Pakui Hardware on entanglements between bodies, economy and technological development

Pakui Hardware is the name for the collaborative artist duo Neringa Cerniauskaite and Ugnius Gelguda, which began in 2014, even though they were already collaborating before. The year 2014 was also when I first saw their work in real life

Thought Experiments of Julijonas Urbonas. Interview by Kotryna Markevičiūtė

At the end of 2018, you presented the solo show ‘A Planet of People’ at the Vartai gallery in Vilnius, which you developed with astrophysicists. An interactive installation was central to the exhibition, whereby visitors could scan their bodies with

Phantom Faces. An interview with Rūtenė Merk

Rūtenė Merk is one of the most intriguing young Lithuanian painters. Her work reveals a multitude of prevailing tensions in the field of art and beyond. One of the most interesting aspects of the artist’s practice is how, through her

Raw Vilnius. An interview with Andrej Vasilenko

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

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

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

Differences in Meaning over Time. A conversation with Eglė Ulčickaitė

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

Exhibition as a crime scene. Ona Juciūtė in conversation with Viktorija Damerell

Viktorija Damerell: It feels slightly awkward talking to you now: we talk so often, but this interview format also demands that we think of the reader. We’re here, just the two of us, but someone is listening. Do you feel

About Unreported Gaps. A talk with Amira Hanafi

I became aware of the work by the artist and writer Amira Hanafi (USA/EG, b. 1979) just after her exhibition ‘The Science of a Good Lie’ opened at the Sodų 4 project space in Vilnius (it ran from 25 October

Don’t Fall in Love with a Prop. A conversation with the photographer Vytautas Kumža

Vytautas, this time two years ago we were preparing for your exhibition ‘Trust It, Use It, Prove It’ at the [si:said] gallery. Having graduated from Vilnius College of Design and studied at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague,


Eli Cortiñas was born in 1979, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, and lives and works in Berlin. She studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, and at the European Film College at Ebeltoft in Denmark. Since