23 09 2016 - 30 10 2016



For the 7th time international contemporary art festival „Kaunas in Art“ comes back this September!

Essential goal of the 7th edition of „Kaunas in Art“ is not only to give a look through works of contemporary artists to new possibilities of cultural collaboration that opens up thanks to globalizing world, but to show for society how representatives of react, how they think in categories of today’s topical issues concerning ecology, political life, human rights. Therefore, the programme of 2016 festival consists of projects, talking about relevant social, political, economical, conservation of natural resources, historical memory, artist as representative of contemporary culture, relation with society aspects.

For the first time festival’s programme contains such a wide artists’ geography and will deliver the opportunities for cognition of above mentioned aspects and cultures.

Contemporary art festival "Kaunas in Art" – one of the biggest contemporary art projects held in Kaunas since 2008.

Ministry of Culture approved the festival for the programme of 2013-2015 and 2016-2018 year "International Art Events Organised in Lithuania”.




November 28th (Friday) / 1 p.m. / Vytautas Magnus University Faculty of Arts (207 auditorium, Muitinės g. 7, Kaunas)

Artis talk with the Artist Anida Yoeu Ali (KH / USA)


November 29th (Saturday) / 2 p.m. / Kaunas Central Bookstore (Laisvės al. 81, Kaunas, Lithuania)

Performance "The Buddhist Bug" by Anida Yoeu Ali (KH / USA)


M. Žilinskas Art Gallery (Nepriklausomybės a. 12, Kaunas)


Andreas Mares (Austria);
Anida Yoeu Ali (Cambodia / United States of America) / Studio Revolt & JavaArts (Phnom Penh);
Federico Baronello (Italy);
Rieko Koga (Japan);
Patricija Gilytė (Lithuania / Germany) / gallery „Meno parkas“ (Kaunas);
Andrius Kviliūnas (Lithuania);
Valda Verikaitė (Lithuania);
Joël Andrianomearisoa (Madagascar / France) / gallery „Sabrina Amrani“ (Madrid); 

Opened till the 13th of November, 2016


Gallery „Meno parkas“ (Rotušės a. 27, Kaunas)


Elena Balsiukaitė-Brazdžiūnienė (Lithuania);
Pranciškus Brazdžiūnas (Lithuania);
Marian van der Zwaan (Portugal);
Benedikt Braun (Germany) / gallery „Eigenheim“ (Berlin / Weimar);

Opened till the 29nd of October, 2016


Gallery „POST“ (Laisvės al. 51a, 3rd floor, Kaunas)


Xaro Castillo (Ispanija) / TPK Art i Pensament Contemporani (L'Hospitalet);
Youki Hirakawa (Japonija) / gallery „White Rainbow“ (London);
Agnė Jonkutė (Lietuva) / gallery „Meno parkas“ (Kaunas);
Ulrich Kochinke (Germany);

Opened till the 15th of October, 2016


Kaunas Gallery (Vilniaus g. 2, Kaunas)


Giorgi Maghradze (Georgia) / Curator Ieva Vitkauskaitė (Lithuania);
Kyoung-Jae Cho (South Korea);
Chen I-Chun (Taiwan) / gallery„Liang Gallery“ (Taipei);
Hsu Chia-Wei (Taiwan) / gallery „Liang Gallery“ (Taipei);

Opened till the 23rd of October, 2016


25 09 2016 / SUNDAY 16:00 Kaunas Cinema Center "Romuva" (Laisvės al. 54, Kaunas)

International Video-Artists Collective FemLink-Art will be presenting  video-collages FEMALE and PROTEST. Duration ~ 2 h. Curator of the project Véronique Sapin (France) will attend the opening.


Curators: Konstantin Bayer (Germany), Jaldun Hamad (Spain), Yukiko Ito (Japan), Dana Langlois (Cambodia), Giedrė Legotaitė (Lithuania), Laura Lygaitytė (Lithuania / Taiwan), Lina Mikalauskienė (Lithuania), Airida Rekštytė (Lithuania), Véronique Sapin (France), Ieva Vitkauskaitė (Lithuania)

Head of the festival: Arvydas Žalpys