Oral Programme / Session III

Prof. Matthew Rampley (University of Birmingham) Blood Swept Lands: on the Difficulties of Remembering in Art Presentation (45 min.) Manca Bajec (Royal College of Art and Design) Monuments as Artworks, Monuments as Writers of History Presentation (45 min.) Discussion: Matthew Rampley and Manca Bajec with Prof. Giedrė Mickūnaitė (Vilnius Academy of Arts) (30 min.). Art historian Matthew Rampley from the University […]

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Oral Programme / Session II

Horst Hoheisel and Andreas Knitz presentation and discussion with Dr. Rasa Antanavičiūtė (45 min.) Jochen Gerz presentation and discussion with Manca Bajec (Royal College of Art and Design) (45 min.) Discussion: Jochen Gerz, Horst Hoheisel and James E. Young, moderated by Dr. Rasa Antanavičiūtė and Manca Bajec (1 h.) Horst Hoheisel and Andreas Knitz are the artists behind […]

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Oral Programme / Session I

PROF. JAMES E. YOUNG (University of Massachusetts Amherst) The Stages of Memory:  Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between Presentation (45 min.), discussion with Prof. Dr. Giedrė Jankevičiūtė (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Linara Dovydaitytė (Vytautas Magnus University), Q&A (45 min.). Moderated by Dr. Rasa Antanavičiūtė (Vilnius Academy of Arts) University […]

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Sound collages and music that tells stories

The well-known South African artist Philip Miller makes music for films, theatre and sound installations, and is famous for his experimental working techniques and musical collages. His music is extremely complex and has many layers, is rich in different sounds and cultural contexts and often involves the telling of a story or stories. In the […]

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OPENING PROGRAMME OF THE 11TH KAUNAS BIENNIAL / 15-17 SEPTEMBER

15 SEPTEMBER 2017 (Friday) 12 noon – 3 pm Guided tours for professionals around the main exhibition. Registration required 6 pm GRAND OPENING at Vienybės aikštė, Kaunas (Vienybės Square, Kaunas). Curator Paulina Pukytė. Artists: Adina, Manca Bajec, Karolina Freino, Allard van Hoorn, Jenny Kagan, Horst Hoheisel & Andreas Knitz, Jonas Oškinis & Raimundas Krukonis, Juozas Laivys, Dainius Liškevičius, Anton […]

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TATZU NISHI: AN ARCHITECT OF IMAGINATIVE PLACES

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 the world’s great cities including a living room for the Christopher Columbus statue in New […]

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An alternative map, or how do cities sound

Allard van Hoorn is a highly creative contemporary artist from the Netherlands who makes unusual musical city maps – Urban Songlines – all over the world. In his site-specific sound installations and choreographic performances the artist translates architecture and other environmental objects that surround us into music. The following is a conversation with the artist […]

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