Valdemaras Manomaitis is taking part in sound art residence and festival "Sound Around" (sound art labs/workshops, residencies, closing festival).
Valdemaras Manomaitis is an interdisciplinary artist. He works extensively with sound media, exploring genres of live performance, audiovisual installations, developing his interest in analougue and digital techniques. Valdemaras lives and works in Klaipeda, Lithuania.
“Sound around” project proposes a series of residencies for sound artists and organization of 3 experimental music festivals in Kaliningrad, Klaipeda and Gdansk. The project aims at multilateral exchange of experiences, practices and technologies between sound artists from Poland, Lithuania and Russia. Exploration of sound landscapes of 3 cities, Gdansk-Kaliningrad-Klaipeda, will become the basis of communication between the artists and will include creation of sound-cards, multimedia installations and experimental music concerts. Within the framework of the project there will be mutual visit exchanges for collection of the material and organization of the workshops, lectures and demo concerts. The closing final festival will consist of concert, exhibition and theoretical parts. Also, it is planned to produce project documentation in a form of a CD or a vinyl.
Sound Art residence and festival "Sound Around" is a part of the project «Close Stranger: promoting mutual understanding between population of Gdansk, Kaliningrad and Klaipeda through facilitation of exchange in the field of contemporary arts and culture».