ARTVILNIUS’19

ARTVILNIUS’19 – FOCUS FRANCE
10th Jubilee Edition
Focus France programme curated by Aurélie Faure

Date: 30 May – 2 June, 2019
Place: Litexpo, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre (Laisvės av. 5, Vilnius)

In the jubilee edition of ArtVilnius participated 65 galleries, 300  artists from 20 countries.

The 10th edition ArtVilnius’19 offered a unique opportunity to experience contemporary French art. For the first time in Lithuania’s history, Vilnius welcomed 11 French galleries and a score of French artists.  More results and sales figures here.

AWARDS

Panel of judges:

  • Chairman – Virginijus Kinčinaitis / Art Critic (Lithuania)
  • prof. dr. Raminta Jurėnaitė / Art Critic (Lithuania)
  • Vilius Kavaliauskas / Lewben Group and Lewben Art Foundation Board Chairman (Lithuania)
  • Ugnė Paberžytė / MO Museum Curator (Lithuania)
  • Kadri Laas / Project manager of the Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center, KAI art center and Tallinn Photomonth contemporary art biennial (Estonia)

ArtVilnius’19 best seven galleries (in alphabetical order):

Bubenberg (Paris, France)
Galerie Eric Mouchet (Paris, France)
Galerie Thomas Bernard | Cortex Athletico (Paris, France)
Kogo (Tartu, Estonia)
Māksla XO (Riga, Latvia)
The Rooster Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Titanikas. Vilnius Academy of Arts exhibition halls (Vilnius, Lithuania)

The Best ArtVilnius’19 Installation

Elsa Philippe (France). Exhibition On The Edge

 

The Best ArtVilnius’19 Artist

A duet of Émilie Brout and Maxime Marion, presented by gallery 22,48 m² (Paris, France)

The Best ArtVilnius’19 Young Artist, under 35 (Eur 2,000 prize by Law Firm COBALT, maecenas of the Fair)

Laura Sabaliauskaitė, presented Vilnius Art Academy exhibition halls Titanikas (Vilnius, Lithuania)

 

ArtVilnius’19 Audience Select Gallery

Vilnius Art Academy exhibition halls Titanikas (Vilnius, Lithuania)

 

ArtVilnius’19 Audience Select Artist (monetary prizes from Volfas Engelman)

Remigijus Kriukas, Dusetu Art gallery (Dusetos, Lithuania)

PARTICIPANTS

GALLERIES

22,48 M² (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
A GALERIJA (Panevezys, Lithuania)
AGIJAS SŪNAS ART GALLERY (Riga, Latvia)
AKADEMIJA, Vilnius Academy of Arts (Vilnius, Lithuania)
APIECE (Vilnius, Lithuania)
APRIL GALLERY (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ARGENTUM, Vilnius Academy of Arts (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ARTIFEX, Vilnius Academy of Arts Textile Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ARTY CUBE (Vilnius, Lithuania)
AUKSO PJŪVIS (Kaunas, Lithuania)
BAROTI GALERIJA. Klaipėdos apskrities dailininkų sąjunga (Klaipeda, Lithuania)
BOESSO ART GALLERY (Bolzano, Italy)
BUBENBERG (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
CEYSSON & BÉNÉTIÈRE (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
CONTOUR ART GALLERY (Vilnius, Lithuania)
DAILININKŲ SĄJUNGOS GALERIJA, The Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
DUSETŲ DAILĖS GALERIJA. Kultūros centras (Dusetos, Lithuania)
EKA GALLERY (Tallinn, Estonia)
ERIC MOUCHET (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
EVA HOBER (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
EVERYTHING IS ART (Moscow, Russia)
GALERIE DES PETITS CARREAUX (Saint Briac sur Mer, France) #FocusFrance
GALERIE THOMAS BERNARD | CORTEX ATHLETICO  (Paris, France)  #FocusFrance
GALERIE VAN CAUWELAERT (Berlin, Germany)
GALERIJA KRISTINA NORVILAITĖ (Vilnius, Lithuania)
GALERIJA XX. The Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery (Lithuania)
GANS GALERIE (Vienna, Austria)
HORS CADRE (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
IMMAGINARIA ARTI VISIVE GALLERY (Florence, Italy)
IRENOS MIKULIČIŪTĖS DAILĖS STUDIJA-GALERIJA (Kaunas, Lithuania)
KAUNO LANGAS (Kaunas, Lithuania)
KLAIPĖDOS GALERIJA. The Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery (Klaipeda, Lithuania)
KOGO GALLERY (Tartu, Estonia)
KOVCHEG GALLERY (Moscow, Russia)
KUNSTKAMERA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ART ACADEMY OF LATVIA (Riga, Latvia)
MARIJOS IR JURGIO ŠLAPELIŲ MUZIEJAUS GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MARŠRUTIZATORIAI/ROUTERS (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MĀKSLA XO (Riga, Latvia)
MENO NIŠA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MENO PARKAS, The Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery (Kaunas, Lithuania)
MENŲ TILTAS (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MOLĖTŲ DAILĖS GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
NB GALLERI (Viborg, Denmark)
NIVET-CARZON (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
OKAPI GALLERY (Tallinn, Estonia)
PANEVĖŽIO MIESTO DAILĖS GALERIJA (Panevezys, Lithuania)
PORTFOLIO ART STUDIO CAFE (Birzai, Lithuania)
RAMYBĖ (Palanga, Lithuania)
SET. INDEPENDENT ART SPACE (Kiev, Ukraine)
SUZANNE TARASIEVE (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
ŠV. JONO GATVĖS GALERIJA, The Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
TELŠIŲ GALERIJA, Vilnius Academy of Arts (Telsiai, Lithuania)
TERRA RECOGNITA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
THE ROOM (Vilnius, Lithuania)
THE ROOSTER GALLERY (Vilnius, Lithuania)
TIFĀNA ART GALLERY (Riga, Latvia)
TITANIKAS, Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition Halls (Vilnius, Lithuania)
TSEKH (Kiev, Ukraine/Vilnius, Lithuania)
UŽUPIO MENO INKUBATORIUS (Vilnius, Lithuania)
VALERIA CETRARO (Paris, France) #FocusFrance
VILKAMIRGĖS GALERIJA (Ukmerge, Lithuania)
VILNIAUS VAIKŲ IR JAUNIMO MENO GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
VILNOJA GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
XO GALLERY (Minsk, Belarus)

