Gintaras Makarevičius

Gintaras Makarevičius (b. 1965)
Lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Education:

1988–1994   Vilnius Academy of Arts, Department of Painting

 

Awards:

2017   Lithuania’s National Culture and Arts Prize. Lithuania
2008, 2012, 2013   Golden Stage Cross
2008   Grand Prix of the Lugano Film Festival. Switzerland

 

Artworks acquired by:

National Gallery of Art. Lithuania
Modern Art Centre. Lithuania
Finnish National Gallery’s Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA. Finland
Private collections – Lithuania, Switzerland and Germany

 

Solo exhibitions:

2018   The Time Catcher. Gallery Meno Niša, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016   Surrender. Titanikas, Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition halls, Vilnius, Lithuania
2010   Drawings 2004–2010. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2008   Parallels. Gallery schleicher+lange, Paris, France
2005   vidéo surveillance_001. Gallery schleicher+lange, Paris, France
2004   Emission 2004 – Vaskichi. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
1998   Position and Strategy. Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

 

Art fairs:

2020   POSITIONS Berlin. International contemporary art fair, Berlin, Germany
2020   ArtVilnius’20. International contemporary art fair, Vilnius, Lithuania
2019   Viennacontemporary. International contemporary art fair, Vienna, Austria
2019   ArtVilnius’19. International contemporary art fair, Vilnius, Lithuania
2018   ArtVerona. International contemporary art fair, Verona, Italy

 

Selected group exhibitions:
Active participant of group exhibitions since 1994

2019   Back to the Future. Gallery Meno Niša, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012   Reality Bites. KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
2012   Lithuanian Art 2012. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2010   Darkroom. Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
2010   Aires de Jeux. La police ou les Corsaires. Centre d’art contemporain de Quimper, Quimper, France
2010   Why Do You Resist?. Pori Art Museum, Finland
2010   Lithuanian Art 2000–2010: Ten Years. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2009   Politiche della Memoria. NABA, Milan, Italy
2009   Pieces de Resistance. Thun Art Museum, Thun, Switzerland
2006   Face the Unexpected. Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany
2005   La Rochelle International Film Festival, France
2005   BMW. The IX Baltic Triennial of International Contemporary Art. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2004   Instant Europe. Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Italy
2004   EU Positive. Art Academie, Berlin, Germany
2003   24/7 Wilno-Nueva York. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2002   Manifesta 4, European Biennial of Contemporary Art. Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2002   Public Relations. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2002   Changing Society: Lithuania. Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2002   Rauma Biennale Balticum’02. Rauma Art Museum, Finland
2002   The Baltic Times. Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2001   Looking for Mr. Fluxus. Art in General, New York, USA
2001   Self-esteem. Lithuanian Art 01. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2000   Proper (Vilnius Date). Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2000   Proper. ArtGenda. Helsinki, Finland
2000   Parallel Progressions. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2000   Innocent Life. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Selected scenographic projects:
In scenography since 1997

2018   Post Futurum by Gintaras Sodeika (dir. Oskaras Koršunovas, National Opera and Ballet Theatre)
2017   Cleansed by Sarah Kane (dir. Oskaras Koršunovas, National Theatre in Oslo)
2017   Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (dir. Gintaras Varnas, National Kaunas Drama Theatre)
2016   Measure for Measure by W. Shakespeare (dir. O. Koršunovas, Dramatic Theatre of Warsaw)
2016   The Oedipus Myth by Sophocles, Aeschylus, Euripides (dir. G. Varnas, National Theatre in Oslo)
2015   Our Class by T. Slobodzianek (dir. O. Koršunovas, National Theatre in Oslo)
2014   Fidelio by L. van Beethoven (dir. O. Koršunovas, Bergen National Opera)
2011   Expulsion by M. Ivaškevičius (dir. O. Koršunovas, National Drama Theatre)
2009   Uncle Vanya by A. Chekhov (dir. E. Lacascade, Oskaras Koršunovas Theatre)
2008   The Elixir of Love by G. Donizetti (dir. O. Koršunovas, National Opera and Ballet Theatre)
2007   Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy by W. Gombrowicz (dir. J. Vaitkus, State Youth Theatre)
2004   Cantio by Sharon Lynn Joyce, Vykintas Baltakas (dir. O. Koršunovas, OKT, Munich Biennial, Germany)