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Telling the Baltic in Klaipeda

The collaborative storytelling project Telling the Baltic has resulted in an exhibition, which has been shown in cities around the Baltic since the summer of 2012. It was initiated in the Art Line project. When it opens in Klaipeda, it is within another framework, namely as a part of the project “Close Stranger: promoting mutual understanding between population of Gdansk, Kaliningrad and Klaipeda through facilitation of exchange in the field of contemporary arts and culture” implemented within the framework of „ENPI Cross-border Cooperation programme 2007-2013 for Lithuania, Poland and Russian Federation”, where Klaipeda Culture Communication Center KCCC participates as a partner.

Telling the Baltic has involvied Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art (Laznia CCA), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Blekinge County Museum, NGO ArtMission, Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Nida Art Colony, Kunsthalle Rostock and Stena Ferry Line.

Artists:

Danil Akimov [RU], Oleg Blyablyas [RU], Anna Brag [SE], Alexey Chebykin [RU], Astrid Göransson [SE], Henrik Lund Jörgensen [DK], Alexander Lyubin + Vassily Kolesnik [RU], Gintaras Makarevičius [LT], Patrycja Orzechowska [PL], Paetrick Schmidt [DE], Michael Soltau [DE], Anna Steller [PL], Łukasz Szałankiewicz [PL], Konstantin Traschenkov [RU], Johan Thurfjell [SE], Agnieszka Wołodźko [PL], Anton Zabrodin [RU], Iwona Zając [PL], Anna Zaradny&Szymon Rogiński [PL], Marek Zygmunt [PL]

Curators: Torun Ekstrand, Elena Tsvetaeva, Agnieszka Wołodźko

Organiser: Centre for Contemporary Art Łaznia (Gdansk, Poland)

Co-organiser: Klaipėdos kultūrų komunikacijų centras / Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre

Preparing the TTB exhibition in Klaipeda. Photo: Marek Zygmunt.
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