Marija Teresė Rožanskaitė “Grandmas and Grandpas of Country”

Marija Teresė Rožanskaitė “Grandmas and Grandpas of Country”

“We are standing in front of each other. He is my destiny, my “confessional”. Neither me,nor him has avoided the cross wind, carrying the smell of a barn and the black soil.” MarijaTeresė Rožanskaitė.M. T. Rožanskaitė (1933-2007) is one of the most prominent Lithuanian artists of the late20th century. Owning a homestead in Kuršiai village,…

Marija Nemčenko “Blessed are those that move”

Marija Nemčenko “Blessed are those that move”

At the Marcinkonys train station gallery artist Marija Nemčenko is presenting “Blessed are thosethat move” – an exhibition looking into multifold meanings of moving and migrating. TakingMarcinkonys train station as a starting point, the stories of traveling disperse their own uniqueways. Is it white storks’ roosting stop during their long migratory journey, is it seasonal…

Call for creators to submit applications: VERPĖJOS‘ CREATIVE PASTURES

Call for creators to submit applications: VERPĖJOS‘ CREATIVE PASTURES

Verpėjos (The Spinners) is inviting creators from different fields to an artistic residency in the Varėna area (South Lithuania) from July to October 2022. Verpėjos‘ residency is designed to focus on the slow process of artistic research and the long-term value for the participating creators and audience. At the end of the residency, artists are…

How difficulties in life are often born into musical compositions. An interview with Agota Zdanavičiūtė

How difficulties in life are often born into musical compositions. An interview with Agota Zdanavičiūtė

Viktorija Damerell interview with artist, musician, “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” residency participant, Agota Zdanavičiūtė. Tell us about yourself. What art do you do? I mainly work with music. Now I am writing songs based on poems by Vladas Braziūnas and Stasė Lygutaitė Bucevičienė. This year I am releasing an album of songs based on the stories…

Project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” presentation at SODAS 2123 cultural complex 

Project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” presentation at SODAS 2123 cultural complex 

On 7 December 2021, at 18:00, the art initiative Verpėjos, together with the Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association and SODAS 2123 cultural complex invites you to the presentation of the project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” at the cultural complex SODAS 2123 (Vitebsko g. 23, Vilnius). The presentation will be attended by the expedition participants who lived in…

Interview with Gabrielė Vetkinaitė

Interview with Gabrielė Vetkinaitė

Viktorija Damerell interview with artist, “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” participant, Gabrielė Vetkinaitė At the beginning of autumn, you took part in the Lavkė project. Had you visited Dzukija prior to that? I have visited several times the larger cities, but I definitely hadn’t seen the ethnographic villages of Dzūkija, such as Musteika.  You have lived in…

Project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” event in Kabeliai

Project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” event in Kabeliai

On the 30th during the “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” event artists Andrej Polukord, Dovilė Bagdonaitė, Theatre of senses (Karolina Žernytė and Šarūnė Pečiukonytė), Saulė Norkutė, Gabrielė Vetkinaitė, Agota Zdanavičiūtė and Živilė Lukšytė shared their experiences and artistic projects developed at Kabeliai. Photo credits Vitalij Červiakov.

Presentation of the project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition”

Presentation of the project “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition”

On 30 October (Saturday), at 14:00, we invite all the residents of Kabeliai village, the surrounding area, and all interested people to meet with the artists who this summer and autumn are living at the Kabeliai School: Andrej Polukord, DovilėBagdonaitė, Pojūčių teatras (Karolina  Žernytė, Šarūnė Pečiukonytė, and Saulė Norkutė), Gabriele Vetkinaitė, Agota Zdanavičiūtė, and Živilė Lukšytė.  You are…