Rupert

Performance Hyperbaric | Leah Clements

To close the exhibition ‘Other Rooms’, Leah Clements presents a performance that considers the psychology of spaces of care.  The performance will take place 31 October, 18:00 at the Artists’ Association gallery, Vokiečių str. 2,… More

Online talk: Geomantic Slumber

Rupert invites all to an online talk by Lisa Robertson as part of Rupert’s 2020 exhibition, ‘Other Rooms’. The talk will be streamed online on Rupert’s YouTube page, 27 October, 2020 at 19:00 (EET)…. More

In Dissolve: An Evening of Sound Performances

On 30 October, Rupert kindly invites you to ‘In Dissolve’, an evening of sound performances, doors open from 8pm at Paviljonas (Pylimo str. 21A). Artist collectives ‘Eye Gymnastics’ (Viktorija Damerell & Gailė Griciūtė) and… More

Miša Skalskis

October, 2020 Miša Skalskis (Lithuania) is a Helsinki based visual and sound artist from Lithuania. His latest works explore collective memory and its relationship to fiction and presence. He holds a degree in Sonology… More

Satu and Piia Oksanen

October, 2020 Satu and Piia join Rupert as a collective. During the residency they wish to connect to Lithuanian art scene – curators, thinkers and artists. In this one-month period they wish to keep… More

Online talk: Brilliant Imperfection Amidst the Pandemic

Rupert invites all to an online talk by Eli Clare as part of Rupert’s 2020 exhibition, ‘Other Rooms’. The talk will be streamed online on Rupert’s YouTube channel, 5 October, 2020 at 19:00 (EEST)…. More

Rupert group exhibition: Other Rooms

Rupert is pleased to announce an international group exhibition, Other Rooms. The exhibition opens on 2 October and will run through to 31 October, 2020. ‘So this world that we imagine in this room,… More

Samantha Lippett

October-November, 2020 Samantha Lippett (United Kingdom) is a London based curator and lecturer who explores the radical potential for learning and progress through cross-disciplinary collaboration. Her practice is centred around the creation of inclusive… More

Open Call for a short residency at Rupert 

Rupert is inviting artists, curators and researchers currently based in Lithuania to apply for a two – four week residency in April-May 2020. Due to the current quarantine, Rupert has had to temporarily scale… More

RUPERT’s actions during quaratine

We wanted to inform you that RUPERT is taking the necessary precautions and following the current regulations in Lithuania in response to COVID-19. RUPERT’s staff is working from home, public activities have been stopped and… More

Monica Mays

Monica Mays is a sculpture and performance artist currently based in Amsterdam. She generates her work through paranthropological methods, revisiting and resuscitating past economies. Her practice proposes ecofeminist imaginations of a home that exists… More

Film programme by Benjamin and Stefan Ramírez Pérez

We are pleased to invite you to the film programme screening by Rupert’s current artists-in-residence Benjamin and Stefan Ramírez Pérez. The event will take place on the 12th of March, from 6:50 pm, at Skalvija… More

Taat workshop-performance “Space as encounter” invitation to take part

TAAT – a Dutch-Belgian art collective, led by Gert-Jan Stam and Breg Horemans, is inviting to a two-day (March 10-11, 2020) workshop. The workshop will explore and apply the interdisciplinary approaches used by TAAT… More

Edward Thomasson

Edward Thomasson (UK) makes videos, plays and drawings about the ways implicit and explicit rules of social interaction shape our behavior. His work explores how performance is used to navigate personal, interpersonal and occupational… More

Anti-individualism, empathy and solidarity: toward a collective common creativity

Rupert is pleased to invite you to a public talk by Oli Mould. It will take place on the 2nd of March, 7:00 pm, at Rupert, Vaidilutės str. 79, Vilnius.  Many of the current… More

Open call for performers in Vilnius

Rupert’s artist-in-residence for March-April, Edward Thomasson is currently looking for English speaking performers (25+ years old) to be part of a new project developed in Vilnius.  The project explores what we do to avoid… More

Conversation on non-arrival

Investigation Bureau (Sculpture Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts) and Rupert invites you to the conversation between Rupert’s current resident Anna Zoria and artist, curator Vytenis Burokas. The conversation will revolve around the subject… More

Benjamin & Stefan Ramirez Perez

Benjamin Ramírez Pérez (Germany) was a participant at de Ateliers Amsterdam from 2016-2018. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2009–2015. His works have been screened at IFFR Rotterdam, Locarno, Edinburgh and… More

Artun Alaska Arasli

Artun Alaska Arasli (Turkey/Netherlands/Belgium) is an artist, writer and researcher. He graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2011, and later attended the Staedelschule in Frankfurt am Main. Arasli has had solo exhibitions at Kantine… More

Talking about disability and solidarity: David Ruebain and Rahila Gupta

As part of Rupert’s public programme on care and interdependence, we are pleased to invite all to a public discussion with internationally renowned disability rights activist, lawyer and current Chief Executive for the UK… More

Rupert’s 2020 Public Programmes: Perspectives on Care and Interdependence

Rupert’s 2020 public programmes are exploring care and interdependence and how they intersect with cultural, socio-political and artistic practices. Throughout the year, discussions will be grounded in disability studies and activism to think through… More

Sophie Hoyle: Screening and Discussion

On the 28th of January, from 6 pm Rupert kindly invites you to a presentation by the current artist-in-residence Sophie Hoyle. The event will take place at Editorial project space, Latako street 3, Vilnius. … More

Caterina Avataneo

Caterina Avataneo (IT/UK) is a curator born in Turin and based in London. Her curatorial practice involves thinking through artworks and drawing links between everyday phenomena and contemporary theoretical discourse. She was awarded the 2017 NEON CURATORIAL… More

Rupert kviečia prisijungti kuratorių(-ę)

Meno rezidencijų ir edukacijos centras Rupert ieško kuratoriaus(-ės), norinčio(-s) ir gebančio(-s) savarankiškai vystyti kasmetinę Alternatyvios edukacijos programą (AEP) ir dirbti komandoje, prisidedant prie kitų institucijos vykdomų programų bei projektų realizavimo. Bendradarbiaujant su Rupert komanda… More

Rupert kviečia prisijungti koordinatorių(-ę)

Meno rezidencijų ir edukacijos centras Rupert kviečia prie komandos prisijungti motyvuotą administracijos ir projektų koordinatorių(-ę), kuri(-s) padės vykdyti Rupert projektus bei programą. Tai pozicija pagal terminuotą darbo sutartį metams su galimybe ją pratęsti. Darbas… More

Anna Zoria

Anna Zoria (Canada/France) is an artist living and working in Paris, France. She makes work about doing nothing, anticipation, boredom and repetition. She has a degree in History of Religion, Literature and the Arts from… More

Sophie Hoyle

Sophie Hoyle (UK) is an artist and writer currently living and working in London. Their practice explores an intersectional approach to post-colonial, queer, feminist, anti-psychiatry and disability issues. At Rupert Sophie will continue work… More

Lecture

Rupert is pleased to invite you to the public lecture ‘Of Honor, Dignity and the Renaissance Grand Duchy of Lithuania’ by historian and researcher Povilas Dikavičius on the 17th December, Tuesday from 6:30 pm… More

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… More

Mateusz Kowalczyk

Mateusz Kowalczyk (PL) is a visual artist, performer, activist. A student of master’s studies at the Faculty of Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. His interests include shamanism, collective work,… More

Mike Sperlinger: The Opposite of Experience

“It is necessary to establish… that the nature or power of each thing is nothing but the will of God; that all natural causes are not true causes but only occasional causes.” – Nicholas Malebranche… More

Maria Lind: About Rolling on Three Wheels 

On Thursday 21st of November, from 6 pm Rupert is pleased to invite all to a talk by  Maria Lind, ‘About Rolling on Three Wheels’ at the Vilnius Academy of Arts (‘Titanikas’ building, Room… More

Rasmus Myrup: Bulls and Bodies

Investigation Bureau (Sculpture Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts) and Rupert invites you to a talk by Rasmus Myrup. The event will take place on the 26th of November, 5 pm, at Malūnų str…. More

Johannes Heldén

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 will do research for a project exploring the format of… More

There Was a Forest in the Ceiling

On Tuesday 19th of November, from 6:30 pm, Rupert is delighted to invite all to a video screening programme curated by Erik Martinson. The event will take place at the CAC Cinema Hall (Vokiečių… More

Gabrielė Adomaitytė

Gabrielė Adomaitytė (LT/NL) graduated from Vilnius Art Academy in 2017 and until 2019 Spring had been enrolled in the De Ateliers residency, Amsterdam. In her practice, the artist explores painting’s potential to question forms… More

Ieškome kuratoriaus asistento(-ės)

Tarpdisciplininis edukacijos, rezidencijų ir parodų centras „Rupert“ ieško asistento(-ės) Lietuvos paviljono 17-oje Venecijos architektūros bienalėje kuratoriui. 2020-aisiais šalis prisistatys su Julijono Urbono projektu „Planeta iš žmonių“ (angl. A Planet of People). „Planeta iš žmonių“… More

Cadavre Exquis: How the dead speak out in Russian art. From necro-realism to post-exoticism

Rupert is pleased to invite you to the public talk by curator Irina Aksenova on the 30th of October, 7 pm which will take place in Autarkia, Naugarduko str. 41, Vilnius. The metaphorical decolonisation… More

Kah Bee Chow. GĖLĖS

Rupert resident Kah Bee Chow is opening her exhibition in the project space “Editorial“, Latako str. 3, Vilnius. The opening will take place on 9th of November, 7 pm. Dear S A week ago, my… More

Robertas Narkus: Prospect Revenge

In collaboration with David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, Rupert is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of Robertas Narkus, opening on the evening of the 8th of November, 2019. The exhibition, ‘Prospect Revenge’, continues Narkus’… More

Jan Boelen lecture “Curating Design and Architecture”

Rupert, the organizer of the Lithuanian Pavilion at the 17th Biennale Architettura in Venice present a lecture by the Pavilion’s curator Jan Boelen entitled “Curating Design and Architecture”. The event will take place on… More

Lucy A. Sames

curator and researcher living and working in London. She is Co-Director and Curator at Res. At Rupert, Lucy will be working on a chapter of her PhD thesis on ancient stone assemblages through the… More

Basma Alsharif – ‘Ouroboros’,

Rupert and CAC Cinema Hall are pleased to invite to a film screening of Basma Alsharif’s ‘Ouroboros’, 2017, with an introduction by current Rupert resident, curator Suzy Halajian. The screening will take place at… More

Rupert Alternative Education programme zine

We are happy to share the zine created by 7th Rupert Alternative Education Programme participants. This zine contains texts by all the participants with a special collection of texts by Ieva Sriebaliūtė (‘A Black Garden in the… More

Rasmus Myrup

Rasmus Myrup is a Danish artist and curator living and working between Paris and Copenhagen. Working primarily with sculpture and drawing, his work is a synthesis of the big and the small investigating humanity’s… More

