22 Dec 2018


HIAP Talks@Kiasma: Lolita Jablonskiene talks about Baltic Contemporaneity

HIAP Talks continue at our new venue, @Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Lolita Jablonskiene, Chief Curator of Lithuania’s National Gallery of Art, promises to take the audience on a journey through the rapid changes in Baltic contemporary art in the last two decades. Jablonskiene is currently writing a book about the development of contemporary art practices in Lithuania during the 1990s.

Lolita Jablonskiene, PhD, is a contemporary art critic and curator based in Vilnius. Since 2000 she has headed the Contemporary Art Information Centre (CAIC) – a spin-off from the Soros Foundation – and joined the Lithuanian Art Museum to work for the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art (opened in 2009) in Vilnius. In 2002 she was appointed Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Art. Jablonskiene was Commissioner of the Lithuanian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 1999 and 2005. She has curated contemporary art exhibitions in her home country and abroad, written art criticism for the Lithuanian and foreign press, and also lectures at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts (Associate Professor).

HIAP Talks are curated by Marita Muukkonen.