Education

New Lithuanian Courses!

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On the 8th and 9th of February 2021 we will start the Spring season of Lithuanian courses in Ideas Block, so come sign up! We continue with our online mode, given still current Covid restrictions, meaning classes will be over internet with our video conferencing platform. INFORMATION: Start of Spring Session: 8 & 9 FEBRUARY […]

Concerts & Performances

SU – online art show

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“Su” in-other words” “water” is a semi live, progressive art show, an abstract implementation of recycling and repurposing in an artistic practice by the artist Hasan Alp Celikel (HAC). The show involves percussive acoustic guitar songs within melancholy, rock, hip-hop, poetic, perky and trashy sounds; a set installation with basic holograms, video/performance in the theme […]

Events

On music creation

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Composer’s understanding of music language and the formation, shaping, and development of musical ideas as well as their possible implications in their usage in human communication.

Events

MIND SHARPENER: Ready-made language? Yes, please!

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Mind Sharpener talk series

—>GO TO THE EVENT<– “Mind Sharpener” – a series of lively, thought-provoking talks and debates varying from academic research to reflections stemming from professional practice. Topics range from the origins of language to mathematical models, from authority in education to digital storytelling and much more (see Mind Sharpener page for the full list of past events). […]

Concerts & Performances

Industrialization Plant. A Monument to Human Madness – Art Installation & Performance, Culture Night, Vilnius, 2020

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Culture Night Vilnius 2020

This collaborative installation and performance is a monument to the sometimes senseless development of humankind – industrial processes, oil extraction and waste of careless human activities, creating chaos and destruction: human madness. It takes the shape of an abstract man-made plant of industrialization, vibrating with sounds and smoke, resembling a scene from a wasted universe. […]

Events

“ESOTERIC SURREALISM. In the age of imminent collapse” – visual art exhibition, 2020 10 01 – 10 25

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Esoteric surrealism in the age of imminent collapse

A duo art exhibition from surrealist artists Indrė Labanauskaitė (Lithuania) and Peter Striffolino (USA). Coming together for the first time to showcase their recent collaborative and individual drawings. The body of work consists mainly of pen and ink drawings with rich details and mystical inspirations. Their collaborative pieces were done remotely throughout the recent lockdown […]

Concerts & Performances

Art Distancing – remote live electronics – Mantautas Krukauskas ft. Roberto Becerra (Video)

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“Art Distancing” (“Meninė distancija”) Live remote electronic music concert. 27 April 2020. Vilnius. During Covid-19 quarantine. [LT] Tai spontaniška kolaboracija tarp Mantauto Krukausko (LMTA, MiSC) ir Roberto Becerra (LMTA & IdeasBlock). Garso menininkai kuria garsovaizdį inspiruotą dabartinės, sunkiai ignoruojamos situacijos. Elektroninis, gličo (gedimo, trikdžio) estetika grįstas naratyvas išbando technologijų limitus: Mantautas ir Roberto groja kartu […]

Education

Music Creation|Composition Course

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Introduction to music creation/composition: May 13 – June 17, 2020 The workshop is intended as an introduction for creating music (composition). More than an approach to a specific music style, we will focus on the endeavour of creating music (making conscious most of the unconscious processes that occur during music composition). This approach will let […]

Education

Mind Sharpener: Music vs Sound art (Video)

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The video of the talk and discussion with experimental electroacoustic Yiorgis Sakellariou composer on the edge topics of music, art and sound. Text from event: [LT] “Mind Sharpener” – tai gyvų, provokuojančių bei kviečiančių pamąstymams, pokalbių ir diskusijų serija, pradedant akademiniais tyrimais ir baigiant refleksijomis, kylančiomis iš profesinės praktikos. Nagrinėjamos temos nuo kalbos ištakų iki […]

Concerts & Performances

3rd Anniversary Exhibition "Made by X"

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made by x exhibition

[EN] Ideas Block 3rd anniversary will be celebrated with art and music! Anniversary Exhibition is opening this Thursday 6th of February, 2020. We received nearly 200 pieces from several countries around the world, and we will be filling our gallery walls with them! All pieces will sell for a flat price of 20 euros each […]