ARTISTS selected for the launching exhibition of KAUNAS PHOTO 2014

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Festivali News | No Comments
ARTISTS selected for the launching exhibition of KAUNAS PHOTO 2014

Save the date! The first exhibition of KAUNAS PHOTO on the theme of MUSEUMS, GALLERIES and EXHIBITIONS will open on May 17, 2014 at M.Zilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Ciurlionis Art Museum. The change of the date is due to the decision of ICOM to celebrate the Europe-wide Museum Night on May 17 to ...

Call for works / proposals for KAUNAS PHOTO 2014 launching exhibition about MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, EXHIBITIONS

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Festivali News | No Comments
Call for works / proposals for KAUNAS PHOTO 2014 launching exhibition about MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, EXHIBITIONS

Save the date! The 11th edition of KAUNAS PHOTO festival will be launched on May 23, 2014, while the main program of the festival will run from September 4 to October 12, 2014. …DEADLINE to submit proposals:  March 21, 2014, Midnight – Sender’s Time DEADLINE to submit proposals:  March 21, 2014, Midnight – Sender’s Time ...

Exhibition of Polish photographer at Lithuanian Parliament to remind of Vilnius events of 1991

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Exhibition of Polish photographer at Lithuanian Parliament to remind of Vilnius events of 1991

On January 10 at 9 AM the second building of the Parliament of Lithuania starts the opening of the exhibition “Lithuania, January 1991″ of works by Polish photographer Mariusz Forecki (entrance from A. Goštauto street, next to the remains of the barricades). The exhibition will be presented by the Member of Lithuanian Parliament Rasa Juknevičienė, ...

One more time Maciej Dakowicz : Cardiff, parties & photography

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One more time Maciej Dakowicz : Cardiff, parties & photography

There is no need to introduce Maciej and his series “Cardiff after dark”. Worldwide known photographer still gets lots of  attention from media and his visit to Kaunas wasn’t an exception. But still we get a chance to talk, even the festival is on his last weeks. So one more time about Cardiff, parties & ...

The Central Exhibition at M.Žilinskas Art Gallery extended to June 30!

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Festivali News, Video | No Comments

Very good news! Those who have not seen the exhibition now have time to visit it. A video by Linas Hermanas (below) will remind us of the opening party on April 11… …

Raimondas Pocius (LT) – CheckPoint@KAUNAS PHOTO

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Festivali News | No Comments

… Those are the pictures taken by the installation “Check Point” or the door-camera by  Romualdas Pocius (LT) during the opening of the central KAUNAS PHOTO 2013 exhibition at M.Žilinskas art Gallery on April 11, 2013. If you attended the event, take a look at the images below. Have not found your image? Then we ...

Susan A. Barnett and T-shirts of New York

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Susan A. Barnett and T-shirts of New York

At the age of 15 Susan A. Barnett got her first camera and never let it go. With a formal education in Art History and Studio Art, she landed a job at Perls Galleries on Madison Avenue, where she worked for twelve years as Associate Director. She handled Picasso, Braque, Leger and Matisse as well as ...

Moments from the main exhibition opening in in M.Žilinskas Art Gallery

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Festivali News | No Comments
Moments from the main exhibition opening in in M.Žilinskas Art Gallery

  Thanks a million for the pictures Erlendas Bartulis.

Bold and ironical cakes of Amy Stevens

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
Bold and ironical cakes of Amy Stevens

Amy Stevens is Pennsylvania based artist that made some cakes for the 10th anniversary of the Kaunas Photo festival. Actually it was photo series that started before the 30th birthday of Amy when she started to wonder about the artistry and precision of beautifully made cakes and at the same time about absurdity of the celebration of birthdays, festive colors and ...

Short interview with photographer and proud parent Szabolcs Barakonyi

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
Short interview with photographer and proud parent Szabolcs Barakonyi

Kaunas Photo festival presents Hungarian photographer Szabolcs Barakonyi and his series called From Zero to Three. As Szabolcs said : „To have a child is one of the most sublime commitments in human life. But beyond the miracle there looms another world…“ We briefly chat about parenthood and celebrations. How did you come up with the idea of ...

Conversation about true beauty with Martin Guggisberg

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
Conversation about true beauty with Martin Guggisberg

Swiss photographer Martin Guggisberg will participate in the main progam of the festival with series “Miss Impossible” that is about beauty contests in Switzerland. Photographer documents the participants of these events, shows them backstage, on the stage, but he also looks at the experts, juries and ourselves, the observers. And strangely there are lots of ...

I’m crazy about kitsch! – interview with Eugenia Maximova

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I’m crazy about kitsch! – interview with Eugenia Maximova

For the main contest of Kaunas Photo festival which was dedicated to celebrations Bulgarian photographer Eugenia Maximova send us series about… The cemetery. Strange there was nothing about sadness and pictures perfectly reflected an epoch, its society and culture. Those graveyards celebrate the lifestyle, social status and financial power of both those who are dead ...

Short conversation with Esteban Pastorino Diaz : Kaunas Photo Star and future plans

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
Short conversation with Esteban Pastorino Diaz : Kaunas Photo Star and future plans

Back in 2012 Esteban Pastorino Diaz was selected as one of the Kaunas Photo Star winners. Today Esteban is also a part of our 10th years anniversary celebration and one of the artists that curatorial team choose to participate in the main program of the festival. Quiet genius who doesn’t rush with the new technologies – ...

kitafotografija.lt presents : Faces by Catrine Val

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
kitafotografija.lt presents : Faces by Catrine Val

It was Kaunas Photo Star 2012 when we met with Catrine Val for the first time.  She was selected as one of the top winners of the photographers’ contest. We ran into each other for the second time during her book signing in Paris Photo and I couldn’t resist to invite Catrine for a cup of coffee ...

What can we learn from weddings? Interview with Katarina Radović

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
What can we learn from weddings? Interview with Katarina Radović

Katarina Radovic (1976) is Serbian photographer that we are happy to introduce not for the first time. Katarina was participating in the festival of 2007 where she exhibited series called Women. Years ago K. Radovic presented fictional characters of women that were parodies of the values imposed on society and culture. In the 10th edition ...

Dionysias of students and grey tones of the morning after. Jonas Petronis interviewed

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Interview | No Comments
Dionysias of students and grey tones of the morning after. Jonas Petronis interviewed

Team of the he 10th edition of KAUNAS PHOTO festival is not only celebrating, but still working and talking a lot. We hope to talk to all selected artists, curators and organisers indeed. So here are the first result of interview with Jonas Petronis. Jonas Petronis (1982) at the moment lives and works in Kaunas. From ...

The 10th festival starts on April 11

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 in Festivali News | No Comments

  We are impatient for April 11 to come!   On that day, the 10th edition of KAUNAS PHOTO festival will open. … Follow our news on our new web site and like KAUNAS PHOTO on Facebook