Open studios in February 2017

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Project by Sybille Neumeyer
The Open Studios evening took place on 26th of February at VAA Nida Art Colony. Colony’s residents Titas Silovas (LT), Bas Ketelaars (NL), Saulius Leonavičius (LT) and Sybille Neumeyer (DE) opened their studios doors and presented their projects.


The list of Symposium Along Lines participants is filling up, the registration is open until 15th of March

Inter-format Symposium On Flux of Sand and Aquatic Eco-systems, 2014
The participants of this year's Inter-format Symposium are starting to project their research and art works into the three full days of the symposium (19-22 May) where lectures will alternate with walks, coffee breaks, film screenings, body and music performances, beach strolls and wandering in the dunes.


The exhibition “Strange Attractor” by former resident Romina Abate in Hamburg

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Image courtesy of Romina Abate

Our former resident Romina Abate opens an exhibition “Strange Attractor” at the Galerie 21 in Hamburg (Germany) on 2nd of March at 7pm. The installations for the exhibition reveal a snapshot of her two-month work while in residency at VAA Nida Art Colony. The show will be open until the 5th of March.

Opening hours:
Friday, 3rd of March: 2 – 6 pm
Saturday, 4th of March: 2 – 6 pm
Sunday, 5th of March: 2 – 6 pm

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Call for Applications for the Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers & Squeezers”

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VAA Nida Art Colony, Neringa, Lithuania, 2016. Dronography by Robertas Narkus
We are happy to announce the call for applications for the Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers & Squeezers: Methodological Approaches and Research Methods in Art, Design and Architecture” at VAA Nida Art Colony on 21st–26th August 2017. This is the third Nida Doctoral School intensive course for DA and PhD students in art, design, architecture, humanities and the social sciences

Application deadline: 31 March 2017


Photo reportage from the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Part 4: Lillestrøm”

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Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm. Exhibition view, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway, 2017
“Climbing Invisible Structures: Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm” is the fourth and the last part of a two-year-long residency and exhibition project involving six institutions in three different countries: Iceland, Lithuania and Norway. Ten artists have been invited to do residencies and to create works for four exhibitions in Vilnius, Nida, Žeimiai (Lithuania) and Lillestrøm (Norway). This exhibition presents works by all participating artists and runs until 12th of March at Akershus Kunstsenter in Lillestrøm (Norway).


Exhibition “Eyes that see everything” by former resident Małgorzata Żurada at project space “Sodų 4” in Vilnius

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Małgorzata Żurada in Nida, 2016
The project space Sodų 4 (Sodų str 4, Vilnius) will host a solo show by former VAA Nida Art Colony resident Małgorzata Żurada. The artist will present the result of her long-term research mostly developed during her residency in Nida and later in Vilnius. Opening with poetic text readings by Aušra Kaziliūnaitė will be on 1st of March at 6 pm. The exhibition will be on show until 17th of March, 2017.


Open Studios event

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Image: cutout from sketch by Bas Ketelaars
We invite you to join Open Studios event at Nida Art Colony on 26th of February at 5 p.m. Current residents Bas Ketelaars (NL), Sybille Neumeyer (DE), Saulius Leonavičius (LT) and Titas Silovas (LT) will throw open their studios and will present the projects they are developing during their residency.

Artist Talk: Sybille Neumeyer in Klaipėda

“time–image”, 1-channel video installation, Sybille Neumeyer, 2016
Our current resident, artist Sybille Neumeyer will give an artist talk at Klaipėda Faculty of Vilnius Academy of Arts (Daržų str. 18, Klaipėda) on 22nd of February at 3.30 p.m.