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

Post-symposium Conversation on ‘Rites and Terrabytes’: Traces, Keywords and Post-colonial Learnings

Raw Vilnius. An interview with Andrej Vasilenko | Agnė Sadauskaitė

The Truth Revealed about the National Pavilion | Indrek Grigor

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 ‘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


Post-symposium Conversation on ‘Rites and Terrabytes’: Traces, Keywords and Post-colonial Learnings
by Vytautas Michelkevičius

Afterthoughts of the two curatorial members Vytautas Michelkevičius and Andrew Gryf Paterson  after the end of Inter-PAGAN Network (2017-2018) and Inter-format Symposium on June 20-25th 2018 (full documentation). Vytautas: Almost a year ago we have had a curatorial biographical conversation


Photo reportage from the performances at ANTI- Athens Biennale 6 and Spazio Maiocchi by Dorota Gawęda & Eglė Kulbokaitė
by Echo Gone Wrong

DOROTA GAWĘDA & EGLĖ KULBOKAITĖ Coming of Age, 2018. Video with sound YGRG 159: SULK, 2018. Installation and performance. Performed by: Hara Kiri, Belle Santos and Petros Touloudis. Sound by Dodomundo. Costume: Anne Sofie Madsen. Supported by Pro Helvetia and


Photo reportage from Julijonas Urbonas’ exhibition ‘A Planet of People’ at Vartai gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

The apocalypse is already here. Pandemics, climate change, deadly asteroids, atomic war, aliens – that is only some of the possible scenarios. But the scenarios for saving humankind are considerably fewer: mostly revolving around the idea of colonizing other planets.


Photo reportage from audiovisual installation ‘Metrodots’ by Vaclovas Nevčesauskas at Sodų 4
by Echo Gone Wrong

There are theories that are difficult for our mind to accept – they encourage to construct new models and interpretations of perception of the world. One of them is the theory about the smallest particles and their inconsistent behaviour: the


From the Self towards Others
by Maija Rudovska

  Contemplating Diāna Tamane’s exhibition ‘Commissions’ at the ISSP Gallery (16.11.2018–19.01.2019) Diāna Tamane’s exhibition ‘Commissions’, curated by Evita Goze, could at first sight come across as rather an unusual exhibition. Its aesthetic set-up does not bode well with the trendy


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Thoughtful ocean. Guests’ by Nerijus Erminas at (AV17) gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Nerijus Erminas has had more than ten personal shows during his career. In this exhibition he retrospectively rethinks the development of his creative themes: the relation between the inner world of the human being, his subconsciousness and everyday life. Creating


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘JCDecaux Prize 2018: Dignity’ at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Dignity” –– with such a brief title how does the exhibition avoid becoming a dictionary entry? Before the prizes are awarded and exhibits recognised, a shared space for ideas and objects to roam must be formed. The third JCDecaux Prize


Differences in Meaning over Time. A conversation with Eglė Ulčickaitė
by Karolina Rybačiauskaitė

The idea for this conversation came up last autumn. At the time, as I was writing my MA thesis on the philosophy of Jacques Rancière, I was very preoccupied with working out how everyday objects become works of art, and


Eva Mustonen’s solo exhibition ‘Spider-Woman’ at Kogo gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Deriving from the myths related to weaving (both ancient and contemporary), Eva Mustonen offers a prosaic version of tapestry as a niche and archaic textile art form. At the exhibition Spider-Woman the artist lays her creative process directly in front


Exhibition ‘Common issues in painting and everyday life: Content’ by Elīna Vītola at careva contemporary
by Echo Gone Wrong

In this exhibition Vītola continues her series of “Common issues …” and alludes to such canonic notions as “entering into an artwork” and “exploring the space of a painting”. By carrying on with painting reality based abstraction, and often referencing


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Commissions’ by Diāna Tamane at ISSP Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

In artist Diāna Tamane’s work, everyday events are a source of inspiration, with herself and her family as the main characters. Often, her relatives also become co-authors. Thus, she manages to portray not only the relationships between her family members,


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