Deimantas Narkevičius


born in Utena, Lithuania
lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania

Solo exhibitions


Deimantas Narkevičius - Rocking the State , ŁAŹNIA Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdańsk, Poland

20 July. 2015, Auditorium Arte, Rome Italy


Stains and Scratches, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania


Doubled Youth , BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK


Archaeology of Memories, KGB Corner House, Riga, Latvia

DEIMANTAS NARKEVIČIUS, Maureen Paley, London, United Kingdom


Deimantas Narkevičius: Da Capo, MSU-Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia

Deimantas Narkevičius: Cupboard and a Song , MNAC-The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Romania


Deimantas Narkevičius - Da Capo, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy

Deimantas Narkevičius - Da Capo, MAGASIN - Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France


Deimantas Narkevičius: About films, Para/Sait, Hong Kong

Videozone: Deimantas Narkevičius, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

A Tang of Lomo Film, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin


Deimantas Narkevičius, gb agency, Paris, France

Architektur und Film, Deimantas Narkevičius. The Head, Blue Box, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany


Deimantas Narkevivius. Getting a Lost Tune, Artra Gallery, Milan, Italy

The Unanimous Life, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark

Everyday Ideologies. Zeitläufe, Lebenswege, kunstmuseum kloster unser lieben frauen magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany


Deimantas Narkevičius, gb agency, Paris, France

Deimantas Narkevičius / Into the Unknown, BFI South Bank Gallery, London, United Kingdom

The Unanimous Life, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The Unanimous Life, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Deimantas Narkevičius, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland

The Dud Effect, Mala Galerija (Museum of Modern Art), Ljubljana, Slovenia


The Dud Effect, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

The Unanimous Life, Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

The Dud Effect, Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium

Genius Seculi, The Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece


The Role of a Lifetime, Index, Stockholm, Sweden

History Continued, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

Revisiting Solaris, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Revisiting Solaris, Daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Among the Things We Touched, Secession, Vienna, Austria

Deimantas Narkevičius, The Documentary FilmPlatform ZONE, The Arts Center Buda, Kortrijk; The University Movie Theater Film Plateau, Ghent; MuHKA media, Antwerp, Belgium


Deimantas Narkevičius, Screening, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

This not What you See, Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, Poland

Plug In, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Once in the XX Century, Arnolfini, Bristol, United Kingdom

Deimantas Narkevičius, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Instead of Today, gb agency, Paris, France


Once in the XX Century, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany


Two Sculptures, CAC, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Deimantas Narkevičius, Films screening, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Deimantas Narkevičius, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Deimantas Narkevičius, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz, Switzerland

Deimantas Narkevičius Screenings, Roseum Contemporary art Center, Malmö, Sweden

Legend Coming True, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France


The Role of a Lifetime, Art and Sacred Places, St. Peters Church, Brighton, United Kingdom

Kaimietis, Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium

Either True or Fictitious, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France

Energy Lithuania, LISTE 03, gb agency, Basel, Switzerland


Deimantas Narkevičius, gb agency, Paris, France

Deimantas Narkevičius’ Project, Kunstverein, Munich, Germany


Energy Lituania, Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium

Deimantas Narkevičius, Lithuanian Pavilion, 49th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

One day film and video screenings, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden


8 x 16 x 35, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania


Unforced Reality, Akademija Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

Group exhibitions


Archaeology of the Screen, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Here We Meet, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China

VideoVideo, 9th Edition Festival Video Art In Burgandy, Bonnay, France

The Future Is Certain; It's the Past Which Is Unpredictable, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, USA

Motherland in Art, Mocak Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland


Staub/Huillet/Weiss. Fremdheit gegenüber unserer engen, vertrauten Welt, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany

Labor relations, Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław

Deimantas Narkevičius - Books on Shelves and Without Letters, Bergamo Film Meeting, Sala alla Porta Sant’Agostino, Bergamo, Italy

ILLUMINATION, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

Auf den Schultern von Giganten, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Žilvitis, Gallery Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania


BALAGAN!! Contemporary Art from the Former Soviet Union, various venues, Berlin Germany

Networked -10th Kaunas Biennial, various venues, Kaunas, Lithuania

Black Bandits, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany

The Future of Memory, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

1989, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany


Kunst/Geschichten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria

Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum of the City of St. Petersburg, Russia

A PARADISE BUILT IN HELL, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

All that falls, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Cupboard and a Play, gb agency, Paris, France

Museum as Hub: Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, The New Museum, New York, USA


