Digital-Virtual-Real. Events Calendar 2019

© Karolina Krinickaite | KAARA Fotografía

September 5, Thursday

· 17:00 Exhibition opening. Museum of Lithuanian Education History, (Vytauto Ave. 52)

Diogo Maya (Portugal) “Signs of Life”
Henrik Kam (USA) “Mandalas for Planet Earth”

Diogo Maya (Portugal) “Signs of Life”. Heart of Steel

· 18:00 Exhibition opening. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12).

Michele Borzoni (Italy) “Workforce. Logictic Centers”. Amazon, Castel San Giovanni (PC).

Hannes Wiedemann (Germany) “Grinders”
Irina Popova (Russia / The Netherlands) “The Incomplete Princess Book”
Michele Borzoni (Italy) “Workforce. Call Centers + Logistic Centers”
Travis Hodges (UK) “The Quantified Self”
Larson & Shindelman (USA) “Geolocation: #Gratitude”
Heinrich Holtgreve (Germany) “Internet as a place”
Damien Berney (Switzerland) “Scrolldown”
Dávid Biró (Hungary) “Front End”
Elizabeth Claffey (USA) “The Ordinary and the Domestic”
Nigel Dickinson (UK) “China Big Brother”

KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT. Summer terrace „Laukas“ (Nepriklausomybės Sq. 12, next to M. Žilinskas Art Gallery)

· 22:00 Kaunas Photo live artist talk & show

Participants: Agata Wieczorek (Poland), Paulo Simão (Portugal), Kai Löffelbein (Germany), Marko Zink (Austria), Maxime Matthys (Belgium), John Angerson (UK), Irina Popova (Russia / The Netherlands), Diogo Maia (Portugal)

· 22:45 Live-coding performance. Guoda Kaminskė & Andrius Palivonas.

September 6, Friday

· From 10:00 Porfolio Reviews. Registered participants only.

© Karolina Krinickaitė

· From 16:00 KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists exhibition opening across five spaces of Kaunas old town (details below).

Finalists: Kai Löffelbein (Germany), Maxime Matthys (Belgium), Christopher Sims (USA), Samuel W. J. Fordham (UK), Marko Zink (Austria), John Angerson (UK), Agata Wieczorek (Poland), Paulo Simão (Portugal)

· 16:00 Exhibition opening. Kaunas Cultural Centre of Various Nations (Šv. Gertrūdos St. 58). KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists

· 16:30 Exhibition opening. Kaunas Public Library of Vincas Kudirka – Department of Youth, Art and Music  (A. Mapu St. 18). KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists

· 17:00 Exhibition opening. Kaunas City Museum Folk Music Branch (L. Zamenhofo St. 12). KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists

· 17:30 Exhibition opening. Gallery “Meno parkas” (Rotušės Sq. 27). KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists

· 18:00 Exhibition opening and revelation of KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Winner. Kaunas Photography Gallery (Vilniaus St. 2)

September 11, Wednesday

· 13:00 Exhibition opening and Artist talk / Open lecture with Maciek Jazwiecki (Poland), moderated by Prof. Kristina Juraitė. Multifunctional VMU Centre for Research and Studies (V. Putvinskio St. 23). Free admission.
Maciek Jazwiecki (Poland) “PolandTech”

September 13, Friday

· 17:30 Guided tour of the outdoor exhibition: Claudio Cesaroli (Italy) “Gondo’s Gold”. Square next to A. Juozapavičiaus Ave. 57. Free admission.

September 17, Tuesday

· 17:00 Sidewalk talk: Intellectuals’ Roads in Lithuania. Meeting with the authors Viktoras Bachmetjevas and Vilius Dranseika next to their outdoor exhibition at Emmanuel Levinas square (V. Putvinskio St. 22, at the foot of Žaliakalnis Funicular). Free admission.

September 18, Wednesday

· 17:00 “What do we leave behind?” Guided tour. Museum of Lithuanian Education History (Vytauto Ave. 52). Free admission.

· 18:00 “From biohackers to 6000 internet princesses”. Guided tour of the exhibition “Digital-Virtual-Real”. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės Sq. 12). Free admission.

September 19, Thursday

· 16:30 Guided tour of the “KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists” exhibition across 5 venues in Kaunas old town. The route starts at Kaunas Cultural Centre of Various Nations (Šv. Gertrūdos St. 58). Free admission.

September 20, Friday

Guided tours on wheels. KAUNAS PHOTO invites everyone to commemorate the European Mobility Week and the upcoming Car-Free Day in a guided tour of the outdoor exhibitions with bicycles, friendly four-legged companions, skateboards, parents and kids with strollers, and all alternative urban means of transport.

· 17.00 Guided tour: Calum Stamper (UK) “Through the Looking Glass”. Chechnya Square (P. Lukšio St.). Free admission.

· 17.30 Guided tour: Haley Morris-Cafiero (USA) “The Bully Pulpit”. Kalniečiai park (next to Savanorių Ave.). Free admission.

September 25, Wednesday

· 18:00 “Tracking: from self-analysis to techno-authoritarian surveillance”. Guided tour of the exhibition “Digital-Virtual-Real”. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės Sq. 12). Free admission.

September 29, Sunday

· 14.00Scrolling. 1 000 000 000 000 digital images”. Guided tour of the exhibition “Digital-Virtual-Real” and Artist talk with Damien Berney (Switzerland). M. Žilinskas Art Gallery of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės Sq. 12). Free admission

October 2, Wednesday

· 13:00 Open lecture with Heinrich Holtgreve (Germany), moderated by Prof. Kristina Juraitė. Multifunctional VMU Centre for Research and Studies (V. Putvinskio St. 23). Free admission.

· 18:00 “The Internet. Where is it? Is it a box? What does it look like? Is it a nice place?” Guided tour and Artist talk with Heinrich Holtgreve (Germany). M. Žilinskas Art Gallery of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės Sq. 12). Free admission.

October 6, Sunday

· (hour to be announced) Guided tour of the exhibition “Aliens” with the author Emanuela Colombo (Italy). Lithuanian Zoological Garden (Radvilėnų Rd. 21). Zoo entry ticket.

· (hour to be announced) Artist talk with Emanuela Colombo (Italy) at the Zoo school (terrarium). Lithuanian Zoological Garden (Radvilėnų Rd. 21). Zoo entry ticket.

More events will be added to the weeks following the opening days.
Organisers retain the right tom bring modifications to the program.

KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 exhibitions will be open from September 5 to October 6. Outdoor exhibitions will be on display until October 31.