—Open Call
18 September, 2016

Open Call for Rupert’s Residency Program 2017

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Rupert’s Residency Program is suited for local and international thinkers: artists, writers, curators, cultural managers, and academics, providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while developing individual projects and immersing themselves in the region’s creative sphere. Run alongside Rupert’s Alternative Education, Exhibitions and Public programs, it also enables residents to benefit from collaboration with these programs that draw participants and mentors from a wide range of complementary artistic backgrounds, as well as attend talks, lectures and workshops by prominent curators, artists and thinkers from all over the world. Located in the picturesque area of Valakampiai in Vilnius and only a short distance from the city’s flourishing cultural center, Rupert is set by the river Neris and…(read more)

—Discussion
26 August, 2016, 6pm

Open Discussion: Built | Unbuilt

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Rupert is happy to invite you to a two-part open discussion ‘Built | Unbuilt’ on yet un-accumulated archival collaboration between four interdisciplinary artists. The event will take place at the CAC Reading Room (Vokiečių str. 2), on 26th of August from 6 pm. Free entrance, drinks and snacks are to be expected! ‘Unbuilt’ is collaboration project between an architect (Thomas Tsang), a visual artist (Lars Laumann), a composer (Cecilia Lopez), and a poet (Natalie Diaz). Resisting and upholding the disciplinary practices of each artist their work examines and questions the nature of imagination and ambition in plans without a predetermined “object”. The collaborative eye is not a single lens for each artist to look through – instead, it is the single steady…(read more)

—Performance lecture
16 August, 2016, 6pm

A dance workshop “HEGELIAN DANCERS“ by Ericka Florez

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Rupert kindly invites you to a dance workshop by a Colombian artist Ericka Florez on 16th of August at 6 p.m. in creative studio ‘House of Puglu’ (Vilniaus str. 16, entrance through Labdarių str.). During the performance lecture and a dance class, movement, dance and choreography will be used as research tools to explore the ideologies with which we build a given space. The workshop will consist of two parts: a performance lecture open to the public (6 – 7:30 p.m.); and a dance class for up to 12 people that will consist of the movement exercises which will develop the ideas presented during the lecture (7:30 – 10:30 p.m.). Through videos of dances, images, and practical exercises, topics about human‘s body…(read more)