KAUNAS PHOTO 2017 List of events

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1st of September, Friday

4pm Exhibition opening. Gallery “Ars et mundus“ (A. Mapų st. 20). Mikolaj Nowacki (Poland) “Odra”. Première. Marcin Lapczynski head of Polish institute in Vilnius present. Exhibition on display till 29 of September.

Working hours: II – V 1pm – 6pm

Free entrance.

4.30pm Exhibition opening. Kaunas city council Vincas Kudirka public library, department of youth music and art (A. Mapų st. 18). Romualdas Požerskis (Lithuania) “Hot Summer”. Première. Exhibition on display till 30 of September.

Working hours: I–V 9am – 7pm, VI 10am – 4pm

Free entrance.

5pm “Rivers” exhibition opening. Kaunas city museum, Lithuanian folk music history department (L. Zamenhofo str. 12). Federico Rios Escobar (Columbia) “FARC”, Jan Caga (Czech republic) “Danube- the Blue River”, John Trotter (USA) “No agua, No vida”, Mathieu Nonnenmacher (France) “Light the river”, Yan Wang Preston (UK) “Mother River”. Gabrielius Sužiedėlis head of Kaunas City Museum present. Exhibition on display till 30 of September.

Working hours: II – V 10am – 6pm, VI 10am – 5pm

Ticket price 1 Eur. (opening is free of charge).

6pm Exhibition opening. Kaunas Photography Gallery (Vilniaus st. 2). Mayumi Suzuki (Japan) “The Restoration Will”. Gintaras Česonis head of Kaunas Photography gallery present.  Exhibition on display till 1st of October.

Working hours: II – V 11am – 6pm, VI -VII 11am – 5pm

Free entrance.

6.30pm “(Im)Personal Waters” exhibition opening. “Meno Parkas” gallery (Rotušės square 27). Matthew Moore (USA) “Seascapes”, Päivi Koskinen (Finland) “Monday”, Russ Flatt (New Zealand) “Take me to the river”, Jari Silomäki (Finland) “My weather diary”, Pierfrancesco Celada (Italy) “#Instagrampier, Hong Kong”.Exhibition on display till 30 of September.

Working hours: II – V 12pm – 6.30pm, VI 11am – 4pm

Free entrance.

7pm Outdoor exhibition opening. Katerina Mistal (Sweden) “Mapping Europe”. Square next to the Kaunas Castle (Pilies st.).

9pm KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT – photography projection under the open sky. Amphitheatre of Kaunas Castle (Papilio str.). KAUNAS PHOTO TOP 16, Poland Photography, Gideon Mendel(UK) “Drowning World”, Matjaž Krivic (Slovenia)  “Lithium, the driving force of 21st Century”, Christian Åslund (Sweden) “Glacier comparison – Svalbard”, Paolo Woods (Haiti) & Gabriele Galimberti (Italy) “The Heavens”.

 

2nd of September, Saturday 

1pm Exhibition opening. Lithuanian educational museum (Vytauto av. 52). Matjaz Krivic (Slovenia) “Lithium, the driving force of 21st Century”, Christian Åslund (Sweden) “Glacier comparison – Svalbard” , Gideon Mendel (UK) „Drowning World“. Vladas Lašas businessman, public figure present. Partners of the exhibition “EMP Recycling“. Exhibition on display till 30 of September.

Working hours: I – IV 9am – 7pm, V 9am – 5pm, VI 10am – 3pm (every first Saturday of month).

Free entrance.

2 pm Exhibition opening. Žaliakalnis funicular “F gallery” (Aušros str. 6). Eugenijus Barzdžius (Lithuania) “Vask”. Exhibition on display till 30 of October.

Working hours: I – V 7am – 7pm, VI – VII 9am – 7pm

Funicular one way ticket 0,50 Eur.

2.30pm Exhibition opening. Multi-functional Study and Science center of Vytautas Magnus University (V. Putvinskio str. 23). Alex Boyd (UK) “The Land of Maybe”,Christine Osinski (USA) “New York City’s Archipelago”. Exhibition on display till 30 of September.

Working hours: I – V 8am – 6pm

Free entrance.

