Vytautas Michelkevicius (Lithuania)

Vytautas Michelkevicius
born in 1981, Vilnius, Lithuania

Since 2005 – PhD student researching media and photography at the Faculty of Communication in Vilnius University (Lithuania)
2005 MA in Communication Studies (Vilnius University)
2003 BA in Information Studies (Vilnius University)
In 2004 guest student at prof. Peter Weibel class in the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.

Since 2005 – Lecturer in interactive media and multimedia at the Department of Photography and Media Art in Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts

Solo exhibitions/projects
Contemporary Art Centre, Gallery of UNESCO and Gallery of French Cultural Centre, Vilnius (Lithuania) in 2003 and 2004;
Gallery Künstlerhaus FRISE, Hamburg (Germany) in 2005;

Selected group exhibitions/festivals
Participation in Media Art festival ENTER4 and ENTER5, Å iauliai, Lithuania, 2006 and 2007;
Participation (with interactive film) in multimedia art festival “CENTRAS6”, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2006
Gallery “Infra”, Upplands-Väsby, Sweden, 2005
Culture House of J. Baltrusaitis, Moscow, Russia, 2003 (Catalogue).

Internet projects:
In 2004-2005 I together with Nomeda&Gediminas Urbonas and Geert Lovink established a bilingual journal on media culture www.balsas.cc. Since 2005 I am editor of this journal.

Since 2006 I together with Tadas Sarunas started a weblog for public curatorship www.3xpozicija.lt. The first exhibition online and in the gallery was presented in October 2006.

He is partiicpating

JavaMuseum – Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art

  • JIP – JavaMuseum Interview Project
    read his interview
  • a+b=ba? – art + blog = blogart?
    showcase curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne