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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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: bit.ly/AEP_EN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

”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

2 % Support for Rupert

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

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

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

Rupert Residents Announced for July-December 2016

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists, curators and theater directors to take part in Rupert’s Residency Program for the period of July – December 2016. Candidates were… More

Educational Program 2016: New Participants Announced

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

Open Call for Rupert’s Residency Program 2016

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

Open Call (July—December, 2015)

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