Demelza Watts – It’s not about being wanted or ‘Should I have bothered getting out of bed’

We would kindly like invite you to join us for a screening of a film programme curated by current Rupert resident Demelza Watts. The event will be held in the CAC cinema hall (vokiečių… More

Artefakt – Patricia Kokett, Vladas Dieninis, Hìldå, su-y

Rupert kindly invites you to a sound-based singular event, concert ‘Artefakt’, with debut live concert from Patricia Kokett (live), including performances by Vladas Dieninis (live), Hìldå (DJ set) and su-y (live audiovisuals).The event is… More

Rupert Presents International Artists at “Art Vilnius’17“

Art and Education centre Rupert will participate in 8th International Contemporary Art Fair “ArtVilnius’17“ on June 8-11th . Rupert will present six young international artists who have created artworks specifically for “ArtVilnius’17“  fair.  The works will… More

Art and Science. Monica Bello, Julijonas Urbonas and Rytis Paulauskas in Conversation

Rupert is pleased to invite you to attend the third event of a new talk series focusing on contemporary art and collecting. This month our programme guests are curator Monica Bello (Head of Arts… More

A realm where cause-and-effect no longer applies: presentations by Rupert April residents

Rupert kindly invites you all to our April residents Borbála Soós (HU/UK), Marco Strappato (IT/UK) and Elvia Wilk (USA/DE) presentations of their month long research residency in Rupert followed by thematic food, drinks, and… More

Open Call to the 5th edition of Rupert Alternative Education Program

We kindly invite you to apply for the 5th edition of Rupert Alternative Education Program that will take place between spring and autumn 2017. We are looking forward to receive your applications until 6 April… More

Collector as a Curator. Maris Vitols in Conversation

Rupert is pleased to invite you to attend the second event of a new talk series focusing on contemporary art and collecting. This month our programme guest is Riga-based collector, curator, entrepreneur and philosopher… More

Open Call for Residencies at Rupert 2017 Autumn/Winter

Rupert’s Residency Program is suited for local and international thinkers and practitioners: artists, writers, curators, sound artists, cultural managers, and academics, providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while developing… More

James Lewis & Jenine Marsh – “Can’t you hear my voices?”

Rupert kindly invites you all to our residents James Lewis and Jenine Marsh open studios starting 5pm, Thursday, 23 February in art incubator’s Pakrantė gallery space (Vaidilutės g. 79). Artists James Lewis (UK) and Jenine… More

Collections and Art Foundations. David Roberts in Conversation

Rupert is pleased to invite you to attend the first event of a new talk series focusing on contemporary art and collecting. Our first programme guest is David Roberts, British collector, property developer and… More

Merike Estna, Jozs Bitelli, Andrea Zucchini – Smoke and Mirrors

Current Rupert residents invite you to an informal presentation of what they have been working on during their stay. Performances start at 5pm. Wed 4 Jan -Hei -Labas -Hey, if you’re still out, could… More

Shama Khanna – An experiment in cinema in reverse

Rupert together with a curator Shama Khanna invites all to a screening of short films: “Öndivatbemutató” (“Self Fashion Show”) (1976) by Tibor Hajas, “Cilaos” (2016) by Camilo Restrepo and “Bunker Drama” (2015), by Mike Crane on December… More

”This time the rabbit looks down: Chocolate scrying”

Rupert invites you to a delicious performance ”This time the rabbit looks down: Chocolate scrying” by artist duo AnaSusana, proposed by Natalia Valencia on November 24, from 6:30 pm at the newly opened artist… More

Travis Jeppesen: ‘Word’

Rupert is pleased to invite you to “Word“, an exhibition of new works by a writer and current artist-in-residence Travis Jeppesen. The opening will take place this Thursday, 20 October, at 6 pm at… More

Open Discussion: Built | Unbuilt

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… More

A dance workshop “HEGELIAN DANCERS“ by Ericka Florez

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.)…. More

Reading Room Sessions: “On The East-West Slope”

Rupert and Unthinkable kindly invites you to the second collective Reading Room of upcoming Reading Room series, opening space for discussions around cultural, social and geopolitical issues and turns in Central and Eastern Europe…. More

J. G. Biberkopf – ‘Ecologies II: Ecosystems of Excess’

Rupert kindly invites all to join us for a concert ‘Ecologies II: Ecosystems of excess’ by Jacques Gaspard Biberkopf. The event will take place Thursday, July 7 and starts from 9 pm in the… More

