On Objects in Motion. Interview with Rūta Butkutė | Eglė Mikalajūnė

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘it imitates a wet pessimism’ by Ieva Kraule-Kūna at 427 gallery

‘Roosa toss väljas’. On the importance of safe spaces | Margaret Tali

Invisible Structures. The cut of a stratosphere as a reflection of human values. An interview with the filmmaker Emilija Škarnulytė

How Portable is the Curators’ View?
by Indrek Grigor

 The exhibition ‘Portable Landscapes’ (Latvian National Museum of Art, 27 April to 17 June, 2018) focused on a rather unexpected, or at least eclectic, selection of Latvian exile and émigré personalities, and placed their stories in the broader context of the current


The 3rd Vilnius Gallery Weekend invites you to turn up the contemporary art’s volume
by Echo Gone Wrong

launches a new contemporary art exhibition season in the capital city this fall. The events – new exhibitions openings, meetings with artists, concerts and discussions – will be happening around town as well as on its outskirts from the 6th


Maija Kurševa’s solo show ‘Investigation’ at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

In Maija Kurševa’s latest exhibition the emphasis is put on the spatial experience that draws and guides the viewer into an associative tale that relies both on observation and suspicion that a set of artworks possess an idea. Whilst capturing


Photo reportage from ‘Disposable Gloves Guide’ by Merike Estna at kim?
by Echo Gone Wrong

Merike Estna is one of the most notable representatives from the generation of young Estonian artists, whose work can be largely described as performative. Her art tends to leave the boundaries set by canvas, physically fusing with the space surrounding


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘(Per)forming Scapes’ at Nida Art Colony
by Echo Gone Wrong

As Nida has once again turned into a summer resort for body and mind, Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts on 20th of July has opened its doors with the summer exhibition in which newly created works at


‘Circus of Grace’ at Antanas Mončys house-museum, Palanga
by Echo Gone Wrong

Sustaining the link to the ideological task of traditional circus – representing the world – the exhibition extends the logic of the existence of circus exclusively through the qualities and relationships characteristic of its base – the life and labor


Exhibition of Latvian exile and émigré artists ‘Portable Landscapes’ at the Latvian National Museum of Art
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art opened  an exhibition „Portable Landscapes”, dedicated to the centennial of the Republic of Latvia, at the Latvian National Museum of Art. It follows yarns, which, through various corners of the world, take us to


Photo reportage from the exhibition ​’Oчевидное невероятное’ at 427, Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

Oчевидное невероятное Vitaly Bezpalov, Jakub Choma, Gints Gabrāns, Albin Looström Curator: Kaspars Groševs 29.06. – 23.08.2018. 427, Riga As genius of enlightenment does prepare any, So does experience and so genius does, The One is son of agonizing errors, The


A conversation with Mindaugas Gapševičius about self-repair and cohabitation with machines
by Lina Rukevičiūtė

I met Mindaugas Gapševičius (miga) and joined the Migrating Art Academies project that he initiated in 2013, followed by many further projects with Institutio Media. We have been communicating by email since then, using this abstracted and reduced means for


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Entangled Tales’ at Rupert
by Echo Gone Wrong

Entangled Tales brings together local and international artists to look at the ways in which we think, communicate and live with matter.  The exhibition’s theme takes the lead from the artists’ practices and recent feminist approaches to materiality and ‘new


‘Cosplay at the Family Dinner’ by Anastasia Sosunova, Viktor Timofeev & Perrin Turner at The Sunroom
by Echo Gone Wrong

I speak Lithuanian with stylistic mistakes, and my mother tongue, Russian, with a slight accent and poor vocabulary. I forget words. Language seems to be a sophisticated tool that is too hard to master and fraught with technical subtleties. I


Photo reportage from ‘Soulseek’ by Jokūbas Čižikas at Editorial
by Echo Gone Wrong

Soulseek invites visitors to experience the artworks as events occurring from their internal relationship. These artworks-events can be influenced and transformed by various accidental occurrences or temporary structures and fields, which reflect systems of natural phenomena that are affected by


On Objects in Motion. Interview with Rūta Butkutė
by Eglė Mikalajūnė

While reading descriptions of your works I discovered that you are interested in „objects that are left in the streets“. If I understood it right, it was not so much about “status of the trash“ but rather about losing original


‘Cloudbusters: Intensity vs. Intention’ at EKKM, Tallinn
by Echo Gone Wrong

The international exhibition Cloudbusters: Intensity vs. Intention, curated by Margit Säde, examines the invisible connections and interactions between the human psyche and technology, drawing on the metaphor of both natural and data processing clouds. Considering the dearth of ambivalence in


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘it imitates a wet pessimism’ by Ieva Kraule-Kūna at 427 gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

AI is selling newspapers and robots have soft palms, remember, there was a time when only brazen heads were whispering into ears of the sleeping – Time is. Time was. Time is past. The continuous flow of time exists solely


‘Roosa toss väljas’. On the importance of safe spaces
by Margaret Tali

  The exhibition ‘Roosa toss väljas’ by the Kraam collective was organised within the framework of the feminist LGBTQ festival Ladyfest. It was dedicated to the queer-activist Anna-Stina Treumund (1982–2017), whose death shocked the cultural and feminist scenes in Estonia


Life in the TerRatope. Interview with new media artist and scientific researcher Špela Petrič
by Karolina Sadlauskaitė

Dr. Špela Petrič (1980), BSc, MA, lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her artistic practice combines natural sciences, new media and performance. She is interested in all aspects of anthropocentrism; the reconstruction and reappropriation of scientific methodology in the context of cultural


Curating Creative Societies: A conversation with Vilma Jurkutė, the director of Alserkal Avenue
by Vitalija Jasaitė

Vilma Jurkutė has a degree in International Business from Grenoble Graduate School of Business, and is currently pursuing her Executive Master’s in Sustainable Urban Development at Oxford University. Born in Klaipėda in Lithuania, Vilma has lived and worked in New


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Moi, non-moi’ at Vartai gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Moi, non-moi June 5 – July 27 2018 Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010, France) Maria Lassnig (1919-2014, Austria) Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992, Portugal) Curator: Amer Abbas   Vartai gallery is proud to present Moi, non-moi featuring the world-class artists Louise Bourgeois, Maria


Invisible Structures. The cut of a stratosphere as a reflection of human values. An interview with the filmmaker Emilija Škarnulytė
by Agnė Sadauskaitė

The eyes are trying to cover glaciers in the Arctic Circle. The ears are catching quasar sounds. Dark waters are stirred by a hypnotizing creature. The head is dazzled by unimaginable industrial structures. Ultimately sounds come together with waves, images


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