September 7, 2018
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Kristina SEREIKAITE (b. 1980) is a photographer and cinematographer living in Vilnius. She studied photography in Vilnius College of Technologies and Design (2002-2005). In 2005 she became the winner of photography competition organized by French Cultural Center in honour of Robert Doisneau. Her study practice was covered at the National Photography school in Arles (L’école Nationale de la Photographie, Arles, France 2007). She earned her BA and MA degrees in Audiovisal Arts of Master in films at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2010 and 2012. In 2012, she won the main prize for the series Innocence on the theme of the photography competition – “L’homme et l’eau” (“Human and Water”) organized by Photography Festival MAP, Toulouse. In 2015, Kristina Sereikaitė won the 1st prize at the Panevėžys International Photography Biennial “Man and the City 2015” for the series Concentrations. In 2015, she became a finalist and received Honorable Mention for ICC photographic award centered on the theme “Our Climate” for the work Terra Humana (award held by the International Chamber of Commerce for Paris Climate Conference – COP21). The young artist has organized over 20 personal photography exhibitions held in Lithuania (Antanas Mončys house museum, KKKC Parodų rūmai Gallery, Meno Parkas Gallery, Ceramics museum, M. K. ČIURLIONIS NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, Lithuanian Photography Gallery, VDU Gallery 101, Panevėžys Photography Gallery, Sofa Gallery etc.), in Finland (Laatikkomo Gallery, Jyväskylä, 2015), in Denmark (Krebsen Gallery Copenhagen, 2012), and in France (Galerie du Colombier, Paris, 2011).