Kristina Sereikaitė – a photographer of young generation, was born in 1980, in Radviliškis, and currently lives and creates in Vilnius. In 2002-2005 she was learning in Vilnius Technologies and Design college. In 2007 she studied Photography in France national photography school, in Arles (Lꞌécole nationale de la photographie, ENSP), France. In Lithuanian Music and Theater academy she graduated from the studies program of video operator and get bachelor (in 2010) and cinematic master degree (in 2012). In 2005 she became a laureate of French cultural centre, for the honor of Robert Doisneau, organized photography contest “The moment of gentleness“, in 2012 for series INNOCENCE in the international photography festival “Map Toulouse“ category “Man and water“ (France) she was awarded the main prize, in 2015 in Panevėžys International photography biennial “Man and city“ she earnt the first place for the cycle of photographs “Concentrations“, the same year in the international photography contest “ICC Photographic Award“ she get in between 30 finalists from all over the world (the contest was organized for Paris climate change conference COP21 occasion). Since 2013 she has been a member of Lithuanian union of photographers, Lithuanian association of cinematographers.
Since 2005 the young artist has organized 18 personal exhibitions in Lithuania (in the home-museum of Antanas Mončys, in KKKC palace of exhibitions, in museum of Ceramics (in the National art museum of M. K. Čiurlionis), in the gallery “Park of Art“, in Vilnius photography gallery, in VMU gallery of arts “101“, in Panevėžys Photography gallery, in gallery “Sofa“ and et al.), in Finland (Laatikkomo Gallery, Jyvӓskylӓ, 2015), in Denmark (Krebsen Gallery, Copenhagen, 2012), in France (Galerie du Colombier, Paris, 2011; Galerie Stimultania, Strasbourg, 2009).
She participated in group art exhibitions in Lithuania (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005), in France (2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005), in London, in United Kingdom (2014), in Montreal, in Canada (2014), in Veracruz, in Mexico (2010), in Lynnwood, in California, in the USA (2010).
The photographer represented Lithuania in these projects of photography:
She participated in the international photographic project “Six Degrees of Photography“ (Japan, Australia, Tasmania, Mexico, the USA, Canada, Singapore, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Iran, Egypt, South Africa, Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France, London, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Haiti, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, 2015); in the international ARTLOOP art project (Canada, Iceland, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Turkey, Israel, 2013).
The photographs of Sereikaitė are published in these photo albums and publications:
LITHUANIAN PHOTOGRAPHY HANDBOOK (compiler E. Deltuvaitė, 2015).
THE DARK SIDE OF THE STORY (compiler D. Vaičekauskas, 2014).
“LIGHTS ON. The guide to the modern photography of Lithuanian youngest“ (compilers E. Deltuvaitė, J. Dobriakov 2013).
“KAUNAS BIENNIAL UNITEXT. Kaunas Biennial Unitext 1“ (compiler D. Stirbytė, 2013).
“KAUNAS BIENNIAL UNITEXT. Kaunas Biennial Unitext 2“ (compiler V. Vitkienė, 2013).
IN FOCUS VILNIUS 2010 (compiler E. Deltuvaitė, 2010).
In the site professional art the famous photographer of young generation Kristina Sereikaitė presents the series of modern photographs: “Innocent“ and “Concentrations“.
About the creative work of photographer K. Sereikaitė have written an art critic, a doctor of humanitarian sciences, an associate professor, an expert of arts Eglė Jaškūnienė, an art critic Jurij Dobriakov and a photographer Gytis Skudžinskas. The professional and creative biography of Kristina Sereikaitė is related to global studies of visual culture. In her creative work the elements of photographic and cinematographic art merge. The analysis of the relation between the individual and the different elements is specific to the works of the author. Often the artistic narrative of K. Sereikaitė is associated with various reflections and mysticism, also, the visual studio of the human body is revealed. In the different photographs she often fixates the human in different actions, and, at the first sight, it seems, that a viewer is watching a performance: the human is pictured in the water, the human, who is playing with fire, and etc – like recorded different details of performance action. In the site presented series of photographs, also, fixated in detail and revealed the details of human body, pictured interplay of the body with different elements – and it is done in the way of modern photography.
Information about the creative work of the photographer Kristina Sereikaitė prepared an art critic Gabrielė Kuizinaitė