Awaken from books

Awaken from books

Installation from books for Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania

Installation was build for a library interior only using old books and black paper.

Awaken from books – represents eight famous creators, national awakers, writers and scientists who lived and worked in Lithuania in the late 19th and early 20th century. The poet Bernardas Brazdžionis, social figure and publicist Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė, linguist Jonas Jablonskis, semioticist and linguist Algirdas Julius Greimas, scientist, archaeologist Marija Gimbutienė, philosopher Stasys Šalkauskis, writer, philosopher Vydūnas, prose writer, playwright Žemaitė – look at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library‘s of Lithuania visitors.

The 71 square meters installation is like a bridge between history and the present. Books revive by living history, and in the way like this, makes sense of space.


Photos taken by Emilija Vinžanovaitė

  • Place Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
  • Date 2018
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