Ph. D. Remigijus Venckus

media artist & critic

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Main Publications, Monographs

2018 – 2011

Venckus, R. (2017). Creative and Cultural Industries – from Capitalism to Postmodernity. Constructing a New / Traditional Region Identity: Integrity, Intelligence, Competitiveness: Collective monograph.

Venckus, R. (2016). An Excursus on Fashion: Walt Disney, Hello Kitty, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and the Dialectic of Enlightment. Inter-Studia Humanitatis, 19, 25–41. Data Base: Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1114 (Print), ISSN 2424-3353 (Online).

Venckus, R. (2014). Deconstructional Concept of Metaphysical Archive and Its Application: Case Study of Deimantas Narkevičius’ Video Film His-Story. Art History & Criticism, 10(2), 193–203. Date Base: Lituanistika, MLA International Bibliography; ISSN 1822-4555 (Print), ISSN 2335-8769 (Online).

Venckus, R. (2012). The Ideas of Trans-Humanism in the Context of the Modern Culture of the New Media. Studies in Contemporary Society, 3(1), 286- 297. Data Base: EBSCO, Index Copernicus. ISSN 2029-431X.

Venckus, R. (2012). The Theoretical Issues on the Mirror Reflection at the Conception of Immersion. Art History & Criticism, 8, 56–65. Date Base: Lituanistika, MLA International Bibliography; ISSN 1822-4555 (Print), ISSN 2335-8769 (Online).

Venckus, R. (2011). Philosophy of Bioart and Genetic Art. The Spaces of Creation, 15, 95–103. Data Base: EBSCO, Erih Plus, Ulrich’s, CEEOL, Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1076.

Photo by Alina Ožič (LŽ)

Venckus, R. (2011). Rudolfas Levulis’ video on theTheme of Lithuania: Form and Content Analysis. In National Identity in Media Culture. Vilnius: Lithuanian Culture Research Institute, Kitos knygos,171-182. ISBN 978-609-427-062-8.

Venckus, R. (2011). Transhumanism Culture and the Creation of a New Body. The Spaces of Creation, 14, 84–91. Data Base: EBSCO, Erih Plus, Ulrich’s, CEEOL, Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1076.

 

2011 – 2007

Venckus, R. (2010). Alienation Strategies in the Immersion Project of Cinematography. Inter-studia humanitatis, 11, 107-119 (duomenų bazė Index Copernicus). Data Base: Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1114 (Print), ISSN 2424-3353 (Online).

Venckus, R. (2009). Media Death, Meeting the Ghosts and Psychoanalysis in Virtual Space. The Influence of the Internet on the Contemporary Society: Proceedings of international conference. Klaipėda: Všį Socialinių mokslų kolegija, 48-52. ISBN 978-9955-648-03-1.

Venckus, R. (2009). Meeting with Ghosts: (De)Reconstruction of Poetry Films of Henrikas Šablevičius. Acta Humanitarica Universitatis Saulensis, 9, 157-166. Data Base: Index Copernicus, MLA International Bibliography. ISSN 1822-7309.

Venckus, R. (2009). Psychoanalytic Shows and Meetings with Ghosts. Inter-studia humanitatis, 8, 98-108. Data Base: Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1114 (Print), ISSN 2424-3353 (Online).

Venckus, R., Gerulaitis, D., Gelžinienė, R., Povilaitienė, N. (2009). Creativity and Social Integration: methodical book. Šiauliai: Šiauliai University Publishing House, 1-109. ISBN 978-609-430-002-8.

Venckus, R. (2008). Non-Visual Video Art. Inter-studia humanitatis, 6, 156-164. Data Base: Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1114 (Print), ISSN 2424-3353 (Online).

Venckus, R. (2008). The avant-guarde and experimental traces in nonprofessional cinema. In The Spaces of Creation, 9, 81-99. Data Base: EBSCO, Erih Plus, Ulrich’s, CEEOL, Index Copernicus. ISSN 1822-1076.

Venckus, R. (2008). Video Art as a Form of Resistence Representation Rules of Cinematography. In Young Scientists Works, 4(20), 58-64. Data Base: Index Copernicus, Ceeol. ISSN 1648-8776.

Venckus, R. (2008). Video Art Deconstruction: methodical book. Šiauliai: Šiauliai University Publishing House, 1-72. ISBN 978-9986-38-852-4.

Venckus, R. (2007). Video Art as a phenomenon of audiovisual culture. In Young Scientists Works, 1(12), 45-50. Data Base: Index Copernicus, Ceeol. ISSN 1648-8776.

International Conferences

Venckus, R. Sukovienė, J., R. Kondratavičienė (08-12-2016). Classical Music as a Fundamental Text of Culture: Stimulation of Pre-school children’s interests in classical music. Pre-school and pre-primary education teachers training: International conference. Kaunas: Kaunas College.

Venckus, R. (14-10-2015). The Negative Concepts of Culture Industries and Transhumanistic Culture Divides and Intersections. HIGHER EDUCATION: PERSPECTIVES AND CHALLENGES: International scientific-practical conference to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Vilniaus College.

