Photo by Julija Navarskaitė
|Christmas is at the Colony already! We have taken this Christmas tree from the Grey Dunes on the Curonian Spit, joining the campaign of Kretinga Forest Enterprise. |
Photo by Julija Navarskaitė
Before the winter holidays have some news as a gift! From now on VAA Nida Art Colony will be a little bit closer to Nida town center. In this small wooden hut-stall located in the main (Taikos) street, we will exhibit and present art works and projects by the Colony's residents.
Photo by Andrej Vasilenko
|New year – new library! Our friend John W. Fail has compiled an electronic card index of all the books and publications in the VAA Nida Art Colony library. Now it is easier to find the book you are interested in! |
Project The Hole Is in Your Head by Albert Allgaier, 2016. Photography: Živilė Etevičiūtė
|In 2016, VAA Nida Art Colony teemed with events and exhibitions, celebrated its 5th birthday, and became more open and attractive than ever for those interested in contemporary art and education after opening its new building. This was demonstrated not only by impressive media coverage and ongoing or new partnerships, but also record numbers of those of you who have visited our shows and follow what we do. We want to celebrate the intensity and abundance of 2016 together with you, reflecting on the growth and expansion of our activity in this recent year.|
Photo by Skaistė Marčienė
|January marks the beginning of residency at Nida Art Colony for three artists Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cécile Ibarra (FR-BE).|
Barbara Kapusta, The 8 and the Fist, studio view, Nida Art Colony, 2016
|The new Gianni Manhattan gallery in Vienna (Austria) opens its door with the first exhibition “In Middens” by the artist Barbara Kapusta, who produced her works while in residency at VAA Nida Art Colony.|
Photo by Mykolas Piekuras
|The Curonian Lagoon has frozen, the fishermen are catching smelt, and we invite you to the first open studios event this year. Three current residents Romina Abate (IT/DE), Vytautas Germanavičius (LT), Natalija Vujosevic (YU/ME), Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cecilė Ibarra (FR/BE) will present the projects they are developing during their residency at Nida Art Colony on 28th January at 4 p.m.
Artist's walk / performance / talk Unbecoming Sea by Kira O'Reilly during the 6th Inter-format Symposium, 2016. Photography: Andrej Vasilenko
We are looking for new artists who want to live and work in Nida between August 2017 and July 2018 and to participate in the 7th Inter-format Symposium!
Deadline for applications: March 15, 2017
Project by Natalija Vujosevic
|On the last weekend of January, six VAA Nida Art Colony's residents Romina Abate (IT/DE), Vytautas Germanavičius (LT), Natalija Vujosevic (YU/ME), Bas Ketelaars (NL), Mykolas Piekuras (LT) and Cécile Ibarra (FR/BE) presented their projects during the Open Studios event.|
Photo by Skaistė Marčienė
Five new residents Marianna Maruyama (US/IT), Eglė Ulčickaitė (LT), Sybille Neumeyer (DE), Saulius Leonavičius (LT), Titas Silovas (LT) arrived to Nida Art Colony in February.
The opening of the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Part 4: Lillestrøm”. Photo by Andrej Vasilenko
|The opening of the exhibition “Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm” took place on 10th of February at Akershus Art Centre (Storgata 4, 2000, Lillestrøm, Norway). Artist Robertas Narkus gave a performative presentation and curator Eglė Mikalajūnė led a tour of the exhibition on 12th of February.|
“time–image”, 1-channel video installation, Sybille Neumeyer, 2016
|Our current resident, artist Sybille Neumeyer will give an artist talk at Klaipėda Faculty of Vilnius Academy of Arts (Daržų str. 18, Klaipėda) on 22nd of February at 3.30 p.m.
Image: cutout from sketch by Bas Ketelaars
|We invite you to join Open Studios event at Nida Art Colony on 26th of February at 5 p.m. Current residents Bas Ketelaars (NL), Sybille Neumeyer (DE), Saulius Leonavičius (LT) and Titas Silovas (LT) will throw open their studios and will present the projects they are developing during their residency.|
Małgorzata Żurada in Nida, 2016
|The project space Sodų 4 (Sodų str 4, Vilnius) will host a solo show by former VAA Nida Art Colony resident Małgorzata Żurada. The artist will present the result of her long-term research mostly developed during her residency in Nida and later in Vilnius. Opening with poetic text readings by Aušra Kaziliūnaitė will be on 1st of March at 6 pm. The exhibition will be on show until 17th of March, 2017.|
Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm. Exhibition view, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway, 2017
VAA Nida Art Colony, Neringa, Lithuania, 2016. Dronography by Robertas Narkus
|We are happy to announce the call for applications for the Nida Doctoral School “Tweezers & Squeezers: Methodological Approaches and Research Methods in Art, Design and Architecture” at VAA Nida Art Colony on 21st–26th August 2017. This is the third Nida Doctoral School intensive course for DA and PhD students in art, design, architecture, humanities and the social sciences|
Application deadline: 31 March 2017
Image courtesy of Romina Abate
Our former resident Romina Abate opens an exhibition“Strange Attractor” at the Galerie 21 in Hamburg (Germany) on 2nd of March at 7pm. The installations for the exhibition reveal a snapshot of her two-month work while in residency at VAA Nida Art Colony. The show will be open until the 5th of March.
Friday, 3rd of March: 2 – 6 pm
Saturday, 4th of March: 2 – 6 pm
Sunday, 5th of March: 2 – 6 pm
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