KAUNAS PHOTO 2019. Open lecture “The Internet as a place”

On October 2, 2019, Vytautas Magnus University Multifunctional Center for Studies and Research (V. Putvinskio St. 23-106) hosted an open lecture “The Internet as a place” by the photographer Heinrich Holtgreve (Germany), in the presence of the cybersecurity expert Dr. Ignas Kalpokas. The lecture was moderated by the professor Kristina Juraitė, Head of the VMU […]

KAUNAS PHOTO 2019. Sidewalk talk: Intellectuals’ Roads in Lithuania

On September 17, 2019, KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited everyone to “Sidewalk talk: Intellectuals’ Roads in Lithuania” – the 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). “Intellectuals’ roads in Lithuania” by V. Bachmetjevas and V. […]

KAUNAS PHOTO 2019. Maciek Jazwiecki’s “PolandTech” – how innovations and technology affect our everyday life

On September 11, 2019, Vytautas Magnus University Multifunctional Center for Studies and Research (V. Putvinskio St. 23, Kaunas) hosted the opening of the exhibtion “PolandTech” by the Polish photographer Maciek Jazwiecki, followed by an open lecture “Communicating Tech Communities”. These events were a part of the festival’s thematic program “Digital-Virtual-Real”, which explores the impact of […]

Aštrus JAV fotomenininkės žvilgsnis į patyčių fenomeną: kūrybą skatina įžeidimai ir priekabės

Sorry, this entry is only available in Lithuanian. Pasaulio sveikatos organizacijos atliktas tyrimas rodo, kad Lietuvoje patyčių mastas – itin aukštas, nuo jų nukenčia kas ketvirtas vaikas. Su šia problema susiduriama visame pasaulyje, tad gyvai reaguodama į šį fenomeną ir skatindama apie jį diskutuoti, JAV fotomenininkė Haley Morris-Cafiero sukūrė paveikias ir provokuojančias fotografijų serijas, kurias […]

Real. Portfolio reviews 2019

On Friday, September 6, 2019, KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 festival held portfolio reviews – one of the most effective ways of providing visibility for contemporary photographers. KAUNAS PHOTO portfolio reviews on a global scale are small, but higly productive events, aiming to provide quality meetings for photographers with qualified experts in practice, like curators, museologists, representatives […]

Fotografijos festivalyje – paskaita apie interneto įtaką pasauliui ir geopolitikai

Sorry, this entry is only available in Lithuanian. Nors Lietuva didžiuojasi greičiausiu pasaulyje internetu viešose vietose, mes pernelyg retai susimąstome apie šio įrankio didžiulę įtaką pasauliui ir geopolitiniams procesams. Šie klausimai bus aptarti atviroje paskaitoje „The Internet as a place“ („Internetas kaip vieta“), kuri vyks spalio 2 d., trečiadienį, 13 val., VDU mokslo ir studijų […]

“KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists” exhibition opening day

On Friday, September 6, 2019, “KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists” exhibition parts were opened, one after another, across five venues in Kaunas old town. The authors who attended the opening talked about the ideas and creative processes of their exhibited works. Following the votes of an international Jury panel, 8 Finalists have been selected from […]

KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 “Digital-Virtual-Real” opening day

On September 5, 2019, KAUNAS PHOTO festival kicked-off with “Digital-Virtual-Real” thematic exhibition openings. At 5 pm the exhibition was opened in the Museum of Lithuanian Education History. The works of 2 artists are showcased in the Museum: Diogo Maya (Portugal) “Signs of Life” Henrik Kam (USA) “Mandalas for Planet Earth” At 6 pm the exhibition was […]

KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Winner – Maxime Matthys

On September 6, 2019, during the inauguration days of the 16th KAUNAS PHOTO festival, five parts of the exhibition “KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists” were opened one after another in Kaunas old town. The exhibition openings were attended by the authors who presented their exhibited works and talked about their ideas and creative processes. At […]

Finalists Announced – KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 Open Call & KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award

The call closed, congratulations to the finalists: Kai Löffelbein (Germany) “Ctrl-X. a topography of e-waste” Maxime Matthys (Belgium) “2091 : The Ministry of Privacy” Christopher Sims (USA) “Theater of War: The Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan” Samuel W. J. Fordham (UK) “C-R92/BY” Marko Zink (Austria) “Mauthausen – The Eradication of Memories” John Angerson (UK) […]