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METALLOphone 4: Signature

Exhibition  /  04 Oct 2018  -  04 Nov 2018
Published: 05.10.2018
House of Signatories
Curator:
Jurgita Ludavičienė
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Intro
The title is symbolic: metallophone is an instrument that can make metal sing. In Lithuanian, fonas, from fond in French, also stands for background, setting or ground, and we see metal as able to become a fertile ground on which to explore fresh thoughts, regardless of the form in which they can materialise in the artwork.
The 2018 METALLOphone biennial is special. This year, we are celebrating the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania. The space that was selected for the exhibition is also special: it is the exhibition hall of the House of Signatories at the National Museum of Lithuania. It is a unique, formidable and historically significant venue. It was in the House of Signatories that the Independence Act, the document that officially declared and affirmed the declaration of independence of Lithuania, was signed. Every signatory’s autograph is their personal confirmation of and contribution to independence. That is what inspired the theme of the biennial - Signature. It is an allusion to the House of Signatories and signatures on the Independence Act, while at the same time being an encouragement to artists to demonstrate their creative individuality and unique touch. Every artist’s style is like their personal signature with which they mark the outside world. Every creator uses their signature style to affirm their existence in the world; every artist’s creative output constitutes their signature.


Artist list:
Ulla Ahola (FI), Nevin Arig (TR/FR), Ruth Sara Brown (UK), Monika Brugger (FR), Siegfried De Buck (BE), Linnea Blakeus Calder (NO), Isabelle Carpentier (BE), Eglė Čėjauskaitė-Gintalė (LT), Putte Helene Dal (NO), Annette Dam (DK),  Hilde De Decker (BE), Marytė Dominaitė (LT), Frieda Dörfer (DE), Åsa Elmstam (SE), Jurgita Erminaitė-Šimkuvienė (LT), Katrin Feulner (DE), Jantje Fleischhut (NL), Darijus Gerlikas (LT), Živilė Guigaitė (LT), Sophie Hannagarth (CH/FR), Heidemarie Herb (DE/IT), Peter Hoogeboom (NL), Ramunė Jundaitė (LT), Rasa Jundulaitė (LT), Malene Kastalje (DK), Karina Kazlauskaitė (LT), Marie-Louise Kristensen (DK), Mervi Kurvinen (FI), Emmanuel Lacoste (FR), Lore Langendries (BE), Claire Lavendhomme (BE), Eimantas Ludavičius (LT), Sandra Malaškevičiūtė (LT), Simona Martinkutė (LT), Merlin Meremaa (EE), Veera Metso (FI), Una Mikuda (LV), Marc Monzo (ES), Ted Noten (NL), Anneli Oppar (EE), Kristi Paap (EE), Roberta Pavone (IT), Nathalie Perret (FR), Ruudt Peters (NL), Darja Popolitova (EE), Neringa Poškutė-Jukumienė (LT), Vita Pukštaitė-Bružė (LT), Anna Rikkinen (FI), Mette Saabye (DK), Ieva Sadauskaitė (LT), Philip Sajet (NL), Kairi Sirendi (EE), Birutė Stulgaitė (LT), Eglė Širvytė (LT), Jelena Škulienė (LT), Anna Talbot (NO), Terhi Tolvanen (FI/NL), Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė (LT), Saulius Vaitiekūnas (LT), Kadi Veesaar (EE), Andrea Wagner (NL), Petra Zimmermann (AT)
 

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Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm.
 
Eglė Čėjauskaitė-Gintalė. Object: Seeking, 2018. Silver, gold, mammuth bone, shell.. 5.5 x 9 x 0.5 cm. From series: Martynas Gintalas. Eglė Čėjauskaitė-Gintalė
Object: Seeking, 2018
Silver, gold, mammuth bone, shell.
5.5 x 9 x 0.5 cm
From series: Martynas Gintalas
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Heidemarie Herb. Brooch: Untitled, 2018. Silver, stainless steel, brass.. From series: Panta rhei. Heidemarie Herb
Brooch: Untitled, 2018
Silver, stainless steel, brass.
From series: Panta rhei
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Malene Kastalje. Brooch: The Swollen Part, 2018. Silicone, pigments, neodymium magnets.. Malene Kastalje
Brooch: The Swollen Part, 2018
Silicone, pigments, neodymium magnets.
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Mette Saabye. Brooch: Echo of an Early Breakfast in October, 2018. 14k gold, embroidery thread.. 20 x 8 x 1 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. Mette Saabye
Brooch: Echo of an Early Breakfast in October, 2018
14k gold, embroidery thread.
20 x 8 x 1 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
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Siegfried De Buck. Bracelet: Braille, 2017. Plexi gold, steel.. Photo by: Didier Verriestm. Siegfried De Buck
Bracelet: Braille, 2017
Plexi gold, steel.
Photo by: Didier Verriestm
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