Kaunas Biennial is organized since 1997. The 11th Kaunas Biennial seeks to oppose monopolistically populist practice of removing-erecting and conservative traditionalism, prevalent in the memory discourse of public art in Lithuania, and to stimulate and legitimise radically new, contemporary, conceptual, relevant ideas and strategies for monument-making, inviting international and local artists to – look back at the removed – rethink the existing – imagine the future monuments.

Tatzu Nishi: an architect of imaginative places | 11th Kaunas Biennial

Tatzu Nishi. Freedom, installation, 2017. Photo: Kristina Čyžiūtė

The Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi is renowned for his exceptional public art projects in which he merges the boundaries between the public and the private. Paradoxically, he achieves this by constructing temporary living or hotel rooms around the monuments of

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Art that hurts: there are no victims without perpetrators


Renowned for their so-called ‘counter-monuments’, the world famous German artistic duo Horst Hoeheisel and Andreas Knitz will visit Lithuania this year as one of the participants at the Kaunas Biennial. Scientist and sculptor Horst and architect Andreas create sensational and

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