een Hand Gebonden Kunstenaarsboek '(The) Fairing(s)', the Artist's-Books Workshop,Vilnius
2009 a hand-bound Artist's-Book / le
Livre d'Artist / ein handgebundenes Künstler Buch / Mahler
"Vilnius European Cultural Capital 2009"
time' 23 - 10 - 2009
Hardly (past) 9.00, and ! YES!, we made it!
Almost all students come in with a surprising result of, indeed
mostly, 25 copies.
The last things now are to be done, not too much time to think
about other solutions to binding this series together than the
ones I suggest
- for now a simple wrap, all could make their verry own cuttings
for a lock -
Just enough time to suggest a few alterations and a few 'things
for next time'.
As a press-photographer is already around some students
are beginning to feel the pressure that 'a presentation' simply
There's just one hour left to get things together and for each
student to collect 'his' or 'her' series from the copies that
all others have put on the table.
When slowly the crowd gathers some feeling of:"never
expected anyone to take it so seriously, might have done a bit
more" gets a grip among some.
In all I would think something so short has been a great experience,
an experience that might take a while to sink in.
The actual 'student's books'
Later that evening we have a meal together with a
group of students, and we seem to get closer when "ah, sorry,
not Strauss, Visser?", and stories about the 'lady with
the drink-tank' come to the napkins.
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