Book Launch: ‘A Solid Injury to the Knees’ by Maya Tounta

Rupert invites you to the launch of ‘A Solid Injury to the Knees’, an anthology of essays, short stories and speculations on depression’s percolation into politics, its fraught relationship to productivity and its potential… More

‘A House of Skin’ by Felix Kalmenson

Join us for a screening of Felix Kalmenson’s ‘A House of Skin’ on Friday, 3 June, 7pm at Ozo Kino Sale, Ozo g. 4, Vilnius. Food and drinks will be served after. The entry… More

2 % Support for Rupert

This entry is only available in Lithuanian. Būtina užpildyti iki 2016 m. gegužės 1 dienos. Gerbiamieji, primename, kad pagal LR Paramos ir labdaros Įstatymą, iki š.m. gegužės 1 dienos galite teikti paramą neatvėrę piniginės…. More

“Plays for the Strange Stranger” A performance by Jude Crilly & Floris Schönfeld

“Plays for the Strange Stranger” A performance by Jude Crilly & Floris Schönfeld Saturday 23 April 2016, 10pm at the CAC Basement Hall “Plays for the Strange Stranger” is a performance in four parts…. More

Open Studios: “The Little Death”

Friday, March 25th 18:30Performance 18:45Rupert, Vaidilutes g. 79, VilniusLuca Iemi (IT 1988) www.lucaiemi.comGarrett Nelson (CH/USA 1982) www.garrettnelson.chCiaran Wood (UK 1988)A break from consciousness is the proposal of an exhibition with Sleep Bar at Rupert Vilnius, during… More

Marina Vishmidt: “Feeling Things: Or, What Would Be Some Contemporary Pathos-Forms?”

Join us next Wednesday, March 23, at 5 pm, at Malūnų st. 3 (Vilnius Academy of Arts – C1, ground floor 102 auditorium in PhD department) for a talk by Marina Vishmidt on contemporary… More

Reading Room Sessions: “Outsourcing Authenticity”

Dear all, please join us for a Rupert Reading Group session at Šaltinių st. 7 this coming Thursday March 17th at 6:30pm. We will discuss Chapter 8 from Rupert’s guest lecturer’s Claire Bishop’s Artificial Hells called Delegated Performance: Outsourcing Authenticity. Artificial Hells is… More

Trip to Liepkalnis and Antaviliai CIA site with Valentinas Klimašauskas

The latest edition of Rupert’s Educational Program began when participants took their first field trip of the year to Liepkalnis and Antaviliai to look around the illegal CIA detention centre alternatively known as the Violet centre which incidentally… More

Educational Program 2016: New Participants Announced

The selections committee, consisting of artist Liudvikas Buklys, Jonas Žakaitis (Rupert Board of Trustees), Augustas Serapinas (artist), Maya Tounta (Curator, Rupert) and Justė Jonutytė (Director, Rupert) selected new participants for the 4th edition of… More

Open Call for Rupert’s Residency Program 2016

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… More

Antoine Donzeaud: A thousand friends. Opening night

Opening reception: January 27, 6pm at Rupert (Vaidilutės g. 79, Vilnius)‘On the first day the snow fell,I went taking pictures,Not to miss the chance of capturing the moments,While the trees are still holding the… More

“Double Bind” opens in Oslo on 21 January

The Academy of Fine Art at Oslo National Academy of the Arts together with Rupert (Vilnius, Lithuania) and The Living Art Museum (Reykjavik, Iceland) present Double Bind, a travelling exhibition of new commissions. Double… More

Travis Jeppesen: Object-oriented Writing

Rupert is happy to invite you to a lecture and workshop by the writer Travis Jeppesen on 13th and 14th of January, 2016. Object-oriented writing is a new approach – neither poetic nor art-critical, yet… More

“Double Bind” opening in Visaginas

“Double Bind”, 17 December, 2015 — 2 January, 2016 Opening: Thursday 17 December, 5pm, Visaginas Culture Centre, Vilties str. 1 Opening times: Monday — Saturday, 12am – 6pm (except for holidays) “Double bind” is an… More

Floris Schönfeld: “A Brief History of the Damagomi Group”

Rupert would like to invite you to a screening of Floris Schönfeld’s “A Brief History of the Damagomi Group” with an introduction by David Kasprzak. The screening will take place this Tuesday, 8 December… More