[:lt]Suzy Halajian

Suzy Halajian (USA) – independent curator and writer based in Los Angeles, and is currently the 2018-19 Curator-in-Residence at Disjecta, Portland. Her work begins at the intersection of art and politics, treating image making… More

Kah Bee Chow

Kah Bee Chow (Malaysia/New Zealand/Sweden) is an artist from Penang, Malaysia and Auckland, New Zealand, living and working in Malmö, Sweden. Whilst at Rupert she will be researching the parallels between traditional forms of… More

Rupert Residents announced for 2020

Rupert is pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists, curators and researchers taking part in the 2020 Residency programme, which will run from January to December 2020. Candidates were selected… More

Details Will Be Ours. Closing event of the 7th Rupert Alternative Education programme

Rupert kindly invites you to ‘Details Will Be Ours’, the final event of 7th Rupert Alternative Education Programme, dedicated to the finished and, especially, unfinished participants’ projects developed over the course of the programme…. More

Works created during the workshop “Letters to Friends” hosted by Herb Schellenberger

Between May-June 2019, a film curator and resident at Rupert Herb Shellenberger initiated an open workshop ‘Letters to Friends’. The workshop focused on Mekas’ writing, filmmaking and important function as a connector of people…. More

Triple Consciousness: screening by Ciaran Wood

A screening of video works by Ciaran Wood followed by a discussion and Q&A with the artist, moderated by Canan Batur. Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 7:00 – 8:30pm at the CAC cinema hall (Vokieciu… More

Film Screening | ‘Goodbye Gauley Mountain’

Rupert is pleased to announce a special screening of ‘Goodbye Gauley Mountain’ (2014), a film by artists and ‘campaigning ‘ecosexuals’, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens. The screening will take place on the 5th September… More

COVEN BERLIN: Screening programme

On Wednesday 21st of August, from 7 pm, Rupert is delighted to invite all to a video screening programme curated by current Rupert residents, the collective, COVEN BERLIN.  For the video programme, COVEN BERLIN… More

Texts for the exhibition ‘Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias’

In the summer of 2019, Rupert organised the exhibition and public and education programmes, Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias. The exhibition developed out of a conversation with Jonas Mekas in early 2018 who proposed a… More

Santiago Reyes Villaveces

Colombian artist based in Bogota and Ambalema, a municipality in the countryside of Colombia. In 2017 he graduated from the  MA in sculpture at the Royal College of Art, London with the Abraaj Innovation… More

Julija Reklaitė appointed as the new Director of Rupert

Following a successful five-year directorship term at Rupert, Justė Jonutytė has decided not to apply for the second term and instead to join Rupert’s Board, as well as pursue independent projects. After interviewing several… More

Coven Berlin

Coven Berlin (Germany) founded in 2013 Coven Berlin is a sex-positive transdisciplinary collective focused on feminism, love, gender, sexuality and art. At Rupert, Coven Berlin will examine queer feminist art/activism as a valuable tool… More

Canan Batur

Canan Batur is a Turkish curator, researcher and writer based between London and Istanbul. She is currently devising a project at 1.1, Basel, and working on establishing a new space in Istanbul with a… More

Autumn Internship at Rupert

Sorry, this entry is only available in Lithuanian. However, Rupert is currently seeking candidates for full-time fully-funded ERASMUS+ trainees. If you are currently enrolled at university studies and have the option to do a traineeship… More

Introduction

In the summer of 2019, Rupert organised the exhibition and public and education programmes, Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias. The exhibition developed out of a conversation with Jonas Mekas in early 2018 who… More

Vyt Bakaitis

Stars in a Black Cup   This time out our author, a more or less believable character straight from life, while engaged on his big secret work, now expected to run to sheer volume,… More

Joseph Pomp

Anastasia Sosunova

“After successfully solving problems in a wide variety of fields, NN simply had to resolve the ultimate conundrum of the meaning of life. So he did.” Excerpt from the anonymous letter. One talk show host… More

Aušra Kaziliūnaitė

pamiškės pievų gėlės filmuoja I aplink asfaltas kaista ir lydosi ir kojos, jos  kilnojasi šaligatvis-gatvė, šaligatvis-durys, šaligatvis-kitos durys, šaligatvis-dar daugiau durų jos visos auga, kartais užsidaro ir vėl atsidaro, išskyrus tas, kurios jau nebeatsidaro… More

Paulina Pukytė

25 everybody tries to fake you are awake waiting for the end 50 they no longer have any fear the pine trees whether you listen or not 97 the audience cries whether you answer… More

Monika Kalinauskaitė

Heaven houses All that loved, ever All cats and passions and boys All names for bread and some knowledge And a nevermind at the end. If you must have a heaven you have to… More

Sara Poisson

Image: Laužadiškis primary school, in the middle Kotryna Šernienė, Sara Poisson’s grandmother and Jonas Mekas’ first teacher, pupils and her mother  Laisvė ilgėjant dienoms rasdavosi vis daugiau laisvės. Susikrovusi į lagaminėlį bent porą suknelių… More

Vaiva Grainytė

I Nuraškiau kopūstą, įleidau dantis: Psalmių laikas baigėsi. II Burokai rauginasi ašaroj: Kas paguos bitę? III Bulvių lauke – beržas– Visa dieną – lietus, Po namus galvijai bumsi, visi šlapi.

Laima Kreivytė

x misterija pilkas ir plikas gruodis laikinos mašinų kapinės per šventes šiemet geriau neišsiduoti ką švenčiame plačiame vakarų pasaulyje jokių žodžių su x raide mūsų drąsioj šaly net prekybos tinklai žino kur prasideda kalėdos… More

Valentinas Klimašauskas

Texting on the Opening Night At seven, sharp! Where? “Palm Holdings” at Holding Palms, summer. I’m already here, all dressed up in leaking resolution, and you, Hans-Ulrich, will you pierce this crowd tonight with… More

Gabrielė Labanauskaitė-Diena

1 kadaise parskridau iš meksiko į niujorką prisižiūrėjusi ryškių gyvenimų deja tik fridos kahlo ir diego rivieros muziejuose niujorke gyvenau vieną vasarą kūriau daug draugų tada neturėjau tik vieną rašiklį ir pažįstamą dailinininką lietuvių… More

Rokas Pralgauskas

Pas mus jau anksčiau temti pradėjo Ir vėsūs vakarai nereti čia lankytojai Vis dažniau verčiantys vaikščiot Susikibus už rankų pameni kažkada Taip vedžiau aš tave užrištom akim Nuo Vilniaus iki jūros kur pakrantėj Pagaliuku… More

Brenda Iijima and Stephanie Gray

Poet and choreographer Brenda Iijima collaborated with filmmaker and poet Stephanie Grey to create a short film called Elegy and Elation, a homage to Jonas Mekas, that traces the broad valences of language and vision. Shot in Prospect… More

How Do We Read? On Processes in the Reader’s Mind – A Seminar with Dainius Vanagas

J. Mekas’ film screening with Lukas Brašiškis – Cinema as Poetry, Images as History

On Thursday 11 July, from 7pm Rupert is delighted to invite all to a lecture by the film critic and researcher Lukas Brašiškis titled, ‘Cinema as Poetry, Images as History’ and a screening of… More

Rachael Finney

Rachael Finney (United Kingdom) is an artist working across sound, video, installation and performance. Her work investigates the material qualities of the voice, often dissecting it and dividing it from language in order to… More

Emilie Pitoiset

Emilie Pitoiset (France) is an artist, choreographer and writer based in Paris. With a background in gymnastics and dance she questions the absence of the body through inherited behaviours, rituals, sexuality, and money. Group… More

Exhibition Closing Week Event

On Thursday, 18th of July at 6 pm RUPERT invites you to a special two-part event, for the  exhibition ‘Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias’. From 6pm, you can hear Vyt Bakaitis, poet and… More

Erica Scourti

Erica Scourti (Greece/UK) is an artist and writer born in Athens, Greece and now based in London and Athens. Her work explores biographical writing and bodily inscription in the performance and representation of subjectivity. For her residency… More

Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias

The exhibition, Jonas Mekas: let me dream utopias continues one of the last proposals for a project by poet, artist and filmmaker Jonas Mekas. This was a deeply personal project for which Mekas wanted… More

Panel discussion – Memory, narrative and poetics

26 June, 6:30 – 8 pm Participants: Violeta Davoliūtė, Ramūnas Čičelis, Deimantas Narkevičius.  Moderator: Aurimas Švedas. The discussion will be held in Lithuanian and will be sign interpreted (LGK). The twentieth century is often… More

Jonas Mekas’ films and a poetry reading in Biržai

On Wednesday 3 July Rupert is delighted to invite all to a screening of Jonas Mekas’ films and a poetry reading at Jurgis Bielinis public library (Radvilos str. 3, Biržai). The event is part… More

Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe

Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe (Germany) is a curator and writer whose work focuses on performance and documentary. During her residency at Rupert she will develop the curatorial research project ‘private performances.’ Co-conceived with the Scotland… More

Erdem Taşdelen

Erdem Taşdelen is a Turkish-Canadian artist who currently lives and works in Toronto. His practice is rooted in conceptualism and involves a range of media including installation, video, sculpture, sound and artist books. His… More

Seminar: Historical Transformations of Places for Prayer

Rupert kindly invites you to the seminar ‘Historical Transformations of Places for Prayer’, with a talk by historian and Kėdainiai regional museum director, Rimantas Žirgulis, and a presentation by the artist and current Rupert… More

‘In Legal Terms: On the Artist’s Contract’ workshop by Joshua Schwebel

Rupert is pleased to invite you to the workshop ‘In Legal Terms: On the Artist’s Contract’ led by artist and current artist-in-residence Joshua Schwebel. It will take place on May 14th, 6-9pm at Rupert… More

Concentric Concepts: Honour, Dignity, Humanity – a 3-day seminar with Povilas Dikavičius

We are happy to invite historian, Central European University comparative history PhD candidate, Povilas Dikavičius to lead a 3-day seminar ‘Concentric Concepts: Honour, Dignity, Humanity’ for the participants of the 7th Rupert Alternative Education… More

Open Call for Rupert’s Residency Programme 2020

Rupert’s Residency programme is dedicated to local and international practitioners and thinkers (such as artists, writers, curators, researchers, cultural managers and academics), providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while… More

Overview

Rupert’s five-year-anniversary publication has three components: a physical publication, limited edition works and an online section.  The online section is a supplement to the physical publication, and includes sound works, films, texts and GIFs…. More

Vasaros praktika Rupert

Tarpdisciplininis edukacijos, rezidencijų ir meno centras Vilniuje „Rupert“ šiuo metu ieško motyvuoto(s) praktikanto/(ės), norinčio(s) prisijungti prie komandos 2 mėnesių laikotarpiui nuo š.m. gegužės pabaigos. Praktikos metu turėsite galimybę įgauti patirties padedant organizuoti meno renginius ir… More

Purchase Rupert’s Five-year-anniversary Publication Online

We are pleased to announce the sale of Rupert’s five-year-anniversary publication.  Any proceeds from sales go toward Rupert’s Residencies, Public and Alternative Education programmes. Featuring contributions from several past residents, speakers, guests and participants of… More

