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…

Tadas Šimkus

This year we asked artist Tadas Šimkus, who grew up in Šilainiai, to come back to his native neighbourhood and create a public artwork here.   There are a lot of Tadas’ works in central Kaunas and in other cities across the country, one of the most visible ones – ‘The Wise Man’, co-created with Žygimantas…

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…

Brooke Carlson

Artist Brooke Carlson will take part in Šilainiai residency 21 – 28th July 2016. These are her initial plans for the residency: For the past few years my practice has been dedicated to the performativity and materiality of the drawing discipline. The new project, beINg (working title), will extend on my recent performances which investigate drawing…