Justė Kostikovaitė

Justė Kostikovaitė studies curating contemporary art at Royal College of Art, London. In 2011 she organised artist residency project CAN and the workshop Spheres of Power.Tension&Excange in Berlin. In 2012 together with Žilvinas Landsbergas she organised the artist residency project in Vilnius MaloniojiAIR.

Ghosts and Manifesta 10: A conversation with Joanna Warsza

In the photograph: Director of Hermitage Museum Mr.Piotrowski, Head Curator of Manifesta10 Kasper König and Manifesta Director Fijen Hedwig. Published on August 2013, at the BLOUIN ART INFO blog.

Joanna Warsza introduces the Public Programme she curates at the Manifesta Bienalle. Not only in the context of the Bienalle, but also issues another statement in her Facebook explaining the reason to stay after annexation of Crimea: “We are confronted

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Justė Kostikovaitė in conversation with Lina Lapelytė


Hello, Lina. Could you share the story behind your Candy Shop performance? Is it a political attempt to deconstruct rap music? Artistic rather than political. Candy Shop is about the everyday, slowness, sensitivity, depth, femininity, masculinity, modernity, naivety, togetherness and

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What’s Wrong with The Wrong


This summer I was chatting with Laimonas Zakas, a Lithuanian-born artist-hacker-videographer, who is currently studying at the Hague Royal Academy of Art. Laimonas Zakas mentioned to me that he was invited to participate in The Wrong Biennale by Brasilian curators

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Bodies and Interiors: Introducing Julija Goyd


Photographer Julija Goyd (b. Vilnius, lives and works in Berlin) has worked as finance director, actress and model in Vilnius and abroad. After this whirlwind of different careers  5 years ago she started working as a photographer and visual artist.

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Eearlier this month I spotted a mattress that was in this pre-internet colour palette installation with an old mattress by Sarah Lucas on view at the Whitechapel Gallery at her solo exhibition (Au Naturel, 1994 Mattress, water bucket, melons, oranges

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Routines and rituals in “The Great Seal Weigher and Berries of the City” by Juha Pekka Matias Laakonen


Juha Pekka Matias Laakonen was one of the first residents invited to MaloniojiAIR established in 2012 by artist Žilvinas Landzbergas and curator Justė Kostikovaitė. Juha is an interdisciplinary artist whose artistic practice is based on the process itself and the

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