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Dr. Per Aage Brandt

Danish writer, poet, and linguist, Master of Arts in Romance Philology, Doctor of Semiotics, Adjunct Professor in Case Western Reserve University (USA)

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„A Note on the Meaning of Nonsense“

March 16th 1:00 pm. at VAA C1 building, 102 room., Malūnų st. 3
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„TIME in Language, Art, Thought, and World“

March 17th 1:00 pm. at VAA C1 building, 102 room., Malūnų st. 5
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Seminar is open and held in English. Moderator prof. Henrik B. Andersen.


Programe
16-17th March

102 room., VAA C1 building, Malūnų st. 3

March 16th

13.00-14.30  
Lecture "A Note on the Meaning of Nonsense"
prof. dr. Per Aage Brandt, Case Western Reserve university

14.40-15.25 
Jeronimas Mantvydas Seibutis | "Chronotype"
MA II year, Graphic Art Department


"Chronotype"

"Chronotype, means Time Print. I take the prints in various ways off of displaced headstones from stairs and low walls found around the City of Vilnius. I’m interested about the erasing, leveling of memory, how certain objects of memory are selected and relocated time and again creating new meanings and structures."

15.30-16.15 
Jūratė Narmontaitė | "Cuckoo"
MA II year, Graphic Art Department


„Cuckoo“

16.20-17.05
Marius Bartkus | "Visual Metaphor Generator"
D.A. IV year, Graphic Design Department


"Visual Metaphor Generator"

The presentation presents some aspects of the doctoral research on the automatic generation of visual metaphors conducted in the Vilnius Academy of Arts. The research suggests that the role of a creator (designer) can be delegated to the computer and examines what problems arise when it is being put in practice. Author analyses how an image of an object interacts with another image of the same object and observes those interactions. The problems of combining images exposed by the primitive technologies of reading the content of images are discussed in more detail. Much attention is devoted to the differences in resource description and abstraction of visual objects by means of photo density and focus, performed by a human and a computer. The problem of angle, silhouette and merging of images is also considered in the presentation. The conclusions that are reached imply future expectations, and stating the problems allows us to model the action of a speculative generator of visual metaphors. 

17.05-17.20
Closing word
prof. dr. Per Aage Brandt

March 17th

13-14.30 
Lecture "TIME in Language, Art, Thought, and World"
prof. dr. Per Aage Brandt

14.40-15.25 
Mykolas Piekuras | "Worry"
MA, I year, Photography and Media Arts Department


"Worry"

Systems of contemporary society and individuality problems in this systems. Worry, fear, desire. 

15.30-16.15
Linas Spurga Jr. | The Origins of a letter
MA II year, Graphic Art Department


"Double-decker "a""

"For my final masters’ project I am trying to find out where did our (latin) letters originate from, how did the letters look before their current form, what do the letters mean to us and what do we associate them with. Having that in mind, I am creating a sort of a “facial composite (or an identikit) of a letter”, which, in a way, gives us a chance to look at the historical nature of (the face of) our letters."

16.20-17.05 
Indrė Liškauskaitė
MA, II year, Textile Department

17.05-17.20
Closing word
prof. doc. Per Aage Brandt