. How many times I was waiting for flight, drinking coffee, looking out the window into the rain in the evening, or drove the car on unknown roads with artist’s books […]
2nd November 2019 Prof Timothy Frerichs took me to Niagara Falls. Powerful. Beautiful nature if man had not found this waterfall… Now in the part of USA one big casino, in the side of Canada – another. It’s look like waterfall was build and supported by casino members… Niagara Falls is a group of three […]
Flay over Greenland to Fredonia, U.S.A. 29th October 2019 Journey No. 105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flay over Baffin Island, Canada 29th October 2019 . . . . . . . . . […]
Flay over Baffin Island to Fredonia 29th October 2019 Journey No. 105 Flay to the opening of the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” in the Reed Library of the State University of New York at Fredonia. Baffin Island, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth-largest island in […]
Flay over Greenland to Fredonia 29th October 2019 Journey No. 105 This time for flying to USA, to the opening of the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” in the Reed Library of the State University of New York at Fredonia, I chose Scandinavian airlines. I had to change airplane in Stockholm and Chicago. The sky was […]
Journey with Personal Car: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art & Copenhagen 2017 17-20 March 2017 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art & Library Black Diamond Copenhagen Journey No. 86 Silkeborg 2010 24-28 March 2010 Reinstalling the 5th Artist’s Book Triennial in Silkeborg. Travel with Agota Journey No. 50 Silkeborg, Aarhus & Sweden 2009 2-15 September 2009 […]
Journey with Personal Car: North Norway 2014 14-26 August 2014 Finland, North Norway Journey No. 72 Lithuanian Art Exhibition “Myter og Legender” 1999 12–19 February 1991 Bergen Journey No. 1
Flay over Greenland to U.S.A. 20th August 2019 Journey No. 104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Installing the “8th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” in Evanston Art Center 21st-22nd August 2019 […]
Fly over Greenland to U.S.A. 20th August 2019 Journey No. 104 © Photos: 2Cent. © Artist’s Book Creators 2019
Fredonia 2019 29 October – 5 November 2019 “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” in Reed Library of the State University of New York at Fredonia Journey No. 105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
Time: 9 August 2019 Location: Museum De Reede, Antwerp, Belgium We visited beautiful Museum De Reede with fantastic exhibitions of printmaking. “An initiative by Dutchman Harry Rutten, who donated his art collection containing mainly prints by Goya, Rops and Munch to Belgian foundation, Museum De Reede in Antwerp is dedicated exclusively to graphic art.” […]
Journeys with Personal Car: Antwerp & Brussels 2019 9-10 August 2019 Museum de Reede, Antwerp Magritte Museum, Brussels Journey No. 103 Artist in Residence “Frans Masereel Centrum”, Kasterlee 1999 28 January – 14 February 1999 Journey No. 13
Some journeys with personal car: Helsinki 2017 13-15 February 2017 Lectures in the Helsinki Art Academy Journey No. 85 Finland, Jyväskylä 2014 24-29 September 2014 Driving through all Finland to North Cape in Norway Journey No. 72 Ekenas 2002 28 August – 7 October 2002 Artist in Residence, Solo Exhibition Journey No. 28 Jyväskylä […]
Time: 18-23 April 2019 Distance: 3864 km Das Auto: Toyota Rav4 Hybrid 2018 The purpose of our journey was to celebrate the Holy Easters with our daughter Agota and my friends Vincent and Joseph. We started our journey to The Netherlands in the evening of 18th of April. It is always better to cross […]
Final Exams in Musashino Art University Time: 15th of January 2019 Location: Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Museums in Tokyo . . . . . . . . . . […]
Fly from Helsinki to Tokyo through North of Russia and Ural Mountains. 2018 April 23th Wonderful fly with Japan Airline. Maybe the best airlines in the world… © Photos: Kestutis Vasiliunas, 2018 © Circle “Bokartas”, 2018
Tokyo 2019 Musashino Art University in Tokyo 2019 12-24 January 2019 Journey No. 98 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tokyo 2018 24 April – 1 May 2018 Journey No. 92 Fly […]
“Coexistence of Civilizations: Art of Communication & Communication of Art“ Time: 19th September 2017 Location: Dunhuang, China In the Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang I arrive from the Guanlan Printmaking Workshop. Together with the conference was the International print exchange project “Belt and Road”. Town of Dunhuang is located in the north-west of China near […]
18–21 September 2017 Travel to Printmaking Exhibition in Dunhuang over the Gobi Desert 2017 18 September 2017 International Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang 19 September 2017 Dunhuang Desert 20 September 2017 © Photo: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community
“Lucas Cranach the Elder: Eva & Apple” 2017 Edition 21, paper, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 8 colours, 58 x 119 cm Print was created in the Art Residency in Tianjin, in China in 2017 Print was exhibited in 2017 in the Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp“, Tianjin . . . . . . . […]
Journeys with personal car: French Alps 2015 29 August –13 September 2015 Driving back to Lithuania from Vercelli through French Alps after the opening of the “7th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015” in “Museo Leone” in Vercelli Journey No. 78 Lyon 2011 10–14 October 2011 Visiting the “11 Biennale de Lyon” Journey No. […]
