A review of the exhibition Aesopica by Rūta Junevičiūtė, at National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, 19th of May - 28th of June, 2020. Written by Mónica Mays.
21st June 2020
Rūta Junevičiūtė is an interdisciplinary artist and a former cultural agent partly based in Amsterdam, where she is studying the potential of dance and choreography. Between 2011–2016 she has had a number of curatorial positions within Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, her home city, having worked on projects such as solo exhibitions by artists Raimundas Malašauskas, Eglė Budvytytė and XI Baltic Triennal of International Art amongst other things.
She has also worked as a dance dramaturge with We Cie Compagnie, a work that has received some nominations and awards in Lithuania. In 2017 she was a DanceWEB scolarship recipient in the framework of ImpulsTanz festival. Since 2018 she has been working in a collaboration with Lilach Livne, Goshka Macuga and Emmilou Rößling.
She holds degrees in Art Theory (BA) and Fine Arts (MA) from Vilnius Academy of Arts and has also studied masters of philosophy in University of Vilnius.