SALOMEJA JASTRUMSKYTE


Artist, Art Critic


Contacts:

Address: Lithuania
E-mail: amorfinis@gmail.com



Biography:

I was born on 24th March 1975 in Taurage, Lithuania

1981 – 1993 graduated the 2nd Secondary School of Taurage

1995 – 2000 graduated Siauliai University Faculty of Art, Bachelor's Degree of Social Science (Pedagogy)

2000 – 2002 graduated Siauliai University Faculty of Art. Master's degree of Art History:
master degree work “Image of Zero Gravity in Visual Arts”

Since 2003 has started studies at the Vilnius Fine Art Academy, Faculty of the Fine Arts, PhD Degree of Art Criticism (subject of dissertation “Synaesthesia. Aesthetical Approach”)

2007 Research Scholarship, Institute of Psychoacustics and Electronic Music” (IPEM), Gent University , Belgium.

 

Activity:

Since 2000 the reviewer of Siauliai University Art Gallery
(342 reviewed exhibitions)

Since 2002 the lecturer of the Vilnius Academy of Art, Telsiai Faculty of Art:
Philosophy of Art, XXth Century Art, Oriental Art, Anthropology of Image, Psychology of Art

Since 2002 the coordinator of the exhibitions:
2002 the project of photography– the Contest “Circulation of Sainthood”, the Art Gallery of Siauliai University, 2002, 2003 the Festival of Pavement-artists in Telsiai, the Permanent Action “Submergence of the City”.
2004 the coordinator of the project of photography “Visual - Photographic Treatise of Scenery”,
2004 the exhibition “Capacity”, Thomas' Manas' international festival, Nida, Lithuania 2002-2004 the coordinator and reviewer of the exhibitions in the Trakai street gallery, Šiauliai:
I, II and III Festivals of Contemporary Jewellery.

2003 was awarded for the active work in art and art journalism by the government of Siauliai.

2004 was awarded for the active cultural work by the government of Telsiai.

2004 the member of the Lithuanian Artist's Asociation.

2004 - 2006 the lecturer of Siauliai University:
Social Philosophy, Philosophy of XX th Century, Analisys of Art Critics Text, ChurchArt

Activity in union of Lithuanian intellectuals “Santara – Sviesa”

Since 2005 are working in Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, Vilnius
Current participation in project scholar project “Development of European Identity in Lithuania”.

2007 Member of ASA (American Synaesthesia Association).

2007 Research Scholarship, Institute of Psychoacustics and Electronic Music” (IPEM), Gent University, Belgium.

2007 Research Project in Research Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy “Genesis of Europeanization in Lithuanian Identity: Challenges of the Present and Future”.

2007 Personal Multidimensional Project (awarded by grant from Culture Department of Siauliai Municipality). Exhibition of Object and Photo-facsimiles, performances and Poetry Readings in the galleries.

2007 Personal project of photography (awarded by grant from Culture Department of Lithuania). Photo collection “From Gent”.

 

Scholar conferences:

  1. Multi-dimensional Conference Fluxus: in this instance, (the report “Radical Case of Life as a Fluxus event”), Siauliai University, Cultural Anthropology Center, 2001.
  2. The Transformations of Aesthetics, the report “Beauty in Medicine Aesthetics”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, Vilnius, 2003.
  3. Multi-dimension Conference Anthropology of Trip, the report “Places to Sleep”, Siauliai University, Cultural Anthropology Center, 2003.
  4. International Association of Art Critics (IAAC) the conference of Lithuanian department “World of Art” – Private Sociability or Unlimited Possibilities, the report “Frontier. Sum against variations and marginalia”, Siauliai Art Galery, 2004 09 24.
  5. International scholar conference Interface between Art and Literature. Comparative Problems, the report “The Conversions of Synaesthetical Links of Art”, Vilnius Pedagogical University, 2004 12 03.
  6. Actuality of Bergson. Theoretical interpretations , the report “Aesthetics of Evolutionary form. Bergson's “Emergence Evolution” and Genetic Art”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, 2005
  7. Interpretations of Postmodernism, the report “Aesthetical connotations of definition 'rhizome' by G. Deleuze”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, 2005
  8. Postmodern Philosophical Anthropology: Challenges, References, Problems, the report “Synesthete”, Siauliai University, Cultural Anthropology Center, Siauliai 2005 11 29
  9. Postmodern Tale: Mutation of Imagination, the report “Genesis of Transmutatial Food in Tales”, Šiauliai University, Cultural Anthropology Center, Siauliai, 2005 11 30
  10. Genesis of Lithuanian Europeanization – the Chalenges of the Present and Future, the report “Reflective Identity”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, 2005
  11. Psichology of Creativity, the report “Realities of Visionary and Postmodern art in the light the concept of Rolo Mey “a meet””, Institute of Literature and Folklore, 2005 09 30
  12. International scholar conference “Culture Intertexts”, the report “Synaesthesia as an Active and Passive Principle of a Synthesis of the Arts”, Vilnius Pedagogical University, Vilnius, 2005 10 14-15
  13. International scholar conference Churlionis and the World, the report “Churlionis – Synaesthete”, Memorial museum of M. K. Churlionis, Druskininkai, 2006 08 20
  14. International scholar conference M. K. Churlionis - 130 Years from His Birth, the report “Synaesthesia of Light and Touch in the Oeuvre of Churlionis”, Vilnius , 2005 10 21
  15. Continuity of National Identity and Self-Creation in the Circumstances of Eurointegration, the report “Profiles of Europeanization in the Shifting of Regimes of the New in Contemporary Lithuanian Art”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, Vilnius, 2006 06 09
  16. Freud and the Actuality of Psychoanalysis: Theoretical Interpretations, the report “Freud and Mythological Anatomy”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, Vilnius , 2006 10 21

