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Exhibitions

Curator from Kaliningrad to present his exhibition ″9000 km″ in Klaipėda

At 6 p.m. on Friday, October 10th, the Exhibition hall of Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre (KCCC) at Didžioji Vandens street, 2, is to open exhibition ″9000 km″ as part of the project ″Close Stranger″. The exhibition reviews a social and cultural panorama of Russia as the result of work that Yevgeny Umansky, Kaliningrad-based curator, has carried out over many years.

The project title refers to the distance between the most remote West and East points of Russia – the cities of Kaliningrad and Vladivostok, and also describes the scale of the project.

The idea behind the project is to reveal… Continue reading

Close Stranger

08.08. – 07.09.2014
Opening of the exhibition: 08.08.2014, 6:00 pm
Laznia Centre for Contemporary Arts  
ul. Jaskółcza 1, 80-767 Gdansk

Artists:
Jurga Barilaitė [LT], Oleg Blyablyas [RU], Alexey Chebykin [RU], Angelika Fojtuch [PL], Laura Garbštienė [LT], Artur Gogołkiewicz [PL], Nerijus Jankauskas [LT], Egor Luchshev [RU], Alexander Lyubin [RU], Jacek Niegoda [PL], Agata Nowosielska [PL], Grigory Selsky [RU], Remigijus Treigys [LT], Yury Vassiliev [RU], Marta Vosyliute [LT], Julita Wójcik [PL], Piotr Wyrzykowski [PL], Laura Zala (Zalagaityte) [LT].

Curators: Ignas Kazakevicius, Irina Tchesnokova, Agnieszka Wołodźko

Organizers:
The Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Kaliningrad, the Klaipeda… Continue reading

Multiannual experience of Laznia CCA in the field of art in public space

 The Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia manages the project being a part of a broader scope of works aiming at revitalisation of the Lower Town and New Port districts, of areas abundant in historical edifices but at the same time isolated from the centre and degraded. The programme of The Outdoor Gallery of The City of Gdansk is anticipated as a long-term plan and is supposed to build up a permanent collection of works of art in urban space and to realize artistic events, interventions, concerts and a broad range of educational activities. Urban space will be developed through… Continue reading

“Close Stranger” in Kaliningrad

The final art exhibition “Close Stranger” presents the works of contemporary artists from Lithuania, Russia and Poland which were conceived specially for this event in 2013-2014.

“Close Stranger” is first of all a research project that tries to interpret and create a generalized image of the neighboring territories, time, people, cities, landscape, etc. During their 10-day residencies each artist had an opportunity to study the urban and mental space of a place that differs from his or her habitual environment, a place that has become an object of their artistic interest and social and cultural interaction.

The project accentuates the… Continue reading

Witosław Czerwonka “Three Dreams. Works from 1990-2010″

5th June 6p.m. will be opened exhibition “Three Dreams. Works from 1990-2010″ by Witosław Czerwonka at Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre.

A retrospective exhibition of Witoslaw Czerwonka – a professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk and a tutor of a generation of young artists that express themselves with a use of new media. It presents to Russian public video works from the artist’s broad output, which revolve around issues of defining and redefining the space and of an attempt to create a description of changes of the identity by visual means.

Embedded in a minimalist aesthetic, having… Continue reading

Exhibition “Close stranger”

6 p.m. 25th April, 2014 will be opened an exhibition “Close stranger” at Klaipeda Culture Cummunication Centre.

The works presented in the exhibition are created while residing in Klaipeda (Lithuania), Gdansk (Poland) and Kaliningrad (Russia) by the artists of the three mentioned participating countries.

Thus the title suggests us that the artworks reflect the peculiarities of geographically close though not too familiar countries. These distinctions are revealed within the social, historical and variety of other events combined with personal experiences inspired by the sense of communion collected at the time of visits.

Polish artist A. Fojtuch remarks that an… Continue reading

The exhibition by Lithuanian artists in Gdansk is representing female gaze to architecture and history

The Meeting. Stolen Past exhibition by Lithuanian artists Kristina Inčiūraitė and artists’ group Cooltūristės organized by Klaipeda Culture Communication Center (Lithuania) opens on Friday, March 28th, at 18:00 at the Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art (Gdańsk Nowy Port, 5 Strajku Dokerów Str.) in Gdansk, Poland. Curator – Laima Kreivytė.

