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KAUNAS PHOTO 2015 Events list

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Marion Gambin (France) “Our old happy days” at gallery “Meno Parkas”

28 July till 18 October

Outdoor exhibitions in Kaunas:
Kaunas castle square – Horatiu Sava (Germany/Romania) “Dacia & chauffeur”;
Chechnya square – Shilo group (Ukraine) “Euromaidan”;
Vienybė square – Werner Mansholt (Germany) “Not unusual”;
Žaliakalnis funicular base – Hillerbrand + Magsamen (USA) “Mandala”

Free entrance.

10 August till 18 October

“Come & Bye” exhibition on “Merkurijus wall” (Laisvės av. and S. Daukanto str.).

Damian Chrobak (Poland) “Everywhere I look, I’m being looked at”, Natan Dvir (Israel) “Coming soon”, Mark Duffy (Ireland) “Vote No. 1”, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas (Lithuania) „Indiana dream“.

Free entrance.

2 September, Wednesday

5:30 PM – “On the way” exhibitions opening. “F Gallery” / Žaliakalnis funicular (Aušros str. 6).
Ieva Austinskaitė (Lithuania/UK)  “Passengers” (inside of funicular)
Joseph Wood (UK/Lithuania) “Where you going?” (inside of funicular);
Dan Gemkow (USA) “In transit” – (inside of funicular top stop).

Exhibition will be on display till 30 of October. Funicular ticket cost – 0,50 eur.

7:00 PM.  – Exhibition opening Aras Gökten (Germany) “Arkanum”and Projections evening at design shop “Interjero erdvė” (Rotušės sq. 18.): ;

Exhibition will be on display till 2 of October.

8:00 PM. – “Kick-Off PhotoNight” KAUNAS PHOTO festival opening / continuing of projections evening. “Ryšių kiemelis”pub (Rotušės sq. 2o.)
Presentation of the program, projections free entrance.

3 September, Thursday

10:00 AM. – 12:00 PM. – Photo Book Talk. J. Vienožinskis Faculty of arts of Kaunas College  (A. Mackevičiaus str. 27.). Speakers:
Dieter Neubert
(Kassel Photo Book festival, Germany);
Gintaras Česonis (Kaunas Photography Gallery);
Arnis Balčus (Fotokvartals.LV, Riga, Latvia);
Michaela Bosakova (Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia);
Romualdas Požerskis (Lithuania).

2:00 – 4:00 PM. – Artist Talk. J. Vienožinskis Faculty of arts of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences  (A. Mackevičiaus str. 27.). Speakers:
Vitus Saloshanka (Belarus/Germany), Adrian Wykrota (Poland), Pierre Folk (France), Thaís Medina (Brasil/Spain), Mark Duffy (Ireland), Damian Chrobak (UK/Poland), Marija Stanulytė (Lithuania), Marion Gambin (France).

5:00 PM. – “Courage and Faith” exhibition opening. J. Vienožinskis Faculty of arts of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (A. Mackevičiaus str. 27.).
Marika Dee (Belgium) “Jungle life”, Adrain Wykrota (Poland) “The return”, Thaís Medina (Brasilia/Spain) “Holy Reviewer: Martyrs, Saints and Sinners of Contemporary Photography”, Jan Caga (Czech) “Spirit above the waves”,
Exhibition of students of J. Vienožinskis Faculty of arts of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences  Matas Laužadis (Lithuania) “Making photographs of invisible energy stored per ages in the energetic and informational field in certain places”, Marija Stanulytė (Lithuania) “Barefoot through the soul”.

Exhibition will be on display till 16 of October.

5:00 PM. – Exhibition opening.  J. Vienožinskis Faculty of arts of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (A. Mackevičiaus str. 27.).
Kassel Photo Book festival 2015 of dummy award – the exhibition of winning books.

Exhibition will be on display till 6 of September.

5:30 PM. – Exhibition opening. Kaunas Photography Gallery (Vilniaus str. 2.)
Jennifer B. Thoreson (USA)  “Testament”.

