Creative Outlet

COVID-19 CREATIVE OUTLET: Participatory Online Music Piece by Mikołaj Laskowski – “Deep Relaxation vol. 6: Sound Isolation”

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Mikołaj Laskowski - participatory online music piece

The World is experiencing a moment of stand-still during the events of Covid-19 pandemic. Surely it is affecting each one of us in many different ways. To some this means fear and uncertainty about the future, economic difficulties, to others – inspiration and time to create. This period brings ideas into surface, raises questions and […]

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

Street Music Day: Gatvės muzika prostitucijos skvere

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street music day in Vilnius

We want music! Using the street music day as an excuse, we’ll have lineup for all day, at the end of Pylimo street where you can also find food from cool local restaurants. LINEUP – Hooker Square (by Pylimo 63) 10hr Resonant Digit – live Technologist/artist/psychonaut. ambient, drone set. https://soundcloud.com/iorobertob 11hr ref/inter – live Vyginto Orlovo projektas, kuriuo […]

Concerts & Performances

Guillaume Gargaud – live at Ideas Block, 28th of April, 18.00

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Guillaume Gargaud performance at Ideas Block

Guillaume Gargaud Is a composer and improvisational guitarist. He has already participated in about twenty albums and composed much music for contemporary dance and movies. He has collaborated with “Conserveries Mémorielles” (Quebec) “Light Cone” (Paris, experimental cinema), “The Future Ethnic Comparative Research Lab” (Paris), S.Lascaux (Lecturer, University of Le Havre), “Two Sequana” (Contemporary Art, Paris) […]

Events

Sound Cycle: Looper Workshop with Gonsofus, 3rd of April, 18.30

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Sound Cycle: Looper workshop

Sound Cycle is a series of workshops and events surrounded by music, art and media work. Artists will come, share and exchange experience and knowledge with the community.  LOOPER WORKSHOP – GONSOFUS GONSOFUS – multi-instrumentalists Sasha Mamaev and Gábor Tokár. Through an innovative approach to live-looping, they create a powerful sound they call “transcontinental groove”, live […]

Calls

Artist in residence

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Calling creatives from various fields to reside at Ideas Block – creative space & cafe, located in Vilnius, Lithuania!   Ideas block is a creative space & cafe located in a developing area of the city – Station district. It is a place where culture happens and ideas are fostered through various art and design […]

Concerts & Performances

A Nomad’s Guide to Listening, 1st of December, 19.00

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performative reading

On the 1st of December, 7 pm, come to Ideas Block to a performative reading event by Budhaditya Chattopadhyay. “A Nomad’s Guide to Listening” Artist and writer Budhaditya Chattopadhyay will perform and read from his upcoming release A Nomad’s Guide to Listening (Touch, London). The work intends to contextualize contemplative thoughts triggered by a nomadic listener’s […]

Calls

Artists | Designers | Creative Thinkers

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open call for artists, designers, residencies, creative thinkers

Ideas Block – creative space & cafe invites artists, designers and creative minds to participate in our activities. We are looking for new proposals for art exhibitions, designer products, events, workshops and other creative project ideas. If you have interesting, unusual, innovative ideas and would like to develop and share them, get in touch with […]

Concerts & Performances

Site Specific – Experimental Music / Talk. May 27th, 19.00

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Talk and performance by Indian-born artist, researcher, writer and theorist Budhaditya Chattopadhyay. Budhaditya Chattopadhyay [IN] Artists’ talk: The talk will focus on the field recording-based sound compositions and sound artworks. Field recording is a practice that embraces the methodology of recording site-specific ambient sounds outside of the studio. The practice is also known as “phonography” […]