Conference “Embodied interaction textile design”

ArcInTexETN international conference on February 10th at VAA (102 room, Malūnų str. 3 C1 building, Vilnius)

ArcInTexETN – is a consortium of 6 universities and 3 commercial enterprises. The coordinator of the project is the University of Borås (Sweden). The participants of the project are: Vilnius Academy of Arts, Berlin University of the Arts, Eindhoven University of Technology, Heriot-Watt University (the UK). 13 PhD students take part in the project. The PhD students are divided into three groups carrying out research on three different levels: body, interior and architecture.

The aim of the project is to consolidate the research of textile, architecture and interactive design studies seeking to explore new forms of sustainable ways of living.

Conference programme

9:00-9:30 Coffee
9:30-10:30  Main speaker dr. Oscar Tomico. Eindhoven Technology university, Netherlands
10:30-11:15 Assoc. dr. Stephen Garrett. Vilniaus academy of arts. Experience of Artistic research working in the frame of ArcInTexETN project
11:15-12:00     Assoc. dr. Vytautas Michelkevičius. Vilniaus academy of arts. Artistic research: methods and strategies
12:00-13:00 Lunch

Assoc. Julijonas Urbonas. Vilniaus academy of arts. Artistic research and ways of self-presentation

13:50-14:30 Preparing for performance. Bernardinai church (Maironio str. 10)

Assoc. Česlovas Lukenskas. Vilnius academy of arts. Performance Fiber of Imagination

15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00 Final discussion

United performance of the project's participants Fiber of Imagination.
Assoc. prof. Česlovas Lukenskas, Vilnius Academy of Arts. 

St. Bernardine Church, 10th  February 14:30-15:30  


Meda Petkauskaitė (flute; Lithuanian music and Theatre Academy)
Eduardas Bogdanovas (violin; Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre)
Sergio Tommasini (violin; Lithuanian music and Theatre Academy)
Martynas Vytas (viola; the graduate of Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy)
Goda Grigorianaitė (cello; Vilnius Vytautas Magnus Gymnasium)
Brigita Jurkonytė (electronics, effects; Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy)
Česlovas Lukenskas (percussion, saxophone)

PhD students:

Daniel Suarez (Universität der Künste, Berlin)
Iva Resetar (Universität der Künste, Berlin)
Marina Castan Cabrero (Royal College of Art, London)
Jyoti Kapur (University of Borås, Borås)
Bastian Beyer (Royal College of Art, London)
Ana Piñeyro (Royal College of Art, London)
Svenja Keune (Svensson, Kinna & University of Borås)
Sara Lundberg (Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius)
Justė Pečiulytė (Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius)
Ramyah Gowrishankar (Universität der Künste, Berlin)
Vidmina Stasiulytė (University of Borås, Borås)
Troy Nachtigall (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven)

Sound director: Brigita Jurkonytė

ArcInTexETN international doctoral project is funded by the European Commission 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN) programme