 

PROJECTS

#FOCUS FRANCE PROJECT ON THE EDGE

Curated by Aurélie Faure

Presented artists: Giulia Andreani, Mali Arun, Alexandre Bavard, Emilie Brout and Maxime Marion, Coraline de Chiara, Lauren Coullard, Cindy Coutant, Pierre Gaignard, Nils Guadagnin, S.gol.ne Haehnsen Kan, Suzanne Husky, Yann Lacroix, Robin Lopvet, Randa Maroufi, Armand Morin, Romain Poirier & Rimas Sakalauskas (Lithuania), Elsa Philippe, Tony Regazzoni, Louis-Cyprien Rials, SUZANNE, Nicolas Tubery, Thomas Wattebled.

 

TAKAS
Large scale sculptures, installations and performances exhibition

AIXA PORTERO (Spain)
ALGIS KASPARAVIČIUS (Lithuania)
ARTŪRAS ŽILINSKAS (Lithuania)
BIONICS (Lithuania)
CASPAR REUTER (Germany)
EVELINA DAPKUTĖ (Lithuania)
JONAS ANIČAS (Lithuania)
LAURA SABALIAUSKAITĖ (Lithuania)
MAARIT MURKA (Estonia)
MATAS JANUŠONIS, presented by gallery Meno Nisa (Lithuania)
MINDAUGAS NAVAKAS (Lithuania)
MINDAUGAS REKLAITIS (Lithuania)
POVILAS RAMANAUSKAS, presented by gallery Meno Parkas (Lithuania)
RAFAL PIESLIAK (Lithuania)
RIMANTAS MILKINTAS (Lithuania)
ŠARŪNAS NAKAS (Lithuania)
TADAOCERN (Lithuania)
TADAS VOSYLIUS (Lithuania)
TOMAS DAUKŠA, presented by The Rooster Gallery (Lithuania)
VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE (Lithuania)

 

LEWBEN ART FOUNDATION (Lithuania).
Presented artists: Jake & Dinos Chapman (UK), Szymon Czechowicz (PL), Adomas Danusevičius (LT | DK), Patricija Jurkšaitytė (LT), Sigita Maslauskaitė (LT), Władysław Niewiarowicz (LT | FR), Andres Serrano (USA), Andrius Zakarauskas (LT)

 

MOCAK. Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (Poland).  Presented artists Azorro, Andrzej Dłużniewski, Shahar Marcus, Ł.dź Kaliska, G.za Perneczky

 

LITHUANIAN NATIONAL OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE
Contemporary ballet project “Creative Impulse

CAC. Contemporary Art Center (Lithuania)
Presented artist  Darius Žiūra

Jonas Mekas Visual Art Center (Lithuania)

AUTARKIA (Lithuania). Presented artists: Viltė Bražiūnaitė ir Tomas Sinkevičius, Antanas Gerlikas, Mantas Janušonis, Ona Juciūtė, Laura Kaminskaitė, Žilvinas Landzbergas, Rūtenė Merkliopaitė, Robertas Narkus, Ieva Rojūtė, Andrej Polukord, Emilė Skolevičiūtė

NOAR & Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award  (Estonia)
Presented artist Elīna Vītola

CATALOGUE

You can download ArtVilnius’19 catalogue PDF here.

