Milan Prokeš

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06/07 – 30/07/2021

Petrichor

gallery [si:said]

Daržų str. 18, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Photo Courtesy of Karolina Latvytė-Bibiano

The meaning of the word petrichor lies in the astonishing, but at the same time extremely delicate origin of a special phenomenon – the smell of the earth, which surrounds everything after heavy rain. In this name that we borrowed from nature hides the main purpose of the exhibition, which is to draw attention to the invisible, natural flow, the course and being itself of nature, which is barely perceptible to the senses. The display features four different experiences. And they are combined in this one exhibition.

Sandra Kvilytė, Raimonda Kielaitė, Karolina Latvytė-Bibiano, Milan Prokeš

01/03 – 31/03/2021

Esu kaltas, esu kaltas, esu labai kaltas

IRGI galerija – virtual platform based in Kaunas, Lithuania

Through my fault, through my most grievous fault

Spoken words have an effect, but what about paintings?

Although the phrase “I am guilty” (derived from the Spanish “Mea Culpa”) is taken out of context, it does have a certain, disturbing effect, which over time can turn into a dry assertion, or into a mere fact. But it can also happen that it unconsciously materialises into a kind of life affirmation, which then becomes the starting point for everything. The question is to what extent this feeling of guilt is objective and to what extent it is an unconscious construction.

Unlike words, images, because of their visual nature, have more depth. This is paradoxical, one might say, but despite the usually flat way of representing things (not always, of course), images can convey inner states and experiences because they communicate with our soul. In this sense, it is a kind of meta-language. Perhaps this is why our minds find it difficult to comprehend images, because the mind works with words, with meanings, whereas the soul communicates with symbols.

The aim of this exhibition is to promote a subtle visual dialogue, unhampered by biased intellectualism, in which mutual participation occurs in silence.

03/02 – 28/03/2021

Petrichor

Meno Parkas Gallery

Rotušės a. 27, 44279 Kaunas, Lithuania

The meaning of the word petrichor lies in the astonishing, but at the same time extremely delicate origin of a special phenomenon – the smell of the earth, which surrounds everything after heavy rain. In this name that we borrowed from nature hides the main purpose of the exhibition, which is to draw attention to the invisible, natural flow, the course and being itself of nature, which is barely perceptible to the senses. The display features four different experiences. And they are combined in this one exhibition.

Sandra Kvilytė, Raimonda Kielaitė, Karolina Latvytė-Bibiano, Milan Prokeš

01/11/2020 – 27/02/2021

DARKEST BEFORE DAWN: ART IN A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY

Ethan Cohen KuBe

211 FISHKILL AVE, BEACON, NY 12508

Curated by Raul Zamudio and Ethan Cohen

Darkest Before Dawn: Art in a Time of Uncertainty is an exhibition of international artists that work in diverse media including painting, sculpture, photography, video, sound art and performance that explores a myriad of topical subject matter in a world of uncertainty. And similar to the exhibition’s title culled from the eponymous aphorism of a 17th century theologian, the exhibited artworks equally offer hope and, akin to an enlightening dawn, to break through one of the darkest moments we currently find ourselves in our collective, human history.

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