Vytautas Michelkevičius

Vytautas Michelkevičius (LT, Vilnius/Nida) is a theorist, activist, and curator, working with art and media projects and interested in socializing through art, interdisciplinarity between art and research, experimental teaching, and participatory curatorial practices. He holds PhD in Communication & Media studies, lectures in Vilnius Academy of Arts and works as artistic director of Nida Art Colony since 2010.

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

Opening sunset ritual / participatory performance by Obelija, 360 video documentation. Photo: Andrej Vasilenko

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

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Curatorial & Biographical Conversation Approaching the 8th Inter-format Symposium on Rites and Terrabytes in Nida Art Colony

Performance A Play for the Parallels by Lina Lapelytė during 7th Inter-format Symposium, 2017. Photo by Andrej Vasilenko

Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts together with Inter-PAGAN network organises 8th Inter-format Symposium which is curated this year by a group of artists, curators and researchers: Andrew Gryf Paterson (SCO/FI/LV), Vytautas Michelkevičius (LT), Jurij Dobriakov (LT) and

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The 5th Inter-format Symposium is About to Start: Conversation between the Curators Vytautas Michelkevičius and Andrew Gryf Paterson

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Amidst the preparation for the 5th Inter-format Symposium, co-curators Vytautas Michelkevičius (LT) and Andrew Gryf Paterson (SCO/FI/FR) discuss the issues of a symposium that intends to reflect on the issues of scheduling, time and inter-formativity. The symposium will take place

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A Conversation on Remoteness in Skagaströnd (Iceland) and Nida (Lithuania)


This talk started on the Greenland Sea (Arctic Ocean) coast, with an Icelandic breeze and cup of coffee in Skagaströnd, which has 500 inhabitants and hosts the artist-in-residency programme Nes. This is one of the most remote residencies in Europe,

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Road trip to Manifesta 9 and Documenta 13: 1st part


Like every trip, this road trip started with high hopes, rolling expectations about big world-famous exhibitions, adventures on every corner, good road music and stops on the way to have coffee, to fill in and out. A curators-artists’ team from

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