Herb Shellenberger

Herb Shellenberger (USA/UK) – curator and writer originally from Philadelphia and based in London. He works between cinema and contemporary art, and is an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins and has recently organized… More

Infrastructural Praxis: Planetary Stakes, Situated Traction

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a public talk ‘Infrastructural Praxis: Planetary Stakes, Situated Traction’ by curator and writer Victoria Ivanova. The talk will take place on the 22nd of May, Wednesday, from… More

Meeting with artist Joshua Schwebel

Investigation Bureau (Sculpture Department Vilnius) and Rupert invites all to a meeting with artist Joshua Schwebel. The event will take place from 5pm at Vilnius Art Academy doctorate building C1, 102 auditorium. Currently the… More

Milda Dainovskytė: Tools of Introspection. Veronika Šleivytė

Rupert kindly invites you to the talk, ‘Tools of Introspection. Veronika Šleivytė’ by curator, artist and participant of the 7th Rupert Alternative Education programme, Milda Dainovskytė. The event will take place on the 24th… More

Writing workshop led by writer and curator Monika Kalinauskaitė

On the 12th of April, Monika Kalinauskaitė (curator and writer based in Vilnius), gave a workshop for our Alternative Education programme participants dealing with acts of cruelty in creative writing. Acknowledging the fact, that… More

The Public Museum of the Future – workshop with Àngels Miralda Tena

On the 13th and 14th of April, Àngels Miralda Tena (writer and curator based in Terrassa, Barcelona), visited us to give a 2-days workshop for our alternative education participants, curators and current residents. The… More

UNITED SCREENS: Near East, Middle East, Far East

UNITED SCREENS: Near East, Middle East, Far East On the 25th April from 6 pm, Rupert together with Autarkia (Naugarduko st. 41) is pleased to invite to the presentation given by Rupert’s current artist-in-residence… More

Joshua Schwebel

Joshua Schwebel (Canada/Germany) is a Canadian conceptual artist currently based in Berlin. Through artistic interventions, his work de-centers institutional authority and makes visible power structures and hierarchies residing in the art system. While at… More

Screening programme: Still Here

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a screening of five films by current and former artists-in-residence and alumni at Rupert. The screenings will start at 5:30 pm on the 17th of April 2019… More

Abhishek Nilamber

Abhishek Nilamber (India/Germany) is an independent artist and curator living and working in Berlin. Primarily working at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin and as artistic consultant for Backyard Civilization, Kochi, India, his work focuses on projects… More

Alternative Education programme participants visit Vilnius artist-run spaces

On the 17th of March, the 7th Rupert Alternative Education programme began with a day tour through Vilnius’ artist-run spaces led by Adomas Narkevičius, co-curator of the programme. The participants visited Editorial project space… More

Marta Trektere – Dying Death

Rupert kindly invites you to a premiere of Dying Death, a debut short film by Latvian artist Marta Trektere. The screening will take place on March 28th, at the CAC cinema hall (Vokiečių str…. More

Candace Goodrich: The Aestheticization of the Anthropocene

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a talk ‘The Aestheticization of the Anthropocene – A discussion about terminology, periodization and imagery’ given by artist and curator Candace Goodrich. The talk will take place… More

Anastasia Sosunova

Anastasia Sosunova (Lithuania) is a visual artist living in Vilnius. Using a variety of media such as video, installation, writing and printmaking, her work focuses on the ways in which communities and identities are… More

Fear of Intimacy Department – workshop with Maria Sarycheva

On the 18th and 19th of March, Maria Sarycheva (b. 1991, Ufa, in 2019 working mainly in Moscow and Krasnodar), gave a two day workshop for our Alternative Education programme participants and the curators of… More

Dainius Vanagas

Dainius Vanagas (b. 1989, LT) is a writer and art critic currently living and working in Vilnius. He holds a BA in Cultural History and Anthropology and an MA in Semiotics at Vilnius University…. More

Elžbieta Jašinskaitė

Elžbieta Jašinskaitė (b. 1992, LT) has an MA in Philosophy at the KU Leuven University, Belgium and is currently based in Vilnius. Currently she is working in a private political analysis institute, conducting social… More

Milda Dainovskytė & Laurynas Skeisgiela

Milda Dainovskytė (b. 1989, LT) and Laurynas Skeisgiela (b. 1994, LT) are a Vilnius based artist duo. Milda is also a curator. In working through her practice, Milda usually chooses spaces that are personally… More

Maarten Brijker

Maarten Brijker (b. 1993, NL) makes artworks dealing with dreams, anxiety and constructed identity. These themes are explored by the use of various mediums such as dance performances, installations, video-works, DJ performances, social media… More

Edvinas Grinkevičius

Edvinas Grinkevičius (b. 1988, LT) is a curator, cultural manager and cultural journalist, currently based in Kaunas. Grinkevičius has worked as a curator of Kaunas Artists’ House residency programme from 2017. Since 2016 Grinkevičius has been… More

Viktorija Damerell

Viktorija Damerell (b. 1992, LT) is an artist and a curator working mainly in fields of sculpture, sound and text. In 2017 she graduated with an MA in Contemporary Sculpture at the Vilnius Art… More

Ieva Sriebaliūtė

Ieva Sriebaliūtė (b. 1993, LT) is a political scientist, holding a BA in Political Science at Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science and an MA in European Politics at Lund University,… More

Participants Announced for Rupert’s 7th Alternative Education Programme

We are excited to announce the participants of the 7th edition of Rupert’s Alternative Education Programme which will run between the 12th March and the 9th September 2019. They were selected by a jury… More

Letters to Friends – workshop with Herb Shellenberger

In advance of Rupert’s Jonas Mekas exhibition of opening in June, the workshop “Letters to Friends” will focus on Mekas’s writing, filmmaking and important function as a connector of people. “Letters to Friends” takes… More

Eli Cortiñas

Cut to Link: Eli Cortiñas’ Walls Have Feelings (2018) By Giulia Civardi A metal spoon stirs coffee in a ceramic cup. As the liquid slowly spins, transforming its translucent skin into a frothy galaxy,… More

Rupert’s Anniversary Publication Launch

We are really excited to announce the launch of Rupert’s five-year-anniversary publication on the 28th of February, 2019 at Paviljonas, Vilnius between 19:00 and 21:00.  Performances and presentations from 19:30 – 21:00. Following the… More

Open Call: Rupert’s 7th Alternative Education Programme

Rupert kindly invites you to apply for the 7th edition of Rupert Alternative Education Programme, which will take place between March and September 2019. The deadline for all applications is February 15 (Friday) midnight,… More

Tutors for Rupert’s 7th Alternative Education Programme

Rupert is excited to announce the first group of speakers and tutors for the 7th Alternative Education Programme. At Rupert these guest speakers and tutors will offer the participants lectures, reading sessions, workshops, excursions,… More

Marta Trektere

Marta Trektere is a performance artist, independent curator and writer based in Riga, Latvia. She’s also co-running artist-run space Four to Seven gallery in Riga. Marta’s works addresses simplicity of complexity in everyday life… More

Avni Dauti and Rebecca Vaughan

Avni Dauti and Rebecca Vaughan are artists and researchers from Melbourne, Australia. Their work focuses on Deaf histories and repressed historical narratives, encompassing a diverse range of media and strategies including film, installation and… More

Paige K. Bradley

Paige K. Bradley (USA) is a writer and artist born and raised in Los Angeles. Her Project at Rupert will investigate the to and fro between visual form and written articulation. Interested in depicting… More

Darbas Rupert

KOORDINATORIUS/Ė (24 VAL/SAVAITĘ, 0.6 ETATO) Rupert kviečia prie komandos prisijungti motyvuotą administracijos ir projektų koordinatorių/ę, kuri/s padės vykdyti Rupert projektus bei administruoti įmonės dokumentus. Tai pozicija pagal terminuotą darbo sutartį, nuo š.m. kovo 1… More

Public presentation of the 7th Rupert Alternative Education Programme

Rupert kindly invites you to attend a public presentation of the 7th Rupert Alternative Education Programme which will take place on 4 February, from 6 pm at Vilnius Academy of Arts doctorate auditorium 102… More

OPEN STUDIOS: Antanas Gerlikas

Between 27-29 January Rupert kindly invites you to visit an Open Studio event by our current artist-in-residence Antanas Gerlikas. Gerlikas will open his residency studio to the public to share his latest drawings from… More

Core.pan

Core.pan in conversation with Giulia Civardi Void of course, the title of the work you developed while in residency at Rupert, seems to refer to a moment of cosmic passage, a moment of suspension… More

Santiago Taccetti

Santiago Taccetti, A House is not a Home single channel video 3’23’’ http://taccetti.com/a_house_is_not_a_home.mp4

Lina Lapelytė

Lina Lapelyte, I have lost my eyes, 2018 words by Jonas Mekas sounds recorded by Lina Lapelyte and Rhodri Davies at the studio Venezia by Xavier Veilhan

Jacob Dwyer

Santiago’s Shoulder This is a photo of myself (right) and fellow resident Santiago Taccetti. It was taken in February 2018 outside a hospital in Vilnius. Earlier that evening we watched the ‘Lietuvos Rytas’ play… More

Erik Martinson

Every Joke (Reinke Remix)

Milda Januševičiūtė

Milda Januševičiūtė, hope it finds you well

Kaspars Groševs

Kaspars Groševs, Dopesmoker’s Fight Against Its Own Hand Featuring Labais Dāma, Edgars Eihmanis, Oskars Tu, Uģis Jansons, Ohmtek, Kristaps Puķītis, Multilux, Lehitkarnef, Dubna, Lee Chapman, Aleksandr Aleksandrov, Reinis Naļivaiko, Andrejs Jastrebinskis, Gatis Ziema

Eva Mustonen

Eva Mustonen is an installation artist living and working in Tallinn, Estonia. With a background in textile art and semiotics, her work is heavily influenced by handicraft and physical labor as means of expression. During… More

Antanas Gerlikas

Antanas Gerlikas (Lithuania) main sources of inspiration is dreams, which offer forms, spaces and actions that are otherwise impossible to experience. One of the recent purpose of his practice is to have an immediate experience… More

Pakui Hardware: Stressed Out Jellyfish

Rupert kindly invites you to ‘Stressed Out Jellyfish’, a performance-lecture by artist collective Pakui Hardware (Neringa Černiauskaitė & Ugnius Gelguda). The event will take place from 6pm, Wednesday, 12th of December, at Rupert’s gallery… More

Joseph Pomp

Joseph Pomp (USA) is a film scholar and maker currently completing a PhD in Comparative Literature with a secondary field in Critical Media Practice at Harvard University. At Rupert he created a new multichannel video… More

Guy Oliver

Guy Oliver (UK) a graduate of The Royal College of Art (MA Painting), Guy Lives and works in London. With recent solo shows in London and New York, his work excavates the landscape of… More

Tuomas Ollikainen

Tuomas Ollikainen (Finland) is a Finnish artist. He graduated from the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences Fine Arts department in 2015. He creates installations, which combine sculpture, video and sound art, photography, text and… More