In 1st of December 2017 we drove to see the exhibition of David Lynch “Silence and Dynamism” in Torun, Poland. Kestutis Vasiliunas
Fly from Beijing to Lithuania through Inner Mongolia, Gobi Desert (East), Mongolia and Siberia. 2017 October 16th © Circle “Bokartas”, Kestutis Vasiliunas, 2017
21 September – 16 October 2017 Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in China Tianjin Printmaking Workshop – the First Print Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp”, Tianjin 2017 Prints created in the Tianjin Printmaking Residency 2017
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts During our stay in Tianjin Print Workshop we had the possibility to visit Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts. It’s about one and a half hour driving from the workshop. Yes…, it is not the same Art Academy like in Europe. We visited Chinese painting class, where students learning from […]
In Guanlan International Print Workshop artists lives in Artist’s Village near Half-Moon Pond. Especially beautiful at night. For creating the next print I have found another paradoxical topic with the title – “Zheng He VS Columbus”… So we should look on facts. Zheng He (1371–1433) was a Hui Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and […]
Gobi Desert From Guanlan Printmaking Base I had to travel to Dunhuang, for the opening of the Printmaking Exhibition “Belt & Road” and for the Conference “Coexistence of Civilizations: Art of Communication & Communication of Art“. It’s about 3500 km by airplain. From Shenzhen we flew to Lanzhou, and from Lanzhou through the mountains and desert […]
I am invited in Guanlan International Print Workshop for two weeks, and during this short time I have to create two prints. Prints have to be printed in edition 5o. As I am invited for the international printmaking artists exchange program and the exhibition “The Belt & Road”, I have to create prints based on China culture. For […]
1–18 September 2017 Artist in Residency in China 2017 The First Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan The Second Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan Artist’s Book in China Printmaking Museum in Guanlan .
Printing Marks and Codes, Chongqing, China 2015 11–16 November 2015 . . .
International Print Workshop, Guanlan 20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011 Calligraphy Festival in China Sunday in China Lin Family Reunion during Spring Festival in China One Day in China Guilin in China Journey to Yangshuo, China . . .
Malta 2016 18-29 August 2016 Holidays Journey No. 84
Journey with Personal Car: Monaco 2015 7 September 2015 Monaco. Travel from the “7th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius” in Vercelli Journey No. 78
24-26 March 2014 Rome University of Fine Arts Lectures and the Artist’s Book Workshop
Tre Cime di Lavaredo 31 August 2013 On the road to Biennale di Venezia by car through the Austrian and Italian Alps from Leipzig. Not so bad, not so bad, just difficult to find the road to this place.
Journeys with personal car: Travel with rented car through Switzerland 2019 7–17 March 2019 Travel to Vercelli to reinstall the “8th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” Journey No. 100 Travel with personal car through Switzerland 2015 17–21 September, 2015 Travel with the Artist’s Books through Switzerland and Alps to Vercelli Journey No. 79 Basel 2013 10 November […]
Time: 29 May – 13 June 2007 After the “Seoul International Book Arts Fair” we were travelling a little in South Korea with our good Friend, an artist Chang-Soo and Angela. She was our translate in the Book Fair and in my Lectures. Chang-Soo participated in the Artist’s Book Triennials, also he has been as […]
Time: 22-24 November 2013 To visit exhibitions in Berlin more pictures: http://artistsbook.lt/
Almost all Journeys with Personal Car: Leipzig & Berlin 2018 13-19 March 2018 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Leipzig Book Fair. Travel with the students Journey No. 91 Berlin 2017 1-3 December 2017 Exhibitions in Berlin Journey No. 90 Leipzig & Berlin 2017 21-27 March 2017 Travel with the students to Leipzig Book Fair Journey No. 87 Hamburg 2016 14-19 January […]
28 December 2008 – 8 January 2009 All family we went to Lapland celebrate the New Year. We took the boat from Riga to Stockholm. From Stockholm we drove our car to the north. The last 400 km was only snow road – beautiful road…
25 – 31 August 2013
Journeys with personal car: Austrian Alps & Salzburg 2019 14–16 March 2019 Returning back from Vercelli and Venezia through Italian-Austrian Alps Journey No. 100 Austrian Alps, Uttendorf & Horn 2017 21–27 August 2017 Holiday in Austrian Alps. Meeting with artist’s book curator Toni Kurz in Horn Journey No. 88 Horn 2016 5–8 May 2016 XIII Int. BuchKunstBiennale Horn Journey No. 83 […]
All night it was snowing. I returned back in my memory to China, where we had wonderful time… From Guilin by boat we travelled to Yangshuo, to the small town, surrounded with wonderful nature. Guilin situated on the west bank of the Li River. We rented bikes and left the city. After 20 years we […]
Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa Time: May – July 2012 Location: “Laboratorio Kaus”, Giardino Pensile ex monastero di Santa Chiara, Urbino, Italy Curators: Giuliano Santini and Cecilia Giampaoli Kestutis Vasiliunas was participated in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy […]
9-11 July 2012 Short stop in Berg im Drautal during the travel to Urbino.
