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Virginijus Malčius "The Arctic" (graphics, animation)

January 7–31
Opening – January 7, 5 p. m.

The Arctic is the farthest geographical and my inner point. It's an endless, harsh, mysterious journey in search of something that lies far away. And it pulls inexorably. White spaces of ice and snow in the sunken blackness of the contrasting sky. From it comes out the ritual sounds of drums and bells, whispers, and clamor. The weightless smoke rises to the sky and zooms in a little, maybe even away from its Arctic.

Virginijus Malčius (b.1980) studied BA Audiovisual Art at the Art Faculty of Siauliai 2002–2006 and MA Photography and Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vilnius, Lithuania 2006–2008. Virginijus is a free, very active artist, animator, video artist, illustrator who lives and works in Vilnius. He organized many solo exhibitions in Lithuania and took part at the film festivals (UK, France, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Lithuania). Recently works with graphics, drawings, book illustrations. He wrote and illustrated books for children.

Virginijus Malčius