Traces Open Lounge, Transmediale 11, Berlin
Vytautas Michelkevičius is a co-curator of TRACES project. He holds PhD in Communication studies and lectures at Photography and Media Art Department in Vilnius Academy of Arts. Vytautas Michelkevičius has initiated and along with creative team has run internet journal on media culture Balsas.cc (2005-2009) and its concurrent projects – Vilnius Media Seminar series and thematic journal issues. He edited numerous books, among them Mapping Lithuanian Photography: Histories and Archives - Photo/carto/historio/graphies (MENE, 2007), Voices of Media Culture: Theories and Practices (MENE, 2009). Vytautas Michelkevicius is interested in socializing through art, institutional flirt, interdisciplinarity between art and research, experimental teaching, and participatory curatorial practices.
In this talk he presents Nida Art Colony from Lithuania, of which is the Artistic Director.
This talk was recorded on 6th February 2011 in Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.