Opening of the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures” in Vilnius (photos)

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The opening of the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structure” took place on April 29th in the a century-old underground Water Reservoir, 20 Liepkalnio Street, Vilnius.

Exhibition I: Vilnius
Artists: Tanya Busse, Victoria Durnak, Saulius Leonavičius & Vida Strasevičiūtė, Robertas Narkus, Kristin Tårnesvik
Curators: Eglė Mikalajūnė and Samir M’kadmi
Opening photos by Andrej Vasilenko

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Workshop “Community and Utopia. Artist‘s Settlements in Eastern and East-Central Europe, from the Fin-de-Siècle to Socialism” at Nida Art Colony, 3–5 May 2016

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Workshop is organized by the Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (GWZO) at the University of Leipzig (research group Utopian Communities) and Vilnius Academy of Arts.

If you want to participate in the workshop “Community and Utopia”, please contact Rasa Antanavičiūtė This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
The seminar will be held in English and the number of participants is limited.

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Exhibition “Soft Ground” by former VAA Nida Art Colony resident Alicja Bielawska at Project Space “Sodų 4”, Vilnius

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Alicja Bielawska, from the series Shapes, 2016, color pencil, pencil on paper, 70 x 100 cm
Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists' Association and the recently opened Project Space “Sodų 4” are happy to present  the exhibition “Soft Ground” by Polish artist Alicja Bielawska and her collaboration–performance with Kristina Aglaja Skaldina. The performance piece was created by the two artists during the residency in Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts. The exhibition and performance are curated by Justė Kostikovaitė. 

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“Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualized Disciplinary Practices in Social Life”. Exhibition I: ARTISTS

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The exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualized Disciplinary Practices in Social Life” presents works by five artists: Tanya Busse, Victoria Durnak, Saulius Leonavičius & Vida Strasevičiūtė, Robertas Narkus and Kristin Tårnesvik. The works in the exhibition point to a wide range of ritualized practices, from performances executed by people who lived ages ago, to contemporary rituals. We invite you to take a closer look at the participating artists and their works.

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We invite you to Open Studios in April

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VAA Nida Art Colony invites to the Open Studios night on Tuesday, 26th of April, at 5 p.m. Four artists: Wen Chin Fu (TW/NL), Jenny Lindblom (SE), Maria A. Maeser (AT), Kevin Rodgers (CA) will present creative projects which they have done during one or two months residency at Nida Art Colony.

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Rejmyre Art LAB presentation in the office of Nida Art Colony at Vilnius Academy of Arts

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Photo by Sophie Barbasch.
The members of the Swedish artist-run organisation Rejmyre Art LAB will visit Vilnius Academy of Arts on Friday, April 22nd. 

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Exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualized Disciplinary Practices in Social Life” 29th April – 15th May 2016

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Water reservoir. Photo by urban exploration project Pamiršta.lt
Underground Water Reservoir,  20 Liepkalnio Street, Vilnius29th April – 15th May 2016.
Artists: Tanya Busse, Victoria Durnak, Saulius Leonavičius & Vida Strasevičiūtė, Robertas Narkus,  Kristin Tårnesvik
Curators: Eglė Mikalajūnė and Samir M’kadmi

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We announce the artists selected for the 2016–2017 Artist-In-Residency programme

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Artist studio at Nida Art Colony. Photo by Andrej Vasilenko.
In the end of 2015 we announced an open call for applications for artists, designers, architects, curators and art researchers interested in residency at Nida Art Colony between August 2016 and May 2017. We have received a total of 88 applications, from which we have selected the following residents:

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