'What is a River?' by Monika Vaicenavičienė' caught my eye at the AOI World Illustration Awards 2018 with it's delicate, translucent layers, like the water of her subject matter revealing and concealing. Monika received the New Talent Award, and 'What is a river' will be published in Swedish by Opal publishing house early in 2019.
"Rivers have many powers: they carry sediments and sentiments, revive lands and minds, connect places and times. They are sources of life and of conflict; paths of stories travelling the Earth. Their flow continually reminds us – we all live downstream, or upstream, from someone, we are all neighbours." Monika Vaicenavičienė