Tuštėjimas — Vanishing
Vytautas Pletkus

Tuštėjimas — Vanishing Vytautas Pletkus

Tuštėjimas — Vanishing Vytautas PletkusTuštėjimas — Vanishing
Vytautas Pletkus
Kaunas Photography Gallery
Lithuanian, English

Text by Agnė Narušytė.

 

Softcover
Edition of 500
129 pages
230 x 260 mm
2015
ISBN 9786098099089

 

This photobook is home to a selection of portrayals of Lithuania. These photographs of rural and abandoned Lithuania show a grey and empty place. There are few humans and the only interruption is the yellow paper on which an essay by Agnė Narušytė is printed.

About the Artist
Vytautas Pletkus was born in 1955 in Vilnius. In 1980 he graduated Vilnius Civil Engineering Institute. He is a member of Lithuanian Art Photographers Association since 2003. Some of the most significant photo series of the author are Placebo (2013-, Placebai), Non-Prospective projects (2008 – 2013, Neperspektyvūs projektai), Territories (2006–2011, Teritorijos), Outskirts (2006–, Pakraščiai), Bridges of Kaunas (2003-2008, Kauno tiltai). The author has published two photobooks – Bridges (2011, Tiltai) and Vanishing (2015, Tuštėjimai).
(source: https://urm.lt/lv/en/news/photography-exhibition-vanishing-by-the-lithuanian-photographer-vytautas-pletkus-at-the-latvian-museum-of-photography-)

About the Publisher
The Kaunas Photography Gallery extends the long publishing tradition in Lithuania, and now not only concentrates on simply presenting photographers, but also on continuing research into Lithuanian photography. Thanks to its successful publishing activities, Lithuanian photography is winning greater recognition than ever before. It is gradually becoming more acknowledged on the international scene, and is featured at major international photography book events.
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