The international exhibition “Typemotion” will be opened at midday
12.00 – 14.00 Opening of an international exhibition “Typemotion” // National Art Gallery
One-day long festival TARP during the midday will continue in the National Art Gallery. There will be the opening an international exhibition “Typemotion”. Constantly traveling around the world, this famous exhibition presents artists from more than twenty countries, who found various types and motions. Due to this occasion, the curator of the exhibition, Christine Stenzer from Germany will guide a tour and will tell the story of each and every artwork, which were born form cinema, advertisements, poetry and another interdisciplinary visual text lines and types.
Moving – at least from the Guttenberg times – letters reached cinema, computer screens or another surfaces suitable for projection. TYPEMOTION – an international research project – analyses the experimental type and image tangling in the cinematograph from the silent movies to the most common examples of the contemporary image culture. In November of 2013, the first exhibition Schriftfilme/ Typemotion – Type as Image in Motion was opened at the Center of Art and Media in Karlsruhe (ZKM). It had more than 250 moving images and contemporary art objects. With the support of Goethe-Institute in Lithuania, from 11 October to 9 November, the most important artworks will be exposed in the National Art Gallery in Vilnius.
The exhibition was initiated, organized and presented in ZKM center in Karlsruhe, in collaboration with FACT and xm:lab.
Financed by the general fund for culture in Germany
Currators: Bernd Scheffer, Christine Stenzer, Soenke Zehle, consultant Peter Weibel
Due to a great interest in this poetic journey, a registration is needed at firstname.lastname@example.org (the tour will be in English)
Currators in National Art Gallery: Christine Stenzer, Soenke Zehle
Supporters: Goethe-Institute in Lithuania and Embassy of the United States in Lithuania
// A shot from Alice Lyons, Orla Mc Hardy film „The Polish Language”. 8 min., 2009 © Alice Lyons, Orla Mc Hardy//