Valentinas Klimašauskas

At 17:30 on Thursday, 5 December, the writer and curator Valentinas Klimašauskas will talk about his recent curatorial practice.

Klimašauskas (b.1977, Lithuania) is currently co-curating the Latvian Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale 2019 (artist – Daiga Grantina). He is an author of Oh, My Darling & Other Rants (2018, Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt), Polygon (2018, Six Chairs Books).  His book B (2014, Torpedo Press) contains written exhibitions that float in time and space with or within a joke, one’s mind, Voyager 1, Chauvet Cave or inside the novel 2666 by Roberto Bolaño.

Klimašauskas worked as a Program Director at Kim? CAC, Riga (2017/18), curator at CAC Vilnius (2003/13), and is a founding co-editor of Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt.

More of his writing may be found at www.selectedletters.lt

The presentation takes place in the context of Bait & Switch In-Lab, initiated by the Jan van Eyck participants Anna Moreno, Kent Chan and Mat Do. 


Image: Saules Suns, Daiga Grantiņa, Pavilion of Latvia at the 58th Venice Biennale, 2019.


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