Theoretical Seminars and Critical Meetings Visual Art and Design MA and Art PhD students

Vilnius Academy of Arts, Faculty of Higher Studies, since 2013 is organizing  Theoretical Seminars and Critical Meetings for MA and, from 2016 April for PhD art students.

This program is based on recent international postgraduate studies development. It consists of two parts: Theoretical Seminars - lectures held by professors, curators and artists from abroad; and Critical Meetings - students art work presentations (may be together with their supervisors) followed by discussions initiated by our guests from abroad.

Student presentations – 15 min., discussions – 30 min.

The two day Seminars and/or Critical Meetings are organized each month (please, see schedule below). All Seminars, presentations and discussions are held in English and moderated by prof. Henrik B. Andersen. 

Theoretical Seminars and Critical Meetings are held at Malunu st. 3 (VDA C1 building), starting 1:00 pm. 

When you are willing to present your artistic work, please fill in
a registration form.

Should you have any questions, please write an email: egle.grebliauskaite@vda.lt
Project assistant Egle Grebliauskaite

Dates and guests for 2015-2016

2016.10.13-14

21st Critical Meeting with Jan Bäcklund, associate professor of art theory and art historyThe Royal Academy of Fine Arts

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Programme

 2016.05.12-13

20th Lecture “The Production of Intimacies” and Critical meeting with a director of Copenhagen’s Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK)Denmark’s National Gallery,  an art critic, curator, and art historian, Dr. Mikkel Bogh

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 2016.04.29

19th Lecture “Verlust der Mitte: On posthuman aspects of modern art” and Critical Meeting with Aarhus University School of Communication and Culture - Art History professor, dr. Jacob Wamberg

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2016.03.03-04

18th Critical Meeting with rector of The Danish Royal Academy of Arts Sanne Kofod Olsen
Information about the Academy

 2016.02.18-19

17th Critical Meeting with LOUSIANA curator Anders Kold 
Information about Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark)

2015.12.01-02

16th Critical Meeting with photographer and video artist Heli Rekula and artist/researcher Mike Bode

Information about the guests:
https://helsinkicontemporary.com/artist/heli-rekula
http://www.mikebode.se/ 

 2015.11.19-2015

15th Critical Meeting with artist Dag Erik Elgen

Information about the guest 

The artists, curators and professors having participated in the program in 2013 – 2015:

Ian Damerell (NO), Helena Reckitt (UK), Maria Arusoo (EE), Mikkel Bogh (DK), Rune Søchting (DK), Anders Kold (DK), Jacob Fabricius (DK), Thomas Locher (DK), Günter Selichar (AT), Claire Bishop (UK), Svajonė ir Paulius Stanikai (LT, FR), Per Aage Brandt (FR), Jørgen Michaelsen (DK), Brandon LaBelle (NO), etc.