biography

 

Vygintas Orlovas, born in 1989 in Kaunas, Lithuanian, is an artist and researcher working in both the visual and audible art and focusing on
the relations and connections of these two fields.

Education and work:
2015 m. – now lecturer in Vilnius Academy of Art.
2014 m. – now PhD candidate at Vilnius Academy of Art.
2012 m. – 2014 m. master of fine arts
(with distinction), Vilnius Academy of Art.
2008 m. – 2012 m. bachelor of fine arts, Vilnius Academy of Art, department of
Monumental Art and Scenography, fresco-mosaic specialization.
2006 m. – 2008 m. Kaunas Art Gymnasium, painting specialization.
2003 m. – 2007 m. Kaunas A. Martinaitis Art School.

Residencies:
2015 15th -28th of July – project open studio in the gallery „Malonioji 6“ in Vilnius.
Also a performance „ref/inter – react_cable“ on the 24th of July.
2014 October-November – artist in residence in Kristiansand, Norway. Part of the project
CreAiR Kristiansand (CreArt).

Solo shows:
2017 29th of March – 2nd of April, solo exhibition ,,/inter” and two performances in gallery “Snerk”, in Tromso, Norway.
2017 23rd of February – 9th of March, solo exhibition „Dar prieš ištariant žodį, prasmė jau buvo pakitusi” and a performance in gallery „Artifex”, in Vilnius.
2016 10th of September, art performance „ref/inter – inter“ (part of Vilnius Gallery
Weekend), in Yucatan, Vilnius.
2014 19th of November – performance „ref/inter“ in the gallery „Vaktbua-Odderøya“, in
Kristiansand, Norway.

Group exhibitions and shows:

2017, 10th of June, performance ,,re-/inter” at ,,Audiovisuals: ref/inter, Number Eleven”, in ,,Ideas Block”, Vilnius.
2017, 3rd of June, performance in ,,Įtampos ZOOna: R.E, KiB+entropija, ref/inter, Number Eleven”, in ,,Raudona ZOOna”, Kaunas.
2017, 26th of April – 14th of May, group exhibition of artistic research ,,Darbalaukis”, in the exhibition space of VAA ,,Titanikas”, Vilnius.

2017, 23rd of April, performance in ,,Advanced Electronics: ref/inter, Number Eleven”, Vilnius.
2017, 11th of March, performance during the opening of „I was born in a country that no longer exists”, part of the art festival „Duisburger Akzente” in Duisburg, Germany.
2017, 24th of January, performance „/inter” at event „Emerald splash Vol.2″ at ,,Shinjuku Antiknock!”, Tokyo, Japan.
2016, 16th of December, performance ,,/inter” at event ,,Garsovaizdžiai: Girių dvasios, Virsmai, ref/inter” at LARGO, Kaunas.
2016, 23rd of November, performance art event „Performanso laboratorija pasirodo“ in Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius. Performance „ref/inter – react“.
2016, 4th of july – 17th of june, group exhibition „6x6x2016“ in the „rochester
contemporary art center“, New York. Small scale painting series „RGB/Xerox/CMYK“.
2016, 28th of May – 29th of May, music and art festival „Postcosmos V“, Molėtų dangaus stebykla. Performance „ref/inter – react“.
2016, 28th of April – 21st of May, group exhibition of the doctoral students of art from
Vilnius Academy of Arts „Atviros studijos 2016″, in the exhibition space of VAA
„Titanic“. Open studio „sound-image lab“.
2015, 29th of October – „Severe Stream“ in the gallery „meno forma“, in Kaunas. Part
of the international media art and music festival „Centras X“. Performance „ref/inter –
react_slice“.
2015, October-November – „Art Future/Future Signs“, in the Latvian Academy of Art,
in Riga. Performance „ref/inter – react_slice“ during the opening of the exhibition and the
documentation of the performance as a work in the exhibition.
2015, 24th of September – ,,Researcher’s Night“, in the national art gallery in Vilnius.
Interactive installation „ref/inter-react_cable“.
2015, May – „Mnemosinės ledkalnis“ in the exhibition hall of Vilnius Academy of Art
„Titanic“ in Vilnius. Installation „React_cable“.
2015, April – „Kosminė Odisėja 2.0“ in the exhibition hall of Vilnius Academy of Art
„Titanic“ in Vilnius. Installation „Translation: a Story“. Monotype prints, sound, text.
2014, November – CreAiR „Temporary Threads“ in the X-house, in Kristiansand,
Norway. Installation „Translation: a Story“. Monotype prints, sound, text.
2014, 20th of June – „Meno celės“ in Vilnius Academy of Art. Installation
„Transformation“.
2014, 22nd of April – ,,Kosminės odisėjos” (student art days) performative art lab in the
exhibition hall of Vilnius Academy of Art „Titanic“ in Vilnius. Performance ,,ref/inter –
transformation”.
2013, June-July – project „Baltijos Srovės“ (streaming the Baltics) in the Almedalen
week in Gotland, Sweden. A group wall painting created together with the local artists
and art students.
2012, 16th of June – ,,Meno celės” in Vilnius Academy of Art. Performance ,,Sound
Paintings”.
2012, (January-February) ,,Variations” in the exhibition hall of Vilnius Academy of Art
„Titanic“ in Vilnius.
Installation ,,reflections/interpreting – swing swing”.
2011, December – 2012m. January – ,REMIX 2011” in the gallery „Arka“, in Vilnius.
Installation ,,reflections/interpreting”.
2011, 2nd of December – Charity auction-concert ,,The Well-being of a Child is Our
Future”.
2011, 11th of November – art and music festival „Insanitus“ in an abandoned shoe
factory „Lituanica“ in Kaunas. Performance ,,reflections/interpreting”.
2011, (September-October) – ,,Lietuvos sakmė” (Lithuania’s Tale) in the Radvilai
palace in Vilnius. Painting ,,Abstract Tale”.
2011, (August-September) – „Signs of Vilnius“ in the city hall in Vilnius.
Mixed media works „signs 1-5“.
2011, (August-September) – ,,XXI century Self-Portrait” in the gallery „Arka“ in
Vilnius. Mixed media work ,,Self-Portrait?”.
2011, (July-August) – underwater glass art exhibition in lake Plateliai ,,Aqualangas”.
Work ,,Invasion”.
2011, (May-June) – international glass art and miniature exhibition “h 50” in Riga,
Latvia. Work ,,Memory 7”.
2009, – student art days in Vilnius Academy of Arts.