3.30pm Artist talk. Gallery “Meno parkas” (Rotušės sq. 27). Päivi Koskinen (Finland), Jari Silomäki (Finland).

4pm Artist talk. Kaunas Photography Gallery (Vilniaus str. 2) Mayumi Suzuki (Japan).

 

3rd of September, Sunday

3.30 pm Guided tour of the exhibition “Beach season”. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art  (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12).

4pm Closing event of goup exhibition “Beach season” including performance of Aura Dance Theatre. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art  (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12). Massimo Vitali (Italy) beach landscapes, Kirill Golovchenko (Ukraine/Germany) “Out of the Blue”, Tadas Černiauskas (Lithuania) “Comfort Zone”, Turi Calafato (Italy) “A Day at the Beach. Summer in Sicily”, Céline Diais (France) “See the Sea”, Marton Kallai (Hungary) “Solotvyno – A Dream about Salt”, Krzysztof Racoñ (Poland) “Zakrzowek”, Berta Tilmantaitė (Lithuania) “Surfing India”, Emily Wabitsch (Germany- Bangladesh) “From Cox’s with Love”, Jashim Salam (Bangladesh) “Life beyond the Ship Graveyard” and François Marmion (France- UK) “Bloody Holiday”.

 

4th of September, Monday

10am Seaside Portfolio Reviews. VDA Nida Art Colony (E. A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida). Invitation only.

 

5th of September, Tuesday

10am Seaside Portfolio Reviews. VDA Nida Art Colony (E. A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida). Invitation only.

9pm KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT – photography projections. Zuikio daržas (Nidos-Smiltynės pl. 7a, Nida).

 

6th of September, Wednesday 

1pm KAUNAS PHOTO at photo book fair. Nidos KTIC „Agila“ (Taikos str. 4).

 

7th of September, Thursday 

5pm Exhibition opening. Presidential library – museum of Valdas Adamkus (S. Daukanto str. 25). Olegas Truchanas – legend of Lithuania and Australia. President Valdas Adamkus present. Exhibition on display till 6 of October.

Working hours: I – V 10am – 4pm

Free entrance.

7pm Exhibition opening. Kaunas Artists’ House (V. Putvinskio str. 56). Jussi Puikkonen (Finland) “Sauna Folk”. Giedrius Bučas head of NGO “Interjero erdvė”. Exhibition on display till 6 of October.

Working hours: I – V 10am – 4pm

Free entrance.

 

8th of September, Friday

5pm Artist talk. Square at Juozapavičiaus pr. 57. Paolo Woods (Haiti) & Gabriele Galimberti (Italy) “The Heavens”. Judita Stankienė the director of Kaunas department of State Tax Inspectorate and Valdemaras Katkus  independent financial analyst present. Exhibition on display till 31 of October.

8pm KAUNAS PHOTO Caffeine Fridays Night – photography projections (Laisvės av. 72). On display works from KAUNAS PHOTO 2017 Open Call. Paolo Woods (Haiti), Gabriele Galimberti (Italy), Vitus Saloshanka (Belarus/Germany) present.

 

9th of September, Saturday

12pm Exhibition opening. Kaunas district museum (Pilies takas 1, Raudondvaris). Vitus Saloshanka (Belarus/Germany) “Nemunas Juorney”. Exhibition on display till 8 of October.

Working hours: III – VII 10am – 6pm

Ticket 1 Eur. (opening free of charge).

 

11 of September, Monday

6pm Artist talk by Santiago Escobar Jaramillo (Columbia) and KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT – photography projections. Cultural house of Veisiejai (Dariaus ir Girėno g. 33, Veisiejai).

 

12 of September, Tuesday

8.30am Artist talk by Julia Baier (Germany) who is doing her artist residency in Druskininkai organised by NGO Šviesos Raštas. “Ryto“ gymnasium (Klonio str. 2, Druskininkai).

5.30pm Results of artist residency program presentation by Jari Silomäki (Finland). Gallery “Meno parkas” (Rotušės sq. 27).