Jörg Heiser: Art at Risk

Rupert is pleased to invite you to a talk given by art critic, researcher and writer Jörg Heiser –  ‘Art at Risk’. The talk will take place on the 22nd November, from 6 pm… More

Lars TCF Holdhus & Martin Kohout – DungeonTT

Rupert kindly invites you to DungeonTT, a modular performative installation by artists Lars TCF Holdhus (NO) and Martin Kohout (CZ/DE). The event will take place between 3pm and 9pm on Saturday, 10th of November,… More

Internship at Rupert

Rupert is currently seeking candidates for full-time fully-funded ERASMUS and EVS internships and traineeships. If you are currently enrolled at university studies and have the option to do an internship through ERASMUS programme or… More

Philomene Pirecki

Philomene Pirecki (Jersey CI) is a multidisciplinary artist based in London working with photography, painting, sculpture, sound, video and writing. Her work is concerned with how time, memory, perception and sensation can be represented or materialised,… More

Cooper Jacoby

Cooper Jacoby (USA) is an artist based in Los Angeles. His work explores the ways in which hardware scripts space and how its malfunctions reveal the infrastructure of the built environment. Informed by extensive research… More

Flesh of Prose – a workshop by Jaakko Pallasvuo and Anni Puolakka

Rupert in collaboration with Autarkia kindly invites you to Flesh of Prose – a writing workshop by artists and residents at Rupert Jaakko Pallasvuo and Anni Puolakka in which we will explore character through observation, and,… More

Rupert Residents announced for 2019

Rupert is pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists, curators and researchers taking part in the 2019 Residency Programme, which will run from December 2018 to December 2019. Candidates were… More

Jaakko Pallasvuo & Anni Puolakka

Jaakko Pallasvuo & Anni Puolakka (Finland/Netherlands) are artists based in Helsinki and Rotterdam. Pallasvuo works with moving images, performances, exhibitions and comics. In his work, he explores the anxieties of being alive now and the… More

Progress Bar x Rupert

Rupert together with Progress Bar (NL) are delighted to present an event celebrating culture, equality, collectivity, hope and progressive thought. Combining talks, performances and experimental cutting edge music, the event will take place in a club… More

[:lt]Eleni Papazoglou

Eleni Papazoglou (Greece) is an Athens-born designer, researcher and producer. She lives and works in London, where she completed MA at the Royal College of Art and a BA at Camberwell College of Arts…. More

Joanna Warsza: How to make art go public?

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a talk given by curator and writer Joanna Warsza. The talk will take place on the 1st October, from 6 pm at Rupert (Vaidilutės str. 79). This… More

Renée Mboya 

Renée Mboya (Kenya) is a writer, curator and filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work is concerned with memory and specifically the use of autobiography in contemporary narratives to rehabilitate misrepresentations in history. Renée’s… More

The insider outside – 6th Alternative Education Programme Exhibition

Rupert is pleased to invite you to The insider outside, the final exhibition of the 6th Alternative Education programme, presenting new works by participants Monika Janulevičiūtė & Antanas Lučiūnas, Milda Januševičiūtė, Ona Juciūtė, Marjolein van… More

Darbas Rupert

Administracijos asistentas/ė (14 val/savaitę, 3 mėn. kontraktas) Rupert kviečia prie komandos prisijungti motyvuotą administracijos asistentą/ę, kuri/s padės rengti bei archyvuoti įmonės dokumentus. Užduotys užims kelias valandas per dieną, todėl darbas yra suderinamas su studijomis… More

Eli Cortiñas

Eli Cortiñas (Spain) has been a guest professor at the Art Academy Kassel and the Art Academy Mainz. She has been awarded with grants and fellowships from Fundación Botín; Villa Massimo, Rome; Karl-Schmidt-Rottluft; Kölnischer Kunstverein… More

Open Studios (Vilnius Gallery Weekend’18)

This Friday, 7th September, Rupert kindly invites to Open studios event. Studios by September artists-in-residence Holly Childs, Rebecca Ackroyd, Renée Mboya will be open between 2-5 pm (Studio 2 & 3). The event is… More

Rebecca Ackroyd

Rebecca Ackroyd (UK) lives and works in London. She graduated from the Royal Academy School in 2015 after completing her BA in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art in 2010.  Most recently Ackroyd… More

Holly Childs

Holly Childs (Australia/Netherlands) is a writer and artist living in Amsterdam and Sydney, researching the language and emotions in and of ecological and computational systems. Author of Danklands (Arcadia Missa, 2014-7) and No Limit (Hologram, 2014). Postgraduate researcher… More

core.pan – Void of course

Rupert is pleased to invite to a showcase of current summer residents core.pan (Sybil Montet & Simon Kounovsky). The event will take place on Wednesday, August 29th from 6 pm at Rupert (Vaidilutės str…. More

Open Call for Rupert Residency Programme 2019

Rupert’s Residency Programme is dedicated to local and international practitioners and thinkers (such as artists, writers, curators, researchers, cultural managers and academics), providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while… More

Portfolio reviews for artists

Rupert is pleased to announce monthly portfolio reviews for artists based in Lithuania. Each month, Rupert selects 3 artists for a 1 hour live review by Rupert’s team members and an external arts professional…. More

Open workshop with David Ruebain

On the 8th August between 3-5pm, Rupert is pleased to host David Ruebain, disability rights activist, adviser and formerly Chief Executive of Equality Challenge Unit and Director of Legal Policy at the British government’s Equality… More

Closing events of the summer group exhibition, Entangled Tales.

Rupert is pleased to announce the final events for the closing of the summer group exhibition, Entangled Tales. Thursday, 2 August 5pm – Free guided tour by the exhibition curators, Juste Jonutyte and Yates… More

Rick Dolphijn: How Art Objects

As part of the group exhibition, Entangled Tales, Rupert is pleased to invite all to a talk given by Dr Rick Dolphijn. The talk will take place at Rupert on the 25th July, from 6 pm. Dolphijn’s talk, ‘How… More

Entangled Tales

Opening: 6pm, 4th July RUPERT is pleased to announce a summer group exhibition, Entangled Tales. The exhibition opens on the 4th of July and will run through to the 3rd of August, 2018.  Exhibition… More

Entangled Tales, public events programme

Rupert is pleased to announce the public events programme for the group exhibition, Entangled Tales. All events are free, open to public and will take place at Rupert (Vaidilutes st. 79, Vilnius). Please note… More

Alternative Education program participants at Kintai Arts

Rupert 6th alternative education program participants Monika Janulevičiūtė & Antanas Lučiūnas, Milda Januševičiūtė, Ona Juciūtė, Marjolein van der Loo, Vytautas Stakutis, Rytis Urbanskas, Naglis Kristijonas Zakaras alongside program curator Adomas Narkevičius and assistant curator Giulia Civardi… More

Anna Gritz: Roberta, Lorna and Lynn

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a public talk, ‘Roberta, Lorna and Lynn’ by Anna Gritz, writer and curator at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Her talk will discuss fictionalised auto-biographic… More

Rupert Residents Announced for July-December 2018

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following artists and curators to take part in the Rupert Residency Programme for the period of July – December 2018. Candidates were selected through a… More

Daniel Rossi

Daniel Rossi (Italy) is an artist living and working in Bremen, Germany.  Recently he appeared in various group exhibitions including: “Oh Wow”, Museum Weserburg, Bremen “TRUNK” , Kunstverein Lüneburg , “AWOL”, Raum für drastische Maßnahmen,… More

core.pan

core.pan is Sybil Montet & Simon Kounovsky (France/Czech Republic). Freelancers in the field of video and motion design, they live and work between Paris and Prague. Initiated in May 2016, their project is based… More

The Behaviour of Mixed Bodies – workshop

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a workshop with artists Anastasija Sosunova, Sarah Chow and Daniel Rossi. The workshop is part of the summer group exhibition, Entangled Tales, and will take place at… More

Orit Gat: The Loneliness of Dele Alli

Rupert is pleased to invite all to a public talk, ‘The Loneliness of Dele Alli’ by Orit Gat, writer and editor on contemporary art and digital culture. During the talk Gat will discuss how… More

Ioanna Gerakidi: FUEGO (A Tribute To The Erotic Drama)

Rupert and CAC Reading Room are pleased to invite all to a reading performance ‘FUEGO (A Tribute To The Erotic Drama)’ by current Rupert resident, writer and artist Ioanna Gerakidi. The reading performance will take… More

Sarah Chow

Sarah Chow (USA) lives and works in New York. She received a MFA in Photography at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, and a BA with Distinction in Digital New Media and Imagery at New York University…. More

Guillaume Adjutor Provost

Guillaume Adjutor Provost holds a ph.d. in the study and practice of the Arts from UQAM, Montreal. His research focuses on the concept of curatorial art, namely the use of curatorial approaches as creative… More

Marks of Drama: writing workshop with Ioanna Gerakidi

Rupert is pleased to invite writer and current artist-in-residence Ioanna Gerikidi to lead a writing seminar, as part of the 6th Rupert Alternative Education Programme. The seminar will take place on the 4th June… More

Open workshops with artist Owen Griffiths

Rupert is very pleased to invite artist Owen Griffiths to lead a series of workshops on making art in an expanded field of social engagement and grassroots initiatives, as part of the 6th Rupert… More

Leah Clements

Leah Clements is an artist based in London. Her practice is concerned with emotional experiences, the relationship between the psychological and the physical, and self-loss. Self/other boundaries and collective identities, the subconscious, the impact… More

Abri de Swardt & Yan Xing – The Difficulty of Saying I

Yan Xing, still from Across the River and into the Trees (2016) Rupert is pleased to invite all to The Difficulty of Saying I, a showcase of films by current Rupert residents, artists Abri de Swardt and Yan Xing…. More

[:lt]Yan Xing

Yan Xing (b. 1986, China) is known for his interdisciplinary projects which have built a complex, compelling body of work that reflects critically on how history is manufactured today. He graduated from Sichuan Fine… More

Abri de Swardt

Abri de Swardt (b. 1988, South Africa) holds a MFA in Fine Art with distinction from Goldsmiths, University of London (2014).  De Swardt has held solo exhibitions at White Cubicle, London (SPF Matthew Barney,… More

Ioanna Gerakidi

Ioanna Gerakidi is a writer based both in Amsterdam and Athens. Her work draws on eros and love, on trauma and disorder to talk about the philosophies and haptic dynamics of language and voice…. More

Summer internship at Rupert

Rupert is currently seeking candidates for full-time fully-funded ERASMUS and EVS internships and traineeships. If you are currently enrolled at university studies and have the option to do an internship through ERASMUS programme or… More

Laurynas Adomaitis: Workshop on Artefacts and Objects of Nature

Rupert is very pleased to invite Lithuanian philosopher Laurynas Adomaitis to lead a series of workshops on artefacts and objects of nature for the 6th Rupert Alternative Education program. The series of 3 workshops is dedicated… More

