As night falls earlier, the artist-made “Lighthouse” extends the day in Nida

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Installation “Lighthouse” by Evy Jokhova at the KIOSK. Photo by Linas Ramanauskas
At the end of October, Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts started the second season of its “Kiosk” temporary project space. The first show this year is a site-specific installation “Lighthouse” by the London-based Estonian artist Evy Jokhova. “Lighthouse” will be on show until 26th of November on the main (Taikos) street in Nida.

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Photo reportage from the Open Studios in October

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Evy Jokhova’s studio. Photo by Linas Ramanauskas
The Open Studios day took place on 26th of October at VAA Nida Art Colony. Colony’s residents  Lydia Nsiah (AT), Paulius Petraitis / Paul Paper (LT), Ditte Knus Tønnesen (DK), Matilde Duus (DK) and Evy Jokhova (EE/UK) opened their studios doors and presented the projects.

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Open Studios event in October

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A fragment of the installation Sketch for Falling Demolition Ball III by Evy Jokhova (EE/UK)

VAA Nida Art Colony kindly invites to visit studios of our five residents Lydia Nsiah (AT), Paulius Petraitis / Paul Paper (LT), Ditte Knus Tønnesen (DK), Matilde Duus (DK) and Evy Jokhova (EE/UK) on 26th of October at 1.30pm at Nida Art Colony (E. A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida).

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VAA Nida Art Colony’s exhibition “When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)” will re-surface in Berlin

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Virgilijus Šonta, Black Hill, silver gelatin print on resin coated paper, 30.5 × 42.5 cm, 1985
After an iteration at VAA Nida Art Colony this summer, the group exhibition “When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)” moves to Berlin. The show will re-surface at the interdisciplinary art space District Berlin, run by the exhibition’s curators The Many Headed Hydra. The collective was founded by the artist Emma Haugh and the curator Suza Husse. The exhibition will be supplemented by new artists and their exclusive works. The programme will include readings, performances and workshops, and will be held between 19th of October, the opening day, and 16th of December 2017.

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Zine workshop by current resident Paulius Petraitis/Paul Paper

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On 17th of October at 12pm the Klaipėda Faculty of Vilnius Academy of Arts (Daržų str. 18, Klaipėda) will host a zine making workshop by our current resident, artist Paulius Petraitis/Paul Paper (LT).

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Nida A-I-R in October 2017 and Curatron residents

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Photo by Skaistė Marčienė
We are very excited to introduce our new residents. Three of them have chosen each other through the Curatron algorithm. Lydia Nsiah (AT), Paulius Petraitis / Paul Paper (LT), Ditte Knus Tønnesen (DK), Matilde Duus (DK) and Evy Jokhova (EE/ UK) will live and work at Nida Art Colony in October.

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Photo reportage from the Open Studios in September

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During the open studios, the five artists and researchers Marta Vosyliūtė (LT), Christoph Sökler (DE), Annette Arlander (FI), Tomas Martišauskis (LT), Hanna Husberg (FI/SE) currently in residency at VAA Nida Art Colony presented their projects and ideas in progress.

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2nd season of the KIOSK

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Project “Info Point” by Saulius Leonavičius at KIOSK. Photo by Linas Ramanauskas
We are happy to announce that we start the 2nd season of our project space KIOSK this autumn. More information about new ideas and projects will come soon. Nida Art Colony is very thankful to the patron of the project Andrius Tamaliūnas for this opportunity. The project is partially funded by the Lithuanian Council for Culture and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.