 

13 of September, Wednesday 

6pm Tour by bicycles through the KAUNAS PHOTO outdoor exhibitions. Square on Juozapavičiaus pr. 57, next to Žaliakalnis funicular (V. Putvinskio str.), square next to Kaunas castle. The start at square on Juozapavičiaus pr. 57. Guided tour prepared by the guide Linas Vainius.

 

September 14, Thursday

6pm Artist talk by Julia Baier (Germany) who is doing her artist residency in Druskininkai organised by NGO Šviesos Raštas. The Youth Centre of Druskininkai (Veisiejų str. 17, Druskininkai).

 

18 of September, Monday

1-2.30pm  Artist talk. Multi-functional Study and Science center of Vytautas Magnus University, 311 auditorium (V. Putvinskio str. 23). Mikolaj Nowacki (Poland) “Odra”, Jan Caga (Czech republic) “Danube- the Blue River”. Moderator Dr. Andžejus Pukšto.

2.30-4pm Artist talk. Multi-functional Study and Science center of Vytautas Magnus University, 311 auditorium (V. Putvinskio str. 23). Yan Wang Preston (UK) “Mother River”, moderator Dr. Laima AnglickienėFederico Rios Escobar (Columbia) “FARC”, Santiago Escobar Jaramillo (Columbia) present, moderator Dr. Gintarė Žukaitė.

5pm Artist talk. Kaunas city museum, Lithuanian folk music history department (L. Zamenhofo str. 12).  Yan Wang Preston (UK), Santiago Escobar Jaramillo (Columbia) present.

 

19 of September, Tuesday

5pm Group exhibition “Poland Waters” opening. “POST” gallery (Laisvės av 51 a.).  Tymon Markowski (Bydgoszcz) “Flow”, Filip Cwik (Warsaw) “Sinking industry”, Krzysztof Racoń (Cracow) “Disappearing Lakes”, Dorota Dawidowicz (Warsaw) “Relax”, Adam Wilkoszarski (Poznan) “After season”, Kacper Kowalski (Gdynia) “Beach 1102”, Kuba Kaminski (Warsaw) “Sobering Chamber”. Marcin Lapczynski head of Polish institute in Vilnius present. Exhibition on display till 8 of October.

Polish photography programme in KAUNAS PHOTO festival is supported by Polish Institute in Vilnius and Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw.

Working hours: II – V 12am – 7pm VI 1pm – 6pm

Free entrance.

 

20 of September, Wednesday

5pm Artist talk by Mikolaj Nowacki (Poland). Gallery “Ars et mundus” (A. Mapų str. 20).

6pm Guided tour at Kaunas Photography Gallery (Vilniaus str. 2). Mayumi Suzuki (Japan) “The Restoration Will”.

 

22 of September, Friday

8pm KAUNAS PHOTO Caffeine Fridays Night – photography projections (Laisvės av. 72). On display “Joys of water”.

 

26 of September, Tuesday 

6pm Artist talk by Gideon Mendel (South Africa/UK) and review of his video project; guided tour at the exhibition of KAUNAS PHOTO festival. The artists of the exhibition are: Matjaž Krivic (Slovenia) “Lithium, the driving force of 21st Century”, Christian Åslund (Sweden) “Glacier comparison – Svalbard”, Gideon Mendel (UK) “Drowning World”. Lithuanian educational museum (Vytauto av. 52).

 

27 of September, Wednesday

6pm Artist talk by Romualdas Požerskis (Lithuania). Kaunas city council Vincas Kudirka public library, department of youth music and art (A. Mapų st. 18).

 

29 of September, Friday

5pm Guided tour at “F gallery” (Aušros str. 6). Eugenijus Barzdžius (Lithuania) “VASK”.

5.30pm Guided tour at Multi-functional Study and Science center of Vytautas Magnus University  (V. Putvinskio str. 23). Alex Boyd (UK) “The Land of Maybe”,Christine Osinski (USA) “New York City’s Archipelago”.

6pm Guided tour at Kaunas Artists’ House (V. Putvinskio str. 56). Jussi Puikkonen (Finland) “Sauna Folk”.

8pm KAUNAS PHOTO Caffeine Fridays Night – photography projections (Laisvės av. 72). On display “Water environment“.

 

KAUNAS PHOTO 2017 VENUES