Rubén Patiño

Rubén Patiño (b.1979, Catalonia) is an artist working in the field of electronic music, operating in a hybrid territory that incorporates elements of club culture and contemporary art. Most of Patiño’s work takes form… More

Monika Janulevičiūtė & Antanas Lučiūnas

Monika Janulevičiūtė (b. 1990, Lithuania) and Antanas Lučiūnas (b. 1997, Lithuania) work as an artist duo. Although they are coming from slightly different but interlocking perspectives of art field, in search of ways and… More

Rytis Urbanskas

Rytis Urbanskas (b. 1991, LT) graduated from Vilnius Art Academy in 2017 with a Master’s in Sculpture. Rytis explores the relationships formed between listener and the sound emitter by manipulating both sound equipment and… More

Milda Januševičiūtė

Milda Januševičiūtė (b. 1990, LT) has recently finished Master’s degree in Arts and Culture Sociology at Erasmus University of Rotterdam and is currently working at A Tale of a Tub gallery, Rotterdam. Before completing… More

Marjolein van der Loo

Marjolein van der Loo (b. 1987, NL) has had several positions in the arts, ranging from curator of exhibitions to a facilitator in public and educational programmes. She organises close collaborations and collectively produces… More

Naglis Kristijonas Zakaras

Naglis Kristijonas Zakaras (b. 1991, LT) recently completed his Master’s in Sculpture at Vilnius Art Academy (2017). His artistic practice looks closely at history and explores the relationship between the individual and art object…. More

Ona Juciūtė

Ona Juciūtė (b. 1988, LT) is a visual artist. Her practice could be described briefly as involving the transformation of visual experiences into physical objects. She is currently doing a Master’s degree in Sculpture… More

Vytautas Stakutis

Vytautas Stakutis (b. 1990, LT) is an artist, illustrator. He graduated from Vilnius Technology and Design College, Graphic Design degree. He is drawn to urban life themes exploring commonness and daily surroundings. In Rupert,… More

Fatoş Üstek: Curating beyond exhibition making

Rupert kindly invites you to a talk by London based curator and newly appointed DRAF director Fatoş Üstek titled, ‘Curating beyond exhibition making’. The talk will take place in Pakrantė gallery space (Vaidilutės str…. More

Megan Plunkett – Me as a Dog

On Friday, April 13th from 5 pm,  we invite you to debut of “Me as a Dog”, current Rupert artist-in-residence Megan Plunkett’s installation of recent photographic works at Vilnius bar Who Hit John (Didžioji… More

Chloe Stead

Chloe Stead (b. 1988, UK) is an English writer and critic living in Berlin. Her criticism has been published by frieze, Spike Art Quarterly, Sleek, Art + Australia and AnOther Magazine. Her fiction was featured most recently in Pfeil… More

Isabel Legate

Isabel Legate (b. 1992, USA) received her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2015. She has had a solo exhibition at Motel in Brooklyn, NY and has exhibited… More

Megan Plunkett

Megan Plunkett (b. 1985, USA) is an artist and publisher based in Los Angeles, California who has exhibited at Bad Reputation, Emalin, Redling Fine Art, Mitchell-Iness & Nash and 356 Mission, among others. She… More

6th Rupert Alternative Education Participants announced

We are excited to announce the participants of the 6th edition of Rupert’s Alternative Education Program which will run between March and September 2018. They were selected by a jury, consisting of Adomas Narkevičius (Rupert Curator… More

Zuzanna Czebatul

Zuzanna Czebatul (b. 1986,  PL) lives and works in Berlin. She graduated from the Staedelschule Frankfurt in 2013, and later attended the MFA Program at Hunter College, New York as Fulbright Fellow. Czebatul has… More

Santiago Taccetti & Laurie Kang – 255.155.2612

Rupert kindly invites you all to our February residents Laurie Kang and Santiago Taccetti showcase of works 255.155.2612 starting 3pm, Monday, 26 February in the Pakrantė gallery space and Studio 3 (Vaidilutes st. 79,… More

Undersong: Lina Lapelytė and Indrė Šerpytytė at kim?

Undersong is an exhibition of Lithuanian artists Lina Lapelytė and Indrė Šerpytytė organised by the Vilnius-based art centre, Rupert. Following Rupert’s commitment to supporting a young generation of Lithuanian artists in reaching an international… More

Laurie Kang

Laurie Kang (b. 1985, Toronto, Canada) works in photography, sculpture, installation and video. Kang has exhibited internationally at Topless, New York; The Power Plant Gallery, Cooper Cole, 8-11, The Loon, Franz Kaka, Toronto; L’inconnue, Montreal; Carl Louie,… More

Santiago Taccetti

Santiago Taccetti (Argentina) lives and works in Berlin. He has exhibited work in venues such as Cabaret Voltaire, Manifesta 11 in Zürich, Centre d’art Santa Monica, CCCB Barcelona, Istituto Italo Latinomericano in Rome, La Panaderia… More

Screening programme: Jasmine Johnson & Emanuel Almborg

Rupert kindly invites you to a screening of video works by Jasmine Johnson (UK) and Emanuel Almborg (Sweden). The event will be held in the CAC Cinema (2 Vokiečių str.) on the 3rd of… More

Jacob Dwyer

Jacob Dwyer (b. 1988, UK) is an artist based in Amsterdam. His work has been shown in art spaces and film festivals including, IFFR (Rotterdam), IDFA (Amsterdam), BFI (London), BALTIC 39 (Newcastle), Galerie Juliette… More

Eli Kerr & Daphné Boxer

Daphné Boxer (b.1987, Canada) and Eli Kerr (b.1988, Canada) are a curatorial duo operating under the project name Vie d’Ange. They produce exhibitions from a 300 m² former auto-body garage divided into two gallery… More

Ellie Hunter

Ellie Hunter (b. 1989, USA) is an artist and curator based between Los Angeles, CA and Richmond, VA. She received her MFA in sculpture + extended media from Virginia Commonwealth University (2017) and her… More

Permanent installation by Zuzanna Czebatul at Rupert

On the 28th March, we invite you to the opening of Zuzanna Czebatul’s new installation Untitled (Beach Towel, 2018), to be permanently installed in Pakrantė’s grounds.  The work, based on an abandoned beach towel,… More

Open Call. 6th Rupert Alternative Education Program

We kindly invite you to apply for the 6th edition of Rupert Alternative Education Program which will take place between March and September 2018. We are looking forward to receiving your applications until 31… More

Open Call. Rupert Residency Program 2018 (July-December)

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

Public presentation of the 6th Rupert Alternative Education Program

Rupert kindly invites you to attend a public presentation of the 6th Rupert Alternative Education Program which will take place on 23 January, from 6 pm at Vilnius Academy of Arts doctorate auditorium 102… More

Luca Vanello: Soaked in repetition, only to retreat in minutes

Rupert is pleased to invite you to “Soaked in repetition, only to retreat in minutes”, an exhibition of new works by a current artist-in-residence Luca Vanello. The opening will take place at Sodų 4 (Sodų str…. More

Jenni Crain

Jenni Crain (B. 1991, New York) is an artist and curator living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Solo exhibitions include Scenes From A Pause at 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2017); Upon Reflection at Y Gallery, New York, NY (2015); and Bent… More

Barbara Cueto

Barbara Cueto (b. 1986 ES/DE) is a Spanish curator based in Berlin. Her projects strive to depict the present, a moment when we are walking towards a post-human world defined by the constant interaction… More

Luca Vanello

Luca Vanello is an Italian-Slovene artist (b.1986, IT/DE) based in Berlin. He graduated from the Universität der Künste Berlin with Professor Gregor Schneider and with an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Arts, London. Informed… More

Lina Lapelytė: Pirouette

Rupert is pleased to announce “Pirouette”, the first solo exhibition of Lithuanian artist Lina Lapelytė. The show includes a series of newly-commissioned live performances and sound works presented in a specially-conceived environment by Lithuanian… More

Doesn’t Have To Be As Ever

Rupert is pleased to invite all to the final event ‘Doesn’t Have to Be As Ever’ of 5th edition of Rupert Alternative Education. Participants Žygimantas Kudirka, Kristina Marija Kulinič, Nina Kuttler, Beatričė Mockevičiūtė & Gintautė… More

Dorota Gawęda & Eglė Kulbokaitė

Dorota Gawęda (PL) and Eglė Kulbokaitė (LT) are an artist and writer duo living in Basel (CH) and Athens (GRC). Both are graduates of Royal College of Art in London and founders of YOUNG… More

Jussi Koitela

Jussi Koitela (b.1981) is a curator currently based in Helsinki. He has since 2012 been working with artistic responses to economical structures and discourses in the context of Skills of Economy curatorial research. Koitela… More

Hanna Järvenpää

Hanna Järvenpää (b. 1980, Orivesi). Järvenpää studied fine art at the North Carelia Polytechnic, later specialized in art graphics and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Institute of Fine Art and Design… More

Anastasija Sosunova: Demikhov Dog

Anastasija Sosunova and Rupert together with curator Adomas Narkevičius kindly invite you to the presentation evening of ‘Demikhov Dog’, a new video work by Anastasia Sosunova. It will take place on 3 December, from… More

Suhail Malik: Contemporary Art → Ex-art: Retro-transfiguration Into the Commonplace

Rupert kindly invites you to a talk by Goldsmiths MFA Fine Art Co-director Suhail Malik ‘Contemporary Art → Ex-art: Retro-transfiguration Into the Commonplace’. It will take place on 9 November, from 5.30pm at Vilnius… More

Rupert at 1857. Night of performances

1857 (Oslo, Norway) and Rupert (Vilnius, Lithuania) are pleased to invite you to “Rupert at 1857”, a night of performances by Lithuanian artists. Augustas Serapinas’ “Gym” and Lina Lapelytė’s new performance featuring musician Liudas Mockūnas… More

The Current Work of Rupert residents Nina Fránková and Marije Gertenbach

YOU ARE INVITED TO AN ENDING! 25 October, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at the Pakrantė gallery space (Vaidilutes st. 79, Vilnius). Unlike most exhibitions, which deal with end products, this show deals with by-products: with the… More

Kate Brown & Maurin Dietrich

Kate Brown is an independent curator and co-director and founder of the non-profit gallery and residency Ashley Berlin. She has curated independent projects at Kunstsaele Berlin and KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and has… More

Marije Gertenbach

Marije Gertenbach (b. 1990, NL) currently works and lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Gertenbach graduated from Amsterdam University of the Arts, in 2015-2016 was artist-in-residence at Residency Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. She uses painting as main… More

Nina Fránková

Nina Fránková (b. 1987, CZ) works across sculpture, photography, moving image, text, design, drawing, site-specific projects and interdisciplinary research. She is based in Prague and Amsterdam. Fránková has BFA from ceramics at Rietveld Academy Amsterdam and… More

Rupert Residents Announced for January-June 2018

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists and curators to take part in Rupert Residency Program for the period of January– June 2018. Candidates were selected through a… More

Internship at Rupert

Rupert is currently seeking candidates for full-time fully-funded ERASMUS and EVS internships and traineeships. If you are currently enrolled at university studies and have the option to do an internship through ERASMUS programme or… More

