When the Wind Blows from Everywhere, We Make Art and (Sur)render Reality

media-van-lab: when the wind blows from the East, we make art and (sur)render reality

Vilnius Academy of Arts (LT), MENE (LT), INSTITUTIO MEDIA (LT)

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Mittwoch, 7. September 2022, 16:00 - 18:00
Donnerstag, 8. September 2022, 16:00 - 18:00
Freitag, 9. September 2022, 16:00 - 18:00
Samstag, 10. September 2022, 16:00 - 18:00
Alle Termine werden in der Mitteleuropäischen Sommerzeit (MESZ / UTC+2) angegeben.
KEPLER'S GARDENS, zwischen Science Park 1 & 2

Media-van-lab is self-organised by students and young artists DIY media vehicle which acts a collecting and testing tool asking how artists can survive and make media-based proposals in unstable geopolitical times. A van became a strong symbol in fight with Russian aggression as well as it was essential vehicle in the migration ecosystem by moving goods and people from East to West and vice-versa since 1990s.

The van has travelled 1321 km from the very margins of North-East EU (from Vilnius Academy of Arts) with a crew of young Lithuanian and Ukrainian artists. They invite you for a conversation as well as performative interaction based on their artistic research while on the road and at home.


Curated by students and tutors Gailė Cijūnaitytė, Vilija Simutytė, Yuliia Yeromina, Jan Georg Glöckner, Julija Kuprijaškinaitė, Natalija Lokcikaitė, Margarita Valionytė, Dagnė Petkevičiūtė, Dominykas Andriuškevičius, Kotryna Maraugytė, Evelina Bernatonytė, Pijus Chraptavičius, Vytautas Michelkevičius

Supported by Vilnius Academy of Arts, Institutio Media, MENE, Vilnius City Municipality and ūmėdė festival Vilnius Academy of Arts