BODY AS TEXT/ CORPUS UT TEXT
Exhibition of the interdisciplinary artist Roma Auškalnytė (FI/LT) and the author’s performance in Klaipeda.
Public Institution “Prof. A. Kliševičius School of Calligraphy and Lettering Art ” commemorates in different ways with various events, and reminds the wider public of the 30th anniversary of the First Script Art Exhibition held in Klaipėda in 1992. One of the events is the interdisciplinary art exhibition “Body as Text/Corpus ut text” by Romas Auškalnytė (Finland/Lithuania).
The artworks in the exhibition “Body as Text/Corpus ut text” present the artist’s diverse work – from traditional lithographic to performances or installations, created during the last seven years. In the exhibition, the artist will also exhibit several works by Professor Algis Kliševičius, which will creat a unique visual dialogue together with the artworks of Romas Auškalnytė and the audience, as well.
About the author
Roma Auškalnytė born in 1988 in Šilutė (Lithuania). Graduated Šilutė Art School in 2004. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in graphics at the Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2012. Since 2013 Roma has studied at the Finnish Academy of Arts (KUVA) in Helsinki and received a Master’s degree in graphic art in 2016.
R.Auškalnytė actively participates in local and international exhibitions. The artist’s works have been acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Finland), the Grand Palais des Beaux Museum of Arts de Lille (France) and private collectors.
R. Auškalnytė currently lives and works in Helsinki.
The exhibition “Body as Text/Corpus ut text” by Roma Auškalnytė opening will commence at 5 p.m., 13th of May.
The tour with the artist at the exhibition will run until 6 p.m., 14th of May.
The artist R.Auškalnytė performance “Unsolid ground” will be shown at 7 p.m. 14th of May.
The exhibition is being organized together with the Public Institution “Prof. A. Kliševičius School of Calligraphy and Lettering Art” www.ink4art.
The exhibition is partly supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland „Taike.“
Artworks by prof.Algis Kliševičius have been kindly loaned from his family‘s personal archive.
The exhibition will run until 5th of June, 2022.