Mokulito course

Teacher: Lembe Ruben (from Graafikakoda in Tallinn)
When: 6 and 7 of November 2023 / 10 – 16.00
Where: LKV, Mellomveien 3A, Trondheim
Capacity: 10 participants
Fee: 500 kr (professional artists) / 1500kr (others)
Registration deadline: October 22nd
Language: English

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (LKV) with Graafikakoda in Tallinn, Estonia is pleased to invite you to a two-day course in mokulito at LKV. This workshop will be held by Lembe Ruben from Graafikakode, while Elisabet Also Strand in mokuhanga, artist at LKV, will host a workshop in Tallinn.

Mokulito or lithography on wood is a form of printmaking, based on principles of lithography using wood as a printing matrix instead of limestone. The technique was developed by professor Seishi Ozaku, in Japan in the 1970’s under the name Mokurito. In Japanese, Mokurito translates as Moku meaning wood, while rito is short for lithograph.

Each participant needs to only bring paper – all kind of paper works – and all other material will be provided by the what workshop. There will be a small lunch break, you are welcome to bring your “matpakke”.

Graafikakode is Estonia’s oldest printmaking workshop and belongs to Estonian Printmakers. The printmaking department at Lademoen is a joint workshop owned by the LKV foundation and operated by in-house artists.

Lembe Ruben lives and works in Estonia. Lembe graduated from the Estonian Academy of Arts graphic arts department and got a Master of Arts degree in fine arts. The technique of her works are graphic art, drawing, photography and painting. She obtained the Wiiralt prize for young artist in 2011. Her works can be found in state art museums of Estonia, Latvia and Denmark.She has taught graphic arts, drawing and composition at the Estonian Academy of Arts and University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy.

Questions about courses can be directed to Elisabet Also Strand at
Registration is only accepted via the registration form below. Professional artists will be prioritised. 

The workshop is supported by the Norwegian Graphic Designers’ Fund and Eesti Kultuurkapital.