Rupert meetup in London

Next Thursday, 5 October at 8 pm a meeting with former Rupert residents, alumni, team and programme contributors will take place in London. It will provide the opportunity to meet up, exchange ideas and… More

Vera Karlsson

Vera Karlsson (b. 1990, Gotland, SE), is currently based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She works across mediums of installation, music, writing, video, sculpture, painting, and drawing. She is also involved in ongoing collaborative… More

Rachael Melanson

Rachael Melanson (b.1987, a.k.a. Rosen) is a transmedia artist from the UK who plays with the fissure between author/reader and online/offline environments. She has recently performed at Issue Project Room, New York in collaboration… More

Encode // Dance Ring // Enchanted

Rupert kindly invites you to a concert ‘Encode // Dance Ring // Enchanted’. Rosen (live), Renick Bell (live), Calum Gunn (live) and ang3l_sp1der (live) will perfom during the event. The event will take place… More

Open Call for Rupert Residency Program 2018

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

Simon Dybbroe Møller

Simon Dybbroe Møller (b. 1976, Denmark) grew up in Greenland, currently lives in Berlin (DE). The artist makes video and sculpture that is visually imitative and formally quotational. Borrowing models for fetishization from contemporary… More

Ragna Bley

Ragna Bley (b. 1986, Uppsala, Sweden) lives and works in Oslo (NO). Bley received her BFA at The Oslo Academy of Fine Arts in 2011 and her MA in Painting from the Royal College of… More

Patrons Trip to Frieze, 5-7 October, 2017

The entry is in Lithuanian only. If you would like to receive more information about Rupert patrons’ trip to Frieze London this October, please don’t hesitate to get in touch: Vitalija Jasaitė (+370 656… More

Johanna Kotlaris – The Passage Between Us (These Little Truths)

Rupert is pleased to invite you all to a performance “The Passage Between Us (These Little Truths)” by an artist-in-residence Johanna Kotlaris on Thursday, 10 August, 7:00 pm, at the National Gallery of Art (Konstitucijos ave…. More

Claire Tolan

Claire Tolan (b. 1986) is an American artist currently residing in Berlin. Since 2013, much of Tolan’s work has found its foundation in the sounds of ASMR, Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. Tolan has hosted… More

Nicolas Fleming artist talk

Rupert is pleased to invite you all to an artist talk by a current Rupert resident Nicolas Fleming (Canada) on Thursday, 27 July, 6 pm, at the CAC Reading Room (Vokieciu st. 2, Vilnius)…. More

Johanna Kotlaris

Johanna Kotlaris (b. 1988, CH) is based in Rotterdam and Zürich. She holds a BA Graphic Design from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and is currently completing her MA Fine Art at the Piet Zwart… More

Nicolas Fleming

Nicolas Fleming (b. 1979, Canada), is a Toronto-based visual artist. Fleming’s sculptural work is often based on manufactured utilitarian objects with varied significance in his daily life or of notable influence to his artistic… More

Martin Kohout

Martin Kohout (b. 1984, Czech Republic) is an artist and publisher, who lives and works in Berlin and Prague, currently he is involved in a London-based project. In his practice, he often examines the habits… More

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

We would kindly like to invite you for a screening of a film programme ‘It’s not about being wanted or ‘Should I have bothered getting out of bed’ curated by current Rupert resident Demelza… 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

Daria Melnikova

Daria Melnikova (b. 1984, Latvia) has graduated from the Art Academy of Latvia, Visual Communication department. Her solo exhibitions include: Yesterday Is The New Tomorrow, ISSMAG gallery, Moscow (2017), EX-UVIA, Konstanet, Tallinn (2016), Room… 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

Justinas Dūdėnas

Justinas Dūdėnas (b. 1982, Vilnius) is a graduate in architecture and semiotics, freelance architect and artist. He joined educational program to explore spatial and social impacts of emergence of Rupert in its small yet complex… More

Vsevold Kovalevskij

Vsevolod Kovalevskij (b. 1988 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Lives and works between Vilnius ant Tromsø). Vsevolod’s practice is based on critical thought, his works are driven by research and in that he creates tools to… More

Vytenis Burokas

Vytenis Burokas (b. 1990) is an artist based in Vilnius. He creates art informed by the visible manifestations of history in architecture and common space, documenting time passing and cataloguing movements that form the… More

Alex Davidson

Alex Davidson (b. 1987, South Africa) is a writer and curator from New Zealand. At Rupert, she tried to more fully understand the local context while continuing her research based loosely around a comparison between… More

Augustas Serapinas

Augustas Serapinas (b. 1990, Vilnius, Lithuania) is an artist currently based in Vilnius. While in Rupert, he was exploring the town looking for secret, hidden places.

Karolis Kaupinis

Born in Vilnius, 1987, Karolis Kaupinis graduated from Vilnius University with an MA in Comparative Politics. Since the end of his studies Kaupinis has been working a foreign news editor in Lithuanian National Broadcaster…. More

Viktorija Rybakova

Viktorija Rybakova is an artist and architect. Her artistic practice began as a choreographed paper architecture that opened up the world of senses and sciences. She is interested in the human body that has… More

Gediminas G. Akstinas

Gediminas G. Akstinas (b. 1987) is a Lithuanian artist currently residing in Amsterdam. His recent solo exhibitions include It depends at the Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius and San Serriffe in Amsterdam and The ‘SHIP’ at Kunstverein, Amsterdam… More

Ieva Kraule

Ieva Kraule (b. 1987, Riga) is based in Amsterdam. Among recent solo shows are The person you are trying to reach is not available (with Aidan Koch) at Hester, New York; and Qu’est-ce que ça peut faire tout ça (with Kaspars… More

Tim Steer

Tim Steer is a curator and writer based in London. He is Associate Curator at Cell Project Space, Co-Founder of Opening Times, and runs Montague. The residency facilitated a research project that looked at… More

Viktor Timofeev

Viktor Timofeev (b.1984) is a Latvian born, London based artist. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Hunter College, New York (2008), and an MFA from Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam (2017). Timofeev working… More

Floris Schönfeld

Floris Schönfeld (UK/Netherlands) is an artist living and working in London and Amsterdam. He is interested in the subtle wrinkle that exists between defining his context and being defined by it. While at Rupert, he… More

Ali Eisa

Ali Eisa (b.1987) is a London based artist and researcher known as half of Lloyd Corporation. He graduated with an MA in Visual Sociology in 2013 and a BA in Fine Art Practice in… More

Matthew Alexander Post (Post Brothers)

Post Brothers is a critical enterprise that includes Matthew Alexander Post—an independent curator and writer working between Białystok, Berlin, Antwerp and Oakland. Post Brothers received an MA in Curatorial Practice from the California College… More

Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson

Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson (b.1984 in Reykjavik) is a storyteller, performer, singer, object maker and illustrator.  He has a love for the absurd, by which is meant less an obsessive passion for the ridiculous, nonsensical… More

Robin Vanbesien

Robin Vanbesien lives and works in Brussels. He studied History at the University of Ghent and Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Amsterdam) and in the Ateliers (Amsterdam). His solo exhibitions include Pregnant,… More

Matthew Shannon

Matthew Shannon (Australia / Netherlands) is an artist who works predominantly sculpture and filmmaking. He has previously exhibited at Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Kadist Foundation, Paris and the Australian Centre for… More

Lucas Dillon

Lucas Dillon (b.1990) is an Irish artist currently working in Peckham, London. He was born in Hounslow, London and spent his upbringing in Belfast. In 2008 he returned to London to study Sculpture at Camberwell… More

Ivan Galuzin

Ivan Galuzin (b. 1979, Murmansk) lives and works in Oslo, Norway. He received his diploma from The National College of the Arts, Oslo in 2006. Galuzin is a conceptual artist working with installation, painting,… More

Aneta Rostkowska

Aneta Rostkowska is a curator and researcher based in Poland, a graduate of de Appel Curatorial Programme in Amsterdam. She studied philosophy, economics and art history in Kraków, Poznań, Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main…. More

Natalia Valencia

Natalia Valencia (b. 1984, Bogotá) is an independent curator based in Mexico City. She has collaborated with the Museo de Arte Moderno MAMM in Medellín, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art Bordeaux, Palais de Tokyo… More

Tim Kliukoit

Tim Kliukoit (b. 1984, Vilnius, Lithuania) is an artist currently based in Vilnius and a recent graduate from M.A. studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts. Tim works in media of object and image installation,… More

Marco Bruzzone

Marco Bruzzone (Genova, 1974) is an artist based in Berlin. He studied Biology at University of Genova and Photography and New Technologies at Bauer Institute in Milano. His work is represented by the Berlin gallery… More

Jamie Kane

Jamie Kane (b.1989 Inverness) graduated from Sculpture and Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art in 2013. His recent exhibitions include Sore Spot, Plymouth Art Center, 2016, William’s Palm, Mclellan Galleries (curated by Grace Johnston) 2015, Life Like, Transmission, Glasgow,… More

Lina Zaveckytė

Lina Zaveckytė (b. 1988, Lithuania) has a BA and MA in Photography and Media Art from Vilnius Academy of Arts, Rupert’s Alternative Education Program participant 2014-2015. She is interested in the concept of change,… More

Robertas Narkus

Robertas Narkus (g. 1983 m. Vilniuje) yra menininkas, žinomas kaip vienas Vilniaus patafizikos instituto įkūrėjų, taip pat – kaip menininkų dienos centro „Autarkia“, eksperimentinės inžinerijos stovyklos „eeKūlgrinda“ ir menininkų bei privataus verslo bendradarbiavimo platformos… More

Audrius Pocius

Audrius Pocius (b. 1991) is a curator based in Vilnius. He graduated from Vilnius University with an BA in Philosophy. Currently, Audrius works as a curator and educational coordinator at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius.

