The exhibition “It’s the Frame Not the Painting” by former resident Jay Gard in Vilnius

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Our former resident Jay Gard opens an exhibition “It’s the Frame Not the Painting” at the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center in Vilnius on 7th of September at 7pm. The artist presents a new series of his sculptural objects.

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Photo reportage from the Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers and Squeezers”

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The fifth Nida Doctoral School session “Tweezers and Squeezers” took place on 21st-26th August at Nida Art Colony. 15 selected participants from 9 different European universities together with distinguished international tutors and invited speakers focus on the methodological approaches and research methods in art, design and architecture.

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You are welcome to join the closing events of the exhibition “WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale)”

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Bryndís Björnsdóttir​, Landráð II: Unearthing, digital collage, work in progress, 2017
The “When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)” exhibition has come to an end. VAA Nida Art Colony kindly invites you to join the the closing events on 25–26th of August.

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The 5th Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers and Squeezers” focuses on art research methods

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The fifth Nida Doctoral School, themed “Tweezers and Squeezers”, runs from the 21st to the 26th of August at VAA Nida Art Colony. This year a multidisciplinary group of practice- and theory-based doctoral candidates together with distinguished international tutors and invited speakers focus on the methodological approaches and research methods in art, design and architecture.

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VAA Nida Art Colony starts implementing a four year-long project on conflict, migration and conviviality in Europe

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German refugees in East Prussia in April 1945. Photo from uncensoredhistory.blogspot.in
Since July 2017 Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts has been involved as a partner in the project “4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture”, which is a cooperation project in the framework of the European Union's programme “Creative Europe 2014-2020”. The aim of the four-year project is to explore how art, culture and creativity can become powerful resources for critical reflection on new forms of conflict and dealing creatively with the conflicts affecting today’s Europe through activities that promote audience development and capacity building within training and education.

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New arrivals in our library!

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Photo by Julija Navarskaitė

How many books have you read this summer? You still have some time, because we have new books and publications in our library. You are welcome to read them, use the library space and follow our constantly updated electronic catalog!

This time you can find these new arrivals in our library:

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The exhibition “WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale)” on 16th July – 27th August

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Almagul Menlibayeva, Transoxiana Dreams, HD single channel video projection, colour, sound, 23 min, 2011. Courtesy AEAALLC
 
The exhibition The Many Headed Hydra #02: WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale) opened on 16th of July at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (E.A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida, Neringa) and works as a series of evocations and a radio magazine with international contributions. The show engages the sea and intercultural mythology, merging them with contemporary issues.

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Open studios in July 2017

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The Open Studios evening took place on 28th of July at VAA Nida Art Colony. Colony’s resident Katarina Poliacikova (SK) presented project titled “Fires Venice Tequila Sunsets”

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