Center for Social Vision

Open Call 2021/22

Valentinas Klimašauskas

Valentinas Klimašauskas (b. 1977, Kaunas, Lithuania) is a curator and writer.

Together with Joao Laia he co-curated the 14th Baltic Triennial at CAC Vilnius (2021). With Inga Lāce he curated "Saules Suns", a solo exhibition by Daiga Grantina for the Latvian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2019), worked as a Program Director at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga (2017/18), and was a curator at CAC Vilnius (2003/13). Since 2020 he is a curator-at-large at

Recent curated projects include "An Incomplete & Unreliable Guide to Social Media War Room" as part of Curated by at Georg Kargl gallery, Vienna; "The sex lives of fruit flies" at Low gallery, Riga (2021); "Who Looks out of a Window", a solo by Valentýna Janů, lítost, Prague; "Pulse" by Alexandra Pirici, enlivenment of the Kaunas Ninth Fort Monument; "Microorganisms & Their Hosts", a collaborative solo by Mindaugas Gapševičius at Atletika, Vilnius; "The Cave & the Garden" at Futura CCA, Prague (2020); "The Maze and The Lighthouse," Baltic Triennial 14: Intro, the CAC, Vilnius (with João Laia). 2020"Columnists" at Editorial, Vilnius (2019); "Somewhere in between. Contemporary art scenes in Europe" at BOZAR, Brussels (2018); "Portals or location scouting in Kaunas", presented by Spike Art Quarterly (2017); "A hat trick or a theory of the plankton", Podium, Oslo and Sodų 4, Vilnius (2016); "a cab", Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, and Podium, Oslo (2015). He is the author of "Oh, My Darling & Other Rants: (The Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt, 2018), "Polygon" (Six Chairs Books, 2018), and "B" (Torpedo Press, 2014).

Klimašauskas published texts at „A Prior Magazine", „Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt", „Beyond", „Cura", "Dailė", „Dot Dot Dot", „Flash Institut", „Flash Art", „Kim Docs", „Kunsthernes Hus", „Good Times & Nocturnal News" „Šiaurės Atėnuose", „ŠMC Interviu", „Metropolis M", „Mousse", „Nero", „Paletten", „Spike" and elsewhere.