The exhibition is being organized as the part of “Close Stranger” international cultural exchange project developed by Municipal public cultural institution Centre for Contemporary Arts Łaźnia (Gdansk, Poland), Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Russia) and Municipal public cultural institution Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre (Klaipeda, Lithuania). The exhibition… Continue reading

Trans-Russian Art Project “9000 km”

Łaźnia 2 AEC, ul. Strajku Dokerów 5
Opening of the exhibition: 24 January 2014, 6.00 pm
25 January – 16 March 2014

Curator: Evgeny Umansky (BB NCCA, Kaliningrad)
Coordinators: Agnieszka Wołodźko (Laznia CCA, Gdansk), Ignas Kazakevicius (KCCC, Klaipeda)

Financial support of the project:
European Union, Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013

The trans-Russian net project “9000 km” is a cooperation of curators from cultural and educational national institutions from 8 Russian regions, the representatives of “Russian diasporas” in the countries of the former Soviet Union and abroad.9000 kilometers is a distance from the western to the eastern border of Russia.… Continue reading

Telling the Baltic

On the 13th of December at 6 p.m. at KCCC exhibition spaces will be presented exhibition “Telling the Baltic”. Exhibition will last untill 19.01.2014.

Telling the Baltic

Telling the Baltic is a collaborative storytelling project involving Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art (Laznia CCA), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Blekinge County Museum, NGO ArtMission, Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Nida Art Colony, Kunsthalle Rostock and Stena Ferry Line.

During the course of the three-year Art Line project, participating partners will gather a range of materials and “stories” from individuals who live within and who travel throughout… Continue reading

Exhibition “The Meeting. Stolen Past”

The art project „The Meeting (Stolen Past)” is on show at Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Russia) in Kaliningrad from 22 th November till 15 th December, 2013
Organizer: Klaipeda Culture Communication Center (Lithuania) and Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Russia)
Curator: Laima Kreivyte (KCCC, Klaipeda, Lithuanian)
Coordinator: Danil Akimov
Financial support of the project: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013.

The Meeting (Stolen Past)

“The Meeting (Stolen Past)” is an artistic exploration of utopian Soviet architecture as memory landscape. The modern cityscape has been… Continue reading

YURY VASSILIEV – RUSSIAN RED

20.09.-25.10.2013
Laznia 2, ul. Strajku Dokerow 5, Gdansk
Curator: Evgeny Umansky

Yury Vassiliev – Russian artist, born in Leningrad Oblast in 1950, now lives in Kaliningrad. A series Russian Red, carried out by him since 2000, take the form of video, photography, performance art and installation. It has so far been presented at many Russian and international art reviews.

The title red is for the Russians not only the color of the Soviet revolutionary flag, but also the color of hypnotic excitement. The artist wants to show the Russian soul, that makes its way from the state of formlessness and… Continue reading

Made in Kaliningrad

Exhibition opening: on the 3rd May, 2013 at 6 pm KCCC exhibition spaces (Didzioji Vandens str. 2, Klaipeda)

The exhibition „Made in Kaliningrad” is curated by Kaliningrad (the Russian Federation) curator Evgeniy Umanskiy. This exhibition represents the largest ever and the most diverse in terms of styles and genres “landing force” of Kaliningrad artists in Klaipėda. The art project introduced under both witty and ambitious name represents a wide retrospective of contemporary Kaliningrad art, in all aspects very Kaliningrad-like „art product” aimed at exporting to neighbouring countries. Geographical proximity of Russia to Lithuania – the neighbouring … Continue reading

Three Dreams

Witosław Czerwonka
Exhibition: Three Dreams

Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art

24.05.-23.06.2013

A retrospective exhibition of Witoslaw Czerwonka – a professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk and a tutor of a generation of young artists that express themselves with a use of new media. It presents to Russian public video works from the artist’s broad output, which revolve around issues of defining and redefining the space and of an attempt to create a description of changes of the identity by visual means.
Embedded in a minimalist aesthetic, having a strong conceptual origins, they are… Continue reading