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Nida Art Colony

Lithuania

Nida Art Colony or NAC is a new subdivision of the Vilnius Academy of Arts. It is developed under the EEA and Norway Grants support. The project started in 2009. NAC  opened in February 2011.

The overall objective of the NAC project is to improve the quality of art and design education in Lithuania and to implement innovations in the field of art education by promoting international cooperation. By launching the Nida Artist-in-residence Programme NAC also aims to create favourable conditions for creative contemporary art practices.

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Partners role within project Art Line:

Nida Art Colony will host four workshops or presentations on digital media art by artists. They will be arranged in their localities and they will invite artists, institutions and organisations and be responsible for communication of the project to the general audience in the region. Artists from the Kaliningrad region will be invited to take part of workshops and seminars organised within the framework of Art Line; all will be prepared and paid for by the partners. The invited artist will in their turn bring the knowledge to Lithuania, Nida Art Colony, in the form of a new workshop or presentation. They will suggest artists from their region most suited for the workshops, all in discussion with partners, as well as facilitating communication between artists and partners. They will together with partners and project management of Art Line discuss ideas for future cooperation and network-building.

rasa.antanaviciute@vda.lt

Executive director of Nida Art Colony

vytautas@nidacolony.lt

Artistic director of Nida Art Colony