Vilnius Gallery Weekend is starting: 34 art spaces, exhibition in an observatory and relevant discussions

On October 22, Thursday, the 5th Vilnius Gallery Weekend will begin in the Lithuanian capital. Over the four days of exhibition tours the viewers are welcome to experience the diversity of Vilnius’ art spaces, visit the exhibitions currently on show, and meet the artists. The organisers of the event suggest starting the route in the old observatory of Vilnius University, where the art field’s imaginary acquires an experimental architectural interpretation.


“Rethinking Alive as Material”, a Creative Workshop with Rūta Spelskytė

“Rethinking Alive as Material”is a continuos workshop with artist Rūta Spelskytė, held during October – December 2020. Starting from this Saturday, 17 October, it will be organised in series both in-person an online, the in-person events taking place at Atl Lab laboratory, located at cultural centre SODAS 2123 (Vitebsko 23, Vilnius).


SODAS 2123 opening events 2/5: premiere of Dr.GoraParasit performance “TikTok Shakespeare”, two new exhibitions and more

Recently opened largest cultural centre in Lithuania SODAS 2123 (Vitebsko Str. 21 and 23, Vilnius) is continuing its opening program. Between 24-26 September one more series of events – performances, exhibitions, artists’ open studios and other events will be presented. Some of the events will also be available online.


„Ars Electronica Garden Vilnius“ @ SODAS 2123 in September

Artists, researchers, students and professors perform in the hybrid reality grove which merges physical grove with the 4500 sq.m. SODAS2123 complex, considered as a hive or swarm full of actants including Alt Lab, symposium Ūmėdė, Letmekoo, etc. Experience the grove from multiple perspectives of creatures working and living in and around it (from artists to microorganisms) by following a wandering camera(wo)man, tree climber, flying drone, running or crawling pet (dog, cat, bird, rat) or even branch or herb movement.


Tomas Daukša presents “No Limit” during the opening of cultural centre SODAS 2123

Artist Tomas Daukša presents his one-piece multi-creature work “No Limit” during the opening of cultural centre SODAS 2123 and in the programme of “Ars Electronica Garden Vilnius” festival.


The largest cultural centre in Lithuania SODAS 2123 is starting its activities

The largest cultural centre in Lithuania SODAS 2123 (Vitebsko Str. 21 and 23, Vilnius) will start its public activities on 9–12 September. Opening program of performances, concerts, discussions, open artists’ studios and other events will be spread over these four days and will continue further until end of September. Some of the events will also be available in virtual space.



Biochemistry of Emotions

A creative workshop titled “Biochemistry of Emotions” will be organized in a non-disciplinary laboratory Alt lab on the 15–18 of February 2020, located in a new cultural center “Sodas 2123” (Vitebsko 21 & 23, Vilnius). The workshop invites everyone interested in the biological basis of empathy and interdisciplinary art projects.


Vertical bio garden by Justin Tyler Tate

‘Scaffold’ was constructed by Justin Tyler Tate during the inaugural artist in residence program at Vitebsko 21-23 in Vilnius, Lithuania, organized by Lietuvos tarpdisciplininio meno kūrėjų sąjunga / Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association & partly supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture.“Scaffold” marked the very first attempt of artists to get in contact with local community. Residents from surrounding areas were invited to bring weeds from their gardens and plant them into the communal vertical bio sclupture constructed by artist. The night ended with sound performances by AciDJ MISHANDLE (Cashmere Radio) & 23Suspect (Phantazüm) and Tokus Ponem.


Journals 1988 – 2019. Camilla Graff Junior

Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Associationis pleased to present a performance led by artist Camilla Graff Junior. Departing from her past diaries, in this performance Camilla Graff Junior reactivates different moments of her life, feelings and thoughts. The project circles around memory and affect. The diaries are written between 1988 and today and the audience is one by one invited to select an excerpt that Camilla reads aloud first in Danish, her native language, and then translates into French.

Camilla Graff Junior is a Danish performance artist. Her projects are situated in the intersections between visual art, creative writing, narrative, feminist theory, archive and affect.Over the past twenty years she has conceived a number of solo and collaborative performances that have been performed in Europe, Africa, South America and the United States. She graduated in performance studies in 2007 and holds a double Master’s degree from Université la Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris and from the University of Copenhagen.

Performance date 07/08/2019, 5:30 pm (duration: 60 min), entrance is free and open to public, no registration necessary.

The project is supported by Danish Arts Foundation and Danish Stage Directors. 

Related residencies: MoKS, Mooste (EE) and Studenterhytta in Nordmarka, Oslo (NO).

The presentation of the performance is organised by Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association, with kind support of Lithuanian Council for Culture.


Vertikalaus sodo Scaffold atidarymas su rezidentu Justin T. Tate

Lietuvos tarpdisciplininio meno kūrėjų sąjunga kviečia susipažinti ir pasodinti! Šį ketvirtadienį, 2019 m. liepos 25 d. nuo 17 val. naujame kultūros komplekse Vitebsko g. 21 & 23 Vilniuje vyks menininko Justin Tyler Tate mėnesio trukmės rezidencijos pristatymas.