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Jurgis Paškevičius

Jurgis Paškevičius (b. 1987 Vilnius, Lithuania), studied Photography and Media arts in Vilnius Fine Art academy from 2006 until 2011. In 2011 he moved to Amsterdam to follow the Master of Fine Arts at… More

Ania Molenda

Ania Molenda is an independent Rotterdam-based researcher and curator. She is a founder and editor-in-chief of Amateur Cities an editor of The Site Magazine. In her work Ania focuses on the socio-cultural dimension of… More

Sebastian Rozenberg

Sebastian Rozenberg is an artist based in Stockholm. He works mainly with poetry, text and performance, trying to articulate dancing allegories, presentable processes and the poetry in conceptual language. While at Rupert he worked on… More

Maya Mikelsone

Maya Mikelsone is Latvian art curator based in Paris. She holds a Master in Philosophy of Art at the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne completed by curatorial training program in a Ecole du Magasin. She… More

Marnie Slater

Marnie Slater (b. 1980, Wellington, New Zealand) is a visual artist who lives in Brussels. Marnie’s work engages with multiple formats, including sculpture, collaboration, writing, performance, painting and installation. Alongside her solo activities, Marnie… More

Gerda Paliušytė

Gerda Paliušytė (b. 1987) is a Lithuanian video artist and curator currently living and studying in Amsterdam. In 2012-2015 together with Inesa Brašiške she initiated and curated The Gardens – an exhibition space based in… More

Eglė Kulbokaite & Manuel Scheiwiller

Eglė Kulbokaitė (b. 1987, Kaunas) is an artist and writer living in Berlin (DE) and Basel (CH). She is a 2012 graduate of Royal College of Art in London and a co-founder of YOUNG… More

Søren Rosenbak

Søren Rosenbak is a design researcher currently pursuing a PhD in design as critical practice at Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden. His research explores how pataphysics can infuse and advance a critical design… More

Zoë & Michelangelo

The Cosmopolitan Shepherd is an agency for the subversion of lifestyle into life standards, tweaking contemporary knowledge towards a crypto-pastoral subculture. It was started in Athens in 2015 by artist Zoë Paul (UK) and… More

Jess Wiesner

Jess Wiesner is an artist who currently lives and works in London. She attended de Ateliers in Amsterdam and has been exhibiting both collaborative projects and solo work including at Hessell Museum, New York;… More

Olivia Erlanger

Olivia Erlanger is an artist based in New York. Recent projects include, a. or fifty thousand at 83 Pitt St. NY, Dripping Tap at Mathew, NY and The Oily Actor at What Pipeline, IL…. More

Gareth Bell Jones & Gemma Lloyd

Gareth Bell-Jones (b. 1982) is curator/director of Flat Time House, a gallery and archive in the former home of post-war conceptual artist John Latham. After graduating from the MA in Curating Contemporary Art at… More

Romuald Demidenko

Romuald Demidenko (1985, PL) is a curator, researcher and producer currently focused on​ the exploration of the impact that increasing digitalization and social​ media have on quotidian real life events, as well as on… More

Garrett Nelson & Luca Iemi

Luca Iemi (1988, IT) a PhD candidate at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University working on a project titled, “Uncovering functional role of spontaneous alpha oscillations in visual perception”. Previously he… More

Felix Kalmenson

Felix Kalmenson is a Russian-born artist, with a practice in installation and video. His work is concerned with the mediation of histories and contemporary narratives by political, institutional and corporate bodies examining how innovations… More

Jasmine Johnson

Jasmine Johnson (b. Brighton 1985) lives and works in London. Solo exhibitions include: Jerwood Project Space; Jerwood Visual Arts presents @ Genesis Cinema; ANDOR Gallery with MoreUtopia! (all London, 2016); ASI & CCI Fabrika… More

Antoine Donzeaud

Antoine Donzeaud (born 1985 in Vitry-sur- Seine, FR) lives and works in Paris. He studied painting at UCLA and graduated from Villa Arson in Nice. He is the co-director of the project space Exo… More

Jude Crilly

Jude Crilly is an artist based in London and Amsterdam. Recent exhibitions include Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania (2016); Transformation Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London (2015); BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle (2015); Camden Art… More

Marco Strappato

Marco Strappato (1982), lives and works in London. His work is engaged with the pressing and urgent reassessment of a contemporary understanding of image production and image distribution, through a multidisciplinary practice which involves C-types,… More

Nina Kuttler

Nina Kuttler (b. 1993) was educated, amongst other places, in Art Schools in Hamburg (DE) and Hangzhou (CHN).  In her artistic practise, she is interested in liquid body limits and fluid frames. Her writings about… More

Eglė Razumaitė

Eglė Razumaitė (b. 1993) is based in Vilnius, where she has received her BA in Philosophy from Vilnius University in 2016.  From 2013 she participates in various exhibitions and projects, such as Young Poor Artists… More

Žygimantas Kudirka

Žygimantas Kudirka (b. 1987) is a writer, artist and a performer, one of the pioneers of slam poetry in Lithuania. Performed in multiple audiovisual and sound poetry collaborations, makes constant appearances in contemporary art… More

Kristina Marija Kulinič

Kristina Marija Kulinič (b. 1992, Vilnius) has been studying and working in various stagings from classical forms, site-specific productions, to experimental theatre. She studied ‘Theatre and Cinema Acting’ program at VMU, which she has finished in 2016. She has been… More

Andrej Polukord

Andrej Polukord (b. 1990) is an artist based in Vienna and Vilnius. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and co-recipient of the 2016 Kunsthalle Prize Vienna, draws on painting, installation, performance, and video… More

Kęstutis Montvidas

Kęstutis Montvidas (b. 1984) creates installations based on subjective interpretations of scientific data. His artworks have been presented at CAC, Russian Drama Theatre, Malonioji 6 (Vilnius). He is a last year sculpture MA student… More

Gediminas Žygus

Gediminas Žygus (b. 1991) is an artist residing in Vilnius, in his practice entangling the domains of sound art and theory, theatre, ecology, experimental geography, radical politics and new media. Shows, exhibitions and collaborations presented… More

Beatričė Mockevičiūtė and Gintautė Skvernytė

Beatričė Mockevičiūtė and Gintautė Skvernytė (b. 1994) – Both of their artistic practices evolve around industrial materials such as aluminum profiles, glycerin or paraffin. Besides their versatile purposes and seemingly translucid consistency, the materials… More

Rupert Residents Announced for July-December 2017

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists and curators to take part in Rupert Residency Program for the period of July – December 2017. Candidates were selected through… More

Hanna Laura Kaljo

Hanna Laura Kaljo (b.1989, Tallinn) is a curator and writer based in London. She is the co-director of Jupiter Woods in South East London and a graduate of the MFA Curating course at Goldsmiths College…. More

Demelza Watts

Demelza Watts (1990, Wiltshire) is an artist who lives and works in London. Watts’ recent and upcoming projects include ‘Free time’ a solo show at Silicone Malley (Lausanne, Switzerland), ‘PACTO’ a residency at MilesKm (London,… More

5th Edition of Rupert Alternative Education Program participants announced

We are excited to announced that the selection jury, consisting of Adomas Narkevičius (Rupert curator), Audrius Pocius (CAC education coordinator) and Ieva Malikėnaitė (Rupert coordinator) selected new participants for the 5th edition of Rupert’s… More

Kristina Skaldina

Kristina Skaldina (b.1989 st. Petersburg) is based in Vilnius. She studied Integrative Body Movement Therapy and Bodywork, dance and ceramics. Recently Kristina is organizing performative movement workshops, usually in collaboration with different artists. She works with… More

Vitalijus Strigunkovas

Vitalij Strigunkov is a visual artist born in 1990 in Vilnius, Lithuania, where he continues to live and work. He studied at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and received his B.F.A and M.F.A…. More

Viktorija Mickutė

Viktorija Mickute is a journalist and documentary filmmaker from Lithuania. Her professional experience includes working for the Lithuanian National Television in Vilnius and Al Jazeera English in Washington DC, U.S. She was awarded with… 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

2 % Support for Rupert

This entry is only available in Lithuanian. MALONIAI PRAŠOME UŽPILDYTI IKI 2017 M. GEGUŽĖS 1 DIENOS. Gerbiamieji, primename, kad pagal LR Paramos ir labdaros Įstatymą, iki š.m. gegužės 1 dienos galite teikti paramą neatvėrę… More

Borbála Soós

Borbála Soós is a London-based curator. She graduated from the MA Curating Contemporary Art course at the Royal College of Art, London in 2012, and holds an MA in Film Studies and an MA in… More

Elvia Wilk

Elvia Wilk is a Berlin-based writer who researches the ethics of art-making in relation to emerging technologies. She writes for publications like frieze, Artforum, e-flux, and die Zeit, and currently she is a contributing editor… More

Lorraine Châteaux

Lorraine Châteaux lives and works in Paris. She graduated in 2012 from Villa Arson National School of Art, Nice (FR). Recent exhibitions includes Le Nouveau Monde Industriel (2017), Galleria Continua, Les Moulins / Boissy-le-Châtel (FR), Culture Pop Marauders (2016),… More

Cara Tolmie

Cara Tolmie experiments from within the intersections of performance, experimental music and moving image. Her works probe the site-specific conditions of performance-making by finding ways to vocalise and place her body that access the political… More

Byzantia Harlow

Byzantia Harlow lives and works in London, U.K. Her practice investigates commodity, branding, the unique object, the mass produced and cultural identity. She is interested in pivoting points of value and authenticity, aspiration and desire…. More

Merike Estna

Merike Estna (born in Estonia 1980) lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia. She has graduated from the Estonian Academy of Arts with a Bachelorʼ s degree in painting and from the Goldsmiths College, University of London,… More

Alex Turgeon

Alex Turgeon (b. 1988, Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian artist  based in Berlin. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University in 2010. His work has been exhibited and preformed at… More

Weronika Trojanska

Weronika Trojanska is an artist, who also write about art. Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan and Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam, she investigates in her artistic practice notions of auto/biography and the… More

Jo-ey Tang

As an artist, curator, and art critic, Jo-ey Tang (American. b. Hong Kong. Lives and works in Paris since 2011) enacts the shifts of originary forms over time in his work, using the movements… More

Sanna Marander and Niklas Tafra

Sanna Marander and Niklas Tafra work both separately and collaboratively with writing, performance and installation. Their common works have recently been shown at Market Art Fair, Stockholm (2016), Overgaden Institut for Samtidskunst Copenhagen (2015)… More

Maija Rudovska

Maija Rudovska is an independent curator and researcher based in Riga, Latvia. Her interests locate in the fields of contemporary art and architecture, particularly with a focus on space, hybridity and in-betweenness. Her recent… More

Matthew Rana

Matthew Rana is an artist and writer. He is the author of two poetry collections, The Theory of the Square (Torpedo Press, 2014) and Holiday Poems (Varv Varv 2015), and his writing on contemporary… More

Požemis & Muk

Eglė Naujokaitytė – Muk is a singer, DJ and active ousiders’ music and culture promoter. Muk plays with just barely reminiscing of other world and tastefully nostalgic sounds and is the best known as a lead singer… More

Carl Palm

Carl Palm (b. 1980, SE), based in London and Stockholm. Palm’s work spans across a wide variety of media including drawing, sculpture, print, installation, expanding into the realm of curating. Palm is interested in… More

Aapo Nikkanen

Having studied fine arts extensively in its different forms in Finland (Tampere University of Applied Sciences), Switzerland (HEAD / Haute Ecole d’Art et Design) and The Netherlands (Sandberg Institute), the work of Nikkanen has… More

Adriana Ramić

Adriana Ramić is based in New York City, and currently working, among other projects, on a longterm research on the question of materializing systems of cognition and chronologies. Her work has been exhibited in Witte… More

Mariona Moncunill

Mariona Moncunill (Tarragona, 1984) lives and works in Barcelona. She has a BA in Fine Arts and a MA in Cultural Management by the University of Barcelona and is currently doing her PhD at… More

Tamar Latzman

Tamar Latzman (b. Israel) works in the media of video and still photography. She received her MFA from S.V.A, New York (2010), studied Fine Art at The School of Art, Hamidrasha, College, Israel, and… More

