KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2020 Opening Tour

On September 3, 2020, the exhibition opening tour of the 17th KAUNAS PHOTO festival’s competition KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2020 Finalists took place in Kaunas. At the end of the tour the Winners of the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2020 Award were announced – the Italian duo of artists Chiara Panariti and Gianfranco Ferraro with their work […]

The main prize of the 17th KAUNAS PHOTO festival’s competition goes to the Italian duo for their work “Cronostasi” on the changed notion of time during quarantine

The exhibition opening marathon of the 17th KAUNAS PHOTO festival rippled across the city of Kaunas and culminated with the announcement of the winners of the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2020 Award. Out of ten photographic series that made to the finals, “Cronostasi”, created by the Italian duo of artists Chiara Panariti and Gianfranco Ferraro, was […]

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 […]

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 festival 09 26-27 | Guided tours & Artist talks

On 26 and 27 of September KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to the artist talks. On 26th of September, at Kaunas city council Vincas Kudirka public library, department of youth music and art photographer Andrej Vasilenko (Lithuania) presented “This is Vilnius”. On 27th of September, at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art photographer […]