Florian Cramer: “Collective-Individual Depressions: Postmedieval, Postcommunist, Postcapitalist, Postdigital”

Rupert invites you to a talk by Florian Cramer on collective–individual depressions: postmedieval, postcommunist, postcapitalist, postdigital. The talk will take place on the 10th of December at the CAC Reading Room at 5.00 pm…. More

“Double Bind” opening in Pabradė

“Double Bind”, 26 November, 2015 — 10 December, 2015 Opening times: Monday — Friday, 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm Photostudio “Pas Vladą”, pašto str. , 1st floor, Pabradė  “Double bind” is an exhibition of new… More

Nina Power: Social reproduction, art, labour, emotion

Rupert invites you to a talk by Nina Power on social reproduction, art, labour and emotion. The talk will take place on Friday 13 November 2015 at Malūnų st. 3 (VDA – C1, ground floor) at… More

“Double Bind” opening night and performances

“Double Bind” 15 October, 2015 — 11 November, 2015 Opening times: Wednesday — Friday, 1 pm – 7 pm, Saturday 12 – 6 pm Rupert would like to invite you to the opening of… More

Eating the longest word in the Greek language, Brud, Totál and Rupert

In the summer of 2015, Brud (Warsaw, Poland), Totál (Athens, Greece) and Rupert hosted a residency in the island of Kea, Greece inviting artists, writers and curators from Lithuania, Poland, Italy and the UK… More

Chris Sharp: Adventures with Lulu

Writer and independent curator Chris Sharp will present and discuss Lulu, the independent project space he started with the Mexican artist Martin Soto Climent in Mexico City in 2013, and how it relates to… More

Augustas Serapinas at Pabradės vaikų globos namai

Rupert together with Oslo Academy of Arts (Norway) and the Living Art Museum (Iceland) present an ongoing collaboration: a travelling exhibition, a lecture series, a publication and a series of workshops about thinking politically… More

Emalin presents: Ali Eisa—They had to do it by their hands

Emalin are excited to announce They had to do it by their hands, an exhibition of new work by London-based artist Ali Eisa produced during his time as artist-in-residence at Rupert, centre for Art and… More

The Politics and Practice of Just Making Things

Presentation of works and roundtable discussion with: Augustas Serapinas Elena Narbutaite Viktorija Rybakova Vytenis Burokas Ali Eisa (Chair) Shama Khanna (Live Respondent) This event will bring together a group of contemporary artists who will… More

End of the Year Presentations

You are kindly invited to Rupert’s Educational Program End of the Year Presentations which will take place this Saturday in Rupert at 1.30 pm. Participants Julijus Balčikonis (LT), Jamie Kane (UK), Ieva Kraule (LV), Kristina… More

Rupert at Warsaw Bauhaus: Visiting Poland in the 60s

During our last trip to Warsaw, our annual Alternative Education Program end of the year trip, we were introduced to Warsaw Bauhaus, a local organism cultivating progressive alternatives to the art world, involving all disciplines. It… More

An Appetite for Violence & Open Studios

Come watch, listen and taste an abrasive sequence of film clips handpicked by Rupert residents Anna Clawson and Nicole Ward, alongside works presented by Beth Collar and Post Brothers.There is a FREE MINIBUS TO… More

Mixed Media Workshop with Carl Palm & Sebastian Rozenberg

A workshop over two days, materials and stories and all the poetry in between. We’d like the participants that sign up to participate on both days. Participant confirmation latest on the 7th of April here. Schedule: Day One… More

CAC AT CAC. CA Conrad’s poetry readings and (Soma)tic Poetics Workshop

Readings: Tuesday 10 March at the CAC Reading Room, 6 pm. Workshop: Wednesday 11 March at the CAC Reading Room, 2 pm. Events will be held in English. Admission is free. RSVP required for the workshop at justina@cac.lt. I Feel… More

Can you tell me, your Honor, where behind a lamp-post is?

