Open Studio Weekend 15-16.04

Nida Art Colony together with artists in residency are inviting everybody to take part in the Open Studio Weekend.

 

Friday (15.04) 8 pm, Neringa Art School / Neringos meno mokykla, Pamario g. 4, Nida:

Natalia Borissova (Berlin) and Marija Kalvelyte: the precoiled/-pared piano-performance (p/-p p-p).
Experimental impro-test#4 (public this time) about altering a piano's timbre through the use of electromagnetic fields, feed back and external trash-objects has been applied to the instrument.
http://www.aa-vv.org/gallery/pppp/?natabor=i2
http://www.aa-vv.org/gallery/pppp/?natabor=i4

 

Saturday (16.04), Nida Art Colony, Taikos g. 43:

1-3 p.m. everybody is welcome to join soup making and eating party with artists;
3-6 p.m. open studio time: artists invite to their work preview.

Artists present during open studio day:
Nordic residencies (April-May, 2011)
Tamara Henderson (from Canada, lives and works in Stockholm)
Krišs Salmanis (Latvia)
Marta Vosyliūtė (Lithuania)

T-R-A-C-E-S.net residencies (23rd March-31st May)
Natalia Borissova (from Russia, lives and works in Berlin/Munich)
Justin Tyler Tate (from Canada/USA, lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia)
Johanna Sophie Santos Bassetti (from Spain/USA, lives and worsk in Berlin)
Hanna Husberg (from Finland, lives and works in Paris)
Jodi Rose (from Australia, lives and works in Berlin)
Gwen-Aël Lynn (from France/USA, lives and works in Chicago)
Ernest Truely (from USA, lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia)
Marjolein Houben (from Netherlands, lives and works in Berlin) and Irmelin Joelson (Sweden, Gothenburg)

T-R-A-C-E-S and Nordic Artists are warming up in the residency

Since the end of March Colony started to welcome Artists in residency. At the moment there are 10 artists working in the Colony.

You can follow photo&video documentation of all the activities on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/NidaArtColony.

 

Nordic residencies (April-May, 2011)

Tamara Henderson (from Canada, lives and works in Stockholm)

Krišs Salmanis (Latvia)

Marta Vosyliūtė (Lithuania)

 

T-R-A-C-E-S.net residencies (23rd March-31st May)

Natalia Borissova (from Russia, lives and works in Berlin/Munich)

Justin Tyler Tate (from Canada/USA, lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia)

Johanna Sophie Santos Bassetti (from Spain/USA, lives and worsk in Berlin)

Hanna Husberg (from Finland, lives and works in Paris)

Jodi Rose (from Australia, lives and works in Berlin)

Ernest Truely (from USA, lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia)

Marjolein Houben (from Netherlands, lives and works in Berlin) and Irmelin Joelson (Sweden, Gothenburg)

 

NAC Preview to the Community of Vilnius Academy of Arts

On 19th of March we made the NAC Preview to the Community of Vilnius Academy of Arts. The colony was hosting more than 100 students and professors. The space of the colony became open studios where different departments were showing their works and processes: photography, videoart, sculpture, printmaking, painting, textile, architecture, design, ceramics, etc. The outcomes of one week long audiovisual workshop was presented as a performance and exhibition.

Pictures are in NAC Facebook page or in Flickr account.

Preview of Nida Art Colony

Durig 18-19th of March Nida Art Colony is going to be open for preview.

On 18th  at 4 p.m. local community and cultural institutions are invited.

On 19th from 3 to 6 p.m. every room of the colony becomes an open studio of all Vilnius Academy of Arts departments.

Open Door Week in the Colony

Nida Art Colony invites all curators and cultural/educational operators to Open Door Week in the Colony between 10th and 15th of May. Colony offers to stay for free for a couple of days, to feel the atmosphere and to think of possible events in the future. Every evening guests are presenting their past activities/products to the Colony audience and the other guests. Please register to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. till 28th of April.

CALL for T-R-A-C-E-S residencies and Symposium INTERFORMAT

T-R-A-C-E-S.net residencies: between March 21 and May 31, 2011; duration: 4 to 9 weeks; for artists willing to produce site-specific (locally found material, alternative concepts of Nida Art Colony, etc.) or sustainable and eco/logic/nomical works; artists are expected to contribute to the INTER-FORMAT Symposium; 2-5 grants for sustainable living, production and travel expenses available. More...

Deadline: February 28, 2011; please send T-R-A-C-E-S application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTER-FORMAT SYMPOSIUM

INTER-FORMAT Symposium: Reinventing Interdisciplinarity > adapting to the future (part of the T-R-A-C-E-S.net project):
May 3-6, 2011, Nida/Vilnius.

Deadline: February 28, 2011; please send your proposals for contributions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The symposium’s goal is to gather artists, curators, researchers and practitioners and reinvent the format of presenting and sharing art, knowledge and experience. One of the key features of contemporary culture is the changing role of the artist, who sometimes assumes the role of a researcher and curator, and vice versa. Where are the borders of these roles? How could a serious researcher and theorist do a performance, and how could a playful artist do serious research and theorize? More...

Call for Events and Rent of Facilities for 2011

NAC welcomes proposals from other organisations and curators to make cultural or educational events it its premises (including accommodating participants). Check renting and accommodation prices and use the the 50% discount given to cultural or educational institutions. If you want to rent our premises and accommodate participants (up to 63), please download and fill in the application form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 28th of February. You can also apply for rent throughout the year, if any free places are left after the deadline.

If NAC does not house events organised by cultural or educational institutions, its premises can be rented to institutions engaged in other activities.
Contact the Colony for further details.