Rupert at 1857

Friday 10/11/2017 at 19:00
Artists: Augustas Serapinas and Lina Lapelytė
Curator: Justė Jonutytė
In collaboration with Rupert, Vilnius, we invite you to RUPERT at 1857, a night of performances by Lithuanian artists. Augustas Serapinas’ Gym and Lina Lapelytė’s new performance featuring musician Liudas Mockūnas and dancer Ilva Juodpusytė will be presented in celebration of the last months of the current address of the space.
Augustas Serapinas:
Performances at 19:00, 20:00 and 21:00
Lina Lapelytė:
Performances at 19:30 and 20:30
About the artists
Augustas Serapinas (b. 1990) lives and works in Vilnius. Serapinas graduated from Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2013. Recent exhibitions include Four Sheds, Fogo Island Arts, Newfoundland, Canada (2016-2017); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2017), Housewarming, Emalin, London, UK (2016); Double Bind, RUPERT, Living Art Museum and Oslo Art Academy ; Phillip, Lukas & Isidora, SALTS (Birsfelden, Switzerland, 2015); The Future of Memory. An Exhibition on the Infinity of Present Time, Kunsthalle Wien (Vienna, Austria, 2015); How to Gather? 6th Moscow Biennale (Moscow, Russia, 2015); DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM? Art after Identity Politics, MuHKA (Antwerp, Belgium, 2014).
Lina Lapelyte (b.1984) works and lives in London and Vilnius. Her performance-based practice is rooted in music and flirts with pop culture, gender stereotypes, aging and nostalgia. Lina Lapelyte has previously exhibited and performed at FIAC/Hors Les Murs, Paris (2017); MACBA, Barcelona (2017); Kunstraum, London (2017);  Vleeshal, Middleburg (NL, 2017); Venice architecture Biennial, Venice (2016); CAC, Vilnius (2016); Focal Point Gallery, Southend (UK, 2016); Double Bind, NILO, Reykjavik & Rupert, Vilnius (2016); Hayward touring show, UK (2015); Block Universe, London (2015); Serpentine, London (2014); Baltic CCA, Newcastle (UK, 2014); DRAF, London (2014/2017); Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (2014).
In collaboration with 
Supported by
Lithuanian Council for Culture
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.
Arts Council Norway

Augustas Serapinas, Pump, 2016, courtesy of the artist and Emalin, London