X Baltic Triennial of International Art

The Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius is hosting the X Baltic Triennial of International Art presented as part of the national programme of "Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009". ("Urban Stories"" – September 25 to November 22).

Continuing a 15 year tradition "Urban Stories" includes exhibitions, performances, screenings, lectures, and publications. The triennial includes newly commissioned and site-specific work.

"Urban Stories" is directed by Ann Demeester (Director, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam) and Kestutis Kuizinas (Director of the CAC). The Triennial comprises of two principal exhibitions: "Black Swans, True Tales and Private Truths" and "Vilnius COOP: Gaps, Fictions, and Practices" (curated by Vera Lauf and Ula Tornau).

"Black Swans" is the X Baltic Triennial’s major exhibition and is principally located at the CAC. "Vilnius COOP" is located in former public social insurance offices located on Vilnius’ main avenue.

Participating artists:

–"Black Swans, True Tales and Private Truths" (curated by Ann Demeester & Kestutis Kuizinas):

Akvile Anglickaite (LT) Kevin van Braak (NL) Pavel Braila (MD); CHIM^POM (JP) COMFORTABLE project (CN) Cora Roorda van Eijsinga (NL); Laura Garbstiene (LT); Beatrice Gibson (UK); Arunas Gudaitis (LT) HA ZA VU ZU (TR) Alison Jackson (UK) Colter Jacobsen (US) Evaldas Jansas (LT) Edmunds Jansons (LV) Paul Ramirez Jonas (US) Frank Koolen (NL) Irina Korina (RU) Algimantas Kuncius (LT) Zilvinas Landzbergas (LT/NL) The Second Royal Palace Club (LT) Aurelija
Maknyte (LT) Thomas Manneke (NL) Darius Miksys (LT) MY BARBARIAN (US) Deimantas Narkevicius (LT) Mindaugas Navakas (LT) Kristina Norman (EE) Nikolay Oleynikov (RU) Ariel Orozco (MX) Gail Pickering (UK) Ibrahim Quraishi (PK/NL) Quirine Racke & Helena Muskens (NL) Kestutis Sapoka (LT) Emily Wardill (UK) Vita Zaman (LT).

"Vilnius COOP: Gaps, Fictions and Practices" (curated by Vera Lauf & Ula Tornau):

An Architektur (DE) Dalia Dudenaite (LT) Vidmantas Ilciukas (LT) Sven Johne (DE) Rasa Juskeviciute (LT) Indre Klimaite & Isabella Rozendaal (NL) Zilvinas Landzbergas (LT/NL) Jekaterina Lavrinec & Julius Narkunas (LT) Siarhei Liubimau (BY/PL) Dorit Margreiter (AT) Elva Olafsdottir (IS) Paulina Olowska (PL) Vita Petrusauskaite (LT) Olga Blackledge (UA) Maya Schweizer & Clemens von Wedemeyer (DE) Joanna Sokolowska & Benjamin Cope (PL) Laura Stasiulyte (LT) Urbikon (DE) Joanna Warsza (PL) Mirjam Wirz (CH) Oksana Zaporozhets (RU)

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