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Kaunas 2022 residency: Sound and installation artist Brigitta Bödenauer

Sound and installation artist, experimental filmmaker and DJ from Vienna, Austria, Brigitta Bödenauer has been active as DJ in Vienna’s noise and experimental scene since the early 1990s. Her visual work has been always inspired by and strongly connected to music. Extensive experiments – driven by her fascination for the sensuality of movement and material – mark the beginning of each of her works. Read more


Brigitte Christensen ir Nikola Diklic

Brigitte Christensen and Nikola Diklic: The theatre that is capable to reveal potential in every one of us

"Eutopia" is a multicultural project that has aroused in the context of  "Aarhus – European Capital of Culture 2017". Led by cinema and theatre actress and director Brigitte Christensen, and musician and composer Nikola Diklic, "Eutopia" initiates various artistic projects in order to create a room for divers encounters and inspire cultural changes within the local community. In the following interview, the presenters of  “Kaunas - European Capital of Culture” Forum (organised in May, 2018), Brigitte Christensen and Nikola Diklic, shared their experience in community plays building and creating life-changing experiences through theatre. Read more


MATTERS_: Open call for sound artists

Matters_, "Kaunas 2022" platform for industrial culture, is announcing an open call for (a) sound artist(s), experimental musicians, industrial music composers, sound collectors, and others to participate in a 2 week sound residency to take place through 10 – 24, August, 2018 in Kaunas, Lithuania.Read more


European Capital of Culture forum 2018

Kaunas introduces one of the most ambitious EU’s culture-led projects – European Capital of Culture.Read more


“Contentment and happiness come about, first of all, through the sense of security”, Says EIDD Ambassador Pete Kercher

Pete Kercher, Ambassador for EIDD Design For All Europe, first visited Kaunas in April. He was invited by the Kaunas 2022 team to become a mentor for Designing Happiness workshop called – obviously! – ‘Design for All’. Kercher will be back in Kaunas in May when he’ll take a look at what the workshop participants have come up with in the Diplomatic block of Kaunas and move on to a new location in Vilkija to tackle new problems. During his first visit, we sat down to discuss how happiness can be created and measured – in Kaunas and elsewhere in the world. Read more


collaboration #1 revisited-8

On the 1st of May international short-term sound art residency Matters_ starts in the framework of Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022. Read more


Rolfas Norås: advises Kaunas to be itself and dare to provoke

Director of cultural affairs in the City of Stavanger, Norway, team member of ‘Stavanger – European Capital of Culture 2008’ and co-founder of The European Capitals of Culture Family, Rolfas Norås believes that collaboration between European Capitals of Culture can help reach the long-term success. In the following interview, the presenter of the upcoming European Capital of Culture Forum in Kaunas shares his thoughts on Stavanger experiences and possible recipes of success. Read more


Neil Peterson: ‘I’m really excited about the prospect of Kaunas being a very good example ECOC’

Neil Peterson was one of ‘Liverpool – European Capital of Culture (ECoC) 2008’ team members, who is now working with various European cities, such as Kaunas, that have won this status in helping them to achieve their goals. With Neil Peterson, who was recently visiting Kaunas, we spoke about the potential of Kaunas city, the challenges that ‘Kaunas 2022’ team is yet to face in the future and Liverpool's 2008 success, which leads city ten year on.Read more


Employees of Kaunas’ museums became students again

Imagine once a week closing your office door for half a day, forgetting about emails and calls. Luxury, you say? Rather a necessity. Assessing the purpose of your organisation anew, rethinking the needs of visitors and becoming more open to the public with better communication inside your team – these are the challenges for the employees of two museums of Kaunas this autumn.Read more


The winners of the contest for creating the logo and visual identity for Kaunas 2022 have been chosen

Rokas Sutkaitis and Julius Seniūnas became the winners of the Kaunas 2022 contest to create the logo and visual identity for the programme “Kaunas – European Capital of Culture”.
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