Rupert Reading Sessions #6 plot twist: Kiss me thru the phone

Rupert continues its monthly reading sessions! Every month, a member of Rupert’s team or an invited guest selects material to discuss. The reading sessions are open to anyone by registration. Kiss me thru the… More

Rupert residents announced for December-July 2021

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists, curators and researchers who will take part in the 2021 Rupert residency programme, which will run from January to July 2021 (in… More

Art Meadows

The centre for creative industries Pakrantė in partnership with Rupert centre for art, residencies and education invites to a series of informal events “Art Meadows”. During these gatherings, Lithuanian artists and culture professionals will… More

Workshop with Sean Roy Parker – Processing Abundance: wild food and ferments

This upcoming Wednesday, 26 August, join current Rupert resident, Sean-Roy Parker for the two-part workshop exploring the biodiversity of the Neris river bank and building a healthy microbiome in your gut.  18.00 Wild Food… More

Rupert Reading Session #5 Rowena Harris: When the sick rule the post-covid world

The fifth of Rupert’s online reading sessions will take place on Zoom, 19th of August, from 19:00 EEST. In this session artist-researcher Rowena Harris will lead a reading session as a way to explore,… More

Rowena Harris (virtual residency)

Rowena Harris (United Kingdom) is an artist and art researcher focused on what is at stake for bodymind difference within the everyday technological regime. She is completing her CHASE funded PhD at Goldsmith’s College… More

Sean-Roy Parker

Sean-Roy Parker (United Kingdom) is an artist, environmentalist and community cook based in London. His work builds social frameworks inclusive of marginalised voices and alternative currencies like labour exchange to encourage practical, post-capitalist action… More

Open studios

Rupert is inviting everyone to join our current residents Arvydas Umbrasas (LT), Alexei Gordin (EE), Luīze Rukšāne (LV) for the Open Studio event which will take place on the last Thursday this month, 30th of July… More

Pijus Džiugas Meižis, Geographical States

26 July 10 pm Doors open on 9 pm Zuikio Daržas (Nidos-Smiltynės pl. 7a) The NAC Nightlife Event Programme is a series of collaborative events played out at local bars, clubs, and other friendly… More

NAC Library Talks: Types of Residencies

26 July 4 pm NAC Library (E. A. Jonušo str. 3, Nida) Since Spring 2020 Druskininkai Artists’ Residency, Kaunas Artists’ House, Rupert, NAC, and Kintai Art have held online meetings discussing about their roles… More

Look, there are waves emanating out of me

Rupert alternative education programme invites to open event at Kintai Arts Residency on 24th of July at 20:00 i had to go to wakefield citilodge to solve the problem with quantum physics but i… More

Arvydas Umbrasas: Abundance – Shooting stars

From 7 to 31 July, 2020 Rupert presents outdoor sculpture installation by current artist-in-residence Arvydas Umbrasas. The sculptures will be installed near by Valakampiai II beach in the field behind the Pakrantė building (Vaidilutes… More

Online talk: Doing disability differently: access as collective care

Rupert invites all to an online talk by Jos Boys as part of Rupert’s 2020 public programmes on care and interdependence.  The talk will be streamed online on Rupert’s Facebook page, 16th July, 2020… More

Rupert Reading Session #4 Karolina Rybačiauskaitė: Experimenting with Togetherness

The fourth of Rupert’s online reading sessions, ‘Experimenting with Togetherness’, will take place on Zoom, on 9 July, 18:30 EEST. In this session, a researcher and Rupert’s resident Karolina Rybačiauskaitė in relation to her… More

Aistė Ambrazevičiūtė

Aistė Ambrazevičiūtė (b. 1988) is an experimental architect and digital artist based in Kaunas, Lithuania. During her master studies, Aistė formed her personal interests towards architecture and it’s shifting definition. She found her strength in the experimental… More

Anna Karanevskaya and Valentin Duduk (CONTAMINATED NAILS)

Anna Karanevskaya (b. 1998) and Valentin Duduk (b. 1997) often come together as an artist duo. While working with a variety of projects and media, they keep discovering points of convergence, among which are: intermutual… More

Artūras Čertovas

Artūras Čertovas (b. 1995) is an architect, artist and DJ based in Vilnius. He finished his BA studies in Architecture and Urban Design and now works independently as a spatial designer. In his art… More

Céline Mathieu

Céline Mathieu (b. 1989) is an Antwerp-based artist whose practice intertwines linguistic and bodily sensibilities with an element of play. Her work is often temporary, ranging from performance to sculpture in non-permanent materials such… More

Dalia Maini

Dalia Maini (b. 1992) is a slow thinker, independent curator and practice-based writer. Her research moves in the threshold of cultural and survival production. After a BA in Cultural studies (Naples) and an MA… More

Guoda Šulskytė

Guoda Šulskytė (b. 1997) is an interdisciplinary designer, researcher and filmmaker, interested in exploring diverse, imaginative methods of questioning reality. Moving from body, to socio-political, to cosmological her work relates personal and cultural phenomena with scientific practice,… More

Jo Kalinowska & Georgie Sinclair (plot twist)

plot twist is an Amsterdam-based literary collective initiated by Jo Kali (b. 1989) and Georgie Sinclair (b. 1991) in 2018. plot twist believes learning is relational and refuses hierarchical pedagogical practices. As such, plot… More

Jurgis Bernatonis

Jurgis Bernatonis (b. 1990) graduated from Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2016 with a Master’s in Graphic Arts. After studies, he started working with computer-generated imagery and since then he has been working in… More