In their collaboration Sanna Marander and Niklas Tafra often work with the exhibition as a medium, with the poetic potential of its limited capacities of reproducing processes. Here, text that frame art become central… More

The Asshole as the Origin of the World & Other Stories

Hark! The horrible angels sing, Glory hole for those who ring, The Wolfman commeth! So grab your things, So hence the hysterical men will scream: “Oh animal! Oh brute! Oh savagery! How can our… More

The Living, The Legend, The Lipgloss, The Light

Rupert and Department of Postgraduate studies, Vilnius Academy of Arts are pleased to invite you to a two-day seminar with Mårten Spångberg. The seminar will take place in Malūnų st. 3 (VDA – C1, ground floor).  In… More

Reading Exercises: a Performative Reading by Eleanor Vonne Brown

The exercises by Eleanor Vonne Brown, currently in residence at Rupert, will take place as part of a meeting with two unique art publishers and distributors, “Lugemik” of Tallinn and “X Marks the Bökship” of London. The event will take place on… More

Open Call (July—December, 2015)

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… More

Corollaries by Jason Hendrik Hansma

Corollaries will be a performative reading at the CAC Vilnius collaging three short texts written from 2012-2015 by artist Jason Hendrik Hansma. They explore the complexities of time, history, memory and our attempts to… More

‘Attention Economy’ and the Art World Today: Nicolaus Schafhausen and Lolita Jablonskienė in Conversation

Rupert together with Goethe Institute in Lithuania invite Lolita Jablonskienė, Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Art, Lithuania and Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director of Kunsthalle Wien, Austria for a public discussion. Departing from Attention Economy, a… More

Mini Film Program “Sun”

Mini film program “Saulė” (“Sun”) is composed of films suited to the big screen, yet equally legible as video recordings in various forms. We feel it is important to have a chance to see lives, nature… More

Circus Engelbregt: Mind Your Head

The event will take place at Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lecture Hall 112 (Maironio St. 3, New building) at 6 pm. Sometimes it seems as if society is stuck in a rut. People have… More

Mirosław Bałka and Kasia Redzisz: “Otwock”

Rupert and the Polish Institute in Vilnius welcome you to a an event featuring artist Mirosław Bałka and curator Kasia Redzisz who will speak about their work with “Otwock”, a project exploring relations between art, place… More

Laure Prouvost: Towards Burrow Me

Rupert would like to invite you all to an evening of films, stories and conversations with artist Laure Prouvost. The night will serve as an introduction to Prouvost’s upcoming solo show at Rupert which… More

Mediated Monologues with Isla Leaver-Yap

Mediated Monologues is a one-sided conversation with writers living, dead and automated. The event will take place at Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lecture Hall 112 (Maironio St. 3, New building) at 5 pm Isla… More

Trip to Plungė with Antanas Gerlikas and Juozas Laivys

Rupert’s Educational Program participants, joined by two of our current residents (Matthew Rana and Matthew Shannon), took their first field trip of the year to Žemaitija region in the northwest of Lithuania. The itinerary… More

Rupert at Komplot: Apples in a State of Tax Levy

Vytenis Burokas, Justė Jonutytė, Tim Kliukoit, Augustas Serapinas and Maya Tounta During the last few months, Vilnius-based artists Augustas Serapinas, Vytenis Burokas and Tim Kliukoit, improvised a fruit press and a grinder. For their… More

Bisouxtage

For the opening event of the 3rd edition of our Educational program we hosted an anti-bizutage event playing on hazing tropes and mimicking the multifarious processes of initiation that hazing as a term has… More

The Last Bus Out

An unhealthy evening of films watched one after the other as one programmed rosary. Including films by David Lamelas, The Desert People, 1974 / Timothy Carey’s 1962 underground classic ‘The worlds greatest sinner’ /… More

A River Ferry by Educational Program Alumnus Justinas Dūdėnas

Justinas Dūdėnas – architect, semiotician and 2013-2014 Educational Program alumnus – successfully trialled his new ferry project on October 4th. In continuation of his program project, Dūdėnas’ unique swing ferry connected the premises of… More

Break Dance Workshop

Dear All, Break, dance, work, shake, lava, ice, potatoes, Aneta’s novel, news, the cats’ gazette, vinyl, smoke breaks, Google Docs, balls, flightless birds, breaking beats, swinging, soggy and soft monuments, a smell, an explosion,… More

Rupert invites: Basia Lewandowska Cummings

On Wednesday, 6 August, at 12 noon Rupert will host a talk by a London-based writer, editor and curator Basia Lewandowska Cummings, marking the end of this year’s Educational Program. What differing strategies are… More

Artist Talk. Andre Guedes

Rupert invites you to an Artist Talk by a Lisbon-based artist André Guedes. The talk is organised by Rupert and will take place at the CAC Reading Room on Saturday, 28 June, 3 pm…. More

