Prof. Ph. D. Remigijus Venckus

Media Artist & Critic

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Main Publications, Monographs

2019 – 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. Data 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. Data 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. 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 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 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: method 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. 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. Young Scientists Works, 4(20), 58-64. Data Base: Index Copernicus, Ceeol. ISSN 1648-8776.

Venckus, R. (2008). Video Art Deconstruction: method 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. 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

Since 2004, Prof. Ph. D. Remigijus Venckus has delivered lectures on thirty-three subjects for Bachelor (BA) and four for Master (MA) studies students.

At Present

Since the autumn of 2018, Prof. Ph. D. Remigijus Venckus has been lecturing at Vilnius Gediminas Technicall University, for BA and MA students on informatics engineering and design technologies domains. BA subjects:

  • Multimedia Elements Design
  • Web Design
  • Computer Games Design
  • Digital Images Technologies

MA subjects:

  • Visual Effects Management
  • Animation Design
  • Cinematography Narratives and Technologies
Photo from Talent Garden archive

2019 –2017 at Vytautas Gediminas Technical University

BA subjects for the studies of communication domain:

  • Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Entertainment Industries

BA subjects for the studies of electronic engineering domain includes Special Effects and Video Projections

2019 – 2015 at Kazimieras Simonavičius University

BA subjects for the studies of communication domain:

  • Fashion Photography
  • Fashion Portfolio Management
  • Fashion, Technologies and Culture
  • Audiovisual Technologies, Art and Marketing
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • BA Thesis seminars
  • Professional Practices

2017 – 2010 at Vytautas Magnus University

BA subjects for the studies of media art domain:

  • Video Art
  • Film Creation
  • Visuality and Creative Industries
  • Artistic Research
  • Digital Art

BA subjects for the studies of communication domain includes Public Communication Technologies and Innovations

BA subjects for the studies of informatics engineering domain:

  • Audiovisual Technologies
  • Basics of Audiovisual Art

MA subjects for the studies of communication domain:

  • Creative Industries: Production of Imagination
  • Creative Industries and Popular Culture

MA subject for the studies of philology domain includes Cyber-text Poetics

2013 – 2004 

Vilnius University BA subjects for the studies of humanity domain includes Audiovisual technologies

Vilnius Academy of Art BA subjects for the studies of fine and applied arts: 

  • Graphic Design
  • Photography and Video Art
  • Screen Culture

Šiauliai University BA subjects for the studies of media art domain:

  • Audiovisual Technologies and Art
  • Media Project
  • Video Art
  • Art Semiotic
  • Cinema History

Professional Training

2019 – 2018

29-02-2019 31-05-2019. Autodesk Maya: professional animation training. Rector’s Order No. 1153-PM. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

29-01-2019 – 30-01-2019. Basics of Andragogy: professor competencies training, 10 academic hours. Rector’s Order No. 106. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

28-01-2019. Evaluation Principles and Strategies: professor competencies training, 4 academic hours. Rector’s Order No. 106. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

2018 – 2019. Interactive Video Tutorials; Design Thinking Application in Didactics; PowerPoint Presentations; Criteria for Graduation Theses; Levels and methods of assessment of subject results; Teaching in English: professor competencies training, 4 academic hours. Rector’s Order No. 511. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

18-03-2018 – 31-05-2018. English Language Learning: 40 academic hours. Certificate No. 339, Rector’s Order No. 273. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

2017 – 2016

05-10-2017. Preventing Student Dropouts: 5 academic hours.  Certificate No. EKG-35. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

13-09-2017. Changes in Student Achievement at Three Levels: professor competencies training, 4 academic hours. Certificate No. EKG-35. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

31-08-2017 – 18-01-2018. Introduction to VGTU Activities: 21,5academic hours. Certificate No. EKG-35. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.

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. Centre 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. Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania

2015 – 2005

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. Art Curators Training. Lithuanian Center for the Improvement of Cultural Work, Lithuania

Membership in Organizations, Committees, Expert Activity

31-08-2018 – 01-09–2017 Head of Events Engineering Bachelor study program Committee at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. The domain of electronic engineering.

31-08-2018 – 01-09–2017 Head of Entertainment Industries Bachelor study program Committee at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. The domain of communication and creative industries.

2016 – 2017 Author of the Bachelor study program ‘Sound Design’ at Kazimieras Simonavičius University. The domain of music and technologies.

2015 Member of Kazimieras Simonavičius University self-evaluation Committee.

01-06–2015 – 14-08-2017 Member of the 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. The domain of communication and creative industries.

2015 Member of the Integrated Creative Communication Master 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 the New Media Art Studies Committee at Vytautas Magnus University;

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

2015 Head of the 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.

Prof. Ph. D. R. Venckus and Prof. Ph. D. Tomas Kačerauskas
Photo from VGTU archive

Projects

2019 – 2018. Aplication of Audiovisual Media to Design and Innovations Implementation: non-formal children’s education program. Project. No. 09.2.2-ESFA-V-729-01-001. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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

30-01-2011 – 12-12-2012. International Joint Degree Study Program in the Field of Digital Arts and Media Arts: feasibility study. ES project No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-02-017. 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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