Evaldas Jansas
About

Biography
Born 1969 in Kaunas, Lithuania
Lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania
Education
1988-1995
Vilnius Art Academy, Department of Painting (MA)
Selected solo exhibitions
2012
Images, CMUER OMNAT project, Commune Art, Vilnius
2011
Jansas TV, Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius
2009
Jansas, ARTscape - European Capital of Culture project – VARTAI Gallery, Vilnius
SoundTrack, Skalvija Cinema Centre, Vilnius
Jansas's Works on Video Screen, Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius
2007
RetroPERspektive, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Klaipėda, Lithuania
2006
RetroPERspektive, Skalvija Cinema Centre, Vilnius
2005
Evaldas Jansas for CAC/TV. Contemporary Art Center/ TV 1 channel, Vilnius
2004
Repudiated Realities, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
In My Own Juice, Lithuanian Contemporary Art, part of exhibition, Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2000
New Video Works, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
1999
Please Tie a Knot into the Bag, Kunstlerhaus, Boswill, Switzerland
1996
From Life’s Illustrations, Jutempus Gallery, Vilnius
Selected group exhibitions
2012
Lithuanian Art 2012: 18th exhibitions. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
God's Medman, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia
HUMAN NATURE, Rauma Art Biennale Balticum 2012, Rauma Art Museum, Finland
Virages, VARTAI Gallery, Vilnius
2011
Kino pavasaris. Vilnius International Film Festival, Vilnius
Vilnius Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Centre Skalvija, Vilnius
Walk Around Vilnius. Monuments That Are Not, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius
Ad Hoc: Inconvenient Films, Human Rights Film Festival, Vilnius
2010
Mediawave, International Film and Music Festival, Győr, Hungary
6th Berlin International Directors Lounge, Berlin
From artists Workshops, VARTAI Gallery, Vilnius
Friend_Ship, International Performance Art Project, Stockholm-Copenhagen-Klaipeda
Lithuanian Art 2000-2010: Ten Years, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
500 Newton, Studio Gallery, Budapest
2009
Urban stories: The X Baltic Triennial of International Art, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Vilnius
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Klaipėda, Lithuania
37. Festival der Nationen, Ebensee, Austria
2008
Me Social Life, Cinema and Video Festival, Alytus, Lithuania
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Vilnius
Lithuanian Art‘08/Photography, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Vilnius Art Scene After 2000, The Arsenāls Exhibition Hall of the LNMA, Riga
Recontres Internationals Paris/Berlin, Complejo el Aguila Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid
Recontres Internationals Paris/Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2007
STILL HERE: humour in post-communist performative video, Artspace Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Vilnius
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Recontres Internationals Paris/Berlin, Pompidou Centre, Paris
2006
Pulsar, Cinemateca Nacional, Carakas, Vensuela
101.3 KM: competition and cooperation, Kaunas Pictures Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2005
Recontres Internationals Paris/Berlin, Screenings at city space, Paris
CAC TV Nigth, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Invideo 2005, Short Film Festival, Milan, Italy
2004
Image of Violence/Violence of Image, Biennal of Young Artits, Bucharest
The Others Are Me, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Krokow, Poland
19th Brest European Short Film Festival, Brest, France
Short Film Festival, Nevers, France
From the Centre to the Edge, Kilkenny, Ireland
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Recontres Internationals Paris/Berlin, The Grand Halle of la Villette, Paris
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Vilnius
Politically Incorrect Film Festival, Ljubljana
20th International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2003
Baltixplatation, Hunter College, New York, USA
Parallel Progressions 3: etc., Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Wide World Video Festival, Amsterdam
2002
SEX (Social Exhibitionism), Railway Museum, Riga
2001
2002 Lithuanian Cinema and Video, Opal Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Self-esteem. Lithuanian Art ‘01, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Walls for NATO, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
Exotica, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Male, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Celje, Slovenia
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Vilnius
Nets, International Short Film Festival, Klaipėda, Lithuania
2000
Dialog 2: Articulation, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Part of The System, Association for Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria
Innocent Life, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
ArtGenda, Helsinki
Human Project, Bac - Presence Balte, Baltic Art Centre, Visby; Ileana Tounta CAC, Athens; Metronome, Barcelona, Spain
1999
FLAT’ 99, site-specific project, Vilnius
Lithuanian Art 1989-1999: The Ten Years, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Auslander Korespondenten, Cargo Cult TV, Bazel, Switzerland
View Assistences, Bazel, Switzerland
1998
Twilight, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
After Painting, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
The Different - The Same, Bergens Kunstforening, Bergen, Norway
International Performance Festival, Kairė - dešinė Gallery, Vilnius
Cool Places, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
1997
Ground Control, Beaconsfield, London
Dimension O, International Performance Festival, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Lithuanian Art 07/Galleries Present, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
1995
Mundane Language, Vilnius
1995: Art in Lithuania, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius
Awards
2009
State Grand of Lithuanian Ministry of Culture
2000
State Grand of Lithuanian Ministry of Culture for Young Artists
1999
Soros Contemporary Art Center in Lithuania Grand
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art Grand
Kunstlerhause Boswil Grand
1998
State Grand of Lithuanian Ministry of Culture for Young Artists
1996
State Grand of Lithuanian Ministry of Culture for Young Artists
Exhibitions at Vartai