ŠILAINIAI URBAN FURNITURE

In summer 2019 we organised urban furniture workshops in Šilainiai neighbourhood, because simply we severely lack benches. It is the first time we did this, so we invited Lasnaidee – active community association team from Tallin, Estonia, to share their experience and teach us how to do it. Here are some moments from the workshops: Lasnaidee team…

Street art in Šilainiai

Following requests from Šilainiai community members, we started to look more closely at these small buildings. We believe they are a perfect canvas for creativity! Walk in Šilainiai with local street artists, 2017. 2017 talks and discussions about street art. Vytenis Jakas artist talk in Kaunas J. Grušas Art gymnasium: watch here. Artist Tadas Šimkus giving…

The Lake Twins

The Lake Twins will be Artists In Residence in Šilainiai 15 – 24 August 2016. Artists profile: We are London based identical twin artists who have a degree in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Our practice is predominantly site specific and multi-disciplinary, consisting of drawing, painting, film, installation and text based…

Francis Olvez – Wilshaw

Artist Francis Olvez – Wilshaw will take part in Šilainiai residency 30 July – 6 August 2016. These are his initial plans for the residency: My work firstly looks at the financial crash of 2007/08 and the models/institutions that underpinned and caused the crisis. Currently I appropriate the motifs, symbols and architecture used by the…