An Artist and a Rover

In an essay about correspondence art, Edward M. Plunkett posits, tongue-in-cheek, that communication as an art form is an ancient tradition dating back to when Cleopatra had herself delivered to Julius Caesar in a… More

Night at the Knowledge Museum: Rupert at Culture Night

On 20 June, Friday, Rupert is joining the lineup of “Culture Night” events and is inviting you to spend the evening in Dan and Lia Perjovschi’s exhibitions. From 6 to 9.30 pm. „Knowledge Museum… More

The Lottery: Open Forum & Experimental Exhibition Modes Workshop

Rupert invites you to “The Lottery”, an open forum and experimental exhibition modes workshop, hosted by Rupert’s educational program participant Jacquelyn Davis and Scandinavia-based curators, critics, and researchers Power Ekroth, Stefanie Hessler, Alida Ivanov… More

David Bernstein: Cheers to the Miss standing under the table doing karate

We invite you to a celebration of wood on the first official day of summer. David Bernstein, artist in residence, will present his new wooden sculpture, a table with a single leg carved as… More

Robin Vanbesien: Stray Fire / Ships to Sink Like This

From 22:00-23:30 on Friday 30 May 2014, Rupert invites you to a screening of two new video productions by Robin Vanbesien, artist in residence, on a wall in Reformatų skveras in Vilnius. stray fire… More

Claire Bishop: Deja Vu. Contemporary Art and the Ghosts of Modernism

Rupert is thrilled to announce the next guest of the program – art historian and critic Claire Bishop. While in Rupert, Claire Bishop will meet with Rupert’s Educational Program participants and current residents for… More

Sebastian Cichocki: Nothing is New, Neither is Anything Old

“Nothing is new, neither is anything old”  – Robert Smithson On 8 May, Thursday, 6 pm Rupert welcomes Sebastian Cichocki, writer, curator and Deputy Director at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, to give… More

Maya Mikelsone: Table Culture Workshop

Next Saturday, 19 April Rupert invites you to participate in resident’s Maya Mikelsone’s ‘Table Culture Workshop’. After more than twenty years of Soviet Union’s collapse and the introduction of a new political and economical… More

Our Extra-Sensory Selves: A Development Circle In  Experimental Mediumship

While at Rupert, resident Allison Gibbs is becoming mediumistic as a methodology; by attempting to learn and embody the sensibilities and practices of a medium to consider extra-sensory practice as a mode of radical,… More

OPEN STUDIOS

Rupert invites all for an Open Studios session this Saturday, March 29. Rupert residents Allison Gibbs, Lucas Dillon and Sebastian Rozenberg will open the doors of their studios to the public and talk about… More

Rupert invites: Marten Spangberg

Rupert invites Mårten Spångberg for a public 3-day workshop and a talk on choreographic practice, the increasing monetization of identity and performativity in art production, object-oriented ontology, Accelerationism, politics and aesthetics, possibility and potentiality… More

Rupert invites: Kristupas Sabolius

On Tuesday, 4 March 6:30 pm Rupert invites Kristupas Sabolius to present the ideas proposed in his new book “Įsivaizduojamybė” (Eng. “The Imaginary”), which deals with the topics of imagination, technology, virtuality, cinema and art…. More

Chris Fitzpatrick: “2012”

Objectif Exhibitions is an internationally-focused contemporary art centre located in Antwerp, Belgium. It was founded in 1999, and hires a new director every four years. Since taking the position in 2012, Chris Fitzpatrick has… More

Niklas Tafra presents Sanna Marander

There is an exhibition that travels in a wallet. There are too many curators. Sanna Marander works with text. Text which in this case is actually expressed by Jurgis Griškevičius. A text about text-pieces… More

Valentina Desideri: Studio Practice

What if study is what we do with others? What if study is a social practice that needs rehearsal? What if we study in the studio? What if the studio is a dance studio?… More

Creative Writing Workshop: Re-Contextualizing American Colonialism & Patriotism

On Sunday, 19 January this year, Rupert is glad to invite you to a writing workshop hosted by Rupert Educational program participant Jacquelyn Davis: “[…] In light of recently visiting a traditional museum in… More

Like There’s No Tomorrow

This Monday, 30 December at 7 pm we’d like to invite you to a launch party of publication “Like There’s No Tomorrow”. “Like There’s No Tomorrow” is a new book on young Lithuanian photography…. More

