Film Super 8mm, transferred on to video (4:3)
Color, sound, Lithuanian spoken, English subtitles
Duration: 10 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)
Inspired by the architecture of building of Contemporary Art Center in Vilnius which could be described as the Soviet functional modernism of the 60’s. It was build as an exhibition pavilion for the 50th anniversary of the Great October revolution and was called ‘Palace for Exhibitions’. Up till early 90’s it is an official place for the official art exhibitions. Ironically, it became Contemporary Art Centre with its independant artistic program. Because of his contemporary art program the number of visitors decreased radically since it was The Palace of Arts with a program for “all people”. Thus the institution isolated itself among local infrastructure, as it did not compromised with it’s program for the intentions to “take the masses back”. Modernistic building become a shelter for the people working there. An everyday life is going on in institution, which seems to be a contradiction to the purpose, but in fact, these people are supporting this Utopia with their activities.