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Litauen - Vytautas Michelkevicius

Nationell presentation
Datum: 
Onsdag 13 maj 2009
Tidpunkt: 
19:00

Lithuanian photography presented by Vytautas Michelkevicius

VYTAUTAS MICHELKEVICIUS - LITHUANIA
Vytautas Michelkevicius is a curator, lecturer and artist coming from Vilnius, Lithuania. He is writing his PhD thesis on Lithuanian photography (1969-1989) from media studies perspective since 2005. Although he started his career as a photographer, meanwhile he is acting more as curator and publisher in the field of photography and media art. In 2007-2008 Vytautas Michelkevicius was co-curator of the exhibition series „Mapping Lithuanian Photography: Histories and Archives” and chief editor of the book bearing the same title. In 2008/2009 he was holding a fellowship at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Since 2005 he is lecturing in Photography and Media Art Department at Vilnius Academy of Arts. Moreover he is actively involved as a member of board in Lithuanian Union of Art Photographers.