All artists who relate to a book as a binding or as an object of art through any material or technique are welcome to participate. With this exhibition we continue the tradition of international bookbinding exhibitions in Estonia. We follow the set practice that all participating artists bind the same collections of text.
This time the exhibition is composed of poetry from the radical Estonian poets shaped by the last years of the 20th century.
222 numbered and 500 unnumbered bibliophile sets of loose sheets in size 170 x 206 mm have been printed for the exhibition. The texts have been printed on Munken Print Cream 115g/m2 paper. The title of the collection is „Names, Words, Witch´s Symbols”. 4x(4+4)x4 = Young Estonian Poetry).
The text consist of four verses by 8 young poets in Estonian, English, German, Hungarian, Russian, Finnish, Italian and French. The collection of poems has been composed end edited by the Estonian poet Jürgen Rooste and the Estonian Literature Center (www.estlit.ee).
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