Shota Kotake

Shota Kotake was born in Niigata, Japan 1988 and is currently based in Dublin, Ireland. Lithuanians were able to see his work in Vilnius at Now Japan festival 2016 and this will be his first visit to Kaunas. 2000th self-portrait in Manga style Ryuichi Hoshino, Hitoshi Hirano style   Artist Statement Version 2.0 (January 2017)…

Katrina Brown

Katrina Brown has been a resident in Šilainiai 3-10 November 2017. Meeting with the artist at Šilainiai library (Baltų pr. 81, Kaunas) – 9 November 2017. Residency outcome –   artist  book  STILLED: tilt/linger/concrete/ –  Katrina_Brown_2017 (A3 PDF) S T I  L L E D : t i l t / l i n g e r  /…

Šilainiai [Fortas] Project

ŠILAINIAI [FORTAS] PROJECT 2017 In 2017, following the fantastic feedback received previous year, we initiated the second Šilainiai [Fortas] Project and 15 July 2017 Kaunas VIII Fort was animated again. THANK YOU to Kaunas Fortress Park, Kaunas 2022, Kaunas Artists’ Home, AC Patria and Pål Isdahl Solberg for support. Thank you to artists: Lahestan (Aleksander…

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…

Lahestan (Aleksander Haugen)

The improvised electronic music of Lahestan (Aleksander Haugen) (Norway) is based on sampling, electronic sounds, field recordings and live realtime sounds, processed through various effects. The atmosphere that is created consists of elements varying from abstract and ambient music to drones and industrial electroacoustic noise music. Since the music is improvised, what you hear is created…

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…