Nida A-I-R in February 2015

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“For Future Reflections“, 2014, courtesy Thijs Ebbe Fokkens

 

Thijs Ebbe Fokkens and Pakui Hardware (Ugnius Gelguda and Neringa Černiauskaitė)
are artists in residence starting February.

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Nida A-I-R in January 2015

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 Photo from the NAC archive

New Year – new Artists arrived to Nida Art Colony. We have 5 artists: two of them come to the Colony for the first time, the rest – are comming back and they have reasons for that.
Welcome: Martin Rørtoft, Anne-Lise Stenseth, Natacha Paganelli, Šarūnas Nakas and Vytautas Michelkevičius.

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Techno-ecologies party: premier of the shortfilm and Log No. 6

Welcome to the Techno-ecologies party on 21st of January (Wednesday) on 8pm at

Paviljonas -Pylimo 21 b, Vilnius, Lithuania

Over 70 artists and researchers took part in curated residency programme "Techno-ecologies" and now it is the time to celebrate its results.

Premier screening of creative documentary movie by Akvile Anglickaite "INTER-FORMAT SYMPOSIUM 2014: ON FLUX OF SAND AND AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS" (18 min)

Presentation of NAC log No. 6 on Techno-ecologies (first 50 gets will get its copy for free)

Music:
Aerobica
Grįžulo ratai ( Jurij Dobriakov)

Apply to residencies at Nida Art Colony in 2015/2016 until 15th of Feb.

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Photo:  Liminal Dome, project produced by Anna Romanenko, Gabriel Hensche and Björn Kühn (DE) during thematic Techno-ecologies residency, www.liminaldome.com, 2014, photo by Natacha Paganelli

More on the techno-ecologies programme and artists
http://nidacolony.lt/en/residence/curated-residencies/techno-ecologies

VAA Nida Art Colony call for residency applications for 2015-2016 and a trainee

Deadline for applications: February 15, 2015 for residencies between June, 2015 and May, 2016

Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts (NAC) welcomes proposals from emerging and experienced artists, designers, architects, curators and art researchers/writers/philosophers for its upcoming remote residencies on the Baltic Sea coast in the Curonian Spit National Park, Lithuania.

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Liminal Dome, project produced by Anna Romanenko, Gabriel Hensche and Björn Kühn (DE) during thematic Techno-ecologies residency, www.liminaldome.com, 2014, photo by Natacha Paganelli

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SATURDAY 4 P.M., Malonioji 6: The Return of the Curonian Pilot and a Glass of the Seasonal Wine

 

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Still from the Petr Joukov film The Return of the Curonian Pilot, 2013

 

20th of December, 4 p.m. at the LTMKS project space Malonioji 6, Malonioji st. 6, Žvėrynas, Vilnius

VAA Nida Art Colony kindly invites You to participate at the screening of Petr Joukov film and to have a glass of wine.


The Return of a Curonian Pilot/ Kur
šių piloto sugrįžimas, 2013, 30.

The project is a visual research of mythological landscape of the Curonian Spit. It is performed in a form of live cinema, where different times, documental and staged, history and myth unity into one multidemensional layer of the projected image.

Project was made in Nida Art Colony in collaboration with Luisa Nobrega and Nikita Pavlov (cinematographer). Song "Žvaigždžių broliui" performed by Eglė Marčiulaitytė.

 

 

Counterhegemony: Think Laboratory at CAC in Vilnius

Friday, December 5th-Sunday, December 7th, 2014                                                            

“Counterhegemony: Think Laboratory” is a three-day unofficial school of the “Counterhegemony: Art in a Social Context NIDA Fellowship Program,” with talks, performances, & discussions, a culmination of the Counterhegemony program’s exploration of politics of participatory spectatorship, art & law, and Foucault’s notion of geneaology.

 Full programe is here.

In the vein of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, seminal thinker of the critical pedagogy movement, “Counterhegemony: Think Laboratory” is a non-hierarchical platform for ideas that rejects the traditional hierarchy between speaker and audience. Each plenary is presented as a provisional “proposition” to be responded to by the audience: We invite the public of Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (Vokiečių str. 2) to participate in our 3-day think tank as we brainstorm to foster a critical vocabulary and new ways of engaging with the issue of counterhegemonic discourse, art, cultural production and activism: 3 DAYS FOR 10 PROPOSITIONS. The event will happen in CAC Reading room (Vokieciu str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania). 

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PARASITE & MIMICRY – Opening of the Exhibition at CAC, 5th of December, 6 p.m.

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Ju hyun Lee & Ludovic Burel, Vitamin B - Diagram, 2014

The exhibition Parasite & Mimicry is a result of a one month intensive group work of the artists: Timos Alexandropoulos (GR), KVM (Ju Hyun Lee & Ludovic Burel, KR/FR), Christophe Wirth (DE), Irina Gheorghe (RO) at Nida Art Colony.

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"Ramybė" by D.Liškevičius in "Telling Tales" exhibition in KUMU

November 20, 2014 in KUMU museum, Tallinn (Estonia) an exhibition "Telling Tales. Swiss and Baltic Artists" was opened. The exhibition features art pieces by Baltic artists that reconsider the memory of the Soviet time, and those of Swiss artists, that question the fictitious, mythical histories and try to understand the ways in which archiving and storytelling are influencing the collective memory. In the summer of 2014 the exhibition was hosted by the National Gallery of Art in Vilnius.

Artists, participating in the exhibition, are: Eglė Karpavičiūtė (LT), Petra Elena Köhle / Nicolas Vermot Petit-Outhenin (CH), Laurent Kropf (CH), Paulis Liepa (LV), Dainius Liškevičius (LT), Lutz&Guggisberg (CH), Marge Monko (EE), Katrīna Neiburga (LV), Sandrine Pelletier (CH), Liina Siib (EE).

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