Let’s say goodbye to the freedom of summer and welcome the movement of autumn. 2nd of September OPEN GARDEN invites you back inside!

We will open the studio doors and promise lots of conversations, ideas, insights and the exchange of creative energy from the summer. Artists and organisations working in the cultural complex SODAS 2123 will be waiting for curious eyes and ears in their workshops, and the OPEN SODAS event programme will include a screening of Justė Michailinaitė’s film Bouna sera and a Q&A with the director, Emilia Škarnulytė’s film “The Graveyard”, the renewed bar “Estafete”, Radio Vilnius broadcasts in the courtyard of SODAS 2123, the opening of the exhibition “From Data Points to Spatial Experiences” in the Entity space and much much more.

3 PM – 7 PM
○ Aušra Griškonytė Volungė
○ Indre Butku @ Lightforms x Liustrai
○ Entity
○ Austėja Platūkytė and biomaterials library
○ Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association
○ Spongė Lab


3 PM
Opening of the exhibition “From data points to spatial experiences” at 3 PM
(exhibition will be open till 7 PM)
Entity space
5 PM
Art, pickles and politics. Lecture of Vytenis Burokas
SODAS 2123 Main hall
7 PM
Screening of Justė Michailinaitė film “Bouna sera” + Q&A with the director
This is a film about a circus in southern Europe, founded 30 years ago by a family from Germany. The circus members still don’t have a mobile phone, don’t use the internet, respect nature, take only what they need, etc.). Film duration – 20 min.
SODAS 2123 Main Hall
8 PM
Screening of Emilija Škarnulytė film “Kapinynas”
A haunting psychedelic experience and an enigmatic audiovisual poem, the film has been described by film critics as a time travel from the Big Bang to a distant future in which only the remnants of atomic energy remain as evidence of our civilisation.
SODAS 2123 Main Hall
8 PM Veceratone LIVE concert
9 PM Stork diet LIVE concert
Radio Vilnius translations in the yard
++ afterparty in the bar from 10 PM to 5 AM.
OPEN SODAS event is part of the Vilnius 700th anniversary programme.
SODAS 2123 cultural centre is a self-governing community-based space, operated and curated by the Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association. It brings together creators and researchers from different fields, with practices based on experimentation, developing unexpected formats, and responding to the latest cultural, social, geopolitical and ecological issues.
The event is organized by SODAS 2123 together with the LTMKS.
The activities of LTMKS are financed by the Lithuanian Council of Culture and Vilnius City Municipality.
Main information partner 15 min.
Design – Marek Voida.