Discussing with the boss Giuliano Santini on the wall of Urbino…
Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participate in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy. After the project he with family was in holiday in Italy. 9 – 11 July 2012 On the road to Urbino, in Berg im Drautal, Austria 12 July 2012 Discussing with […]
3 January – 29 January 2008 Ricklundgarden Art Workshop I have been as Artist in Residence in Ricklundgarden, in Lapland. I never have seen such wonderful nature. I was feeling myself like I am in the move of National Geography TV. Yes, it was very extreme and very beautiful.
30 April – 5 May 2008 Journey to Easterlittens to my Friend Joseph Johannes Visser by car. Photos from one night in Harlingen, where I was sleeping in my Toyota Previa. […]
Journeys with personal car: Journey to The Netherlands & Belgium 2019 8-13 August 2019 Journey No. 103 Easter with Agota, Vincent van Gogh & Joseph in The Netherlands 2019 18-23 April 2019 Journey No. 101 Easterlittens 2018 3-8 September 2018 Journey No. 96 Journey to Easterlittens 2008 30 April – 5 May 2008 Journey […]
12 July – 3 August 2008 Journey from Vilnius to Southern Italy by car through the Austrian and Switzerland Alps 7130 km in 22 Days 1st Day – 12 of July Vilnius – Lechovice (Czech Republic) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2nd Day – 13 of July Austria ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3rd Day […]
26 September – 29 September 2011 12th Istanbul Art Biennial “Unititled”
Istanbul 26 September – 29 September 2011 12th Istanbul Art Biennial 2011 “Unititled” Journey No. 58
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fly over Gobi Desert, Mongolia and Siberia 2017 16 October 2017 Journey No. 89 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
Journeys with personal car: Venezia 2019 2–6 June, 2019 58th International Art Exhibition / La Biennale d’Arte di Venezia Jannis Kounellis in Fondazione Prada, Venezia Journey No. 102 Vercelli & Venezia 2019 7–17 March, 2019 Transportation of the “8th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018“ from Vercelli to Venezia Journey No. 100 Vercelli 2019 22–24 […]
Seoul 2018 Solo Exhibition in Seoul Time: 5-10 November 2018 Location: Vision Tower Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea Journey No. 97 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lecture: “Contemporary Artist’s Book […]
13 September – 22 September 2011 Holidays with Friends. Journey with personal car.
27 March – 31 March 2011 Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Guilin is a city in China, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on the west bank of the Li River. Its name means “forest of Sweet Osmanthus”, owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its unique scenery.
Chinese New Year – often called Chinese Lunar New Year although it actually is lunisolar – is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. According to tales and legends, the beginning of Chinese New Year started with the fight against a mythical beast called the Nian. Nian would come on the first day of […]
Today we’ve visited the barber’s of our downtown. Here we were gladly met by five Chinese hairdressers.
This Sunday I was thinking how beautiful China is. The life in here is getting better: people are working hard, however they are happy and very kind, economy is growing up, goverment takes care about peoples’ health and education. They are paying great attention to culture.
Soon will be the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival. It is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is often inaccurately called “Lunar New Year”, because—as part of the lunisolar Chinese calendar—the date is partially determined based on lunar phase. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first month […]
Journeys with personal car: Artist in Residence in Lapland 2016 2–27 February 2016 Artist in Residence Journey No. 82 Umea 2015 2–5 July 2015 Journey No. 76 New Year in Lapland 2009 28 December 2008 – 8 January 2009 Journey No. 45 Artist in Residence in Lapland 2008 3 January – 29 January 2008 Artist in Residence Journey No. 41 Falun Print […]