Photo reportage from group show ‘Retina’ and solo exhibition by Ilya Lipkin at kim? Contemporary Art Centre

About surfaces and Vincent. Giedrė Legotaitė in conversation with Povilas Ramanauskas

Photo reportage from the exhibition '(Hyper)emotional: YOU’ at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia | Photo / Video from Estonia

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Guotika’ by Donatas Jankauskas (Duonis) at Project space ‘Sodų 4’
by Echo Gone Wrong

Project space “Sodų 4” is happy to present “Guotika” – a solo exhibition by Donatas Jankauskas (Duonis). The opening of this exhibition will take place in the evening of 8 September during Vilnius Gallery Weekend. The stone sculpture was found


Photo reportage from ‘Ragna Bley: Superbody Sweet’ at Editorial
by Echo Gone Wrong

i. A note on that delightful picture of Admirals Blandy and Lowry and attached dimpling woman all preparing to eat the charming and oh-so-divine “atom bomb” cake. On Armistice Day I was thinking of so many charming variations of this


Photo reportage from group show ‘Retina’ and solo exhibition by Ilya Lipkin at kim? Contemporary Art Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

Retina August 26 – October 8, 2017 kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga Participants: Andrejs Strokins, Germans Ermičs, Kaspars Vanags and Vents Vīnbergs Retina is an exhibition based on conversations between it’s four participants – Andrejs Strokins, Germans Ermičs, Kaspars Vanags


About surfaces and Vincent. Giedrė Legotaitė in conversation with Povilas Ramanauskas
by Giedrė Legotaitė

Povilas Ramanauskas (b. 1987) is a young, active artist, who has been improving his vocational levels methodically: since completing his undergraduate studies at the Kaunas faculty of Vilnius Academy of Art, where he also gained his Master’s degree in painting,


Art that hurts: there are no victims without perpetrators
by Kaunas Biennial

Renowned for their so-called ‘counter-monuments’, the world famous German artistic duo Horst Hoeheisel and Andreas Knitz will visit Lithuania this year as one of the participants at the Kaunas Biennial. Scientist and sculptor Horst and architect Andreas create sensational and


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Wearing Out and Weathering’ by Kristin Reiman at Hobusepea gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Kristin Reiman obtained a BA degree in the department of installation and sculpture at the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2016. As an exchange student she has studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerpen as well as been


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘(Hyper)emotional: YOU’ at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia
by Echo Gone Wrong

International exhibition-project (Hyper)emotional: YOU sets three equally important factors for the process: collective creation, scenography and emotional manipulation. The project curated by Evelyn Raudsepp originates from her concept of a grey-hall, the meeting point of the white cube and the black box,


Contemporary Art Festival SURVIVAL KIT 9 Introduces the Artists
by Echo Gone Wrong

This year, SURVIVAL KIT 9, the biggest annual contemporary art exhibition in the Baltics, presents 24 internationally recognized, as well as emerging young artists. Among the works are both internationally known as well as specially commissioned new pieces aimed at


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)’ at Nida Art Colony
by Echo Gone Wrong

The exhibition WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale) 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. WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s


How Maija Kurševa and I talked about her newest project, LOW Gallery
by Līga Marcinkeviča

In March earlier this year, in the building at Ģertrūdes iela 115, in Riga, the doors in the basement space – now known as LOW Gallery – opened with Unasked-for Truth (“Neprasītā patiesība”), an exhibition by two young artists, Brenda


Kaspars Groševs in conversation with Ieva Kraule
by Kaspars Groševs

Once upon a time, Ieva Kraule’s (b. 1987) imagined master of the house, Severīns, danced the foxtrot and the cha-cha-chá at Gallery 427, offering his guests different foods floating in shiny gelatine. Later, a genderless spirit named Leva, too afraid


‘Vilnius Contexts’ invites to experience the city through poetry
by Echo Gone Wrong

For three weeks from 17 July to 6 August 2017 Vilnius will be filled with authored texts visible on three-sided outdoor stands. 17 authors with a background in writing are participating in the project: Rolandas Rastauskas, Mindaugas Nastaravičius, Valentinas Klimašauskas,


European Cities at the Crossroads
by Maija Rudovska

Europeans tend to think of cities, especially those that stand out with their urban landscapes, as battlegrounds of fictitious powers, cunning politicians and nefarious business moguls. With compelling speed, gentrification policies eat up smaller and larger neighbourhoods, so far turning


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Nature’s Fool – Artist’s Cool’ by Povilas Ramanauskas at Meno parkas gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

The title of the exhibition originated from an old Russian artists’ saying/jargon well-known by most of artists. This vivacious and ironic slogan fit and opened even more different meanings, in the sense of particular nuances of the context of arts.


Exit Closed. A review of Synchrodogs’ exhibition ‘Back to Nature’
by Jana Kukaine

The artistic duo Synchrodogs, whose exhibition Back to Nature was on view at kim? Contemporary Art Centre (until 9th July, 2017) in the frame of Riga Photomonth, are two Ukrainian-born artists Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven. Referred to as the


Photo reportage from the ‘Place where everything is better’ at Kaņepes Culture Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

Exhibition „Place where everything is better” researches the popular opinion in Latvia – life in Estonia is better than in Latvia – through the language of conceptual and visual art. Almost all studies about local situation in economy, politics and


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Blindspots’ by Artur Żmijewski at the Riga Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine
by Echo Gone Wrong

Blindspots at the Riga Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine is the first solo exhibition by the internationally acclaimed Polish artist Artur Żmijewski in Baltic countries. The title of the exhibition references the approach dominating Żmijewski’s oeuvre, namely, his


Photo reportage from ‘back body / left arm’ by Ruta Butkute and Nina Glockne at Sodų 4
by Echo Gone Wrong

“back body / left arm” is based on the psychological notion of “affordance” – signifying possible functions and all action–possibilities latent in an object or environment. Butkute and Glockner share an interest in observing intertwined relationships between objects, human (presence)


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Divdabis. Atis Ieviņš / Inga Meldere’ at the Latvian National Museum of Art
by Echo Gone Wrong

On 1 June, the second exhibition of Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art’s exhibition cycle Divdabis opened at the Latvian National Museum of Art, featuring photographer, passionate experimenter with technologies and author of critically ironic commentary on Soviet society, Atis Ieviņš,


‘Chewing gum that never loses its flavor’ by Jonas Holmer, Lisa Trogen Devgun, Tomas Sinkevičius and Viltė Bražiūnaitė at Platform Stockholm
by Echo Gone Wrong

<tell me about the bubbles> To just GTD, we depend on technology and machines to simplify our lives. We don’t really see these products because we are so used to them. <awww man the bubbles are off the hook, amazing