Art news from ‘Contemporary Art Centre’

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn. 20 Years of LGBT Freedom in Lithuania July 23 – August 6, 2013 Curator – Laima Kreivytė, assistant – Dalia Mikonytė. Architect – Julija Reklaitė. Artists: Akvilė Anglickaitė, Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė, Cooltūristės, Adomas Danusevičius, Ugnius Gelguda, Tim Kliukoit, Denisas Kolomyckis, Vsevolod Kovalevskij, Alina Melnikova, Dalia Mikonytė, Laisvydė Šalčiūtė, Shaltmira, Virgilijus Šonta, [...]

Cesis Art Festival & CAC, Vilnius: SUMMERTIME READINGS

Summertime Readings June 28 – July 31, 2013 Cesis Art Festival, CESIS, Latvia, International Exhibition of Contemporary art     Vadim Fishkin, “Miss Christmas”, 2012 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

CAC Reading Room, Vilnius: I’m that angel

On 25 June, Tuesday, 7 pm. we are happy to invite you to Tyler Coburn performance “I’m that angel”. I’m that angel explores the conditions of how we work on and against the computer, narrated from the perspective of a “content farmer”: an emergent type of online journalist contracted to generate articles based on words peaking in [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art

In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art 2013.VI.19 – 2013.VIII.18 In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art is a traveling exhibition curated by Susan Hapgood and Cornelia Lauf, that is accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue with texts by the curators: Lorenzo Benedetti, Martha Buskirk and Daniel McClean.

CAC, Vilnius: 15th Vilnius Painting Triennial – Painting and Its Contexts

15th Vilnius Painting Triennial: “Painting and Its Contexts” 2013.VI.14 – 2013.VIII.18 The Lithuanian Artists Association is organizing the 15th Vilnius Painting Triennial Painting and Its Contexts. The triennial will be held from June 13 through August 18 2013 at the Contemporary Art Centre. The focus of the event is on the contexts of the tradition [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: Gediminas G. Akstinas

Exhibition by Gediminas G. Akstinas in the CAC Reading Room 2013.V.31 – 2013.VI.30 Opening of the exhibition by Gediminas G. Akstinas in the CAC Reading Room on 31st May, Friday, 6 pm Words overheard on a sunny day lead me to another memory-image – a hammock among trees. The memory evoked by these words, though [...]

CAC, Vilnius: WE ARE MUSEUMS

Next 6-7 June 2013, Vilnius will be at the heart of innovation and creation in the cultural sector. We Are Museums is a free 2-day conference with a unique format, that has chosen the Baltic area to play host to its very first edition. The event will be held at the Contemporary Art Centre, the [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: Ritual Room

Ritual Room 2013.IV.12 – 2013.V.19 Distruktur In the traveler's heart 2013, 16 mm film still Curators: Ūla Tornau and Asta Vaičiulytė This exhibition proposes a walk – the moment where spatial and visual experience

CAC, Vilnius: two books published by NAUJOJI ROMUVA

Ilustration: Remigijus Tregys "Iškrovimo vieta" 2010. The presentation of two books published by "NAUJOJI ROMUVA" 2013.IV.09 The presentation of two books: "Mūsų Poetas"/"Nasz Poeta" (2012) and "Dviese apie meilę"/"Dwoje o miłości" (2012) published by NAUJOJI ROMUVA featuring Barbara Gruszka-Zych, Birutė Jonuškaitė, Julius Keleras, Andrius Konickis, Algis Kalėda. The presentation will take place at CAC Reading [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: Color and Device

Gintaras Didžiapetris Color and Device 2013 04 05 – 05 19 Opening: April 5th, Friday, 6 p.m. Afterparty CD: from 10 p.m. CAC Café (music: Matas Synthsoulsizer, Požemis, Gintaras Didžiapetris) In linguistics, every metaphor is said to consist of two parts – tenor and vehicle. Tenor is that which is being described, even if it [...]

CAC Reading room: meeting with curator Martin Schibli

Open lecture Swedish Contemporary Art since the 90’s until today with Martin Schibli What is the modern Swedish art and how is it different from the other Nordic art trends? What an exceptional young generation of Swedish artists gave the world in exchange for international recognition? We welcome you to find it out in an [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Footnotes. Every Artwork as a Different Entry to the Same Show

Footnotes. Every Artwork as a Different Entry to the Same Show 2013.II.14 – III.17 Curator: Valentinas Klimašauskas Opening: Thursday, 14 February, 18:00 An exhibition and a series of meetings with Kristian Øverland Dahl (NO), Morten Norbye Halvorsen (NO), Karl Holmqvist (SE), Steinar Haga Kristensen (NO), Mikko Kuorinki (FI), Jacopo Miliani (IT), Ieva Misevičiūtė (LT), Olof [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Footnotes

Footnotes 2013.II.14 – III.17 Curator: Valentinas Klimašauskas Every Artwork as a Different Entry to the Same Show Opening: Thursday, 14 February, 18:00 An exhibition and a series of meetings with Kristian Øverland Dahl (NO), Morten Norbye Halvorsen (NO), Karl Holmqvist (SE), Steinar Haga Kristensen (NO), Mikko Kuorinki (FI), Jacopo Miliani (IT), Ieva Misevičiūtė (LT), Olof [...]

CAC, Vilnius: A Sort of Homecoming.

A Sort of Homecoming. Anna Jermolaewa and Audronė Vaupšienė 2013.II.14 – 2013.III.17 Curator: Simon Rees The title of the exhibition expresses the ambivalences and antagonisms that beset every return, home, from a journey. Equivalent ambivalences and antagonisms are attached to the concept of home, homeliness, and homeland (as much as they are supposed to express [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Donatas Jankauskas. Sunday

Donatas Jankauskas. Sunday Date: 2012.II.08 – 2012.III.13 Opening: Friday 8 February, at 6pm

CAC, Vilnius: PANORAMA 14: selected works from Le Fresnoy Art Centre annual exhibition

PANORAMA 14: selected works from Le Fresnoy Art Centre annual exhibition 2012.XI.30 – 2013.I.20 Opening: Friday 30 November at 6pm Artists in the exhibition: Théodora Barat, Véronique Béland, Anaïs Boudot, Maya Da-Rin, Renaud Duval, David Rokeby, Joachim Olender, Zahra Poonawala Artists in the film program: Mohamed Bourouissa, Slavica Ceperkovic, Jean Christophe, Alice Colomer, Maya Da-rin, [...]

CAC, Vilnius: Krišs Salmanis. Light

Krišs Salmanis. Light 2012.IX.27 – X.28 Some passengers of the first trains are said to have fainted due to information overload. The scenes outside the carriage window were changing too quickly. To describe the age of rapid progress, Goethe even devised the term "veloziferisch", an amalgam of "velocitas" ("speed" in Latin) and "Lucifer". Most probably [...]