Venckus, R. (12-05-2009). The Death of the Media, a Ghost Encounter, and Psychoanalysis in Cyberspace. The Influence of the Internet on Modern Society: International Scientific Conference. Klaipėda: College of Social Sciences.

Venckus, R. (07-05-2009). Meeting the Ghosts in Poetry Films of Henrikas Šablevičius. Alternation of Cultural Memory and Local History: Report at International Scientific Conference Dedicated to the Millenium of Lithuania. Šiauliai: Šiauliai University.

Venckus, R. (2008-04-22). Avant-garde and Experimental Cinema Traces in Non-professional Film. Art Faculty: Past and Future: International Conference. Šiauliai: Šiauliai University.

Delivered Subjects

At present he teaches the following subjects of Entertainment Industry and Mass Communication at Vilnius Gediminas Technological University. Before he has been teaching the following subjects of artistic creation and research for undergraduate students at Vytautas Magnus University: Creative Industries and Visuality; Video Art; Introduction to New Media Art; Artistic Research; Performances and Installations Art; Audiovisual Technologies; Basics of Audiovisual Art. Since 2014 till 2016 he has been teaching Audiovisual Research and Electronic Production for the bachelor’s degree in Music Production study program at the University of Central Lancashire (studies conducted jointly by University of Central Lancashire and Vytautas Magnus University). In cooperation with colleagues, he teaches Creative Industries & Imaginative Production, Creative Industries & Popular Culture for students who seeking master’s degree. From 2005 till 2015 formerly, he taught the following subjects: Audiovisual Culture at Vilnius University; Graphic Design, Photography, Culture of Moving Images and Video Art at Vilnius Academy of Arts; Semiotics of Art, Video Art, Media Design, Film History, Internet Technologies at Šiauliai University; Public Communications Technology and Innovation at Vytautas Magnus University.

Photo from Talent Garden archive

Professional Training

14-05-2017 – 21-05-2017. Administrators’ training by Erasmus+ program. International University Travnik, Bosnia-Hercogovina.

01- 2017. Internationalism and Quality: Leadership in Balance Research. Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania

26-09-2016 – 30-09-2016. Administrators’ training by Erasmus+ program. Estonian Art Academy, Tallinn, Estonia

09-06-2016. Updating European Higher Education Quality (ESG-2015). Certificate No. 8ESF3-69. Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania

17-12-2015. Seminar for Study Programs Self Evaluation Compilers. Certificate No. 8ESF3-95. Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania

01-12-2015. Student-Oriented Studies. Training for Higher education administrators and professors. Certificate No. 8ESF3-59. Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania.

20-09-2015 – 25-09-2015. Administrators’ training by Erasmus+ program. High School of Arts and Design ESAD. Porto, Portugal.

10-06-2009 – 12-06-2009. „Aperture 2” Software Professional Training for Trainers, Baltic International Academy. Riga, Latvia

07-06-2008 – 12-06-2008. Administrators’ training by Erasmus+ program, Baltic International Academy. Riga, Latvia

20-05-2005 – 22-05-2005. Training for Art Curators at Lithuanian Center for the Improvement of Cultural Work, Lithuania

Membership in Organizations, Committees, Expert Activity

2016 – 2017 Author of the bachelor study program Sound Design at Kazimieras Simonavičius University.

01-09–2017 Head of Events Engineering bachelor study program Committee at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

01-09–2017 Head of Entertainment Industries bachelor study program Committee at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

2015 Member of Kazimieras Simonavičius University self-evaluation Committee.

01-06–2015 – 14-08-2017 Member of Creative Society and Economy Institute Board at Kazimieras Simonavičius University;

01-06–2015 – 14-08-2017 Head of Bachelor and Master Studies Committee of Creative Society and Economy Institute at Kazimieras Simonavičius University;

2015 Member of Integrated Creative Communication bachelor program self-evaluation Committee at Kazmieras Simonavičius University.

23-04-2015 – 27-09-2016 Member of Kazimieras Simonavičius University Senate.

02-01–2015 – 30-06-2015 Member of New Media Art Studies Committee at Vytautas Magnus University;

2015 Member of New Media Art bachelor program self-evaluation Committee at Vytautas Magnus University.

2015 Head of Creative and Cultural Industries, Fashion Industry, Entertainment and Tourism Industry bachelor programs self-evaluation Committees at Kazimieras Simonavičius University.

2009 – 2015 member of the Šiauliai UNESCO Club.

Photo from VGTU archive

Projects

06-10-2012 – 12-10-2012. ES project No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-08-V-02-006, Cooperation between Lithuanistic (Baltistic) centers and Lithuanian Institutions of Education.

30-01-2011 – 12-12-2012. ES project No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-02-017. Feasibility Study: International Joint Degree Study Program in the Field of Digital Arts and Media Arts. Project visits: 27-02-2012 – 05-03-2012 Art University,Poznan, Poland; 05-03-2012 – 09-03-2012 Marie Skłodowska Curie University, Lublin, Poland; 12-12-2011 – 16-12-2011 Estonian Art Academy, Tallinn, Estonia; 15-11-2011 – 18-11-2011 High School of Arts and Design ESAD, Porto, Portugal.

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