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KAUNAS PHOTO 2016 & “Flaneur – New Uran Narratives” project part in Kaunas

 © Rūta Karčiauskaitė
Exposition of Massimo Branca exhibition at the “Sreet Value” © Rūta Karčiauskaitė

 

June 21, Tuesday 

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5:oo PM – opening of the exhibition “Lelo Burti” by Artūras Morozovas (Lithuania). Exhibition on display until 30 September.

Where – Vitebskas library, P. Lukšio str. 60.

Working hours: I – V 9 am. – 6 pm., VI 9 am. – 3 pm., VII – closed.

 

August 19, Friday

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4:00 PM – opening of the main festival exhibition “Street Value”, part of the “Flaneur: new urban narratives project”, featuring works by Audrius Kriaučiūnas (Lithuania/Netherlands), Balder Olrik (Denmark), Christopher Mavric (Austria), Iga Gozdowska (UK/Poland), Isabelle Riviere (France), Jan Dirk van der Burg & Gijs van der Berg (Nytherlands), Marta Rybicka (Poland), Marton Kallai (Hungary), Massimo Branca (Italy), Mateusz Jaźwiecki (Poland), Mathieu Nonnenmacher (France), Norman Behrendt (Germany), Torsten Schumann (Germany), Virgilio Ferreira (Portugal), Werner Mansholt (Germany), Mindaugas Kavaliauskas and Donatas Stankevičius (Lithuania). Curated by Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, Donatas Stankevičius and Leonidas Donskis.

Exhibition on display until September 18. Museum ticket except during festival events.

Where – M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis Museum, Nepriklausomybės sq. 12.

Working hours: I closed, II – III 11 am. – 5 pm., IV 11 am. 7 pm., V  – VII 11 am. – 17 pm.

© Karolis Navikas
© Karolis Navikas

6:00 PM – opening of the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Winner’s exhibition, part of the “Flaneur: new urban narratives project”. Julien Lombardi (France) “The Unfinished”. Exhibition on display until September 18.

Where – Kaunas Photography Gallery, Vilniaus str. 2.

Working hours: I – closed, II – V 11 am. – 6 pm., VI – VII 11 am. – 5 pm.

 

September 6, Tuesday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

4:00 PM – opening of Scott Brauer’s exhibition “The Worst Party Ever”. Exhibition on display until 31 of October.

Where – Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Political Sciences and Diplomacy, Gedimino str. 44.

Working hours: I – VI 9 am. – 6 pm., VII – closed.

5:00 PM – talk by Scott Brauer “The Worst Party Ever”.

© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Where – Vytautas Magnus University Small Hall , S. Daukanto str. 28.

From 6:00 PM – Žaliakalnis funicular 85th anniversary get together picnic & exhibition openings:
FolioPORT.eu TOP 85 (Upper station, known as “F Gallery”);

© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Paolo Fusco (Italy) “Today is the Celebration of…” (square at the foot of the funicular);

Matjaž Tančič (Slovenia) and “Koryo Studio” “3DPRK” (inside wagon No. 1);

Filippo Venturi (Italy) “Made in Korea” (inside wagon No. 2).

Exhibitions on display until 31 of October.

Where –  Aušros str. 6

Working hours: I – VII 9 am. – 7 pm. On way funicular ticket from age 7, cost 0,50 EUR.

 

September 7, Wednesday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

6:00 PM – picnic & exhibition opening “Via Latina”, featuring works by:

Zsolt Batori (Hungary), Nicolas Landemard (France), Lara Ciarabellini (Italy), Azahara Gomez (Spain), Juan Cristobal Cobo (Colombia/USA), Jaime Permuth (Gvatemala/ JAV). Curator Mindaugas Kavaliauskas. Exhibition on display until 30 of September.

Where – “Juzė” Savanorių pr. 225.

Working hours: II – VI 2 pm. – 7 pm., I – VII closed.

 

September 8, Thursday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

From 9:00 AM – Portfolio reviews.

Where – BLC Business Leaders Centre, Elipsė Hall, K. Donelaičio str. 62.

