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Aurelija Maknytė, b. 1969

Education

1989-1994 Design studies at Telsiai college of Arts and Crafts
1997-2001 BA in Photography and Video arts at Vilnius Art Academy
2001-2003 MA in Photography and Media arts at Vilnius Art Academy
2003- 2006 art PhD studies in Photography and Media arts, Vilnius Art Academy

2005 – 2007 Weekly TV programme „CAC TV“: editing, camera, scripts

Selected exhibitions and projects

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• Photo exhibition Fossils, V.Kudirkos library, Kaunas, Lithuania
• Video Flying bones, festival Video stream, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video projection, R.Jurkūnaitė’s collection Lady-Bat, Vilnius fashion week, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video Breakfast, international film festival 1 minute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
• Video installation AB (autobiography), project Parallel progressions, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

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• Installation Father’s act. Exhibition “35 portraits” at Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Installation The light therapy. Group exhibition Light, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Text installation Quotation. Students Art days, Vilnius Art Academy, an award received.
• Videos Piranha, Breakfast and Flying Bones. Alternative music festival Mėnuo juodaragis, Utena, Lithuania
• Group project Parallel progressions – 2. Alien, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius,Lithuania

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• Installation Objects. Group project CopKop, Copenhagen, Denmark
• Various installations and works. Festival Artgenda, Hamburg, Germany
• Group exhibition Light. Gallery ARTeritorija, Kaunas, Lithuania
• Text installation Horizontal mobility Group exhibition Art – pause, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Installation Flag. Students Art days, Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius

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• Text installation Transparent scripts, video projection Skaters. Group project Parallel progressions 3: etc., Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Installation Light Therapy. Vilnius Art Academy’s anniversary exhibition We are coming, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Potato planet, photo exhibition. Gothic music festival, gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video projection. Project Fashion Infection, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video Flag, alternative music festival Mėnuo juodaragis, Kernavė, Lithuania
• Video Record, group project Vinyl sky, gallery Intro, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Light and sound installation Light tablet (from series Light therapy), gallery Intro, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Installation Light therapy, group project Imagination, night club Gravity, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Project Sharing travelling impressions (with R. Malašauskas), multimedia conference Travel Antropology, Šiauliai, Lithuania

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• Ongoing photo project Basket, group project Photography.doc, gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania
Photo exhibition Basket, Monchy’s house gallery, Palanga, Lithuania

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• Contemporary Art Centre (SMC) TV weekly broadcast: editing, camera, concept, TV1 television, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video projection for live performance of music group Dublicate, festival Darom, Širvintos, Lithuania
• Video projection for live performance of music group Dublicate, festival Kultūros tvartas, Lithuania
• Videoprojection for opera Loneliness together (directors – O. Koršunovas, V. Grapštaitė), Lithuania State Drama Theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video Flag, project Bring a friend, Embassy of Nothern Countries, Berlin, Germany
• Video installation for Rolandas Rastauskas’ stage performance Berlynalijos, festival Virus, Šiauliai, Lithuania
• Video projection for A. Kuzmickaitė fashion collection Naked clothes, club Helios, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video installation Colons, group project Independent drawings, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania

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• CAC TV residency, International Rotterdam film festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
• Week, group project Barter Swapping, gallery ARTima, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Video Flag, Atopia, Oslo, Norway
• Video installation for Rolandas Rastauskas poetry readings, festival Occupation, Kaunas, Lithuania
• Video installation for Rolandas Rastauskas’ stage performance Berlynalijos, festival Platforma, Klaipėda, Palanga, Lithuania
• Video projection for R. Jurkūnaitė fashion collection Letters, gallery Akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Video Cameramirros, group exhibition Co-authorship, Kaunas, Lithuania
• Architectural installation Tunnel, joing Kaunas and Vilnius artists exhibition 101,3 KM: competition and collaboration, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Performance Strip, international performance festival Dimensija 1, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

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• “Sabotage” Ladyfest: Vilnius 2007. Objects “Pornostars”, “Notice”
• Multimedia festival „Enter_5“, Šiauliai. Travel agency “Atomic bonsai”.
• Days of Lithuanian culture. Photo project “Basket. Objects”, videofilm „Ptero osca“
• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Object for street art project. Kaunas. Rollers for writing never-ending words.
• “Surdocamera”. Collection of artists films for screening on the wall of house without windows.
• Video for multimedia performance “Oxygen” of R.Rastauskas.
• Video for “Closed Party” (Lith. Uždaras vakaras) by Jūratė Paulėkaitė and Dainius Gavenonis (composer – Brigita Bublytė) . The OKT / Vilnius City Theatre.

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• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania

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• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania
• 3 methods of collect VHS tapes. Installation in J.Mekas Visual Art Center
• The X Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius, CAC, Film “Bunny man”

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• Residence in Salzburg.
• „Books not dead“ (“Galerie im Traklhaus” Salzburg, Salzburg Airport galery, “Akademija” galery, Vilnius) together with Markus Kircher.
Lithuanian Art 2000-2010: Ten Years. CAC, Vilnius
• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania

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• Vilnius Jazz 2011. VJ project with “Das kapital”.

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PROJECT “90S” Riga, kim? Contemporary Art Centre
• Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania
• Lithuanian Art 2012: 18 Exhibitions, CAC, http://cac.lt/en/exhibitions/current/5773

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2005 – Lithuania State scholarship for young artists (project Baskets).
2008 – Lithuania State scholarship for young artists (Ongoing project Week, private appartment, Vilnius, Lithuania)

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“CAC interviu 18-19 2011/2012″ - “Reminiscences of reverberation” (conversation with Algimantas Kunčius)

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