CURATED SHOWS, PROGRAMMED SCREENINGS
Curator of regular screenings and talks at e-flux Screening Room, a one-hundred seat cinema presenting artists’ films, video art, & experimental cinema with a special focus on discourse around moving-image art. 172 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, New York. December 2021 - ongoing.
Programmer of Aesthetics of Resistance: Straub-Huillet and the Contemporary Moving Image, a three-month long series of screenings and discussions at e-flux Screening Room, Brooklyn New York, December 1, 2022 - March 20, 2023.
Curator and presenter of Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, a moving image program for Tramway Contemporary Art Center. Glasgow, Scotland, November 18 - 21, 2022.
Programmer and presenter (together with Inesa Pavlovskaite-Brašiškė) of Jonas Mekas’ Cinematic Friendships: Collaboration, Care and Support, three screenings and talks that took place at Mana Contemporary Art Center, (New Jersey, USA) on February 12, March 12 and April 9, 2022.
Co-curator (with Inesa Pavlovskaite Brasiske) of the major exhibition Jonas Mekas and the New York Avant-Garde at National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, 2021 November 20 - 2022 February 20.
Curator of 24 Notes per Second. Jonas Mekas and his Environment, a ten days long program of 16mm films on and by Jonas Mekas. Skalvija Cinema, Vilnius, Lithuania. November 25 - December 5, 2021.
Curator of The State of the Moving Image, an international online symposium with presentations by Erika Balsom, Teresa Castro, Sophie Cavoulacos, Ali Cherri, Greg de Cuir Jr, Irmgard Emmelhainz, Lars Henrik Gass, Leo Goldsmith, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Olivier Hadouchi, Louis Henderson, Chrissie Iles, Karrabing Film Collective, Toby Lee, Almudena Escobar López, Pedro Neves Marques, Alison Nguyen, Noncitizen, Bahar Noorizadeh, Christina Phoebe, Raqs Media Collective, Rojava Film Commune, Oleksiy Radynski, Julian Ross, Stefanie Schulte Strathaus, Su Yu Hsin, Malena Szlam, Anton Vidokle, and Yang Beichen that took place on e-flux Video & Film, Friday–Sunday, September 17–19, 2021.
Programmer of An Other Cinema: Apparatus and Histories, with works by Martin Arnold, Zoe Beloff, Harun Farocki, Christoph Girardet and Matthias Müller, Pierre Huyghe, Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, Jesse McLean, Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen, Rosalind Nashashibi, Deimantas Narkevičius, Soda Jerk, and Lawrence Weiner, on e-flux Video & Film, September 6–20, 2021.
Programmer of BALTIC MODERNIST CINEMA: BETWEEN IMAGINARY AND REAL for Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA, May 26 – June 15, 2021.
Programmer of True Fake: Troubling the Real in Artists' Films, a three month long series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film. New York, February 9 - April 20, 2021.
Co-programmer (with Weixian Pan and Xin Zhou) of Elemental Relations in Artists' Films, a series of screenings and discussions. NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China, March 31 - May 24, 2021.
Programmer of Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, a three month long series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film. New York, August 12 - November 5, 2020.
Co-programmer (with Inga Lace) of From Matter to Data: Ecology of Infrastructures , a screening series for Post MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art’s online resource devoted to art and the history of modernism in a global context. New York, August 12 - September 9, 2020.
Guest programmer of Future's Past's, Past's Futures: Environmental Memories in East-Central European Video Art at the Annual International Alternative Film/Video Festival. Belgrade, Serbia, 11-15 December, 2019. The program consisted of works by Ieva Epnere, Emilija Skarnulyte, Ulf Langheinrich, Mike Stubbs and Deimantas Narkevičius.
Programmer and curator of Jonas Mekas Expanded, a screening of Film Magazine of the Arts (Jonas Mekas, 1963), Letter to John From Jonas (Jonas Mekas, 1999) as well as clips from Walden (Jonas Mekas, 1968) and Lost Lost Lost (Jonas Mekas, 1976) followed by the panel discussion with art historians and film critics Melissa Ragona (Carnegie Mellon University), Andrew Uroskie (Stony Brook University) and Ed Halter (Bard College) moderated by Lukas Brasiskis (New York University). Department of Cinema Studies, New York University. New York, USA, 26 October, 2019.
Programmer and curator (with Austė Zdančiūtė and Mante Valiunaite) of CCamp (summer film symposium). The theme of the year: "Electrified Identities", Rokiskio Salu Dvaras, Lithuania, 8-11 August, 2019. A line-up of guests include: Madsen Minax, (filmmaker), Akosua Adoma Owusu (filmmaker), Dane Komljen (filmmaker), Almu Escobar Lopez (programmer), Amber Bemak (filmmaker), Elena Gorfinkel (film historian), among others.
Programmer of Mermaid With A Movie Camera, a first New York screening of Emilija Skarnulyte’s films followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. The Spectacle Theater. Brooklyn, USA, April 21, 2019.
Programmer and curator of Landscape to be Experienced and to be Read: Time, Ecology, Politics. James Benning's Film Programme, a first Lithuanian retrospective of Benning's films accompanied by a discussion. Contemporary Art Center Cinema, Vilnius, Lithuania, February 14-17, 2019.
Co-curator and co-chair (with Leo Goldsmith) of Field Recording and Documentary Sound: Practice, Ethics, and Aesthetics, screenings followed by a discussion panel with Stephanie Spray, Ernst Karel, and Joshua Bonnetta. Michelson Theater at New York University, New York City, USA. December 5, 2018.
Curator and chair of Poetic Realism as Ethnography: Unforgettable Portraits in Baltic Documentaries, screenings followed by a discussion panel with Riho Vastrik, Pacho Velez, and Sally Berger. Michelson Theater at New York University, New York City, USA. October 17, 2018.
Programmer and curator (with Austė Zdančiūtė) of CCamp (summer film symposium). The theme of the year: "Imperfect Cinema", Rokiskio Salu Dvaras, Lithuania, 9-12 August, 2018 (a line-up of guests include: Peggy Ahwesh, Erika Balsom, Miriam de Rosa, Jem Cohen, Ed Halter, Khalil Brothers, among others).
Programmer and curator of the CCamp (summer film symposium). The theme of the year: "Welcome to the Anthropocene", Antaliepte, Lithuania, 27-31 July, 2017 (a line-up of guests and speakers include: Ben Rivers, Denis Côté, Pawel Wojtasik, Joshua Bonneta, Emilija Skarnulyte, Tiago de Luca, Timothy Morton, Rugile Barzdziukaite, among others).
Co-curator (with Leo Goldsmith) of Human. Material. Machine, a two-week long film and video program. Contemporary Art Center Cinema, Vilnius, Lithuania, 5-16 August 2015.
Co-chair and co-organizer of the NYU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Conference 2015. Theme: Shock Value: Experience, Affect, & the Moving Image. Department of Cinema Studies, New York University. New York, USA, 20-21 February 2015.
Programmer and curator of Nathaniel Dorsky: Devotional Cinema, a first Lithuanian retrospective of Dorsky's films accompanied by lecture series. Contemporary Art Center Cinema, Vilnius, Lithuania, 11-15 June 2014.
Programmer and curator (with Gintė Žulytė) of Contemporary Past: Moving Images as a Fluid Memory, an international theory-and-practice based film workshop, symposium and film program. Nida’s Art Colony, Lithuania. June 7-21 2011.
One of the four initiators and curator of Meno Avilys, an independent film education, presentation and preservation center in Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2005-2009.
Organizer and programmer (with Paul Paper and Lina Cerniauskaite) of the international moving image festival Next Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2005-2007.