Exhibition will be on display till 27 of September.

6:00 PM. – “Longing” exhibition opening. “Meno Parkas” (Rotušės sq. 27.)
Guillermo Srodek-Hart (Argentina)  “Stories”;
Cang Kyun Kim (USA) “Where the water once flowed (Los Angeles river)”;
Pierre Folk (France) “By the silent line”;
Marion Gambin (France) “Our old happy days”;
Gabriele Micalizzi (Italy) “The Padovan Brothers: Urbis Occultae Exploratoris”

Exhibition will be on display till 19 of September.

20:00 – “Music & drinks & projections”. “Ryšių kiemelis” pub (Rotušės sq. 20)

Free entrance only for KAUNAS PHOTO festival participation.

4 September, Friday

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Portfolio reviews. “BLC” (Business Leaders Center, K. Donelaičio str. 62.)
Portfolio reviwes – only for registered participation.

12:00 PM. – Sidewalk artist talk. Vienybė square ( K. Donelaičio str.)
Werner Mansholt (Germany) “Not unusual”

6:00 PM. – “N – 18” exhibition opening. “Post gallery” (Laisvės av. 51 a.)
Sasha Kurmaz (Ukraine) “Wasted Youth”;
Marika Dee (Belgium) “Mongolia’s Urban Youth:between Tradition and Globalization”
Norman Behrendt (Germany) “Burning down the house”;
Mariya Kozhanova (Kaliningrad) “Declared detachment”;
Mindaugas Ažušilis (Lithuania) “Masculinity”;
Matthieu Gafsou (Switzerland) “Only God can judge me”;
Karl Burke (Ireland) “Skip zone”;
Göran Gnaudschun (Germany) Berlin Alexanderplatz”.

Exhibition will be on display till 20 of September

6:45 PM. – Sidewalk artist talk.  Merkurijus wall (Laisvės av. and S. Daukanto str.)
Mark Duffy (Ireland) “Vote No. 1”, Damian Chrobak (Poland) “Everywhere I look, I’m being looked at”, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas (Lithuania) “Indiana Dream”.

7:oo PM. Exhibition opening. Kaunas National Drama theater (Laisvės av. 71.)
Marko Zink (Austria) “Olympia”.

Exhibition will be on display till 4 of October.

8:00 – 10:00 PM. folioNIGHT – projections of portfolio reviews participation and winners / laureate’s announcement.  BLC hall “Elipsė”. Free entrance.

10:00 – 00.00 PM. “Projections & Drinks & Snacks”. Cafe “Kultūra” (K. Donelaičio str. 16)

5 September, Saturday

2:00 PM. – Exhibition opening. Raudondvaris castle. Museum of Kaunas district. (Pilies takas 1., Raudondvaris).
“Amber Road Show” by curator  Martin Breindl, FLUSS, Austria.

Exhibition will be on display till 17 of October.

© Reiner Riedler "Sweat"

© Reiner Riedler “Sweat”

8:00 PM. “Sweat-Off PhotoNight”, featuring review of photographs taken during the festival kick-off week and photo performance by Reiner Riedler (Austria) “Sweat” – creation of full-sized pictures of the party participants after the sauna. Place “Šaltupis” counrty tourism seat (Šaltupis village, Prienai district).
Participation by invitation or registration.

6 September, Sunday

12:00 AM. – Exhibition opening. Christ’s Resurrection Church gallery ( Žemaičių str. 31 a.).
Adrian Wykrota (Poland) “Extreme Way of the Cross”.

Exhibition will be opened on 30 of August and will be on display till 13 of September.

16 September, Wednesday

6:00 PM. – Guide tour,  “N-18” exhibition at “Post gallery” (Laisvės av. 51 a.)

17 September, Thursday

5:30 PM. – Guide tour, Jennifer Thoreson’s exhibition “Testament” at “Kaunas Photography Gallery” (Vilniaus str. 2).

6:00 PM. – Guide tour, “Longing” exhibition at “Meno Parkas” (Rotušės sq. 27).