Exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life”. Part 4: Lillestrøm”, 10th February – 12th March, 2017

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“Climbing Invisible Structures: Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm” is the fourth and the last exhibition 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. The show will open on 10th February, 7pm, at the Akershus Art Centre (Storgata 4, Lillestrøm, Norway), located in the town of Lillestrøm 15 minutes away from Oslo (Norway) city center by train.

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Open Studios in January 2017

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Project by Natalija Vujosevic
On the last weekend of January, six VAA Nida Art Colony's residents Romina Abate (IT/DE), Vytautas Germanavičius (LT), Natalija Vujosevic (YU/ME), Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cécile Ibarra (FR/BE) presented their projects during the Open Studios event.

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Music of the other galaxies at VAA Nida Art Colony

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VAA Nida Art Colony invites you to the audiovisual concert “Aliens in Nida” on 4th of February at 6pm. During the event three musicians – Petras Vyšniauskas, Saulius Astrauskas and Vytautas Germanavičius – together with photographer Gintautas Trimakas will present music pieces by Vytautas Germanavičius, who has been resident at the Colony for the last few months.

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Call for residency applications for 2017-2018 and the 7th Inter-format Symposium Along Lines

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Artist's walk / performance / talk Unbecoming Sea by Kira O'Reilly during the 6th Inter-format Symposium, 2016. Photography: Andrej Vasilenko

We are looking for new artists who want to live and work in Nida between August 2017 and July 2018 and to participate in the 7th Inter-format Symposium!

Deadline for applications: March 15, 2017

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Welcome to the open studios day in January

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Photo by Mykolas Piekuras
The Curonian Lagoon has frozen, the fishermen are catching smelt, and we invite you to the first open studios event this year. Three current residents Romina Abate (IT/DE), Vytautas Germanavičius (LT), Natalija Vujosevic (YU/ME), Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cecilė Ibarra (FR/BE) will present the projects they are developing during their residency at Nida Art Colony on 28th January at 4 p.m.

An exhibition by former resident Barbara Kapusta at the Gianni Manhattan gallery in Vienna

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Barbara Kapusta, The 8 and the Fist, studio view, Nida Art Colony, 2016
 
The new Gianni Manhattan gallery in Vienna (Austria) opens its door with the first exhibition “In Middens” by the artist Barbara Kapusta, who produced her works while in residency at VAA Nida Art Colony.

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Nida A-I-R in January 2017

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Photo by Skaistė Marčienė
January marks the beginning of residency at Nida Art Colony for three artists Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cécile Ibarra (FR-BE).

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2016 year in review

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Project The Hole Is in Your Head by Albert Allgaier, 2016. Photography: Lena Sieder-Semlitsch
 
In 2016, VAA Nida Art Colony teemed with events and exhibitions, celebrated its 5th birthday, and became more open and attractive than ever for those interested in contemporary art and education after opening its new building. This was demonstrated not only by impressive media coverage and ongoing or new partnerships, but also record numbers of those of you who have visited our shows and follow what we do. We want to celebrate the intensity and abundance of 2016 together with you, reflecting on the growth and expansion of our activity in this recent year.

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