Artist talk: Johannes Heldén

Investigation Bureau (Sculpture Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts) and Rupert invites you to a talk by the current Rupert’s artist-in-residence Johannes Heldén. The event will take place on the 10th of December, from 1 pm, at Malūnų str. 3, building C1, room 102. In the presentation, Johannes will focus on his projects dealing with text, fiction and narrative, and end with a performative poetry reading.

Johannes Heldén (SE) is a visual artist, writer and musician. His interdisciplinary works deal with poetry, ecology, artificial intelligence, sentience and narrative structures. At Rupert, he is researching for a project exploring the format of the novel through non-human narratives, science fiction and sound.

His work has recently been shown at RIBOCA1 (The Riga Biennial of Contemporary Art), Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the 9th Momentum biennial in Moss, Roskilde Festival and Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Kunsthall Trondheim,  ISEA in Vancouver, Traces of Existence/ The Jewish Museum in Stockholm, Broken Dimanche in Berlin, Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Inspace in Edinburgh, UB Center for the Arts Buffalo, The Fifth Moscow Biennale, Upfor Portland, The Media Archaelogy Lab/University of Colorado, Volt in Bergen, ICIDS Istanbul, NIMK in Amsterdam, Dome of Visions in Copenhagen, UKS in Oslo among others.

The event is free and will be held in English.

Johannes Heldén’s residency at Rupert is supported by Nordic Culture Point. Rupert programmes are partly supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture and Vilnius City Municipality.