Dora Garcia Performance series

This December Rupert invites you to three performances by the Spanish artist Dora Garcia: 5 December, Thursday, 7 pm Performance. “Finnegans Wake” reading at Rupert (Meškeriotojų st. 33) 6 December, Friday, 3 pm “Books… More

Chloe Cooper. Artist Talk

Contemporary Art Centre Reading Room will  host Artist Talk with Rupert’s current resident Chloe Cooper this Thursday, 21 November at 6 pm. Chloe Cooper works with people in places to bring about some kind of… More

Oneiric Workshop. Julijonas Urbonas

Led by Julijonas Urbonas, this sleepover workshop will explore and enact the creative possibilities of oneiric reality. Dreams will be approached as a unique test-site for creative ideas, as a method of poetic enquiry, and as an exhibition space. Introducing… More

NSK State in Time

Miran Mohar (Irwin) presentation will focus on NSK State in Time, which was founded in 1992 as a transformation of the Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK) art collective into NSK State in Time. NSK was… More

MIXED MEDIA

((The system we have developed between us is in a way of course comedy, comedy overcome by tragedy? Might be. Tragedy is overcome by comedy, and both are overcome by art. )) Mixed media… More

OPEN STUDIO

This Saturday (5 October) Rupert would like to invite the public to the Open Studio event. Between 12 pm and 4 pm in the afternoon, the studios of Rupert’s very first residents will be… More

Forest, forest

The aim of the workshop “Forest, forest” is to share an approach to the methodology and the investigation Mariona Moncunill is carrying out while in Rupert.  It concerns the symbolic and ideological construction of… More

Photo Reportage from the Opening of Fast Flux

Fast Flux: New Art from Lithuania Opening A panel of speakers discussed the exhibit, the role of art and architecture in Soho, and the role of Lithuanian artists George Maciunas and Jonas Mekas in… More

Vilnius Pataphysics Institute

In the same way as Pa Ubu, after having taken over the throne of Poland (which is Nowhere, as Jarry wrote) and having been fired from it, took some rest in “a cave in… More

Do you think about the bookstore?

Do you think about the bookstore? We are thinking about a tropical lounge pretending to be a bookstore. Suppose it is possible that the lounge is, in a relation to a bookstore, prosthetic. In… More

Gediminas Akstinas & Rupert invite: Kamilė Mačiulaitytė

The heterotopia begins to function at full capacity when men arrive at a sort of absolute break with their traditional time… Heterotopias always presuppose a system of opening and closing that both isolates them… More

Rupert invites: Antonio Piazza

“Getting back to the vertical position” Learn how to watch a movie The tools of the director, the gaze of the viewer Once when I was going to the cinema, viewers were well settled… More

Rupert invites: Andros Zins-Browne & Sandy Williams

DAY 1 Andros & Sandy meet Rupert group Studio visits take place all around Vilnius on the 15th of February, 2013 DAY 2 The Time Warp A performance workshop by Andros Zins-Browne and Sandy… More

Rupert invites: filmmaker and producer Antonio Piazza

Cinema does nothing more than opening for the time of a passage to the luminous presence of the Other. Cinema teaches us to tirelessly touch with our eyes where and at what distance from me… More

Jennifer Teets invites: Rupert is taking a bath

Rupert is taking a bath. A mud bath. A time-based sludge revelry of physiological speculations and absurd pathologies. “Is earth capable of being assimilated?” one may ask. “Or is it simply ballast for the… More

Rupert invites: Jennifer Teets

A writing workshop by Jennifer Teets On Saturday January 19th at 2pm, a writing workshop will ensue with Rupert participants at the CAC Reading Room (Vokiečių st. 2, Vilnius).  The workshop will trace the… More

Rupert invites: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez

2 January at 6pm: in the lecture Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez will talk about the notions of situated artistic research and reflexive residency programmes through her experience of co-directing the space for artistic research Les Laboratoires… More

Rupert invites: Daniel Keller, Katja Novitskova & Amadeo Kraupa-Tuskany

An Event by Daniel Keller, Katja Novitskova & Amadeo Kraupa-Tuskany. Day 1 – Presentation and conversation Day 2 – Studio visits   One half of Aids-3D, DANIEL KELLER (b. 1986, Detroit, US). Studied at The… More

Rupert invites: Will Holder

An evening with Robert Ashley, presented by Will Holder.   Evening 1 An evening with Robert Ashley, presented by Will Holder. 69.     No, you can’t 70.     get people to do perfect 71…. More

A Day by Audrius Pocius: WHICH IS WITCH?

