2018-08-29 Kitas Kinas “Other Cinema”: Killer Condom (1996)

“Kitas Kinas” (“Other Cinema”) educational film platform presents the last cinema outing this summer: the screening of “Killer Condom” (dir. Martin Walz, 1996, 107 mins.) will take place on 29 August, 9 pm. This is the ninth instalment of this independent cinema series to take place at Kaunas Artists’ House. 

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2018-08-23 CRRNT No. 7

CRRNT is a concert series dedicated to new live music. The series feature experimental and contemporary musicians and musical improvisation. On 23 August, 8 pm Kaunas Artists’ House will host its seventh instalment – the last concert this summer. It will showcase two projects – “Nesting Boxes and Sound Pipes” and “Ąžuoliniai Berželiai”.

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2018-08-04 Lady Blue Beard live

The first time you hear Lady Blue Beard, you get the impression the band was born in the wrong place at the wrong time. The way the lead singer reminisces of past giants such as David Bowie or Lou Reed with his extravagant style and unique voice. As though the band heralds from the good old days, when Pluto was everyone’s favorite planet. Songs that evoke the best of the Stones from the Let It Bleed era, awash with ecstatic backing vocals à la The Kinks’ Lola, not to mention songwriting that, to drop the B bomb, takes you again and again back to the Beatles. 

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2018-08-01 Cool People Playing Strange Music

“Synaesthesis”, a contemporary music ensemble assembling some of the most original young Lithuanian musicians, is coming to Kaunas: on 1 August, 7 pm Kaunas Artists’ House will host an intriguing programme, reflective of international contemporary music tendencies.

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2018-07-05 Clap when you want to ! #8 su Paulina Drėgvaite

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.

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2018-07-02 Hera Lindsay Bird poetry readings

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.

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2018-06-21 Clap when you want to ! #7 Atlanta

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.

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2018-05-29 CRRNT No. 4

“CRRNT” is a series of concerts dedicated to new live music. The fourth installment of the series will feature a live performance of electro-acoustic music. 

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2018-05-26 Putvinskio Street Day 2018

Kaunas Artists‘ House and the community of V. Putvinskio street continue the year-old tradition that has gathered the citizens of Kaunas and its guests to this historical part of the city – the “Putvinskio street day”. This year the event will take place on the last Saturday of this spring – the 26th May.

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2018-05-25 The presentation of “Free Flow Project“ by the contemporary dance master Wooguru

On 7 pm, 25 May, 2018, Kaunas Artists’ House will host the presentation of “Free Flow Project“ by the contemporary dance master Wooguru (South Korea/Germany). “Free Flow Project“ is the new educational structure based on the original concept of dance, and furthermore fosters the spontaneity of the individual body in which the creativity rooted in each of individuals’ bodies originates.

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2018-05-23 Kitas kinas: Young and Healthy as a Rose (1971)

On Wednesday 23 May, 7 pm, Kaunas Artists’ House will host a screening of “Young and Healthy as a Rose” (“Mlad i zdrav kao ruža”, dir. Jovan Jovanović, 1971). This event is the sixth part of a series of independent film screenings, initiated by an educational platform “Kitas Kinas” (“Other Cinema”). 

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2018-05-12 Zine Picnic

Last year, for the first time, the programme of “Gallery Weekend Kaunas“ hosted a specially arranged zine picnic. This year, the recreational zine zone returns to Kaunas Artists’ House terrace: on Saturday 11 May, 1-4 pm, the picnic returns and invites to explore the broad variety of zines (DIY publications/magazines): the picnic, reflecting the contexts of independent publishing and alternative, communal, critical thought, will showcase artistic, cultural, political, childrens‘ and other zines.

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2018-05-12 Clap When You Want to! #6 with Liza Baliasnaja

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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2018-05-11 KAH residencies: Kaunas Study

In January and April, 2018, Dalia Mikonytė and Adomas Žudys resided at Kaunas Artists’ House, aiming to produce “Kaunas Study” – a video work conceived as a compliment to the unique modernism of Kaunas and also forming a part of their ongoing project “City Studies”.

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2018-05-04 KAH residencies: My soul knows my meat is doing bad things – Failure

In the first of a series of illustrated and performative lectures Paulina Drėgvaitė and Nick Wood dissect the notions of failure in societal discourse through the lens of YouTube as an archive of the everyday, hosting micro-histories of the pleasures of failure. The evening will look at online archives as an abyss, a dark and seemingly endless void of time and history with an algorithmic-keeper alongside user-curators.

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2018-04-26 CRRNT No. 3

“CRRNT” is a cycle of concerts dedicated to new live music. The third part of the cycle will feature a quartet comprised of performers who represent jazz, improvisational and experimental music scenes. The ensemble will perform compositions connected by a synthesis of improvisation and noise.

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2018-04-19 Clap when you want to ! #5 with Ellen Tracy

On Thursday 19 of April 6pm Six chairs book and guest-host Ellen Tracy will run its fith 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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2018-04-05 Clap when you want to ! #4 with Anastasia Sosunova

IT IS HARD TO TRUST EACH OTHER. IS IT? On Thursday 5 of April 6pm Six chairs books and guest-host artist Anastasia Sosunova will run its fourth 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 […]

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2018-03-14 Kitas kinas: Deadlock (1970)

On 14 March, 7 pm, Kaunas Artists’ House presents the screening of “ Deadlock” (1970). This event marks the fourth instalment in the series of independent film screenings initiated by “The Other Cinema” educational platform.

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2018-02-16 KAH residencies: „Figures“

In March 2018, contemporary dance artists Liza Baliasnaja (LT / BE) and Sidney Barnes (UK / BE) will reside at Kaunas Artists’ House. During the residency the artists will develop the final part of their dance performance “Figures”, resulting from a year-long collaboration of both choreographers. The premiere of “Figures” will take place at Kaunas Artists’ House on March 16, 7 pm.

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The Most Memorable Artist of Kaunas

Since 1998, Kaunas Artists’ House has held an annual election of The Most Memorable Artist of Kaunas. Artists working in different disciplines and having produced significant works over the passing year were nominated by creative unions. The Art College of Kaunas Artists’ House would consider the nominees and elect The Most Memorable Artist. The names […]

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2018-02-20 KMN residencies: Limitation Piece

Kaunas Artists’ House is pleased to invite you to a research showing of “Limitation Piece” by choreographers Grėtė Šmitaitė (Germany/Lithuania) and Hanna Kritten Tangsoo (Germany/Estonia), which is going to take place on the 23rd of February from 7 to 9 pm. Throughout the months of January and February, both choreographers, and graduates of the Hochschulübergreifendes […]

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2018-02-21 CLAP WHEN YOU WANT TO!

On Wednesday 21 February 6pm Six chairs books will host its first 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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2018-02-07 CLAP WHEN YOU WANT TO!

On Wednesday 7 February 6pm Six chairs books will host its first 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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2018-01-10 Kitas kinas: The World’s Greatest Sinner (1962)

  On Wednesday, 10 January, at 7 pm, Kaunas Artists’ House presents the screening of “The World’s Greatest Sinner” (1962). This event marks the second instalment in the series of independent films initiated by ”Other Cinema” educational platform. The series began last December with a screening of the surrealist thriller “Christmas Evil” (1980).

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