residency: SeptemberNovember 2018

Lina Lapelytė (United Kingdom/Lithuania)

Lina Lapelytė

is an artist living and working in London, UK and Vilnius, Lithuania. She holds a BA in classical violin, a BA in sound arts and an MA in sculpture from the Royal College of Art in London. Her performance-based practice is rooted in music and flirts with pop culture, gender stereotypes, aging and nostalgia.

During her residency at the Ujazdowski Lina Lapelytė will be working on a performance entitled Sun and Sea (by Lina Lapelytė, Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė and Vaiva Grainytė) and its new extended version that will be presented at the Lithuanian pavilion at the Venice Art Biennial in 2019.

Lina Lapelytės works were shown at the Give up the ghost! - Baltic Triennial 13, Tallin (2018); Undersong - KIM?, Riga (2018); Pirouette - Rupert (solo show, 2017); Magma, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius (2017); Public Movement - Moderna Museet, Malmö (2017); FIAC, Paris (2017), Baltic Pavilion, Venice architecture Biennial, Venice (2016); Peculiar People, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea/Great Britain (2016); Double Bind, NILO, Reykjavik (2016) and Rupert, Vilnius (2015); Listening - Hayward touring show, Great Britain (2015); Block Universe, London (2015); Park Nights - Serpentine, London (2014); Baltic CCA, Newcastle (2014); Eye and Lense - Whitechapel Gallery, London (2014); DRAF, London (2017, 2014); New experimentalists - Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (2014).


  • Curator
    • Ika Sienkiewicz-Nowacka

Film: Marta Wódz

This residency is co-financed by Akademie Schloss Solitude and the City of Warsaw.
The residency is realized in frames of collaboration between Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Adam Mickiewicz Institute.