On September 22, 2021, KAUNAS PHOTO festival held a tour on wheels of the 18th festival’s outdoor exhibitions to celebrate the World Car-Free Day. Four photography exhibitions installed under the open sky were visited during a 1h 30min and 12 km low difficulty tour. The excursions were conducted by the festival’s art director Mindaugas Kavaliauskas. Visited exhibitions: Alain Schroeder (Belgium) “Grandma Divers” (KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2021 Finalist); Adas Vasiliauskas (Lithuania) “Portraits of Quarantine”; Francesco Amorosino (Italy) “The third phase (Paola)”; Marna Clarke (USA) “Growing Old” (KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2021 Winner).
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.