The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA

Thomas Schütte Danh Vo: Das Reich ohne Mitte, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Arte: Affari, Lavoro o Perditempo, Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

Part of a Larger Whole, Lithuanian Contemporary Art - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania


Performing Histories, MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Modern Monsters/Death and Life of Fiction, Taipei Biennial 2012, Taipei, Taiwan

Day for Night: Between Reality and Illusion, City University, New York, USA

Prestige: Phantasmagoria Now, KCCC, Klaipeda, Lithuania

You are not alone, Artaids, BACC, Bangkok Art Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Un Nouveau festival, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

Paris-Vilnius, un regard sur la photographie lituanienne contemporaine, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

Restricted Sensation, Forum Expanded, 62. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, Germany

Session 3: Rethinking the family archive in Inaki Bonillas and Deimantas Narkevičius, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Spain

Affinités, déchirures & attractions, Frac Alsace, Musée Würth, Erstein, France

Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central And Eastern Europe, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

Ecologies of Image, MUSAC, Leon, Spain

Die Sammlung in Auktion. Mediale Werke von Vito Acconci bis Simon Starling, Museion – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bozen, Italy

Restricted Sensation, Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands


Au grenier, 4 pièces de mémoire, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France

Tür an Tür. Polen – Deutschland. 1000 Jahre Kunst und Geschichte, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Auditorium Moscow. A sketch for a Public Space, Belie Palaty, Moscow, Russia

Ostalgia, New Museum, New York, USA

You are not alone, The Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, Spain

History in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow, Poland

Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum, Kunsthalle Wien, Halle 1, Vienna, Austria

The Pilgrim, the Tourist, the Flaneur (and the worker), Play Van Abbe Part 4, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands



Luc Tuymans: A vision of Central-Europe, Groeningemuseum, Brügge, Belgium

A Million and one days, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania

Building Memory, The Center for Contemporary Art,
 Rachel & Israel Pollak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

There’s Always a Cup of Sea to Sail In, The 29th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Vidéothèque éphémère-Faux Amis, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

Yesterday Will Be Better, Taking Memory Into the Future, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aargau, Switzerland

Shockworkers of the Mobile Image, 1. Ural Industrial Biennial, House of Print, Ekaterinburg, Russia

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Social at the Berardo Collection, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal

Trust, Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

The Promises of the Past, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

The Science of imagination, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Art Always Has Its Consequences, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Into the Unknown, Ludlow 38, Goethe Institut New York, USA; European Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany

Che Cosa Sono Le Nuvole, Museion, Museum of modern an contemporary art Bozen, Italy

The Boy Who Cried Wolf (Leftly, Righty), gb agency, Paris, France

Star City. The Future under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Documentalist, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Everyday Ideologies – Zeitläufe, Lebenswege, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany

Transformation im Film, Filmreihe, Museum Karlshorst, Berlin, Germany


Amerikana, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

What, How & Whom, 11th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

ATLANTIS I – Hidden Histories – New Identities, XVI. Rohkunstbau, Schloss Marquardt, Potsdam, Germany

Jeffmute, Mamco, Musée d’Art et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland


For Your Eyes Only, on tour 2008/2009, Collections Frac Nord – Pas de Calais: Fundacio Sunol, Barcelona; Netwerk, Centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Aalst; Shanghai Zendai Moma, Shanghai; Venice Video Art Fair, Venice; Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing; Lothringer 13, Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany

Lieux de vie – Mémoire et phantasme de l’enracinement, Abbaye Saint-André, Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France

The Greenroom, The Hessel Museum and The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA

Cinema Indeed – Narratives and Projections, Screening, Institute Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brasil

ArtFocus 2008, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Israel

The Vincent Award 2008, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Like an Attali Report, but Different, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France

WANÅS 2008: Loss, The WANÅS Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden

Modern Ruin, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

You Are My Mirror 2: les lendemains n’ont pas chanté, 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz, France

Screenings, Pro Arte Foundation, Helsinki, Finland

Yes, No & Other Options, Art Sheffield 08, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Fusion/Confusion, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Working Men, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland


Contour 2007, Third biennial for video art, Mechelen, Belgium

So close, so far away, H+F collection, Platform voor Actuel Kunst, Waregem, Belgium

Cine y Casi Cine, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Du Machinique et du Vivant, La Réserve, Pacy sur Eure, France

Macba im Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Future in the Past, Slovenian Pavilion, The 52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Skulptur Projekte Münster 07, Münster, Germany

Pensée Sauvage, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Deimantas Narkevičius and Jùlius Koller, Art Premiere, gb agency, Art 38, Basel, Switzerland