IF one’s a witch, one won’t drown. IF one’s not, one will drown. An evening is dedicated to superstition, fortune telling, lies, mistakes, magic tricks, seduction and appearance. It is essentially grounded within the… More

Rupert invites: Adam Kleinman

A Talk by Adam Kleinman. You lack the power of understanding; do you understand?   A funny thing happened on the way to the Fridericianum. There, right in front, a man dressed in all… More

Rupert invites: Adam Kleinman & Raimundas Malašauskas

A Talk by Adam Kleinman and Raimundas Malašauskas. A Talk About Talking. Please come and join Raimundas Malasauskas and Adam Kleinman, two former agents for dOCUMENTA (13), and more importantly roommates during this “epic… More

Close Reading & Discussion on Deleuze/Guattari “Qu’est-ce que la philosophie?”

A close reading of a book “Qu’est-ce que la philosophie?” (“What is Philosophy?”) by Deleuze and Guatarri with a special attention to the 7th chapter. Event is hosted by Lukas Brašiškis and Jonas Skačkauskas. Location:… More

Projects in Progress

A Presentation of the first stage of projects by Rupert‘s participants. An event is open to Rupert’s participants and Advisors only.    

Fionn Meade

Happy Saturday. Fionn Meade visits studios of Gediminas Akstinas, Justina Zubaite&Mindaugas Bundza, Karolis Kaupinis, Viktorija Rybakova and Audrius Pocius. An event is open to Rupert’s participants only.   The event is held via Instant… More

Fionn Meade

  Day 1 The Broken Atlas The first seminar will introduce three concepts arising from research done at the close of the 19th century by cultural figures involved in developing new applications within quickly… More

AARON FLINT JAMISON

An event by Aaron Flint Jamison. Aaron Flint Jamison (b. 1979) is the Portland-based artist. The latest shows at Castillo/Corrales, Paris, Artspeak, Vancouver, gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin. He is the founder and the editor… More

Day in Berlin by Gediminas Akstinas

Gediminas Akstinas organises a day for Rupert in Berlin, Germany.  

Mark Aerial Waller

The Wayward Canon presents Dead of Night / Boundary Theory + +++ popcorns   Mark Aerial Waller (born in High Wycombe, UK in 1969. Lives and works in London) is an artist working in video, sculpture,… More

KASIA REDZISZ

Kasia Redzisz at Rupert: studio talk. Kasia Redzisz is an Assistant Curator at Tate Modern. Her recent projects include Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds, Out of Place (co-curated with Ala’ Younis) and Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan (with Mark Godfrey). In addition… More

FRANCESCO PEDRAGLIO

Studio Lunch with Francesco Pedraglio. Francesco Pedraglio is an independent writer, curator and artist living in London. Pedraglio is one of the directors of the London-based curatorial platform FormContent. He writes for several magazines,… More

INSIDE rupert STUDIO

Rupert participants meets Rupert advisors. An event is open to Rupert’s participants only.

official opening of
the Rupert programme

A reason to party with summery desserts, lemonade and string quartet (Gertrūda Beinarytė, Rakelė Chijėnaitė, Arnas Kmieliauskas, Lora Kmieliauskaitė). An opening takes place in Rupert‘s summer studio yard in Malūnų g. 5, Vilnius.

REZA NEGARESTANI

A seminar by Reza Negarestani (via skype) with Mårten Spångberg as a coordinator. Wedges of Imagination. From Mechanical Combinatorics to Gestural Collaboration. The focus of the lectures will be on a modern theory of… More

Mårten Spångberg

Mårten Spångberg is a choreographer living and working in Stockholm. His interests concern choreography in an expanded field, something that he has approached through experimental practices and creative process in multiplicity of formats and… More

Jūris Kiškis

A lecture at Rupert’s  consists of few topics. At first glance, Jūris will present his impressions of the scientific world: the too serious and too practical education, the exact science and the less exact science, science as a profession and… More

Rein Raud

A lecture and discussion by Rein Raud. System and Harmony. Rein Raud is an Estonian scholar and author. He graduated from the Leningrad State University (now called Saint Petersburg State University) in 1985 in Japanese… More