Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Chatty Matter’ by Kati Saarits and Nora Mertes at the Kogo Gallery

Phantom Faces. An interview with Rūtenė Merk

TO BREATHE IS TO PERFORM. Zane Onckule conversation with Vytautas Jurevicius

Making sense of images. Marge Monko in conversation with Paulius Petraitis
by Paulius Petraitis

Marge Monko is an artist and a professor in the Photography Department at the Estonian Academy of Art. She works mainly in photography, video and installations, often appropriating and reusing already-existing images. Her main interest lies in the representation of


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Extra-Planetary Commitment’ at lítost, Prague
by Echo Gone Wrong

We are dragged down by gravity, by the slowness of invention, by the viscosity of wet concrete. While a small organic sprout died of exposure on the moon, our home planet is increasingly filled with toxicity. Toxic air… earth… water.


Pakui Hardware on entanglements between bodies, economy and technological development
by Inga Lāce

Pakui Hardware is the name for the collaborative artist duo Neringa Cerniauskaite and Ugnius Gelguda, which began in 2014, even though they were already collaborating before. The year 2014 was also when I first saw their work in real life


Photo reportage from the group show ‘Post Winter Mixtape’ at the Temnikova and Kasela Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Announcing the end of winter, the group show at Temnikova and Kasela Gallery will set together works by Keskküla, Anna Mari Liivrand, Inga Meldere, Ann Pajuväli, Jaanus Samma and Sigrid Viir, which will present the viewer with an imaginary journey


Photo reportage from the solo show ‘Quantum Hair Implants’ by Amanda Ziemele at Kim?
by Echo Gone Wrong

In her works, Amanda Ziemele represents ideas which are the result of in-depth analysis. Understanding and processing/incorporating the various reference materials and sources discovered into her works is another typical sign of hers; it becomes evident by integration of pictorial


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Safeporting’ by Santa France at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

Solo show “Safeporting” by Santa France is based on animated compositions, designed with 3D animation, using screens, metal structures and wires. “Safeporting” is a medical term to describe a process when a medical practitioner performs procedure while telling the patient


Thought Experiments of Julijonas Urbonas. Interview by Kotryna Markevičiūtė
by Kotryna Markevičiūtė

At the end of 2018, you presented the solo show ‘A Planet of People’ at the Vartai gallery in Vilnius, which you developed with astrophysicists. An interactive installation was central to the exhibition, whereby visitors could scan their bodies with


Phantom Faces. An interview with Rūtenė Merk
by Audrius Pocius

Rūtenė Merk is one of the most intriguing young Lithuanian painters. Her work reveals a multitude of prevailing tensions in the field of art and beyond. One of the most interesting aspects of the artist’s practice is how, through her


TO BREATHE IS TO PERFORM. Zane Onckule conversation with Vytautas Jurevicius
by Zane Onckule

Vytautas Jurevicius, a.k.a Vytas, was born in 1981 in Palanga, Lithuania and lives in New York City. As a performance artist, he’s been working with a wide range of feelings and emotions: of being alone, feeling lonely, comforting oneself, being


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Chatty Matter’ by Kati Saarits and Nora Mertes at the Kogo Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

In the broadest sense, this exhibition looks at the material culture and the stories, meanings, and transformations that lie in it. There has been a long tradition in society to admire objects of tangible culture from the past, but how


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Sphynx’ by Robertas Narkus at Editorial
by Echo Gone Wrong

  In the summer I spent a few months in Liverpool, such a strange city, searching for hope, having once seen its own golden age and been the richest harbour in the United Kingdom, and, by the way – the first and


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Take a Deep Breath for a New Beginning’ by Andris Vītoliņš at the Meno Niša gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Lately I have had the desire to depict a new, non-existing world. These are visually readable images, buildings and ornaments existing solely on the canvas. In a way this is an alternative model of perception and comprehension to the modern


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Stacks, plants and plains’ by Linas Jusionis at Vartai gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

On February 7th, Vartai Gallery opens a new personal exhibition of well-known young-generation artist Linas Jusionis. Looking at the scene of contemporary Lithuanian art, Jusionis has been holding a solid stance for almost a decade now, drawing more and more


Missing Parts
by Jānis Taurens

  If someone knew beforehand that I was writing a review of an exhibition by Armands Zelčs, they would probably expect me to examine the show from the point of view of his artistic practice as a whole, or as


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Limbo’ by Kristina Inčiūraitė at (AV17) gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Multilayer cultural references covering film industry, science and personal author‘s reminiscences intervene in the latest artist‘s creations in the experimental film and objects. The exhibition contemplates the influence on us made by the human‘s created ideologies and rapidly developing technologies,


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘A Trip with Two Companions’ by Raminta Blaževičiūtė at the Rooster gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Rooster Gallery presents the gallery’s new artist, painter Raminta Blaževičiūtė, and invites visitors to her first solo exhibition “A Trip with Two Companions”. “A Trip with Two Companions” is a journey undertaken by imaginary travellers in the hope of


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Aminals’ by Alexander Iezzi and Viktor Timofeev at 427 Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

V-E+F=∑i(ei3-ei2+1)= ∑i(1-ei6)=2 This pattern began down the center of the iris’s blade, right in the inflorescence, somewhere between its symmetrical six-lobed flowers. The pattern was adorned with consistent veining and small dots. In the centre of the blade it had


Raw Vilnius. An interview with Andrej Vasilenko
by Agnė Sadauskaitė

The city can be experienced in various ways: thinking, reading, writing about it, or staying there. However, urban structures are best explored by walking and observing them. The artist and photographer Andrej Vasilenko (b. 1985) is also a researcher of


The Truth Revealed about the National Pavilion
by Indrek Grigor

A review of the Mūkusala Art Salon exhibition ‘National Pavilion’, 22.11.2018-19.01.2019 In November 2018, the Mūkusala Art Salon in Riga opened another of its rather frequent collection shows. The task is usually assigned to one of the ‘in-house’ curators, and


MELOS by Anna Ceipe, Līga Spunde and Vika Eksta at the ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

From 18 January to 24 February 2019, the Creative Studio of the ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga (Torņa iela 1, 2nd floor) will host the exhibition “MELOS”. Exhibition MELOS is a collaborative project


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