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Žilvins Landzbergas

Born in 1979 in Kaunas
Since 2014 lecturer at the Vilnius Academy of Arts, Department of Textiles
Since 2012 Lecturer at the Sculpture Department of the Vilnius Academy of Arts
2011 – 2014 participant of the project "Creative partnerships" in Lithuanian secondary schools
2010 – 2013 sculpture and installation teacher at Justinas Vienožinskis Art School for Children and Youth



Since 2013 Vilnius Academy of Arts, art doctoral studies

2005 – 2007 Postgraduate residency at De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002 Salzburg summer camp (Ilya Kabakov's class), Austria

2001 Exchange semester at Plymouth University, Exeter, United Kingdom
1998 – 2003 Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, master's and bachelor's studies in sculpture

Personal exhibitions

2020 Maldos Dūmas, Kaunas Art Gallery, Kaunas

2019 Fog, Kunsthalle Lab Bratislava, Slovakia

2018 RIBOCA International Art Biennale, Riga

2018 Hidden sun, POST gallery, Kaunas

2017 R, Lithuanian pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, Italy

2016 ~ LTMKS project space "Sodų 4", Vilnius

2015 Without a crown, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius 

2013 Big R, Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam 

2012 Sunset, TAG, Den Haag, The Netherlands 

2011 "Vartai" Gallery, Vilnius 

2011 For Ever Again Who? Contemporary Art Center, Riga 

2009 Art Amsterdam 2009, Rai, Amsterdam (artist's book, 2010)

2008 Čirvų vynas (exhibition from the cycle of young artists "Yellow Line"), Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius

Group exhibitions

2020 Fur collar, Kaunas Menininkai Namai 

2020 Accessories, contemporary art festival Virus'25, Šiauliai

2019 XIV century, Rupert project space, Vilnius

2019 Double V, duo exhibition, art space W139, Amsterdam

2019 Something Happened, Center for Culture Carmen, Valencia

2018 33rd São Paulo Biennale, Brazil

2018 Riga Biennale

2017 CMC Sculpture Yard

2016 Lost in the Archive, Riga Art Space, Latvia (catalogue)

2016 Secret of Plants, Buro fur Kulturelle Ubersetzungen, Leipzig

2017 Riga Sculpture Quadrennial "Sustainability and future space (within the context of the tension between conservatism and liberalism)", MMIC, Riga (catalogue)

2015 A Million Lines, part of XII Baltic International Art Triennial, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

2015 About the Trees, Paul Klee Museum, Bern (catalogue)

2015 Installed in the exhibition "Tap Water", Russian Drama Theater in Vilnius

2014 On-site installation ART Ii Biennale of Northern Environmental and Sculpture Art, Finland (catalogue)

2014 Mnemonic atlas, art doctoral students' exhibition at VDA gallery "Titanikas", Vilnius

2013 Between Time and History, VDA Nida Art Colony and Exhibition Space Titanikas, Vilnius (catalogue)

2013 Revisiting footnotes I, The Latvian Center of Contemporary Art Office Gallery, Riga

2013 Summer Readings, Cēsis, Latvia

2013 ART13 contemporary art fair in London, Gallery VARTAI, Vilnius

2012 Group Show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

2012 Lithuanian art: 18 exhibitions, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (catalogue)

2011 Vartai 20 Years, VARTAI gallery, Vilnius

2011 East by South West, Victor Bucher Project Space, Vienna (invitation)

2011 Squaring the Circle, Galerie IAC, Berlin

2010 City without Walls. Vilnius at the Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK (catalogue)

2010 Lithuanian art: 10 years, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (catalogue)

2010 Contemporary Art from Lithuania, European Bank, Frankfurt am Main (catalogue)

 2010 Common Ground, Nieuw Dakota, NDSM terrein, Amsterdam

Curatorial activity

2020 Group exhibition "Laikrodininkas" together with exhibits from the collection of the Folk Art Department of the Lithuanian National Art Museum, Pamarios Gallery, Juodkrantė

2014 International exhibition "Orangery", Užutrakis manor wheel and park

2010 – 2011 Annual International Summer Arts Academy in Žagare

2012 - 2015 founder, manager, exhibition curator of the independent project space "Malonioji 6" in Vilnius:

2013 Series of 13 exhibitions "Malanoji 6"

2012 series of 10 exhibitions "Pleasant 6"

2012 Pedagogical activity of 4 foreign artist residences "Malonioji AIR".



2018, 2011, 2008 Individual scholarship of the Ministry of Culture for an artist of art and culture

2014 Educational scholarship, Lithuanian Cultural Foundation

2012 Prize for the best installation at the Vilnius art fair ART VILNIUS 2012

2008 Thieme Art Award 2008, Holland


2016 Interrogating Arts, artist residency in Thingeyri, Iceland

2014 ZK/U (Center for Urbanism and Art) residency, Berlin

2013 Nida Art Colony

2011 GlogauAIR artist residency, Berlin

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