PROGRAMME

ARTVILNIUS’19 PROGRAMME

THURSDAY, 30 May 2019     15.00–20.00

15.00–16.00
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre: contemporary ballet project “
Creative Impulse”, presentation.
LRT Studio, 5.26. In Lithuanian

16.00–17.00
ArtVilnius’19 press conference.
Lithuanian/English translation. Litexpo, Conference Hall 5.03

17.00–17.30
Nora Mertes. Performance “Chatty Matter”. Presented by Kogo gallery (Estonia). Stand 3.06

17.00–18.00
Darius Vaičekauskas. Performative action “Deconstructions”. Presented by Vilkamirgės gallery. Stand 5.17

18.00–19.00
ArtVilnius’19 official opening and awards ceremony.
Performance “Neo-Archelogia” by Alexandre Bavard (France). Litexpo, Hall 4 (LRT PLIUS live broadcast)

 

FRIDAY, 31 May 2019.    11.30–20.00

13.00–14.00
Interviews with ArtVilnius’19 award winners.
LRT Studio, 5.26. In Lithuanian

14.30–15.00 Nora Mertes.
Performance “Chatty Matter”. Presented by Kogo gallery (Estonia). Stand 3.06

15.00–16.00 Kaupo Kikkas.
Presentation of the “Ansel” book and project. Presented by OKAPI gallery (Estonia). Stand 3.11

15.00–16.00
The role of museums in the context of contemporary art, discussion. Participants: Dr. Arūnas Gelūnas, director at the Lithuanian Art Museum, Dr. Rūta Kačkutė, director at the National Museum of Lithuania, Dr. Ina Pukelytė, director at the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Diana Stomienė, president of the Lithuanian Art Gallerists’ Association, ArtVilnius director. Moderator: Dr. Simona Skaisgirytė-Makselienė, head of Vilnius Auction. LRT Studio, 5.26. In Lithuanian

16.00–17.00
Contemporary ballet miniatures, project “Creative Impulse”. Presented by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Hall 4. Tickets available in Tiketa.lt  or in LITEXPO during the event.

17.30–18.30
Private collection. Justė Jonutytė (Director at Rupert, a center for Art & Education, Lithuania) in conversation with art collector D. André de Quiroga (Portugal). LRT Studio, 5.26. In English

18.00–19.00
Contemporary ballet miniatures, project “Creative Impulse”. Presented by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Hall 4. Tickets available in Tiketa.lt  or in LITEXPO during the event.

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Event Night at the Gallery invites you to a night tour through 13 Vilnius galleries waiting for visitors from 18.00 to 23.00. For a detailed list of galleries and their exhibitions, see www.naktisgalerijoje.lt/en.

20.00–22.00 Performance “Shift” by French artist Thomas Wattebled during the Night at the Gallery. Old Town of Vilnius. Part of #FocusFrance programme.

 

SATURDAY, 1 June 2019.         11.30–20.00

13.00–15.00
Thomas Wattebled. Performance “Shift” (France). Part of the project “On the Edge”.  Litexpo outdoor space. #FocusFrance programme

14.00–15.00
Creative Dilemma: Art, Christianity and the Present Day, discussion. Participants: Sigita Maslauskaitė, director at the Church Heritage Museum, Virginijus Kinčinaitis, art critic, Andrius Zakarauskas and Adomas Danusevičius, painters, Ugnė Bužinskaitė, curator at the Lewben Art Foundation. Moderator Laima Kreivytė, art critic. LRT Studio, 5.26. In Lithuanian

15.00–15.40
Romain Poirier (France) and Rimas Sakalauskas (Lithuania). Performance “iR, imaginaryaxis”. Part of the project “On the Edge”. Hall 4. #FocusFrance programme

15.30–16.15
Presentation of the latest work by Severija Inčirauskaitė Kriaunevičienė, “Waterlilies” with participation of artist and art critic Laima Kreivytė. LRT Studio, 5.26. In Lithuanian

17.00–18.00
Contemporary ballet miniatures, project “Creative Impulse”. Presented by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Hall 4. Tickets available in Tiketa.lt  or in LITEXPO during the event.

