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Robertas Narkus

Studio Grant holder in Stockholm 15 November 2021 – 21 February 2022

Robertas Narkus. Born 1983 in Vilnius. Lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Robertas Narkus (born 1983, Vilnius) describes his practice as the ‘management of circumstance in an economy of coincidence’. Employing performance, new media, language and entrepreneurship, he brings together the ordinary and the absurd to explore notions of technology and human desires. He exhibited, performed or had screenings of his works at the CAC Vilnius, XII Baltic Triennial, KIM?(Riga) de Appel art center, Stedelijk museum, Whitechapel gallery, David Dale gallery (Glasgow) and others. Narkus is the founder of the Institute for ‘Pataphysics in Vilnius and artist day care center “Autarkia”. He holds an MFA from Sandberg Institute fine arts department, collective practice research course at the Royal Institute for Arts in Stockholm, and pursues practice based Phd at Vilnius Academy of Arts. In 2022 Narkus will represent Lithuania at the 59th Venice biennale.