Spring Starting: New Residents in March in NAC

This is the beginning of March and freshness of spring is blowing in the air, snow disappeared and the ice is melting to the deepness of the lagoon. This early spring brought us four more new residents: Laura Skocek (AT) from Vienna, Gwendolyn Lootens and Gawan Fagard (BE) from Bruxells and Bas Katelaars (NL) from Rotterdam. Laurie Lax and Justin Tate Tyler will stay until the end of March.

 

Image: Laura Skocek

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KOMMST DU? German cinema in NAC

Nida Art Colony is glad to invite you once again for German film days events, brought to us by Goethe Institut Vilnius. This year we'll have the possibility to see two films from the German film days programme, which are "Kaddisch für einen Freund", directed by Leo Khasid (Thursday, the 20th of March, 19.00) and "Die Vermessung der Welt", dir. by Detlev Buck (Saturday, the 22nd of March, 19.00). 

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NAC invites you to play revolution

Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts invites you to celebrate the day of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania (11th of March) along with us while watching the film "How We Played the Revolution" by Giedrė Žickytė, presented by the Author Cinema Alliance.

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Writers welcome to NAC: selection results

We finally have a promisse of an answer to the question what would've happened, if Thomas Mann, J.-P.Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir would have met on the sand dunes in Nida: Goethe Institut Vilnius, Institute Francais and Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts are now ready to present the list of writers, selected and invited for the project to take place in Nida Art Colony facilities through 1st April - 16th May, and they are:

Paulina Eglė Pukytė (LT)
Corinne Roche (FR)
Nils Mohl (DE)

Congrats! During their residency period, the three will publish an online blog. The residency outcomes will be published later in form of a tri-lingual book.

Thursday Cinema: films by Author Cinema Alliance

During the upcoming three weeks every Thursday our sceen will host a film by authors of Alliance of Cinema d'Auteur

26th February: CENOTAPH
A creative documentary by Audrius Stonys, filmed by Audrius Kemežys
2013, duration 61 mins.
Film will be presented by the cinematographer A.Kemežys

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February's news in NAC

It seems that previous residents from South America have taken the freezing Neringa weather and -15ºC with them and left us just some melting snow.
Now NAC is fully inhabited with our new residents: Henrik Heding (SE), Laurie Lax (UK), Justin Tyler Tate (JAV) and Allison Guy (USA/NL). Kalin Lindena from Germany just took the ferry from Klaipėda to Kiel. Months, residents, languages change in the Colony, and not the English has change the previously Spanish temperament.

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(Dis)place your events to NAC! Application round open

NAC welcomes proposals from other organizations and curators to make cultural or educational events it the premises of the Colony (including accommodating participants). Check for full renting and accommodation prices and use the the 50% discount given to cultural or educational events. If you want to rent our premises and accommodate participants (up to 47), please download and fill in the application form and send it over to info (a) nicadolony (dot) lt. Do not hesitate to contact us at the same email would there be any questions.

The deadline for the events to take place from March through to September is 28th of February. You can also apply throughout the year, if there are any free places left after the deadline.

You can rent the colony for conferences, seminars, meetings. Contact us for more information.

More about our facilities: on our webpage.

February brings "Ecrans d'Hiver" to Nida Art Colony

Tomorrow night "Ecrans d'Hiver" are coming for a visit to VAA Nida Art Colony. In the framework of our cosy Thursday cinema, we'll have the possibility to watch the joy of French cinema: a film "La Chutte des Feuilles" ("Falling Leaves") by Otar Iosseliani, and on Friday we'll continue with "Nathalie Granger" by Marguerite Duras.

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