17.00–18.00
Perspectives on French curatorial practices, discussion. Speakers: Thomas Conchou (independent curator) and Sarah Ihler-Meyer (art critic, journalist). LRT Studio, 5.26. In English

19.00–20.00
Contemporary ballet miniatures, project “Creative Impulse”. Presented by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Hall 4. Tickets available in Tiketa.lt  or in LITEXPO during the event.

 

SUNDAY, 2 June 2019           11.30–18.00

11.30–18.00
Performance “Statu” by SUZANNE group of artists (France). Litexpo outdoor space near Hall 3. #FocusFrance programme

15.00–15.40
Alexandre Bavard. Performance “Neo-Archelogia” (France). Hall 4. #FocusFrance programme

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME  AMONG CREATORS

Stand  5.31

Justinas Vienožinskis Art School in VilniusVilnius Children and Youth Art Gallery, Utena Art School, Jūratė Stauskaitė’s Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth, Grigiškės Art School, and art shop Skizze, sponsor of the educational programme at ArtVilnius’19.

 

THURSDAY, 30 May, 15.00–20.00

15.0017.00 Danius Galiauskas, Ilona Bartkienė, Danutė Burbienė, Jūratė Mitalienė.  BIRDS AMONG US. Bird creating workshops / Utena Art School

17.0019.00 Akvilė Magicdust, illustrator and comics artist. CREATING POTATO STAMP POSTCARDS Vilnius Children and Youth Art Gallery (recommended age 5 to 18)

 

FRIDAY, 31 May, 11.30–20.00

12.00–14.00 Danius Galiauskas, Ilona Bartkienė, Danutė Burbienė, Jūratė Mitalienė. BIRDS AMONG US. Bird creating workshops / Utena Art School

12.00–14.00 Skizze presents. Stained-glass artist Olegas Olšauskas. CREATING STAINED-GLASS IN MINIATURE

14.00–16.00 Inga Dargužytė, graphic artist. GRAPHICS LAB. AMONG SURFACES / Jūratė Stauskaitė’s Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth (recommended age 4 to 12)

15.00–16.00 Skizze presents. Ieva Rumbauskienė. TEXTILE PRINTS

16.00–18.00 Linas Liandzbergis, painter. Workshops INDEPENDENT STORIES. MY FLAG / Justinas Vienožinskis Art School in Vilnius

18.00–20.00 Sigita Morkūnaitė, painter. A TALKING PAINTING / Jūratė Stauskaitė’s Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth (recommended age 8 to 15)

 

SATURDAY, 1 June, 11.30–20.00

12.00–14.00 Nijolė Jodkienė and Daiva Černiauskienė. LINOCUT WORKSHOPS / Grigiškės Art School (age 12+)

12.00–14.00 Skizze presents. Calligrapher Tadas Vosylius. CALLIGRAPHY WITH TAVOSU STUDIOS

14.00–16.00 Miglė Pužaitė, graphic artist. GRAPHIC WORKSHOPS. BASED ON HENRI MATISSE’S CUT-OUTSVilnius Children and Youth Art Gallery (recommended age 12 to 16)

15.00–16.00 Skizze presents. Ieva Rumbauskienė. MAGIC JAPANESE MT WASHI-TAPE GRAFFITI

16.00–18.00 Vita Opolskytė. COLLAGE PAINTING CLASS / Justinas Vienožinskis Art School in Vilnius

16.00–18.00 Loreta Zdanavičienė, painter. FOLK-STYLE POPMAN / Jūratė Stauskaitė’s Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth (recommended age 12 to 16)

18.00–20.00 Ina Šilina and Darius Jaruševičius, cartoon artists. COMICS WORKSHOPS Grigiškės Art School

 

SUNDAY, 2 June, 11.30–18.00

12.00–14.00 Rūta Kukevičienė, designer. 3D DESIGN WORKSHOPS / Justinas Vienožinskis Art School in Vilnius

12.00–14.00 Skizze presents. Painter Goda Lukaitė. CREATING MOSAICS

14.00–16.00 Vida Sevrukienė. Workshops INSECT-MAN SURREALISTIC PORTRAIT / Justinas Vienožinskis Art School in Vilnius

14.30–15.30 Skizze presents. Ieva Rumbauskienė. TEXTILE PRINTS

16.0018.00  Akvilė Magicdust, illustrator and comics artist. COMICS WORKSHOPS Vilnius Children and Youth Art Gallery (recommended age 5 to 18)

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