Urban Connection II, Domaine de Chamarande, Chamarande, France

The Art of Failure, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland

Der Prozess, Collective Memory and Social History, Prague Biennale 3, Prague, Czech Republic

53rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany

Revolution, Centre d’Art Contemporain, La Passerelle, Brest, France

Anachronism, Argos, Brussels, Belgium

So Close So Far Away, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, Switzerland


Plug In #1, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

The Last Chapter-Trace Route: Remapping Global Cities, The 6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea

Histoire(s), Le Grand Café, Saint-Nazaire, France

Happy Believers, 7th Werkleitz Biennal, Volkspark Halle, Halle, Germany

Une vision du monde, La collection vidéo de Jean-Conrad et Isabelle Lemaître, Maison Rouge, Paris, France

35th International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Biennale Cuvée, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria


Soft Target, BAK, Utrecht, Netherlands

Delicious, Delicious, Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Petites Compositions entre amis, Séquence 2, gb agency, Paris, France

Black Market Worlds, The 9th Baltic Triennial, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Prague Biennial, Czech National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

The Invisible Insurrection of a Million, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain

Do Not Interrupt Your Activities, Royal College of Art Galleries, London, United Kingdom

Mémoires vives/Schwindel Gefühle, Plattform, Berlin, Germany

Video Rental, e-flux space, New York, USA


Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea

Time and Again, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Instant Europe, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Udine, Italy

The Future is not what it used to be, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Brainstorming, topographie de la morale, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Vassivière, France

Focus on D. Narkevičius, 33rd International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands

Films by Anna Klamroth & Deimantas Narkevičius, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, United Kingdom

Utopia Station Posters, DasTAT/Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

The Role of a Lifetime, Second Video Festival, Kunstverein Muenchen, Munich, Germany


Now What, Dreaming a better world in six parts, BAK, Basis Voor Actuele Kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands

Utopia Station Posters, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Museum in Progress, Vienna, Austria

Links, gb agency, Paris, France

Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Déplacements, ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France

Nouvelles acquisitions, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France

Bareikis/Narkevičius, National Gallery Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland

Opening show, Die Brücke, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Exposing Cinema, International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Die Aufgabe der Zeit, Kunstverein Münster, Münster, Germany

Museum in Progress, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

Nuits blanches, screening, Plus qu’une image, Paris, France

Détours, screening, Frac Basse-Normandie, Caen, France

Mare Balticum, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Centre of Attraction, Old Printing House, Vilnius, Lithuania

The Baltic Times, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

Platform of Encounters, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Parc Humà, una exposicio de criatures globals, Institut de Cultura Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona

What is cinema, 31st International Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Ausgeträumt..., Secession, Vienna, Austria

Wonder World, Kleines Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland

Oh Europe, The Netherland Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Affinités Narratives, gb agency, Paris, France

Egzotika, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

One day film and video screenings, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden


Innocent Life, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Inverse Perspectives, EDSIK, Stockholm, Sweden

Re: songlines, Halle fuer Kunst, Lueneburg, Germany

Central Station, Milch Gallery, London, United Kingdom


After the Wall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Lithuanian Art 1989–1999: The Ten Years, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Signs of Life, Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia

Near and Elsewhere, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Utopia, Chateau de Beaumanoir, Le Leslay, France

Manifesta 2, Biennale Européenne d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg

Cool Places, 7th Triennial of Contemporary Baltic Art, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania


Focus: Vilnius, Galerie im Trudelhaus, Baden, Switzerland

Ground Control, Baconsfield, London, United Kingdom

Invasion, International Saaremaa Biennial, Kuressare, Saaremaa, Estonia

Footnotes, Municipal Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland


For Survival, Experience, Feeling, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Personal Time, Art of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania 1945–1996, The Zacheta Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Exhibition Hall, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Subordination, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania


Compulsive Objects, Gallery Rubicon, Dublin, Ireland

1995: Art in Lithuania, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Mundane Language, City of Vilnius, Lithuania

ARTEST, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland


Non-recurring, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Bread and Salt, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius; Edinburgh College of Art (1995); Cornehouse, Manchester (1996), United Kingdom


Summer Exhibition, The Delfina Studio Trust, London

Between Sculpture and Object in Lithuania, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Good Evils, Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania


Forma Anthropologica, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

Mare Balticum, Nordic Art Center, Helsinki, Finland

Winter Exhibition, The Delfina Studio Trust, London, United Kingdom


Europe Unknown, TPSP Exhibition Hall, Cracow, Poland