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.


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.


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

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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.


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:


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.


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”


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.


International heritage experts gather at the summer school in Nida


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.