Goodbye, Echo. Hello, Echo.

Dear Readers, Welcome to a new and hopefully more dynamic page in the life of Echo Gone Wrong. Our mission – initially at Artnews.lt, a Lithuanian contemporary art daily, and later at Echo Gone Wrong – has always been to

Gintarė Matulaitytė fired from her position as an editor of Echo Gone Wrong

Dear readers, You are reading my last entry as an editor of Echo Gone Wrong: me and the owners of Echo Gone Wrong will be parting ways over our “incongruous positions.”  As many of you might have already noticed, the

Echo Gone Wrong goes local!

After 4 years of anglophonic communication in the Baltic States, Echo Gone Wrong has decided to speak in local languages. You can find some of the articles available in the original languages or in the languages of the audiences to

Alternative education as a countryside academism

We are constantly facing a need to supplement the incomplete academic programs that often fail to grasp the zeitgeist and be relevant today, and we seek to find alternatives to the ineffective academic formats. As a result of this discontent

Art & Response / Ability without responsibility

How familiar is the situation when the curators and artists are seemingly trying to stay open to the viewer’s interpretation and instead of imposing their own perspective as the correct one, start a “conversation” “in the international artists and art

Dress code: “global warming”

“The climate is changing, oceans are being polluted, whole species of plants and animals are going extinct.”, says the curator of the NEWMAN composium held in Druskininkai last July. “The problem is in the self-conception. What can the Newman do?”

Call for exit from contemporary art

Taking on the same issues discussed in the series “The Effect of Contemporaneity”, the forthcoming release by Suhail Malik “On the Necessity of Art’s Exit from Contermporary Art” is calling to renounce contemporary art’s logic of escape. Malik’s research on the

What does art do?

Instead of asking “what is art?”, we might ask “what does art do?”. We continue with the series of reflections on contemporaneity and art with the third part of The Effect of Contemporaneity – III dedicated to the topic of value.