Scholar publications:

  1. Radical Case of Life as a Fluxus event”. Fluxus: in this instance, Siauliai, Siauliai University Press, 2001, pg. 42-51.
  2. Frontier. Sum against variations and marginalia” in Interstudia-Humanitatis, an issue “World of Art” – Private Sociability or Unlimited Possibilities, Siauliai, Siauliai University Press, 2005, pg. 83-91, ISSN 1822-1114.
  3. Beauty in Medicine Aesthetics”. The Transformations of Aesthetics, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy, Vilnius, 2003.
  4. The Conversions of Synaesthetical Links of Art”. Transformations of Aesthetics and Art, Vilnius, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, 2005, pg. 138-172, ISSN 1822-3192, ISBN 9986-638-59-3.
  5. Inverse Aspects of Synaesthesia theorizing”. Interface between Art and Literature. Comparative Problems, Vilnius, Vilnius University Press, 2005, pg.60-80, ISBN 9955-698-02-0.
  6. Reflective Identity”, Genesis of Lithuanian Europeanization – the Chalenges of the Present and Future, Institute of Culture , Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius, 2005.
  7. Synaesthesia as an Active and Passive Principle of a Synthesis of the Arts”, Secrets of the Text, Vilnius Pedagogical University Press, 2006.
  8. Profiles of Europeanization in the Shifting of Regimes of the New in Contemporary Lithuanian Art”, Continuity of National Identity and Self-Creation in the Circumstances of Eurointegration, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius, 2006.
  9. Zero Gravity as Suspicion of the Future”, Diffusions of the Forms in the Arts and Architecture of 20th Century, Vilnius Art Academy, Theoretical Works N. 43, 2007, Vilnius Art Academy Press, Vilnius, 2007.
  10. Schopenhauer's Wille and Cytowic's Involuntary Synaesthesia – the Dialog of the Concepts”, Metaphysics of the Will – Theoretical Perspectives, Versus Aureus Press - Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius, 2007.
  11. M. K. Ciurlionis and synaesthetical phenomemon”, Cultureology N.16, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius, 2008.
  12. Bergson's “Emergence Evolution” and Transgenic Art”. “Actuality of Bergson. Theoretical interpretations”, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius, 2008.

Scholar Publications Accepted by Press for 2008:

  1. Aesthetical connotations of definition 'rhizome' by Giles Deleuze”, Interpretations of Postmodernism phenomenon, Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius.
  2. Freud and Mythological Anatomy”. Freud and the Actuality of Psychoanalysis: Theoretical Interpretations. Institute of Culture, Art and Philosophy Press, Vilnius.
  3. Deep Grounds of Synaesthesia. Schopenhauer and Cytowic”, LOGOS, A Journal, of Religion, Philosophy Comparative Cultural Studies and Art, Vilnius, 2008
  4. Synaesthetical Transcendention. The Screen of the Senses”, LOGOS, A Journal, of Religion, Philosophy Comparative Cultural Studies and Art, Vilnius, 2008
  5. The Reality in Postmodern and Visionary Arts. What does Rolo Mey means?”, Dicourse of the Interdisciplinarity, Institute of Linthuanian Literature, 2008

Art Criticism Articles:

