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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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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New arrivals in our library!

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Photo by Julija Navarskaitė

How many books have you read this summer? You still have some time, because we have new books and publications in our library. You are welcome to read them, use the library space and follow our constantly updated electronic catalog!

This time you can find these new arrivals in our library:

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The exhibition “WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale)” on 16th July – 27th August

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Almagul Menlibayeva, Transoxiana Dreams, HD single channel video projection, colour, sound, 23 min, 2011. Courtesy AEAALLC
 
The exhibition The Many Headed Hydra #02: WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale) opened on 16th of July at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (E.A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida, Neringa) and works as a series of evocations and a radio magazine with international contributions. The show engages the sea and intercultural mythology, merging them with contemporary issues.

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Open studios in July 2017

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Image from Katarina Poliacikova’s video
The Open Studios evening took place on 28th of July at VAA Nida Art Colony. Colony’s resident Katarina Poliacikova (SK) presented project titled “Fires Venice Tequila Sunsets”

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Nida A-I-R in August 2017

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Rokas Dovydėnas and Theresa Stroetges. Photo by Jogintė Bučinskaitė
Rokas Dovydėnas (LT), Theresa Stroetges (DE) and Bryndís Björnsdóttir (IS) will work and live at VAA Nida Art Colony in August.

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International heritage experts gather at the summer school in Nida

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The Summer School themed “Cultural Landscapes” begins at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts on the 5th of August, and will run for one week. The project is carried out in collaboration with the Directorate of the Curonian Spit National Park and the Faculty of History of Vilnius University, and is expected to become an annual event. This year, 15 selected specialists and students of heritage protection, architecture, and art history disciplines will focus on the topic of cultural landscape.

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The red art bus will visit the Nida Art Colony

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On 27 July, galerii galerii will start its week-long summer tour that will take the red art bus across the Baltics. During the tour the gallery will host a film project by Art Nõukas, titled “Lost and found”, specifically developed with the travelling gallery’s values and goals in mind. A new version of the film is created for each appearance of the gallery. The red art bus will visit VAA Nida Art Colony on 2nd of August from 12am to 5pm.

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