This international exhibition reflects typical process, experiment in using the main material of textile – yearn and its substitutes. This is characteristic feature of Baltic textile. This exhibition held in our neighborhood – Lodz or Scandinavian applied art exhibitions held in Lithuania.
KAUNAS 1999 07 02 – 1999 08 01
“LINE” of ’99 weighty intervenes the dispersion of textile days in Kaunas and continues the idea of the international textile event that took place in ’97.
“Over 120 pieces of works from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium and Yugoslavia were presented for evaluation. Selected for the exhibition were 55 artists with 62 pieces.”
November 14 – December 14
21stOctober – 4th December, 2005
Biennial consist of main exhibition TEXTILE 05, satellite exhibitions at Kaunas galleries and on streets, exhibition at Janina Monkutė-Marks museum-gallery in Kėdainiai, round table discussion and no formal meetings and discussions of textile fans.
Kaunas Biennial is best known for presenting Lithuania’s international festival of contemporary art in textiles. TEXTILE 09 involves artists working with others to create opportunities for direct experience and live examination of art production. The main part of the biennial consists of 30 projects’ residency programme LIVE EXAMINATION which will be realised by 60 artists from 20 countries. Nine satellite exhibitions are also programmed to run parallel to the residencies. An innovation of the 7th edition of Kaunas Biennial is the Education Programme for families and young people.
2015 09 18 – 12 31
The 10th edition of the Kaunas Biennial analyses the modes of communication relevant to current technological and sociocultural realities.
15th September – 30th November 2017
The 11th Kaunas Biennial seeks to oppose the populist practice of removing/erecting and the conservative traditionalism prevalent in monument discourse in Lithuania, and to stimulate and legitimise radically new, contemporary, conceptual, relevant ideas and forms of commemoration, inviting us to look back at removed monuments, rethink existing monuments, and imagine new monuments.