5:00 PM – Guided tour / floor talk with artists of “Street Value” exhibition.

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Where – M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis Museum, Nepriklausomybės sq. 12.

7:00 PM – Announcement of Portfolio reviews winner and the Top 4 of Portfo.LT – portfolio competition for Lithuanian photographers.

© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Movie screening. “The Man Who Saw Too Much”, directed by Trisha Ziff (Mexico). Entry ticket sold at the Cinema entry and www.tiketa.lt

Where – Romuva Cinema, Laisvės av. 54.

 

September 9, Friday
© Eglė Ročkaitė
© Eglė Ročkaitė

11:00 AM – 2 PM– Talks / Lectures:

Leonidas Donskis (Lithuania) “Flaneur vs. Don Juan”;

Markus Hartmann (Germany) “Whatever works – Books as part of the bigger picture in the art world”;

Steven Evans (USA) “Changing Circumstances & new direction of FotoFest Houston”;

Eve Kask (Estonia) “Estonian Bus Stops”;

Lubomir and Monika Stacho (Slovakia) “Obchodna”.

Where – all Friday’s talks at Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy, Gedimino str. 44, 303.

5:00 PM – Exhibition opening. Charlie Simokaitis (USA) “With Whom Do I Have the Pleasure”. Exhibition on display until 30 of September.

Where – Raudondvaris Culture Centre, Instituto str. 1A, Raudondvaris.

Working hours: I – V 10 am – 8 pm., VI – VII closed.

5:30 PM – Exhibition opening. “LV (Latvian View)”, featuring Reinis Hofmanis “Fire” and Alnis Stakle “Not Even Something”. Exhibition on display until 30 of September.

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Where – Raudondvaris Art Incubator, Pilies takas 1, Raudondvaris.

Working hours: I – V 8 am. – 5 pm., VI – VII closed.

6:00 PM – Exhibition opening. Enrique Metinides (Mexico) “The Man Who Saw Too Much”, curated by Trisha Ziff. Exhibition on display until 22 of October.

© Eglė Ročkaitė
© Eglė Ročkaitė

Where –  Kaunas Region Museum, located in the Raudondvaris Manor, Pilies takas 1, Raudondvaris.

Working hours: III – VII 10 am. – 6 pm., I – II closed.

All Raudondvaris (20 minutes outside Kaunas) venues at walking distance from each other.

From 9:00 PM – KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT. Outdoor photography projections on screens in the old town of Kaunas: 1) Town Hall square, 2) Intersection of Vilniaus and Mapų streets, 3) yard of the Historical Presidential Palace, 4) Intersection of Vilnius street and Laisės avenue and 5) near restaurant “Miesto Sodas” on Laisvės avenue. Program of KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT soon on separate page.

 

September 14, Wednesday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

5:00 PM – Exhibition Opening “Savanoriai” (street name), part of the “Flaneur: new urban narratives project”, featuring works by Sergiy Lebedynskyy (Ukraine/Germany), The Caravan Gallery (UK), Henrik Duncker (Finland), Mariusz Forecki (Poland), Darius Kuzmickas (USA/Lithuania), Mindaugas Kavaliauskas (Lithuania). Exhibition on display until 8 of October.

Where – “Meno Forma” gallery, Savanorių pr. 166.

Working hours: II – V 12 pm. – 6 pm., VI 12 pm. – 4 pm., VII – I closed.

6:00 PM – Guided tour of “Via Latina” exhibition.

Where – “Juzė”, Savanorių pr. 225.

 

September 15, Thursday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

5:00 PM – Guided tour of “Street Value” exhibition, featuring floor talk of Virgilio Ferreira (Portugal).

6:00 PM – Movie screening “9 Days: From My Window in Aleppo” & artist talk of its director Issa Touma (Syria).

© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Where – M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis Museum, Nepriklausomybės sq. 12.

 

September 16, Friday

4:00 PM – Exhibition opening.  Jan Brunon Bułhak photography selected from National M. K. Čiurlionis Art museum collection. Curator Aidas Kulbokas. Exhibition on display until 16 of October.

