On Tuesday, 26 October 2021, KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to an open lecture “Humane stories in Rosa Mariniello’s portraits” at KTU Photo Studio. The lecture was held by the photographer and head of KTU Photo Studio Donatas Stankevičius and the audience had an opportunity to hear the photographer herself, Rosa Mariniello (Italy), in a special video recording dedicated to KAUNAS PHOTO festival. Rosa Mariniello’s portrait series “The Suspended Youth” is one of the eight Finalists of the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2021 contest on the theme “Age” and was display at the same building, KTU III Chamber’s 4th floor.
KAUNAS PHOTO is the longest running annual international photo art festival in Lithuania and the Baltic States. The festival founded by Mindaugas Kavaliauskas in 2004 is organized by the public institution “Šviesos raštas”. The artistic program of this year’s festival is curated by a joint team: Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, Kristina Juraitė, Donatas Stankevičius, Fred Boucher and Karolina Krinickaitė.
KAUNAS PHOTO is funded by the Lithuanian Council for Culture as one of the strategic international art events in Lithuania.