Rethinking image sources in photography: Gytis Skudžinskas’ exhibition “12 Truths of Photography”

Gytis Skudžinskas’ exhibition “12 Truths of Photography” took place at Vilnius Academy of Arts, “Titanikas” gallery (Maironio g. 3, Vilnius) during the period of 27 Jan — 14 Feb 2015. The exhibition presented twelve series of artworks dealing with various models

Watched Over By Algorithms: transmediale 2015

Interacting with the world today involves an implicit agreement to be analysed, and not only by surveillance cameras, self-tracking mobile devices, and browser cookies, but increasingly by algorithms created to monitor and predict a trajectory of our behaviour. Our gaze is captured

Look back on Krišs Salmanis exhibition “100 books you need not read before you die” (21.11.-24.12.2014.)

I am sure that, despite the claims of popular media outlets, this is not the most stressful age. However, I realize from time to time that I haven’t managed to do something in time. One more new cafe has been

Wil?* at kim?

*what is love? The three words in the questioning abbreviation of kim? Contemporary Art Centre in Latvian stand for “what is art?”. The artists of the exhibition have chosen to ask a different, way more extensive and, by all parameters,

Between materiality, technology, biology and nature. Lost Heritage by Pakui Hardware

Through disfunctional gardening on display, Pakui Hardware via their latest project created specially for kim?—Lost Heritage—continues its research into the relationship between materiality, technology, biology and nature. How technology is technology shaping the physical reality, including the human body? When

Postidea. Plotas / Space: a revolt against hierarchy

POSTIDEA is a continuous project, presenting urgent tendencies of contemporary art trough a female perspective. The title of the show refers to a particular space, to (un)covering of a surface, to probing of invisible, inner spaces, to inverting of the

A Romance of Many Dimensions: mediated physical space

Today’s digitality means the abandonment of the world of representation and thus projection, and its replacement by computer-generated reality. A program produces reality in real time – a digital photo is not an interpretation, like a sketch, but the concretisation of a

The necro-romantism of S&P Stanikas. Trip to Mars at Malonioji 6

The necro-romantism of S&P Stanikas, living and working in Paris, is related to a certain  context of degenerating late sovietism and a later shifted socio-political and socio-cultural context, as well as to iconography of the classic Western art. However the

Exist-resist tactics in Parasite & Mimicry at CAC, Vilnius

The exhibition “Parasite & Mimicry” is a result of a one month intense group work at Nida Art Colony of the artists: Timos Alexandropoulos (GR), KVM (Ju Hyun Lee & Ludovic Burel, KR/FR), Christoph Wirth (DE), Irina Gheorghe (RO). The

Victory over the common notions of life. Photo reportage from Kristians Brekte’s “Dead ain’t gone”

Kristians Brekte’s creative work has always been saturated with vivid characters of imagination along with familiar symbols of popular culture, art and religion. In the hands of Brekte bones, crosses, and drips of black China ink become attributes of a

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