Meeting with Artist’s Book Expert PhD Vilborg Stubseid Hovet

Travel Time: 3-7 July 2022
Location: Oslo, Norway

On the 3rd of July we came to Oslo to see the artist’s book exhibition “From A to Z – Artists’ Books in Würth Collection”.

Here we visited a famous Norwegian writer and the expert on the artist’s book – PhD Vilborg Stubseid Hovet. Here in Oslo we had interesting talks on an artist’s book, art and life. Mrs. Vilborg Stubseid Hovet is a very intelligent and kind woman. In 2018 she was on the opening of the 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial in Vilnius. In 2018 Mrs. Vilborg Stubseid Hovet come to Vilnius not only to see the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018”, but also to discuss the concept of the artist’s book. During her stay in Vilnius in 2018, we had a great discussion about what is an artist’s book and what is not.

Artist’s book creators on the opening of “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018”

“Vilborg Stubseid Hovet was a lecturer at Sogn og Fjordane University College from 1997 until she was an associate professor. She is a cand. philol. with a major in Norwegian from the University of Oslo in 1969. Her main thesis was Hans E. Kinck’s short story art with special emphasis on «Masks and people». In 2006, she took her PhD at the University of Bergen with her dissertation «When words become images and images text». An investigation of how meaning is created in Frøydis Haavardsholm’s illustration art with special emphasis on Hans-Henrik Holm: Jonsok Night .. This was the first Norwegian doctoral degree in picture books and illustrated books.”

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Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas

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