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We cordially invite you to join Kaunas Biennial opening week program on 21st - 30th September, 2011
The upcoming 8th international Kaunas Biennial TEXTILE 11:  REWIND-PLAY-FORWARD (22 09 2011 – 04 12 2011) will analyse the intertwining of the flow of time and the changing concept of art by (re)telling the story(ies) through the (1) materiality = exhibitions, (2) movement = dance theater program, and (3) research = 16th ETN (European Textile Network) conference and special talks, discussions.

REWIND - visual art and textile exhibitions and workshops, based on reflections of the PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE:

Past: REWIND HISTORY (invited artists / historical and educational aspects). Conceptually selected artworks (re)produced at factories in double edition. One exhibition travels through European countries with special educational program, another edition - exposed in Kaunas;
Present: REWIND PERONAL STORY (competition and invited artists / narrative aspect). Textile installations which present (1) personal experience or (2) the destiny of his/her family, relatives and nation, (3) an overheard / read / seen story that influenced artistic decisions, (4) an elaborately and suggestively invented story;
Future: REWIND INTO THE FUTURE (competition and invited artists / experimental aspect). Smart and high-tech textile exhibition, workshops and performing arts - theater shows;
PLAY - contemporary dance and performance program, which consist of international workshops, theater shows, interrelated with REWIND program. Production will be realized through collaboration among visual artists, performers, smart-textile designers, international Fluxus network. Workshops of dance troupes collaborating with visual artists will be lead in Lithuania, Denmark, Portugal, Germany, etc. Prepared shows also will be presented internationally.
FORWARD
- a program where meet research, education and science: (i)16th ETN conference (registration required www.etn-net.org), lead by experimental workshops in smart textile and high-tech field, and  (ii) International students exhibition, dedicated to 70th anniversary of professional textile teaching in Lithuania.
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Kaunas Biennial TEXTILE leader awarded with a Kaunas City Prize

 

 

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Photo: fragment of the coat of arms of Kaunas Municipality

   


Experiments with Light: Art Lab

International satellite project of Kaunas Biennial TEXTILE’11.


Call for applications! The deadline for applying is the 1st July, 2011.

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Artwork by Laima Oržekauskienė

   
Gediminas Latvis in the context of international solidarity program "Hemispheres" prepared a photo exhibition "OSLO MINORE", which will be presented at the Center of Various Nations (Šv. Gertrūdos 58, Kaunas) through 2nd - 22nd December, 2010. Opening starts at 5:30 pm. Exhibition concentrates on the topic of migration, looking into society of Norwegian drug addicts, their publicly private lives and experiences. ...
   
"Waiting for Return. A Probable Day"

International Kaunas Film Festival presents Kaunas Biennial production - the video film by artists Jeanne van Heeswijk and Marcel van der Meijs (The Netherlands) online: <http://www.kinofestivalis.lt/en/films/waiting-for-return-a-probable-day>.
Video was produced in Kaunas, collaborating with local community in the frame of the project
'Friendly Zone #2' in November, 2009.


   

Hemispheres  #5: LET'S KNOW THE THOSE WE SHOULD THANK TO FOR OUR LUNCH

September 16th-17th , 2010 the participants of the fifth Hemispheres session are inviting to the social-educational event where you will be presented with the mutual dependence  of northern and southern hemispheres (Brazilian case). 16th Sept - a workshop (discussion, sketching and graffiti implementation in public space lead by twins OsGemeos (Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo!!!!). 17th Sept - informal party which aims at getting exercised your brain, feet, stomach, and hands. More about ...

   
Hemispheres  #4 : BEING HERE

This April five young artists from Kaunas where participating in the international action-training project in Paris called Hemispheres, coordinated by Kaunas  Biennial and French partner Freres des Hommes. With all the gained information, experience and fresh new ideas participants of Hemispheres are organizing the local event in their home country. Cultural event Being Here will take place in Kaunas on 11th -13th of June. The event will contain various art exhibitions, art actions, performances, concerts and discussions in relation to the topic of interaction between migration, globalization and development.  Read more ...

   

Finally, the most anticipated Friendly Zone  #2 project was presented in the public space of Kaunas city - Kaunas Castle Bus Station on 22nd of May, 2010. The result of the collaborative year-long project led by Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and assisted by Marcel van der Meijs was a film 'Waiting for Return', screened as huge projection at the same place where actions of the film where taken some months ago.

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