Art news from ‘Lithuania’

Vartai Gallery: VADIM FISHKIN. LIGHT MATTERS

ARTSCAPE: SLOVENIA March 25 – May 10, 2014 Opening 25 March , 6 pm  On 25 March, at 6 pm, two solo exhibitions will be opened at Galerija Vartai as part of the long-term Artscape project. This time the gallery presents two artists who employ scientific laws, discoveries and tools in their work. They are [...]

First events of the XII Baltic Triennial

HERE is a recent conversation with Antanas Gerlikas. In it he says something about art being a really good way to produce proof of things that you want to exist. This sounds like a really vague idea, like it could mean anything (which it probably could), but it stuck with us.

CAC, Vilnius: An illustrated talk by Fatima Hellberg ‘The Invented Life – Across Three Situations

An illustrated talk by Fatima Hellberg 'The Invented Life – Across Three Situations' 2014.II.2 February 2, Sunday at 5pm at CAC Reading room You start by inventing a situation. This demands more invention in turn: to some extent you need to invent the one who speaks, and also imagine and yes partially invent the one [...]

CAC, Vilnius:Melvin Moti. Hyperspace

Melvin Moti. Hyperspace Image: still frame from Melvin Moti’s The Eightfold Dot, 2013 2014.I.31–III.16 Curator: Virginija Januškevičiūtė Opening: Friday, January 31 at 18:00 Melvin Moti’s exhibition offers viewers the chance to contemplate the fourth dimension: a geometrical space beyond human experience. The exhibition is accompanied by the artist’s book, MU, which analyses the historical relations [...]

Vartai Gallery: S&P STANIKAS. DOUBLE BED

S&P STANIKAS. DOUBLE BED Opening: February 6, 6 pm 6  – 20 February, 2014 Venue: House-museum of Marija and Jurgis Šlapelis, Pilies str. 40, Vilnius On February 6, 6 pm, House-museum of Marija and Jurgis Šlapelis opens the project of S&P Stanikas Double bed, curated by Kęstutis Šapoka. “Svajonė and Paulius Stanikas (S&P Stanikas), residing [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Sebastian Diaz Morales. Ficcionario

Sebastian Diaz Morales. Ficcionario 2014.I.31–III.16 Opening: Friday, January 31 at 18:00 In addition, I feel that the balance between fiction and reality has changed significantly in the past decades. Increasingly their roles are reversed. We live in a world ruled by fictions of every kind – mass-merchandizing, advertising, politics conducted as a branch of advertising, [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Lazer Cut Fish and Chips

CAC, Vilnius Lazer Cut Fish and Chips December 17th, Tuesday, from 11:29 am till Late at CAC basement An event spiralling in and around the release as re-reading of numeric magazine Good Times & Nocturnal News #2. From Venetian full moon into tumbler n dripping ice, turned crumbled newspaper animation and show in spotlights and [...]

CAC, Vilnius: David Maljković. New Reproductions

David Maljković. New Reproductions 2013.XI.19 – 2014.I.12 For the solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius, titled ‘New Reproductions’, David Maljković has created an extensive display of his work which provides a new reading of his artistic practice and the exhibition format itself.  The show presents six new reproductions of previous projects [...]

CAC, Vilnius: AGENCY. SCRIPTED BY CHARACTERS

Agency: Scripted by Characters November 23rd 2013 – January 19th 2014 Exhibition opening November 23rd Saturday 2pm. For the exhibition Scripted by Characters, Brussels based collective named Agency calls forth a series of ‘things’ from its ongoing ‘list of things’ from the cases on intellectual property. In Assembly (Scripted by Characters), Agency is speculating on [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Young Painter Prize

Young Painter Prize 2013.XI.22 – 2014.I.19 The project “Young Painter Prize” welcomes the participation of young artists from three Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia). The main aim of the project – to present the brightest and most promising painters of the younger generation and to create an opportunity for public access to such dynamic [...]

