Aistė Marija Stankevičiūtė is a visual artist and a writer. In 2020, she launched the Fliers, which dive through the black surfaces of the world, into the Northern Hall of the Contemporary Art Centre. Her fused glass puddles The Sun is in my Heart (2021) reflected the eyes of molluscs and exhibition visitors. In the video piece Muscle Stone (2021), sporting bodies were enveloped by shimmering shapes, while a song specially composed for this ritual played in the background.

Aistė Marija currently writes essays and exhibition reviews for contemporary art newspapers online at artnews.lt and echogonewrong.com, and develops her artistic practice by knitting objects and conversations.

Aistė Marija Stankevičiūtė’s works have been shown at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), the Rupert Residency (Vilnius, Lithuania), the Podium project space (Oslo, Norway), and the International Exhibition of Contemporary and Modern Art (EXPO Chicago, Chicago, USA), among others.

Communication

2024 communications manager at Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania. 

2023  communications coordinator at Videograms'23, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2023 – present communications coordinator at Architektūros fondas, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2022 – 2023 communications coordinator at SODAS 2123, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Curatorial

2023 Minčių skaitytojai / Mind Readers: Anton Karyuk, George Finlay Ramsay, Ieva Rižė, Jogintas Čepulis, Marija Šnipaitė, Sophie Durand, Atletika gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Education

2023 KUNO course Border as a Place: Collisions in Time, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2021 Rupert's Alternative Education Programme curated by Tautvydas Urbelis.

2017 - 2021 BA Photography and Media Arts, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.

Solo shows

2023 Palaidi galai / Loose Tails, Atletika gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. artnews.lt

2020 Ausys Laižo Lūpas / Ears Lick Lips, ARTIFEX Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. echogonewrong.com, artnews.lt 

Scenography & costume design

2023 Scenography for L. yra S., State Small Theatre of Vilnius, Lithuania.

2022 Scenography and costumes for Fountain, performance (directed by Greta Štiormer, performed by Jūra Elena Šedytė, Dainora Aleksaitė, Ieva Haja Parnarauskaitė), Muzika erdvėje festival, Washington Square, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2022 Scenography and costumes for L. yra S., performance sketch (Gabriele Labanauskaitė's play, directed by Greta Štiormer), State Small Theatre of Vilnius, Lithuania.

2021 Scenography and costumes for Warming, MMLAB space, The Vilnius Capital Days Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania. 

2021 Scenography and costumes for Warming, MMLAB space, Vilnius, Lithuania

2020 Scenography for The Ringing of the Plains (Jaan Kruusvall), The Fount festival, Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Residencies:

2022 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.

2021 Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Selected group shows

2022 How Heat Slides Across Surfaces, Hawerkamp 31, Münster, Germany.

2022 I am Sitting in a Room, EXPO CHICAGO, Navy Pier, Chicago. rupert.lt 

2021 Heavy Centre, Podium, Oslo, Norway. osloartguide.no

2021 Heavy Centre, Gallery Tech Arts, Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2021 Songs from the 4th floor, Akademija Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2021 Whirlpools, Titanikas Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. artnews.lt, echogonewrong.com

2020 JCDecaux Prize 2020: The Words I Have, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania. artnews.lt 

2020 Hopes & Slopes, Atletika Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. 15min.ltartnews.lt

2020 Is she coming?, KKKC Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania. echogonewrong.com, artnews.lt, 7md.lt 

Press, interviews

2020 JCDecaux Award 2016-2020, catalogue publisher: Contemporary Art Center, p. 196-199

2020 MOONSHOT #3 With artist Aistė Marija Stankevičiūtė, interview hosted by Daura Polonskytė, music chosen by Aistė Marija, Palanga Street Radio. Listen here

2020 Aistės Marijos Stankevičiūtės kūrinį įkvėpė Naujojoje Zelandijoje pastebėtas superorganizmas, Dovilė Grigaliūnaitė, 15min.lt, zmones.lt, delfi.lt 

Other work

2021 – 2022 teacher, Contemporary workshops, youth club "Šatrija", Vilnius, Lithuania.

2020 – present writing for Echogonewrong.com 

2019 – present writing for Artnews.lt 

Grants

2022 Lithuanian Council for Culture

2021 Lithuanian Council for Culture

2020 Lithuanian Council for Culture