14-18 \ Roleplays \ exhibition

The project by the Ukrainian artist Anton Karyuk is shaped as a reflection on cliches and manipulations of public opinion. Reversals of the Soviet Lithuanian magazine “Kinas” of 1954-1956 are taken as the basis of it. The pictures show same-sex relationships (friendship, work, etc.) from some cult films of that time. Now it is possible to look at them from a different angle through abstract images referencing to sexual fetishes.

In the past era of censorship and state control over culture, photography carried a political and biased implications, helping to govern people. It’s enough to look at a different light and the meaning changes.How easy is it to influence people? And how does public opinion and popular cliches distort our perception of the world?

Cinema “Skalvija”, A. Goštauto g. 2
September 14–18 (opening after the first screening on September 14)

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