The gallery “si: said” participates in the International Contemporary Art Fair “ArtVilnius ’21” from October 15 to 17.The gallery will present the works by Raimondas Daukša and Rolandas Marčius.
Raimondas Daukša (b. 1962) is a mid-generation artist who surprises viewers with his sophistication, originality, aesthetic sense, and close connection with his environment. His ouevre (paintings, installations, objects) is dominated by a critique of social life, the backstage of life in a resort, consumerism, collective memory, humor, and the hybrid relationship between nature and man.
Daukša graduated from the Vilnius Art Institute in 1992 with a degree in art education. Since 1993, he has been participating in exhibitions. He was a member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Union from 1997 to 2002 and then became one again in 2020. Member of the group “V.V.T.” (“viskas vyksta toli” – Lithuanian for “everything is going (on) far away”) that consists of Raimondas Daukša, Arvydas Šapoka, Arvydas Stonkus, and Alvydas Kaštaunas. Since 2010, he has been a member of the “Antilox” movement along with Mindaugas Špokauskas, Raimondas Daukša, Eglė and Darius Petreikis, and Meilė Sposmanytė. Dauša lives and works in Palanga.
Rolandas Marčius was born in 1974. Rolandas’ oeuvre reflects a surgically revealing X-ray aesthetic. His works reflect local situations and rethink global structures. The artist seeks to enable a personal dialogue and perception of the environment through colour, multilayered thought, and narrative.
Rolandas Marčius is a painter who studied at the Vilnius Academy of Arts from 1994 to 1998. From 1998 to 2009, he lived and worked in the USA. Since 2012, he has been a member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Union. He lives and works in Klaipėda.
The gallery’s participation in the International Contemporary Art Fair “ArtVilnius ’21” is funded by Klaipėda City Municipality.