China meets Norway in a bookshelf

Section from Mads Andersens zine Discovery, which will be part of the books shown in Shanghai and Beijing.

Section from Mads Andersens zine Discovery, which will be part of the books shown in Shanghai and Beijing.

China meets Norway in a bookshelf is a cultural exchange project with the purpose of promoting Norwegian art books, picture books and illustrated books in China through exhibitions, book markets, seminars, workshops and other unofficial activities. The project focuses on young artists and illustrators from or based in Norway and their works that reflecting nowadays Norwegian subcultures. 

We have selected and invited artists to visit China, to meet local artists with similar interests to inspire each other and be inspired. 

This blog will follow the events in Shanghai (art book in China) and Beijing (China meets Norway in a bookshelf) during August 2017.

Organised by Northing, and Bergen Zines. Kindly supported by Bergen Municipality, Grafill, NORLA, OCA and Norwegian Embassy in China.