Kategorija: readings

A Conversation on Ghost Islands | Vaida Stepanovaitė and Anastasia Sosunova | 13 August, 6 pm | Kaunas Artists’ House

What happens when words from paper move up on a stage and a pen is swapped to a microphone? When boundaries are transgressed not only between readers and the audience, but different disciplines of art?

Queer poetics: autobiography as self-(de)construction | a conversation/no-workshop with Gina Dau | 4 June, 6 pm | Kaunas Artists’ House.
“To quote one person I dearly love, “Hi, I hope you’re into oversharing”, because there’s going to be a lot of that.

On the last weekend of spring, one of the most exquisite streets of Kaunas will host “Putvinskio street day 2019”, a community street festival that has become a cherished tradition. 

On Wednesday, 13 February, at 6 pm, Six chairs books and guest-host Monika Kalinauskaitė will run its TWELFTH Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together. The readings of this session – TEENAGE HEARTBAG – will revolve around teenagers, hearts, intensity, lies of parents and lies told to parents, and other lessons of being feverish.

On Wednesday 9 of January at 6 pm Six chairs books and guest-host Hedvika Janečko will run its TENTH twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

On Wednesday 14 of November 6 pm Six chairs books and guest-host artists Monika Janulevičiūtė and Antanas Lučiūnas will run its ninth twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to!

On Thursday 25 of October at 7 pm Six chairs books and guest-host Hedvika Janečko will run its ninth twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

On Thursday 5 of July at 6 pm Six chairs books and guest-host essayist and cinema curator Paulina Drėgvaitė will run its eighth twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

Hera Lindsay Bird’s poetry has enough space for love, death, supermarket queues, Bruce Willis, peeing in public, love, Martin Heidegger, bisexuality, and – love. tumblr. and Twitter are still full of quotes from her poem about Monica from “Friends”, whereas “Keats is Dead so Fuck Me from Behind” sees the poet thinking about the death of the legendary Romantics – Byron, Whitman, Keats – in a brutally romantic-comic situation.

On Thursday 21 of June 6 pm Six chairs books and guest-host curator and video artist Gerda Paliušytė will run its seventh twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

On the occasion of Gallery Weekend Kaunas, on Saturday, 12 May at 3 pm Six chairs books and guest-artist, dancer and choreographer Liza Baliasnaja will host its SIXTH twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

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