NKO (b. 1992) is an interdisciplinary autist and maker. They research the political terrain of the interwebs and try weaving often obfuscated information into relatable threads by making videos, memes and storytelling. [nko@Rupert] mkdir… More

Sholto Dobie

Sholto Dobie (b. 1991) was born in Edinburgh and lives in Vilnius. He works with sound, music and performances as well as organising events and exhibitions. Recent audio works include Preambula, Amplify Festival: quarantine… More

Vilius Vaitiekūnas

Vilius Vaitiekūnas (b. 1996) is an art educator and an artist currently living and working in Vilnius and Aleknaičiai. He holds a BA in Fine arts from Minerva Academy (NL) and finished a pre-master… More

Alexei Gordin

Alexei Gordin (Estonia) is mainly known as a painter, however, he also works with photography, video and performance. Using black humour, Gordin draws attention to the absurdity of the (art) world and alienation, highlighting… More

Luīze Rukšāne

Luīze Rukšāne (Latvia) is a young artist currently studying BA Visual Communication at the Art Academy of Latvia. Participating in group and solo exhibitions since 2017, in 2019 she was one of 7 Latvian… More

Real and imaginary flights – a video lecture by Marija Nemčenko and Prof. Barbara Helm

Rupert invites to a video lecture by artist, current resident at Rupert Marija Nemčenko and Prof. Barbara Helm. The talk will be live streamed on the Rupert’s Facebook page on 30th of June, 19… More

Call for Interviewees

Artist Leah Clements is looking for people who have been patients in a Lithuanian hospital. The one-to-one interviews will take place over video call, audio call or by email depending on what the interviewee… More

Online Talk: Re-drawing the Economy: Re-claiming Interdependence

Rupert invites all to a lunch-time talk by internationally renowned economic geographer, Katherine Gibson as part of Rupert’s 2020 public programmes on care and interdependence.  The talk will be streamed online on the Rupert… More

Invitation for virtual residency in London

Somerset House Studios partners with Vilnius- based centre for art and education Rupert, the Lithuanian Culture Attaché in the UK, Lithuanian Culture Institute for an online residency to support a Lithuanian artist pushing the… More

Arvydas Umbrasas

an artist living in Vilnius. His sculptural work deals with the themes of cosmic bodies and their impact on people’s imagination. At Rupert he will be developing new outdoor sculptures inspired by the phenomenon… More

Virtual residency: Karolina Rybačiauskaitė

an Art Critic and a PhD student of Philosophy at Vilnius University, also graduated in History and Theory of Art at Vilnius Academy of Arts, now living between Vilnius and Prague. She studies the principle of… More

Rupert Reading Session #3: Sophie Seita ‘Reading with Material’

Rupert continues its monthly reading sessions! Every month, a member of Rupert’s team or an invited guest selects material to discuss. The reading sessions are open to anyone by registration.  The third of Rupert’s… More

OPEN STUDIOS: unlearning

On Friday, 5th of June from 9 pm Rupert’s three current residents – Marija, Aiste and Margarita – cordially invite you to an Open studios session. Through talks and discussions, the session will explore ideas… More

Meet Rupert Alternative education programme Alumni board

Rupert alternative education programme‘s Alumni board will advise in development of the programme and take part in educational process. Alumni board will help to create and foster educational ecosystem between past, present and future… More

Open Call for Residencies at Rupert in 2021

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 from… More

Open Call for Rupert Alternative education programme

Rupert kindly invites you to apply for the 8th edition of Rupert’s alternative education programme, which will take place between July and November 2020. The deadline for all applications is May 31 (Sunday) midnight,… More

Post-pandemic Futures: Open Call for Ideas

Transdisciplinary art, residencies and education center Rupert together with “Vilnius Tech Park” invites artists, researchers, scientists, philosophers, critics, hackers and all visionaries to propose ideas about the futures after the pandemic. Instigated by immense… More

2020 participants are currently being selected. Application to alternative education programme can be found here:

Open studios: Denisas Kolomyckis 

Thursday, 14 May, from 17:30, join our current resident, Lithuanian artist and performer Denisas Kolomyckis and Rupert curator Kotryna Markevičiūtė for a virtual open studio meeting. In the conversation the artist will present his… More

Rupert Reading Session #2 Jos Bitelli: the earth is a common treasury for all

Rupert continues its monthly reading sessions! Every month, a member of Rupert’s team or an invited guest selects material to discuss. The reading sessions are open to anyone by registration.  The second of Rupert’s… More

Rupert online talk: Class Relations

Rupert is pleased to announce an online talk given by artist Emma Hedditch as part of Rupert’s 2020 public programmes on care and interdependence. The talk will be streamed online on the Rupert Facebook… More

April-May short residencies

We are happy to announce artists, curators and researchers who will reside in Rupert from this week till the end of May. Aistė Ambrazevičiūtė – experimental architect and digital artist based in Kaunas, Lithuania. During her master… More

Rupert online talk: Visual art and disability, care and interdependency

Rupert is pleased to announce the first of a series of online talks as part of its 2020 public programmes. The talk will be live streamed on the Facebook event page on April 22nd… More

Rupert Reading Sessions #1 Monica Mays: Bucolic Gang

Rupert is pleased to announce monthly reading sessions. On April 16th, from 18:30, our current artist in residence Monica Mays will be running the first session that weaves together extracts from several authors in relation… 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