What “Portrait of Kražiai” can teach Belgians

Posted on Jan 11, 2015 in Shot & Word, Books, Portrait of Kražiai, Portfolio, Articles
What “Portrait of Kražiai” can teach Belgians

A picture of a family in Kražiai on “Klasse” magazine, distributed for free to all teachers of Belgium (2010). I am sure that people from Kražiai can teach a lot. Their endurance, survival skills are unmatched.

Happy Anniversary, “Vydas”

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, News & Stand-Alone Posts

Today, 19th of December 2014, Arvydas Sabonis, one of the most important basketball players in the history, is celebrating his 50th anniversary. A monumental figure in European basketball and an icon of NBA Hall of Fame, now is back in his native Lithuania, working as a head of Lithuanian Basketball federation. While he was playing […]

“Indiana Dream”

    While traveling the world and being back to my home country, I understood one more thing. Lithuania, is not only the country of connoisseurs of basketball, drinkers of beer and lovers of cars. After restitution of our independence, we got used to living in a space saturated with advertising, which was selling high […]

Lucien Clergue, RIP – Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie – forever

There came the news that a great photographer, open-hearted person, founder of the first photography festival, Rencontres d’Arles, Lucien Clergue, passed away on November 15 at the age of 80. Despite his numerous titles and high ranking at the French Academy of Fine Arts of the French Institute, Lucien was enjoying to meet people and […]

“D., G. ir Kiti”. Who are the heroes of the book? The Index

Posted on Jun 4, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, News & Stand-Alone Posts, Events

My new book “D., G. ir Kiti” is a kind of a personal story, but photographs feature and texts mention a vast amount of names and faces. Numerous people were those that I’ve known. While others, like this boy who posed to me … I’d be happy to know his name and his story… Anyone […]

travel’AIR – Houston, I have a Problem!

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, Portfolio, Travel'AIR

My first trip to review portfolios in Houston Fotofest was among the longest, strangest and funniest itineraries I’ve experienced. In 2006, paper tickets started to give way to the electronic tickets.

travel’AIR – some more ice cream

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, Portfolio, Travel'AIR

On this sunny spring day, airborne over Greenland, a group of us passengers were standing in the back of the Jumbo. Some were admiring the landscapes of glaciers, while the two of us – me and a passenger from South Africa were unanimous, pointing our looks towards the cabin crew members, who had just completed […]

travel’AIR – The Luncheon on the Grass

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, Portfolio, Travel'AIR

Beauvais Tillé airport (BVA) is called “Paris” by cheap airlines. Well, Paris is probably the last thing that comes to one’s mind while visiting Beauvais airport. Not even a sense of a metropolis there… Neither the buildings, nor the infra-structure reminds of a hub, connecting this city of France to any possible country in Europe. […]

travel’AIR – brandy included

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, Portfolio, Travel'AIR

Remember these days, when you did not need to fly business class in order to get a real table covered in front of you. On May 1, 2005 together with a group of Lithuanian culture actors, I was flying to Paris for a European Culture meeting organised by the Ministry of Culture & Communication of […]

travel’AIR – the flying carpet

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in Shot & Word, Books, Portfolio, Travel'AIR

It was among my very first pictures after deciding that I must do a body of work on air travel. I landed at midnight at Hahn airport and walked along the terminal. Success! What a composition with this girl flying in the mag and those three girls on a gold service “flying” carpet before tomorrow’s […]