Phanos Kyriacou

Phanos Kyriacou was born in Nicosia (1977), Cyprus and graduated from Middlesex School of Fine Arts (Quicksilver Place) in London. In 2007 he completed his MFA at Goldsmiths University of London and currently living… More

Juan-Pablo Villegas

Juan-Pablo Villegas sees filmmaking as a way to bring together his interest in images & sound. It takes as a starting point the body’s perception of external stimuli & how that influences our personal… More

Maria Toumazou

Maria Toumazou (b. 1989, Nicosia) is an artist and curator working in Nicosia, Cyprus. She completed her BA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths College and MFA at Glasgow School of Art. She is the co-founder… More

Hannah James

Hannah James graduated from The Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam in 2014. Recent exhibitions include: Resting Bitch Face, Attent, Rotterdam, 2016 (solo); Heads, Pracownia Portretu, Lodz, 2016 (solo); Left Hand to Back of Head, Object… More

Jason Hendrik Hansma

Jason Hendrik Hansma was born in 1988, Lahore, Pakistan. NL/AUS. He studied at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and was a participant at the Jan van Eyck, Maastricht. He lives and works in Rotterdam,… More

Kaspars Groševs

Kaspars Groševs (b. 1983) is an artist and curator based in Riga. Some of recent solo shows are Dancing Water (with Ieva Kraule) at Futura, Prague (2016); Didn’t have wi-fi, so I started to paint at… More

Daniel J. Glendening

Daniel J. Glendening works and teaches in Portland, Oregon. He is pursuing a research-driven practice that takes many forms, including objects, images, actions, and writings, in digital and physical space. Much of his work… More

Allison Gibbs

Allison Gibbs (b.1978) is an artist working between Glasgow, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia. Recent exhibitions and screenings include CURRENT: Contemporary Art from Scotland, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2016/17); Historicode: Scarcity & Supply, The 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival,… More

Julia Geerlings

Julia Geerlings (born 1985, Amsterdam) is a freelance curator and writer based in Amsterdam and Paris. Geerlings studied Art History at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and at the Free University of Berlin. Geerlings writes… More

Laurent-David Garnier

Garnier’s practice navigates around benign objects through olfactive lens and History. The notion of volatility, tubes and terrestrial gravity interest him. Their success or failure too. – conducted and realised the SMELL INTERVIEW. Volunteers… More

Josh Bitelli

Josh Bitelli works across film, performance and installation. Recents projects follow an ongoing body of research into the politics of healthcare. He has worked with members of the London Doctors Choir and various other… More

Laurence Wagner

Laurence Wagner (b. 1984) grew up in Switzerland where she studied History of Art, French Literature, History and aesthetics of cinema at the University of Lausanne before doing a Master in Critical Curatorial and… More

Cecilia Lopez

Cecilia Lopez is a composer, musician and instrument builder from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work explores the boundaries between composition and improvisation, as well as the resonance properties of diverse materials through the creation of… More

Alberto García del Castillo

Alberto García del Castillo curates and writes on communities, feminism and queer. Plays his and other people’s writings and works. And collaborates with others in multiple combinations. Alberto has recently published “Oslo” in Girls Like… More

Mike Crane

Mike Crane is an artist raised in Bogotá, Colombia and currently based in New York. He is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art and studied at Hunter CUNY. Previous exhibitions include… More

Chloe Cooper

Chloe Cooper uses performative tours, lectures and instructional videos to propose something quite improbable to groups of people to be worked through together. This something quite improbable normally splashes about in the rocky waters of… More

Beth Collar

Beth Collar was born in Cambridge, England in 1984. She studied in London and currently ‘lives’ in Berlin and maybe Bristol too. Recent exhibitions include Tall Tales at the Glasgow Women’s Library, Tarantallegra at Hester,… More

Anna Clawson & Nicole Ward

Clawson & Ward (b. 1986/87, N. Ireland). Activities include: Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone, CCA Derry~Londonderry touring programme (2016-17); EBC Takeover (as part of Art Licks Weekend), The Bomb Factory, London (2016); Gone Fishing, Assembly… More

Kent Chan

Kent Chan is an artist, filmmaker and curator based in Singapore and Amsterdam. His practice revolves around our encounters with art, fiction and cinema that explore the links between aesthetic experience and knowledge production…. More

Andrea Zucchini

Andrea Zucchini (b.1987, Brescia, Italy) lives and works in London. In his practice he explores the convergence of different fields of knowledge, juxtaposing the scientific to the mythological, the geologic to the cosmological. The… More

David Bernstein

David Bernstein (1988, San Antonio, Texas) is an artist based in Amsterdam and Brussels. He combines performance, sculpture, and writing to tell stories through objects. Cheers to the Miss standing under the table doing… More

Sanna Helena Berger

Sanna Helena Berger (b. Sweden, lives in London and Berlin) works predominately with relational and/or site-specific installation, text and performance. Berger’s works are often participatory, relying on the audience and their social labor as… More

Jacquelyn Davis

Jacquelyn Davis (b. 1980, USA) is a writer, critic, editor and curator currently based in Stockholm. While in Vilnius, Jacquelyn orchestrated “The Lottery”, inspired by Shirley Jackson’s short story: an experimental exhibition platform and… More

Jonas Vaitiekūnas

Jonas Vaitiekūnas (b. 1990, Lithuania) lives and works in Vilnius. He graduated from Sculpture, Vilnius Academy of Art in 2013. The artist recently participated in group exhibition of young artists ‘Unanswered Q’. Jonas describes his artworks… More

Julijus Balčikonis

Julijus Balčikonis (b. 1981, Vilnius) is a representative of famous Lithuanian artist dynasty. He is Vilnius Arts Academy graduate, holds one BA in sculpture and other BA and MA in photography and media. He… More

Jasmine Picot-Chapman

Jasmine Picot-Chapman artist and curator working to create alternative infrastructures, testing the potential of the art work to act as a tool for social change. She was born in Nottingham, UK, in 1989 and currently… More

Anastasija Sosunova

Anastasija Sosunova (b. 1993, based in Vilnius) creates graphic images, books, installations. She works on the inter-connected series of works about language, problems of communication and representation. Anastasija graduated Čiurlionis School of Arts, attained… 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

Thomas Tsang

Thomas Tsang was born in Borneo, Malaysia. Trained in architecture, worked as artist and curator based in Hong Kong, and founder of DEHOW PROJECTS. His work integrates artistic practice with architecture in installations and… More

Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian… More

Corinne Mynatt

Corinne Mynatt is from Nashville, Tennessee, lives and works in London, UK. Corinne completed a Masters Contextual Design at the Design Academy Eindhoven (NL), and BA Fine Art at Central St Martin’s London and Pratt… More

Adam Cruces

Adam Cruces is an artist who was born in 1985 (Houston, TX, USA), currently living in Zurich, CH. He received his BFA from Kansas City Art Institute in 2008, and his MFA from Zürcher… More

David Stein

David Stein was born in Philadelphia, PA. He lives and works in Queens, NY, received an Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, and an Masters in Fine Arts from the… More

Shama Khanna

Shama Khanna is a curator, educator and writer based in London where she curates ‘Flatness’, a multi-format research and commissioning project. Khanna has presented screening and discussion events relating to ‘Flatness’ at international venues… More

PWR Studio

PWR is occupied with practical and speculative investigations into present and future communication systems. Current fields of interest include crypto-governance and the thermodynamics of info-capital. Additionally, PWR is a service provider in the areas… More

Ciarán Wood

Ciarán Wood (b. 1988 Liverpool, UK) is an artist based in London who predominantly works with video installation. His work originates in historical and personal video footage, using the medium to revisit and reposition… More

Lars Laumann

Lars Laumann graduated from the National Art Academy , Oslo (1995-2001) and Nordland Art and Film School in Kabelvåg, Norway (1993-1995). Lars Laumann, Norwegian artist known for his videos, sculptures and installations. He has… More

Bridget Currie

Bridget Currie calls her practice sculpture although works may involve performance, writing, food and painting. The things she makes reveal a curiosity about how the forces of life and death act to make the… More

Hanni Kamaly

Hanni Kamaly is a research-based artist working with sculpture, video and performance in which she explores subject/object theories and ontology as it relates to borders of existence and boundaries of subjectivity. Her recent and… More

Travis Jeppesen

Travis Jeppesen (b.) American novelist and poet currently living in Berlin. For more than a decade, Travis Jeppesen has been regarded as one of the more iconoclastic practitioners of literary art criticism in his essays, reviews,… More

Gianmaria Andreetta

Gianmaria Andreetta was born in Switzerland. He is a writer and an artist based in The Netherlands. Gianmaria recently finished a MFA inCritical Studies at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam. Prior to that, he worked as… More

Hugo Scibetta

Hugo Scibetta lives and works in he city of Grenoble where he has graduated from the School of Art & Design in 2015. He regularly works with Levy.Delval gallery and has shown his work… More

Erik Martinson

Erik Martinson (Canada/Latvia) is an independent curator based in London, UK. He worked in Toronto at Vtape, a not-for-profit video art distributor, from 2005-2014 and was a member of the Pleasure Dome curatorial collective… More

Ben R. Clement

Ben R. Clement (b. 1989) is an artist from Auckland, New Zealand who is currently studying at the Stādelschule under prof. Peter Fischli. His practice examines narratives of transgression and emotional investment in relation… More

Anna Zett

Anna Zett is an artist and writer, born in Leipzig, living in Berlin. Once trained in theory, she is now trying to link past and future using screen, voice, story and performance. Zett’s work has been presented at museums, galleries, film festivals,… More

Enterprise Projects

Enterprise Projects is a project space in Athens, Greece run by Vasilis Papageorgiou and Danai Giannoglou. It functions independently and periodically since September 2015 and is experimenting with the curatorial proposal, the artistic creation,… More

Vikram Uchida-Khana

Vikram Uchida-Khanna – lives and works in Oslo and Vancouver. His writing has appeared in Billedkunst journal. He is currently writing a play about human history from the point-of-view of dogs, plants and rocks and studying Proto-Indo-European…. More

Anna Bella Papp

Anna Bella Papp (b. 1988, RO) currently lives in Antwerp. Artist likes to draw her inspiration from immediate surroundings and to make intuitive choices in terms of subject matter depending on what attracts her the… 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

Jenine Marsh

Jenine Marsh (b. 1984, CA) is an artist based in Toronto. Jenine’s recent exhibitions include: “Dear Stranger” at Entrrée, Bergen, 2017. “In a world of weeds, all roses are wild” at Beautiful, Chicago, 2016. “Everyday War”… More

James Lewis

James Lewis (b.1986, UK). Lives and works in Vienna. While at Rupert, Lewis will be developing a series of works that function like a theatre prop – they conjure a scene, an atmosphere, a staging…. 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

November Residents at Rupert

Rupert is pleased to welcome new residents this month: Ben Clement (NZ), Erik Martinson (CA/LV), Hugo Scibetta (FR). Ben Clement (b. 1989) is an artist from Auckland, New Zealand and is currently studying at the… 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