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Photography: Taken, not Made | Alise Tifentale | Detour

Learn to talk while talking | Interview from Latvia

The processes and energy behind live art. A conversation with artist Artūras Raila | Interview from Lithuania

The Networked Camera at Work: Why Every Self-portrait Is Not a Selfie, but Every Selfie is a Photograph | Detour

Modest biocultural hope: Interview with anthropologist Stefan Helmreich | Interview from Lithuania

Photo reportage from Lithuanian pavilion at the XXI Triennale di Milano 2016

I wonder where the cigarette is now? | Interview from Lithuania

Photography: Taken, not Made
by Alise Tifentale

The role of photography as a document is constantly overrated. The role of camera in photography is also overrated. Yes, of course, we could agree about the indexical nature of photographic images—camera always captures whatever is before the lens. But


Video interviews with kim? Residency Award nominees: Ēriks Apaļais, Ieva Epnere, Inga Meldere, Katrīna Neiburga
by Echo Gone Wrong

kim? Contemporary Arts Centre announces the second iteration of the kim? Residency Award, this year in partnership with International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York. The current nominees, artists selected for this Award by the international jury, are


Inaugural weekend at VAA Nida Art Colony: an exhibition, opening of the new building, and a birthday party
by Echo Gone Wrong

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of its activities, Vilnius Academy of Art’s Nida Art Colony will host an inaugural weekend on 21-22 May. It will feature the official opening not only of the new building of the colony, but also


Learn to talk while talking
by Līga Marcinkeviča

Līga Marcinkeviča in conversation with Darja Meļņikova. Līga Marcinkeviča: In my notes it says that we should talk about you, about the things that you do, about your thoughts, simply have a conversation. But all of that relates to art.


Group exhibition “Growing Insistence” at Šiauliai Art Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

“I made these sausages, I made these sausages” – an ordinary day with electrified words chewing on somebody’s sausages, driving him into mid-dream. Intellect as artwork: how much space does it occupy, does it take over all minds as our


Opening of The Baltic Pavilion at 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2016 on 27th May
by Echo Gone Wrong

Join us for the opening of the joint exhibition The Baltic Pavilion representing Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. Transformative efforts are at play that are reprogramming an inert region beyond


Open call | A Natural Oasis? | A Transnational Research Program
by Echo Gone Wrong

A long term training and research program aiming at the realization of a special project for MEDITERRANEA 18, Young Artists Biennale 2017, open to curators, art writers and cultural researchers, under 34. Deadline for application: June 1st 2016 Apply here:


Photo reportage from Daniel Gustav Cramer’s exhibition “Nineteen” at the Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by German artist Daniel Gustav Cramer in Lithuania. Daniel Gustav Cramer’s artistic practice consists of peculiar constellations of objects, figures, images and narrations. They constitute


Photo reportage from the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life ” at Underground Water Reservoir, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

There are at least two major ways of understanding the word discipline. In the first case, discipline means training people to obey rules or codes of behaviour. The second, indicates a branch of knowledge, like those studied in higher education,


The processes and energy behind live art. A conversation with artist Artūras Raila
by Neringa Bumblienė

I recently met with artist Artūras Raila to talk about his work from the 1990s within the context of events which changed Lithuania and its entire region. In our conversation we discussed his practice in relation to international art; the


Opening of the main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art on 4 May 2016
by Echo Gone Wrong

After an extensive restoration and reconstruction, the Latvian National Museum of Art (10 K. Valdemāra Street, Riga) announces the reopening for visitors on 4 May 2016 at 10:00. Everyone is invited! GRAND  OPENING The opening of the main building of


Katja Novitskova to represent Estonia at 57th la Biennale di Venezia
by Echo Gone Wrong

The project ‘If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes’ by artist Katja Novitskova and curator Kati Ilves has been selected to represent Estonia at the 57th Venice Biennale. Katja Novitskova’s project ‘If Only You Could See


Photo reportage from the exhibition “Another Crossroads of Epochs. Contemporary Lithuanian Art from the Collection of the Lithuanian Art Museum: 1989-2007”
by Echo Gone Wrong

The exhibition presents contemporary Lithuanian art from the late 20th and 21st centuries which was acquired by the museum in recent decades, but which has not yet been included in the permanent display of the National Gallery of Art. The


The Networked Camera at Work: Why Every Self-portrait Is Not a Selfie, but Every Selfie is a Photograph
by Alise Tifentale

Recently an artist friend claimed in a conversation that he thinks that people, including himself, have made selfies all the time, even before the appearance of social media and smartphones. He said he used the word “selfie” just as a


Photo reportage from exhibition “Ligaments” by Andrius Zakarauskas at galerija Vartai
by Echo Gone Wrong

Ligaments by Andrius Zakarauskas is  an overview of the artist’s work during the past ten years. It has symbolism for both the artist and the gallery. Ten years ago Vartai held Zakarauskas’s first solo exhibition, after which the gallery became


Modest biocultural hope: Interview with anthropologist Stefan Helmreich
by Neringa Černiauskaitė

Stefan Helmreich received his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University and prior to coming to MIT held fellowships at Cornell, Rutgers, and NYU. His research examines the works and lives of biologists thinking through the limits of “life” as a


Photo reportage from “The Invisible Exhibition” by architect Vladas Balsys at (AV17) gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

On April 14, (AV17) gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania) opened a solo show “The Invisible Exhibition” by architect Vladas Balsys. Vladas Balsys in his works explores limits of architecture and visual arts. While searching for new boundaries of these processes and extending


Photo reportage from Johna Hansen, Katrine Gram Sloth and Laura Põld’s joint exhibition at the Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn
by Echo Gone Wrong

Johna Hansen’s performance will take place on Friday, May 6th at 5 p.m., and will be repeated on Saturday, May 7th at 2 p.m. This will be followed at 3 p.m. by a conversation between Laura Põld, Johna Hansen and


Photo reportage from Lithuanian pavilion at the XXI Triennale di Milano 2016
by Echo Gone Wrong

The 1st of April marked the opening of this year’s XXI Triennale di Milano, with the theme “Design after Design”. The XXI Triennale di Milano—sponsored by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE)—is a new international exhibition, following in the tradition


“Tonometer’s Echo” by Rosanda Sorakaitė and Povilas Ramanauskas at VMU Art Gallery “101”, Kaunas
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Tonometer’s echo” is a visual exposition of thoughts and ideas – abstract, experimental, but quite clearly reflecting the authors’ everyday images, images that follow you in the creation work as a vibration of the tonometer’s sound, raising questions and requesting


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