Where –  The National M. K. Čiurlionis Museum, Putvinskio str. 55.

Working hours: I closed, II – III and V – VII 11 am. – 5 pm., IV – 11 am. – 7 pm.

6:00 PM – Exhibition opening. “Kids on the block. Šilainiai”. Results of workshop for pupils, lead by artist Evelina Šimkutė. Exhibition on display until 1 of November.

© Kotryna Pavlovičiūtė
© Kotryna Pavlovičiūtė

Where – Šilainiai library, Baltų pr. 81.

Working hours: I -V 10 am. – 7 pm., VI 10 am. – 4 pm., VII closed.

 

September 22, Thursday

5:00 PM – Exhibition opening. “Kids on the block. Kalniečiai”. Results of workshop for pupils, lead by artist Artūras Morozovas. Exhibition on display until 1 of December.

© Eglė Ročkaitė
© Eglė Ročkaitė

Where – Antanas Smetona gymnasium, Geležinio Vilko str. 28, second floor hall.

Working hours: I – V 8 am. – 5 pm., VI – VII closed.

6:00 PM – Guided tour of “Lelo burti” and “Georgia 08 08 08” exhibitions by Artūras Morozovas (Lithuania).

Where – Vitebskas library, P. Lukšio str. 60 and Chechnya square.

 

September 29, Thursday

4:00 PM – Exhibition opening. “Kids on the block. Šilainiai”. Results of workshop for pupils, lead by artist Tomas Pabedinskas. Exhibition on display until 1 of December.

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Where – Vitebskas library, P. Lukšio str. 60.

Working hours: I – V 9 am. – 5 pm., VI 10 am. – 4 pm., VII – closed.

 

September 30, Friday

4.30 PM – Press-conference of the Flâneur exhibition.

5:00 PM – Guided tour and floor talk of artists at the “Savanoriai” exhibition.

Where – “Meno Forma” gallery, Savanorių pr. 166.

 

October 1, Saturday
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Noon – Opening of the “Flaneur: new urban narratives” outdoor exhibition, in presence of Nuno Salgado, leader of the Europe-wide project and artists The Caravan Gallery (Jan Williams, Chris Teasdale, UK), Henrik Duncker (Finland)

Where – Town Hall Square

 

October 26 d, Wednesday 

6:00 PM – audiovisual project “Lithuania. Farewell images” by Vytautas Stanionis and Eugenijus Kanevičius. Entry ticket sold at the Cinema entry and www.tiketa.lt

Where – Romuva Cinema, Laisvės av. 54

 

 

Outdoor Exhibitions, up until October 31

Chechnya SquareArtūras Morozovas “Georgia 08 08 08”, accompanied by an indoor exhibition “Lelo Burti” by the same photographer on display at the nearing “Vitebsko biblioteka” library, P. Lukšio str. 60. Outdoor exhibition on display until 16 of October.

 © Karolis Navikas
© Karolis Navikas

Town of Vilkija, near the ferryEdis Jurcys “Crossing the Waters”;

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Square of intersection of V. Putvinskio and A.Mickevičiaus streetsPaolo Fusco (Italy) “Today is the Celebration of…” ;

© Rūta Karčiauskaitė
© Rūta Karčiauskaitė

Square near Kaunas CastleMichal Siarek (Poland) “Alexander”.

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Vienybės SquareMindaugas Simankevičius (Australia) “The Urban Mangle”.

© Mindaugas Kavaliauskas
© Mindaugas Kavaliauskas

“Merkurijus” wall – “Come and Bye” artists group exhibition. Damian Chrobak (Poland/UK) “Everywhere I look, I’m being looked at”,, Natan Dvir (Israel) “Coming soon”, Mark Duffy (Ireland) “Vote No. 1”, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas (Lithuania) “Indiana dream”. Exhibition on display until 1 of March, 2017.

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Program Curated by Mindaugas Kavaliauskas

Coordination by Eglė Ročkaitė

 

Free entry, unless specified.
Alterations possible.