Neringa Černiauskaite

  • Viktor Timofeev

    Viktor Timofeev’s solo exhibition “Stairway to Melon” drew the viewer into the complex system of its own obscure inner logic. The Latvian-born, New York–based artist divided the gallery into two distinct spaces: He left the entry area blank white and transformed the rest into a sort of waiting room whose olive-green wallpaper was hung with paintings; on the carpeted floor, several folding chairs had been pushed to the walls or arranged in a circle. The scene looked like a stage set, but two monitors turned away from the viewer to face the back of the space encouraged visitors to enter the stage

  • Kitty Kraus and Martin Ebner

    Before entering this exhibition of Berlin-based artists Martin Ebner and Kitty Kraus, curated by Audrius Pocius and Nicholas Matranga, one might have spotted a dark object piercing the concrete facade of the Contemporary Art Centre’s monolithic modernist building. It was a telescope aimed at the North Star—the only apparently fixed celestial body in our sky. During the day the star is not visible, of course, but Kraus invited the viewer to sit on a wooden park bench placed in the exhibition space beneath a circular spotlight that functioned as a stand-in for the star. The position was a