Today the exhibition is travelling all the way from Denmark to USA. You can look forward to be seeing the Artworks in dialogue at several American museums starting with National Nordic Museum in Seattle Oct., 28. 2021 – Jan., 31. 2022. https://www.nordicmuseum.org/exhibition/paperdialogues

 

Picture 1: Fantastic artworks on the road.

Picture 2: All artworks being loaded on the truck in Denmark.

 

 

 

 

 

 

While we are looking forward to the Paper Dialogues United States tour in fall 2022 let’s take a glance back in time to the exhibition at Museum for Papirkunst in Blokhus, Denmark in 2019. Vernissage March 22, 2019:

Picture 1: From left: Emma Reid, Professor Qiao, Chinese Ambassador Mme Deng Ying, Danish Minister of Cultur Mette Bock, Bit Vejle, Norwegian Ambassador Fr. Aud Kolberg, and Layla May Arthur.

 

Picture 2: Cutting of ribbon at Vernissage, from left: Norwegian Ambassador Fr. Aud Kolberg, Danish Minster of Culture Mette Bock, and Chinese Ambassador Mme Deng Ying.

 

Picture 3: Chinese traditional tea ceremony at the Vernissage.

 

Picture 4: Professor Qiao’s 9 meter long papercut ‘Fish and Dragon Change’.

 

Picture 5: Layla May Arthur’s ‘My Childhood Home’.

 

Picture 6: Emma Reid’s ‘Jersey Dragon’.

 

Picture 7: Bit Vejle’s Dragon Egg no. 1.

 

Photo courtesy: Poul Nymark and Amalie Rugård

We are thrilled to announce that the Paper Dialogues will be on display in the US starting 2021! The American Dialogues will begin in Seattle, at National Nordic Museum and continue to American Swedish Institute in Minnepolis…

Seattle: https://www.nordicmuseum.org/

Minneapolis: https://www.asimn.org/

More info to follow!

Do you want to know even more? Or would your museum be interested in hosting the Paper Dialogues? Read more in the brochure below:

Paper Dialogues – Touring Exhibitions Brochure new

 

Next stop: China!

← Paperdialogues  Ι  11. August 2019

Bit Vejle’s seven dragon eggs has been invited to join:

the 7th International Festival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, in Chengdu, China

From the 17th to the 22nd October, 2019.

More than 100.000 people visited the exhibition.

On the move to Denmark

← Paperdialogues  Ι  20. February 2019

The Paper Dialogue exhibition opens at Centre for Paper Art in Denmark the 22 of March 2019. The exhibition is opened by the Danish Minister of Culture, Mette Bock and also we have the honour that the Chinese ambassador Mme Deng Ying and the Norwegian ambassador Mrs. Aud Kolberg will attend. The exhibition will be on display at Centre for Paper Art until 22 September, 2019. The exhibition is realized with support from Kulturministerets Udlodningsmidler and Spar Nord Fonden.

In 2016, the exhibition was invited to Jersey in the Channel Islands, which has its own distinct dragon legend. The visit saw ArtHouse Jersey engage with seven local artists to work with pupils at the island’s schools over several months. Together they created a fantastic paper dragon sculpture, which was exhibited in Jersey’s main library. 

 Having invited Jersey to join the ongoing world tour, the Paper Dialogues project has now engaged with two local artists, Emma Reid and Layla May Arthur, to create their personal interpretations of their native Jersey and the local dragon legend. The artists’ paper works explore the history, landscape, traditions, and soul of the island—all the things that have shaped today’s Jersey.

Welcome to the Paper Dialogues!