Kunsthalle Bratislava invites you to the discussion led by art historian and curator of contemporary art Lýdia Pribišová! She is going to present Lithuanian artist Žilvinas Landzbergas, who will present his site-specific installation called The Fog in the Kunsthalle LAB, soon. It consists of diverse natural and artificial elements, referring to Baltic nature and mythology.
In 2017 he represented Lithuania at the 57th Venice Biennale with the installation R.
ŽILVINAS LANDZBERGAS (*1979, Kaunas, Lithuania) studied sculpture at the Vilnius Academy of Art in 2004. From 2005 to 2007 he completed a postgraduate artistic residence at De Ateliers in Amsterdam. From 2011 to 2013 he headed an independent artistic space in Vilnius. Žilvinas Landzbergas sometimes works as a curator and teaches at the Academy of Art in Vilnius, where he is completing a doctoral study. In his extensive works he often collab- orates with various artists. He has presented many permanent works in public space (in Utrecht and in Vilnius). In 2008 he was award- ed the main prize of the art publisher Thieme Art. In 2017 he represented Lithuania at the 57th Venice Biennale with the installation R. Landzbergas has achieved several striking solo exhibitions, including Crown O in the Centre of Contemporary Art (CAC) in Vilnius (2015), in the Kim? Centre of Contemporary Art in Riga (2011) and in the Oxford Museum of Modern Art, UK (2005). He has presented his works at international group shows at the 33rd São Paulo Art Biennial (2018), Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) (2018), About the Trees in Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern (2016), Sculpture Quadrennial Riga (2016), Million Lines exhibition in Bunkier Sztuki in Krakow (2015), Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. (2010), and Baltic Triennial (2009). He lives and works in Vilnius.
LÝDIA PRIBIŠOVÁ (*1980, Bratislava, Slovak Republic) is a curator and art historian based in Bratislava. Since 2006 she is Slovak editor of Flash Art Czech & Slovak Edition, since 2015 managing editor. 2013 – 2015 she used to work as project coordinator in tranzit.sk. In 2012 she founded nonprofit initiative PILOT. In 2007 and 2011 she co-curated Slovak section of Prague Biennale, in 2019 she co-curated Kaunas Bien- nial in Lithuania. In 2019 she is guest curator of Hit Gallery, preparing the whole year program. In 2013 she obtained PhD degree at the Univer- sity La Sapienza in Rome, in 2016 she published the book La Quadriennale di Roma. Da ente autonomo a fondazione (Quadriennale of Rome. From Public Body to Foundation) based on this research. She is a member of AICA. She col- laborated with many institutions and galleries in various countries (short selection): Museum MAXXI and AlbumArte, Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma in Italy; Kunsthalle Athena in Greece; Museum of Art in Cluj-Napoca, National Gallery in Tirana, OI Futuro in Rio De Janeiro; Zentrum fűr Kunst und Urbanistik in Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Art in Novi Sad, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka, ISCP in New York, and tranzit.org, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Hit Gallery, Medium Gallery and SPACE in Bratislava.