  1. Material and Version”, 7 Days of Art, 23 02 2001.
  2. Summa”, Literature and Art, 18 05 2001.
  3. Swallow and Four Holies Levitating”, Literature and Art, 16 03 2001.
  4. Triads”, Literature and Art, 02 11 2001.
  5. “Experience out of body” or…”, 21 12 2001.
  6. Fast Thinking”, Literature and Art, 01 02 2002.
  7. Mythology of Iron”, Literature and Art, 2003 02.
  8. Days of Spiders”, Literature and Art, 2003 09.
  9. Postwar”, Literature and Art, 2003 12.
  10. Intrigue of Quantity”, Literature and Art, (About the exhibition “Miscellaneous Art”), 2003 10.
  11. Samogitian Summation”, Samogitian Land, 2003 09, (about the 4th IV World Exhibition of Samogitian People).
  12. Anthropology of the Body”, IMAGO magazine (Slovakia), 2003 12, (about the exhibition “Anthropology of Modern Art”).
  13. The Discovery of Ear”, Literature and Art, 2004 09.
  14. The Conquest of Neck”, Literature and Art, 2004 12.
  15. Dialogue of Memory”, Literature and Art, 2005 03.
  16. Slick and Stencil as Adequatio Rei ad Intelectum”, Literature and Art, 10 06 2005.
  17. Antiquarian Bookshop of Fictions”, “Park@s”, 30 09 2005.
  18. Two-personal Place”, Literature and Art, 2006 03 03.

Exhibitions:

Personal exhibitions in Lithuania:

  1. 1998 Exhibition of Drawings “Ex nihilo”, charcoal on paper, 26 pictures (each 200x90) Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  2. 2000 Three Dimensional Graphical Object “Under the Ruler Pijus Amorphous”, charcoal on canvas, wood, (700X500X250) Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  3. 2001 Exhibition of Drawings “Ad nihilum” The Gallery “Left-Right”, Centre of Graphic, Lithuanian Artists Association, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  4. 2001 Exhibition of Drawings “Black and White Things”, Ukmerge Cultural Centre, Lithuania.
  5. 2001 Exhibition of Drawings “Instrumentarion - 95 / 97”, pencil on paper, 35 pictures Siauliai Library of P.Visinskis, Lithuania.
  6. 2001 Exhibition of Conceptual Drawings “Itinerary”, The Art Gallery of Siauliai University, Lithuania.
  7. 2002 Graphical Object “Under the Ruler Pijus Amorphous”, Telsiai Exhibition Hall, Lithuania.
  8. 2003 “Miniatures”, Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  9. 2004, Conceptual Exhibition of Photography “Cistersu Cisternos”, (30 conceptual photographs (200x30)), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  10. 2004 Photography exhibition “Photo-Stela”, Nida, Lithuania.
  11. 2004 Photography exhibition “Photo-Stela”, Telsiai Exhibition Hall, Lithuania.
  12. 2005 Photo installation-interior “The Surveillance of the Metaphysical House”, 72 photos (each 220x15), Lithuania.
  13. 2007 10 - 12, Photography exhibition “FROM THERE... from Gent”, Museum of Photography, Siauliai, Lithuania.

Authorship projects:

  1. Multi-dimension Project “Cistersu cisternos” organized by the finances of Government's Culture and Sport Department.
    Three parts: December 10th, 2003 lecture, video, performances “Beauty of Medicine”.
    2003 December 17th the opening of the conceptual exhibition of Photography “Cistersu Cisternos”.
    2004 January 13th lecture, video-performance “Fire According to Similarity”.
  2. 2004 January broadcast on television about the project “Cistersu Cisternos”.
  3. 2005 Photo installation-interior “The surveillance of the metaphysical house” +poem “Depot's place” (a reader - actor of Drama Theatre Kestutis Jankunas“), 23-12-2004 – 10-01-2005.

Abroad exhibitions:

  1. 1998 Parnu, Exhibition of Jelgava and Siauliai artists, Jelgava, Latvia.
  2. 2000 The Alternative Photography Exhibition of Baltic States, Riga, Latvia.
  3. 2001 Exhibition “Lithuanian Photographs today”, Chicago, USA.
  4. 2003 Exhibition of Siauliai, Jelgava, Parnu artists, Parnu, Estonia.
  5. 2005 Exhibition “Made in”, Helsinky, Finland.
  6. 2005 Exhibition “Made in”, ……, Finland.
  7. 2005 Exhibition “Made in”, Tallinn, Estonia.
  8. 2006 Exhibition “Sitting Euclid”, Gallery Baal, Bielefeld, Germany.
  9. 2006 Exhibition-graphical interior “Amorphous”, Gallery Artists Unlimited, Belefield, Germany.
  10. 2006 Exhibition “Metaphysical Surveillance”, Gallery Baal, Bielefeld, Germany.
  11. 2006 Exhibition “Photo-steles”, Gallery Baal, Bielefeld, Germany.

