Inter-PAGAN network to research, discuss and perform indigeneity within contemporary art, music and new media in Northern Europe

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Performance A Play for the Parallels by Lina Lapelytė during 7th Inter-format Symposium, 2017. Photo by Andrej Vasilenko

On September 22nd during Autumn Equinox (when the night is equal to the day and astronomical autumn starts), Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts launches, together with 8 partners, the Inter-PAGAN network which transcribes as “Inter & Pan-disciplinary Arts & Grounded Anthropocene Network”. 

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September ends with Open Studios event

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Project The world indoors by Hanna Husberg. Photo by I DO ART Agency

VAA Nida Art Colony (E. A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida) is holding autumn Open Studios on Monday, 25th of September, at 6pm. Artists Marta Vosyliūtė (LT), Christoph Sökler (DE), Hanna Husberg (FI/SE), Annette Arlander (FI), Tomas Martišauskis (LT) will present the projects they are developing during their residency.

 

Nida A-I-R in September 2017

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Photo by Skaistė Marčienė
We begin the autumn with five new residents. Marta Vosyliūtė (LT), Christoph Sökler (DE), Hanna Husberg (FI/SE), Annette Arlander (FI) and Tomas Martisauskis (LT) will live and work at Nida Art Colony in September.

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The exhibition “It’s the Frame Not the Painting” by former resident Jay Gard in Vilnius

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Our former resident Jay Gard opens an exhibition “It’s the Frame Not the Painting” at the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center in Vilnius on 7th of September at 7pm. The artist presents a new series of his sculptural objects.

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Photo reportage from the Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers and Squeezers”

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The fifth Nida Doctoral School session “Tweezers and Squeezers” took place on 21st-26th August at Nida Art Colony. 15 selected participants from 9 different European universities together with distinguished international tutors and invited speakers focus on the methodological approaches and research methods in art, design and architecture.

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You are welcome to join the closing events of the exhibition “WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale)”

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Bryndís Björnsdóttir​, Landráð II: Unearthing, digital collage, work in progress, 2017
The “When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)” exhibition has come to an end. VAA Nida Art Colony kindly invites you to join the the closing events on 25–26th of August.

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The 5th Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers and Squeezers” focuses on art research methods

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The fifth Nida Doctoral School, themed “Tweezers and Squeezers”, runs from the 21st to the 26th of August at VAA Nida Art Colony. This year a multidisciplinary group of practice- and theory-based doctoral candidates together with distinguished international tutors and invited speakers focus on the methodological approaches and research methods in art, design and architecture.

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VAA Nida Art Colony starts implementing a four year-long project on conflict, migration and conviviality in Europe

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German refugees in East Prussia in April 1945. Photo from uncensoredhistory.blogspot.in
Since July 2017 Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts has been involved as a partner in the project “4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture”, which is a cooperation project in the framework of the European Union's programme “Creative Europe 2014-2020”. The aim of the four-year project is to explore how art, culture and creativity can become powerful resources for critical reflection on new forms of conflict and dealing creatively with the conflicts affecting today’s Europe through activities that promote audience development and capacity building within training and education.

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