Like There’s No Tomorrow

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

Dora Garcia Performance series

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

Chloe Cooper. Artist Talk

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

Oneiric Workshop. Julijonas Urbonas

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

NSK State in Time

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


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


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

Forest, forest

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

Photo Reportage from the Opening of Fast Flux

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

Vilnius Pataphysics Institute

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

Do you think about the bookstore?

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

Gediminas Akstinas & Rupert invite: Kamilė Mačiulaitytė

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

Rupert invites: Antonio Piazza

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

Rupert invites: Andros Zins-Browne & Sandy Williams

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

Rupert invites: filmmaker and producer Antonio Piazza

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

Jennifer Teets invites: Rupert is taking a bath

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

Rupert invites: Jennifer Teets

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

Rupert invites: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez

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

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

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

Rupert invites: Will Holder

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

A Day by Audrius Pocius: WHICH IS WITCH?

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

Rupert invites: Adam Kleinman

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

Rupert invites: Adam Kleinman & Raimundas Malašauskas

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

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

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

Projects in Progress

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

Fionn Meade

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

Fionn Meade

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


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

Day in Berlin by Gediminas Akstinas

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

Mark Aerial Waller

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


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


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


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

official opening of
the Rupert programme

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


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

Mårten Spångberg

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

Jūris Kiškis

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

Rein Raud

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