BABF Book Launches - Kay A. Kirkebø / PAB / Gunvor / Xiong Liang   Upstairs  Book Launch

Welcome to the Sunday Book Launches program at Upstairs!

Free Entry!

Book lunch with Liunyingchieh Books at 12:00

Kay Arne Kirkebø (Norway)
Performance Art Bergen (Norway)
Gunvor Rasmusson (Norway)
Xiong Liang (China)

Book launches program:

13:00 Kay Arne Kirkebø
Kay Arne Kirkebø (b. 1979) lives and works in Bergen. He holds a master's degree in art (2014) from Bergen University of Arts and Design. Kirkebø works mainly with drawing focused in the last few years more on zines and art books formats. Kay will present the book «All Is Lost» (2017).

14:00 Performance Art Bergen
Performance Art Bergen, PAB is a membership organization for those with love for the huge variety of performative expressions and consequences. PAB is run according to the principles of sharing and collaboration. Working locally as well as internationally, the aim is to establish platforms for the production and showing of performance art works of a high standard. As a collective, we take the approach that interesting and relevant art is the result of interesting and relevant social and artistic environments. Since 2015 PAB has been publishing several books as PABLISH.

15:00 Gunvor Rasmusson
Gunvor is an illustrator & small business owner from Bergen. She runs her own shop & studio and make stuff happen at Bryggen, while working as an illustrator for organizations, publishing houses, stage shows and magazines. Rasmusson is making a new batch of fanzines of «alternative swearing for parents» for this book launch, and will also have a reading. Suitable for children!

16:00 Xiong Liang
Xiong Liang is an illustrator from China's Zhejiang province (south of Shanghai) and is now one of the most established picture book artists of the capital. He will not launch a book, but have a small performance from 16:00.

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