Modest biocultural hope: Interview with anthropologist Stefan Helmreich

Stefan Helmreich received his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University and prior to coming to MIT held fellowships at Cornell, Rutgers, and NYU. His research examines the works and lives of biologists thinking through the limits of “life” as a

I wonder where the cigarette is now?

The XII Baltic Triennial began in early 2014 with small gestures, meetings, presentations and seminars. Its main exhibition opened at the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius in September 2015, and already in November opened yet another exhibition, “A Million

Technology, Politics, and Art: Interview with Alexander R. Galloway

New technologies have worked their way into every plane of the contemporary art world, from production to dissemination and reception of art; invisible algorithm-driven websites, online exhibitions, ‘post-Internet’ aesthetics, art spectators swiping through artworks on their tablets and smartphones –

Artist Residency as a Black Rectangle. A Conversation with Tomas Grunskis and Laurie Lax

Talking about artist residencies as an alternative or a new model of artistic practice makes no sense if you take a closer look at the tradition of this phenomenon and the density of residencies today. Just like talking about the

Continue to Gather Together: In Conversation with Jaana Kokko

Increasingly frequent use of the word ‘capitalism’ denotes a time of crisis. After the 90s it became a household word. Eventually there was no point in stressing it. Social and political discourses are divided through different ideologies and beliefs, they

“I Am Not a Philosopher”: A Conversation with Nicolas Bourriaud

Due to the occasion of its 10th anniversary, Kaunas Biennial featured a “star curator” Nicolas Bourriaud who was expected to turn it into an exceptional and memorable event. Apparently this aim was achieved because visitors from both Vilnius and Kaunas

We don’t do meetings on artistic research as such anymore

The discussion about research has entered the field of art during the last two decades evidently and convincingly. Nevertheless there are many misunderstandings related to the term artistic research, its distinction from research in other fields of science and humanities,

“We must not forget that the main axis of any work is its CREATOR…”. Interview with Dainius Liškevičius

The great Venetian “fair” is here. All countries send their delegates, who are awarded an exceptional occasion of being national heroes and presenting their works to a mob of art tourists and specialists in the historical capital of Western European

On parasitism and mimicry. PART I

On the 5th of December a first self-curated exhibition ‘Parasite & Mimicry’ by residents of Nida Art Colony was opened at Contemporary Art Center in Vilnius. Timos Alexandropoulos (GR), KVM (Ju Hyun Lee & Ludovic Burel, KR/FR), Christophe Wirth (DE)

Flash interview: Tomas Čiučelis on outsideness

Recently launched The Deep Splash is a website documenting the diverging ideas and motivations of Lithuanian émigrés working in the Arts. This week we invite you to explore the ideas and motivations of Tomas Čiučelis – philosophy researcher, translator, and critic

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