KAUNAS PHOTO festival program of September 4-9

XIV KAUNAS PHOTO festival moves to Nida on the 4 – 5th of September. The festival brings seaside portfolio reviews, KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT-photography projections and participates in photo book fair with KAUNAS PHOTO festival and NGO Šviesos raštas publications.

September 4, Monday

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

September 5, 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).

September 6, Wednesday 

1pm KAUNAS PHOTO at photo book fair presenting publications of VšĮ Šviesos raštas / KAUNAS PHOTO festival. Nidos KTIC „Agila“ (Taikos str. 4).

September 7, Thursday 

On Thursday, KAUNAS PHOTO will introduce the exhibition of Olegas Truchanas, the legend of Lithuania and Australia. Jonas Nekrašius will introduce Olegas’ life and merits, while President Valdas Adamkus will share his memories of meeting with Olegas Truchanas. Later we will discover Finnish sauna traditions photographed by the Finnish artist Jussi Puikkonen. Giedrius Bučas head of NGO Interjero erdvė will be present.

© Jussi Puikkonen

5pm Exhibition opening. Presidential library – museum of Valdas Adamkus (K. Donelaičio str. 25). Olegas Truchanas – legend of Lithuania and Australia. President Valdas Adamkus and writer Jonas Nekrašius present.

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

© Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti
September 8, Friday

On Friday we will discuss tax heavens and in the evening enjoy KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT. On Saturday, we will travel to the banks of Nemunas river, visiting the photographs on cultural landscape of Lithuania, Kaliningrad and Belarus.

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). In projection, works from KAUNAS PHOTO 2017 Open Call, works of the attending artists Paolo Woods (Haiti), Gabriele Galimberti (Italy) and Vitus Saloshanka (Belarus/Germany).

September 9, Saturday
© Vitus Saloshanka

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

All events are free of charge.