Vytautas Kumža

About

VYTAUTAS KUMŽA (1992) photographer from Lithuania, based in Amsterdam.

FOR ANY ENQUIRIES:


vkumza@yahoo.com

+31 6 17 96 80 31
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EDUCATION:

2014 – 2017
Gerrit Rietveld Academy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2014
Royal Academy of Arts (KABK). The Hague, The Netherlands
.
2011 – 2014
Vilnius College of Design. Vilnius, Lithuania.

AWARDS:


2017
Nominated and selected for StartPoint Prize 2017

Winner of Ron Mandos Photo Talent Award

HvA photographer in Residence
2016
Nominated and selected for European Photography Prize

WORKED IN COMMISSION FOR:


de Ateliers 

FORUM magazine
Gerrit Rietveld Academie

HACKED by_ van Slobbe van Benthum

MacGuffin magazine

PIN-UP magazine

Studio Felix Salut



PRESS:


2018
Artist-feature on Der Greif
2017
Review on Hard//hoofd

Graduation show review on NRC

2016
"Trust it, use it, prove it" featured on Echo Gone Wrong

Interview with Kulturpolis.lt

Interview with Wertical magazine

WEBSITE:


Eduardo Leòn and Sophie Rentien Lando

UPCOMING SHOWS:

05/06
"Desire and destruction" at Wibauthuis. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


SOLO SHOWS:

24/11 – 30/12/2016
"Trust it, use it, prove it" at si:said gallery. Klaipeda, Lithuania.



GROUP SHOWS:


2018
29/03 – 02/04 

UNFAIR 2018 at Westergasfabriek. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

09/03 - 08/04
STARTPOINT PRIZE 2017 SELECTION at Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

22/02 – 26/02
UNFAIR x Christie's Fundraiser Auction at Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



08/02 – 11/02

ART ROTTERDAM represented by Young Blood Gallery. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


2017 – 2018
29/09/2017 – 25/02/2018
Young & Promising at Villa Mondriaan. Winterswijk, The Netherlands.

2017
21/12
Party of Ruin at NEST. The Hague, The Netherlanbds.

02/11 – 15/11
Bougie Art Foundation 2017 at CBK. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

21/10 – 18/11
Nieuwe Oogst 2017 at Galerie Bart. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

18/10 – 10/12
STARTPOINT PRIZE 2017 at National Gallery. Prague, Czech Republic.

22/09 – 24/09
UNSEEN Photography fair represented by Ron Mandos gallery. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

10/09 – 15/10
Nieuwe Oogst 2017 at Galerie Bart. Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

05/09 – 10/09
Outside the Wall at Nida Art Colony. Nida, Lithuania.

29/07 – 02/09
Best of Graduates 2017 at Ron Mandos Gallery. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

05/07 – 09/07
Graduation show at Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

10/03
In the place who likes it in your face at Eighteen 29, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2016 – 2017
08/12 – 12/01

"Antik" at HGB Galerie. Leipzig, Germany.


2016
16/06 – 17/07
"European Photography Award" Fondazione Fotografia. Modena, Italy.

28/05 – 29/05
"again, anew, afresh, anon & once more" at Punt WG. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

19/05
again, anew, afresh, anon & once more at Studio 47, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

03/03 – 28/03
Immersionsgehege at Kunstverein. Siegen, Germany. 


2015
03/11
"Guerilla show" at Vrysodepseio / Tannery. Athens, Greece.

18/09 – 27/09
"Happy Sad" UNSEEN festival at Prinsengrachtziekenhuis. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

"What if we discovered something?" at Amstel park (Glass pavilion) Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

"// linijos" at gallery "Meno forma". Kaunas, Lithuania.