Vartai Gallery: INGO NUSSBAUMER

Opening reception 29 October (Tuesday), 6 p.m. Ingo Nussbaumer is prominent in the Austrian contemporary art scene as a representative of conceptual, or inabstract painting. The artist has also garnered international attention with his highly developed experimental phenomenology and colour research.  Ingo Nussbaumer's solo exhibition to open at Vartai gallery in the end of October [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Illusionists. On stage design and contemporary art

Illusionists. On stage design and contemporary art 2013.IX.06 – 2013.X.16 Curators: Julija Fomina and Virginija Januškevičiūtė. Contemporary stage design is one of the elements of the language of theatre that help to create an illusion. And this illusion tries, in every way, to conceal the fact that it is not real. “Theatre dies if we [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Burnelė. The First Evening

Burnelė. The First Evening 2013.X.07 “Burnelė” is a series of three evenings at the CAC, Vilnius organised by David Bernstein in collaboration with different invited guests.  “Burnelė” (literally – “a small mouth”, but also a “shot”, as of vodka) is one of the words in Lithuanian that mean both a container and the thing that [...]

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen: DARKROOM

Zilvinas Kempinas: DARKROOM September 05, 2013 – January 12, 2014 K20 GRABBEPLATZ (Labor) Especially for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kempinas has created a new installation that allows objects and structures – now bathed in red light – to appear as images in the darkroom of an old photographer. This association alludes to a condition that is [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Summertime Readings. Selected works from Cesis Art Festival exhibition

Summertime Readings. Selected works from Cesis Art Festival exhibition 2013.IX.13 – 2013.X.16 Curator: Kęstutis Kuizinas Opening: Friday, 13th September, 6 pm. The exhibition Summertime Readings presents manifestations of fiction and documentary in the work of contemporary artists and explores contemporary art’s interaction with the time-based arts such as literature, theater, and cinema. The exhibition pays [...]

CAC, Vilnius: The Frame is Yours

„The Frame is Yours“ Friday, 13th September, 5 pm at CAC Reading Room "The Frame is Yours" is an experimental publication project. It was conceived and made in collaboration between photographer Paul Paper, object artist Tim Kliukoit and graphic designer Laura Grigaliūnaitė. "The Frame is Yours" offers an opportunity to acquire an original slide together [...]

Design Lithuania 2001-2013

Exhibition of Lithuanian designers „Design Lithuania 2001-2013“ will be opened at London Design Festival at 16th of September, for the occasion of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union which is presented by Lithuanian Design Forum in collaboration with ARUP. The display will be opened till 18th of October and it will [...]

Vartai Gallery: The hour of a mile

10 September – 19 October, 2013 Opening reception 10 September (Tuesday), 6 p.m.  Performance Zapiekanka by Vitalijus Červiakovas is to be performed on Tuesdays to Fridays from 5 p.m.   Artists: 2 EASY fashion, Gediminas Akstinas, Julijus Balčikonis, Vitalijus Červiakovas, Rokas Dovydėnas, Danutė Gambickaitė, Aurelija Maknytė, Milda Laužikaitė, Justė Venclovaitė Curators: Danutė Gambickaitė and Jolanta Marcišauskytė-Jurašienė [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: 15th Vilnius Painting Triennial

15th Vilnius Painting Triennial: “Painting and Its Contexts” 2013.VI.14 – 2013.VIII.18 Mikelis Fišers "Spadehead and Wonderdeer", 2012, oil on canvas, 162 x 200 The focus of the event is on the contexts of the tradition and new artistic ideas, on their underpinning strategies and metamorphoses. The exhibition will attempt at mapping out the territories of [...]

Vartai Gallery, Vilnius: THURSDAY REVIEW. MONIKA POŽERSKYTĖ

THURSDAY REVIEW. MONIKA POŽERSKYTĖ (PHOTOGRAPHY) 25 – 31 July 2013 Review 25 July, 5 pm. On 25 July, 5pm, Galerija VARTAI will host the first exhibition of the photography project “Four” by the young generation photographer Monika Požerskytė. An announcement was made across media outlets on 5 June 2013 that four Lithuanian masters of photography [...]