Group Exhibitions in Lithuania:

  1. 1999 Exhibition-laboratory “Visual and Sound”, (“ Vaizdas ir garsas”), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  2. 1999 “Drawing and Material” (“Piešinys ir medžiaga”), Siauliai Art Galery, Lithuania.
  3. 2000 39th Exhibition of Siauliai Artists, Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  4. 2000 Exhibition “The Other Photography”, (“Kita fotografija”), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  5. 2000 Exhibition “Signs on the Paper” (“Že nklai popieriuje”), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  6. 2000 Exhibition of Photography “Turn 2000” (“Posūkis 2000”), awarded by Grand Prix, Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  7. 2001 Exhibition “Lithuanian Photography”, gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  8. 2001 Anniversary Exhibition of Siauliai Artist, Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  9. 2001 Photograph Exhibition, Siauliai Photography Museum, Lithuania.
  10. 2001 Photograph exhibition “Photography today” Kaunas, Lithuania.
  11. 2001 Photograph exhibition “Photography today” Klaipėda, Lithuania.
  12. 2001 Photograph exhibition “Photography today” Siauliai Museum of Photography, Lithuania.
  13. 2001 Exhibition-contest “Turn 2001”, (“Posūkis” 2001) awarded by Grand Prix, Siauliai Gallery.
  14. 2001 Exhibition of Miniatures, gallery “Stairs” (“Laiptai”), Šiauliai, Lithuania.
  15. 2001 International Miniatures Exhibition, gallery “Stiklo karoliukai”, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  16. 2002 Photography exhibition, gallery “Prospect”,Vilnius, Lithuania.
  17. 2002 Photography exhibition, Mazeikiai, Lithuania.
  18. 2002 Exhibition “Iam”, gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  19. 2003 Photograph exhibition, Klaipeda Art Galery, Lithuania.
  20. 2003 Photograph exhibition “Anthropology of Modern Body”, Klaipeda Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  21. 2003 Photograph exhibition “Anthropology of Modern Body”, Telsiai Exhibition Hall, Lithuania.
  22. 2003 III Exhibition of World Wide Samogitians, Museum of Samogitians, Plunge, Chamber of Oginsky, Lithuania.
  23. 2003 Festival of Contemporary Art “Play”, Siauliai Art Galery, Lithuania.
  24. 2003 Miniatures Exhibition, Siauliai University Galery, Lithuania.
  25. 2004 International Thomas' Manas' festival, exhibition “Capacities”, Nida, Lithuania.
  26. 2004 International exhibition “Realism Now”, (“ Realizmas dabar”), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.
  27. 2005 IV Exhibition of World Wide Samogitians (Pasaulio Žemaičių IV paroda), Oginsky Chamber, Plunge, Lithuania.
  28. 2005 Museums' Nights. Chamber of Frenkel, Lithuania.
  29. 2005 Photography exhibition “The Year in EU”, selected for museum permanent collection, Siauliai Photography Museum, Lithuania.
  30. 2005 Exhibition “Art factor” (“Meno faktorius”), Siauliai Art Gallery, Lithuania.

Reprezentations of Oeuvre:

  1. In the magazine IMAGO, Slovakia, work of conceptual photography “Klausymosi vėduoklė” (“Fan of Listening”).
  2. Cultural newspaper “Park@s”, photographies “Maro herbai”, (Herbs of Plaque”), Lithuania.
  3. Cultural newspaper “Park@s”, photographies from collection “Cistersu Cisternos”.
  4. Photography album “Pop reality”, Lithuania.
  5. Oeuvre in the magazine of Art and Philosophy LOGOS/42, 2005, article by professor A. Andrijauskas, Lithuania.

Poetry:

Publicated poems:

Pirmasis karas” (“The First War”), “Literature an art” (“Literatūra ir menas”), 2003.

Plague”, “Park@s” , 2004.

Feast”, “Park@s”, 2004.

Place of storehouse”, “Nord Athens” (“Šiaures Atėnai”), 09 07 2005.

Swap”, “Measurement of landscape”, “Naujoji Romuva”, 10 2005.

Prepared bookPlace of storehouse”, 250 pg. 2007, illustrated by author.


Poetical performances:

05 2005 “Metaphysical house”, Art Galery, Siauliai, Lithuania.

10 2005 Poetical-synaesthetical performance “Redolent depot”, Chamber of Frenkel, Lithuania.

2006 Multidimensional Performance “Smelling Depot”, Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania.