How have you been this past month? Was it hectic and at times confusing under full moon? Perhaps, just as I, you were lost in the endless barrage of Trump memes, overly extensive coverage of the art fairs you did not ask for in your social media feed. The echo-chamber got a lot more eerie whilst seeing the newest Adam Curtis, yet all was completely fine again immediately afterwards. It’s okay, here’s a long-forgotten Lithuanian song from the 80s called „Have I Forgotten? “.
Snapped out of this trance, we have a lot of ground to cover. Artist and writer Travis Jeppesen, contributor to Rupert’s most recent publication “A Solid Injury to the Knees”, is opening an exhibition of new works ‘Word’ at Rupert tonight. The exhibition runs until 3 November, come see it if you get the chance!
Curator, former Rupert resident Jo-ey Tang is presenting a screening of film endings “More More Than Lovers,, More More Than Than Friends“ in Vilnius with many international artists and curators contributing to the project this Saturday, 22 October at Ozo kino salė (Ozo str. 4). Find more about the screening here. Adding to the very vibrant weekend, former resident Hanni Kamaly is opening an exhibition ‘iirc I thought I knew’ on 21 October at ‘All Welcome’ (Šaltinių st. 7a).
On November 6th we will have the culmination of our collaboration with Unthinkable research platform in the form of all day long Nomos Workshop at Rupert. Together, we will form a large research group to investigate the cardinal threads pertinent to rethinking our contemporary nomoi (plural of nomos). Nick Srnicek, co-author of Inventing the Future, and Pete Wolfendale are confirmed as videocall guests for the workshop. If you would like to learn more or join the workshop, you can still can do that here.
Last but not least, we are pleased to announce the selection of the following group of artists and curators to take part in Rupert’s Residency Program for the period of January – June 2017. Candidates were selected through a public Open Call. Final selections jury consisted of Zane Onckule, programe director at kim? Contemporary Art Centre in Riga (Latvia), Rupert’s director Justė Jonutytė and Rupert’s residency coordinator Adomas Narkevičius. We would like to congratulate upcoming residents Josh Bitelli (b.1989, UK), Lorraine Chateaux (b. 1986, France), Marije Gertenbach (b. 1990, The Netherlands), Byzantia Harlow (b. 1986, UK), Martin Kohout (b. 1984, Czech Republic/Germany), James Lewis (b. 1986, UK/Austria), Jenine Marsh (b. 1984, Canada), Anna-Bella Papp (b. 1988, Romania/Belgium), Borbála Soós (b. 1984, Hungary/UK), Marco Strappato (b. 1982, Italy/UK), Cara Tolmie (b. 1984, UK), Demelza Watts (b. 1990, UK), Elvia Wilk (b. 1989, Germany), Merike Estna (b. 1980, Estonia/UK), Hanna Kaljo (b. 1989, Estonia/UK) and Daria Melnikova (b. 1984, Latvia). For more information, go to our website . The Open Call for residencies for the second part of 2017 will be announced this winter, so don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Thu, 20 October, 2–8 pm
The Open Call for residencies
The Open Call for residencies for the second part of 2017 will be announced this winter, so don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Adam Curtis, yet all was completely
Artist and writer Travis Jeppesen, contributor to Rupert’s most recent publication “A Solid Injury to the Knees”, is opening an exhibition of new works ‘Word’ at Rupert tonight. The exhibition runs until 3 November, come see it if you get the chance!