Conferences:
2016, 25th-26th of November, international conference „Art Future and Future State“ at the Art Academy of Latvia. Presented paper „Aspects of Artistic Research within Sound-image Studies“.
2016, 11th and 12th of June – 15th national conference of aesthetics and philosophy of
art „dabartinė estetika ir meno filosofija: tarp tradicijos ir inovacijų“. Submitted paper
„Meninio tyrimo aspektai garsovaizdžio studijose: lyginamoji atvejų analizė“.
2016, 23rd of May – 26th of May – „3rd International Cogress of Numanities“. Submitted
paper „Aspects of artistic research within the sound-image studies“.
2016, 16th of May – „The Third Annual PhD conference in Philosophy Sociality and
Subjectivity: Interrelation and Mutual Irreducibility“. Submitted paper „Aspects of
artistic research within the sound-image studies“.
2016, 3rd and 4th of May – presentation of the research by the art PhD students of
VAA. Submitted paper „Universalumo siekis garsą verčiant vaizdu. W Kandinsky ir C.
Nicolai kūrinių analizė“.
2016, 28th of April – 40th annual conference of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and
Theater. Submitted paper „Garso ir vaizdo ryšiai pasitelkiant meninio tyrimo prieigas:
ištakų ir atvejų analizė“.
2015, 26th-29th of July – international conference „M. K. Čiurlionis and the World“.
Submitted paper „relations of sound and image in the creative practice of M. K.
Čiurlionis and his contemporaries (W. Kandinsky, A. Scriabin, A. W. Rimington):
comparative analysis“.
2015, 30th of May – National conference of aesthetics and philosophy of art „Dabartinės
estetikos, meno filosofijos ir meno sociologijos virsmai“ (the changes of contemporary
aesthetics, art philosophy and art sociology).
Submitted paper „Social Changes of the Concept of Aesthetics and the Influence of
Technology on the Strategies of Transforming Sound into Image“.
2015, 30th of April – presentation of the art PhD students research „Mnemosinės
ledkalnis“.
Submitted paper „Translation as a Connection Between Image and Sound“.
2014, 14th of June – National conference of aesthetics and philosophy of art „Čiurlionio
fenomenas: naujų interpretacijų galimybės“ (the phenomenon of Čiurlionis, the
possibility of new interpretations).
Submitted paper „relations of sound and image in the works of Čiurlionis and his
contemporaries (Scriabin, Kandinsky, Rimington)“.