August residents – Mar Serinyà Gou and Jurgis Bernatonis

August residents – Mar Serinyà Gou and Jurgis Bernatonis

Mar Serinyà Gou is a visual and perfomance artist. She holds a Phd in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. She graduated voice studies at the Conservatory of Barcelona and different studies on consciousness of movement and systemic methodology. She has been doing several exhibitions and performance-art in different museums, centers and festivals in national and…

Verpėjos’ Creative Pastures welcomes firsts residents

Verpėjos’ Creative Pastures welcomes firsts residents

We are excited to begin our new residency series called Creative Pastures. Recently our first residents Nadine Baldow and Kristin Fredricksson have arrived and started their month with the sheeps in the calm and beautiful surroundings of Kabeliai village.  Kristin Fredricksson is an award-winning performance-maker and a researcher, lecturer, mover and puppeteer. Her themes are the…

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…

Interview with Andrej Polukord

Interview with Andrej Polukord

“Maybe all architectural masterpieces were born not where we think, but in small, cosy villages,” says the artist Andrej Polukord, participant of the “Lavkė. Slow and sandy expedition” residency. Viktorija Damerell interviews him. How did you decide to participate in the Lavkė residency?I saw that everything will be taking place in a forest and that…

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