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

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

About surfaces and Vincent. Giedrė Legotaitė in conversation with Povilas Ramanauskas

Povilas Ramanauskas (b. 1987) is a young, active artist, who has been improving his vocational levels methodically: since completing his undergraduate studies at the Kaunas faculty of Vilnius Academy of Art, where he also gained his Master’s degree in painting,

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

How Maija Kurševa and I talked about her newest project, LOW Gallery

In March earlier this year, in the building at Ģertrūdes iela 115, in Riga, the doors in the basement space – now known as LOW Gallery – opened with Unasked-for Truth (“Neprasītā patiesība”), an exhibition by two young artists, Brenda

Kaspars Groševs in conversation with Ieva Kraule

Once upon a time, Ieva Kraule’s (b. 1987) imagined master of the house, Severīns, danced the foxtrot and the cha-cha-chá at Gallery 427, offering his guests different foods floating in shiny gelatine. Later, a genderless spirit named Leva, too afraid

Somersault of Truth. An interview with Miķelis Fišers and Inga Šteimane

This year, 13 May marks the opening of the 57th Venice Biennale, at which Latvia was represented by Miķelis Fišers, with his solo exhibition What Can Go Wrong. Inga Šteimane, the curator of the Latvian exhibition, believes that Fišers’ esoteric

All options are better options. Robertas Narkus in conversation with Borbála Soós

Borbála Soós is a London based curator, currently undertaking a residency at Rupert, Vilnius. As a former collaborator of Robertas Narkus (she hosted his project , Turbulance 3 – curated by Juste Kostikovaite, at Tenderpixel in London in 2014), she

Julius von Bismarck in conversation with Mindaugas Gapševičius

I met up with Julius von Bismarck at the CAC café in Vilnius, where he came for an interview with me, initiated by the National Gallery of Art in Vilnius, as part of his exhibition entitled Citynature: Vilnius and Beyond

Moments of Failure. Interview with Diana Tamane

Interview with Diana Tamane The work of artist Diana Tamane features private motifs – close-ups of her relatives (literally, as well as figuratively) and form a context for exploring socially significant subjects. The unusual depiction of relationships – ranging from

Contemporary painting strategies. Merike Estna in conversation with Alberta Vengrytė

Alberta Vengrytė: Towards the end of November, one of your works – an installation entitled Blue Lagoon (Blue Lagoon first showed in 2014 in a solo show curated by Kati Ilves for KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia) was presented at