Eugenijus Barzdžius [æu:geŋ’jʊs  bɑrz’dʒus], was born in Šiauliai city, Lithuania. At the moment based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

In 2017 graduated from MA Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths college, the University of London.

In 2013 graduated from BA at University of Wales, Newport, U.K., Documentary Photography course, with the prize-winning the final project ‘Harvest of Wetland.

In 2002 graduated from BA Academic Art and Graphic Design course at Šiauliai university, Lithuania.

Successfully graduated evening art school alongside to secondary school.

 

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Exhibitions / Awards / Publications:

2017 09 02 – Solo exhibition at the Gallery F as part of Kaunas Photo Festival 2017 official program, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2017 02 – Member of the jury for Lithuanian Press Photography 2017 competition.

2017 01 27 – Solo exhibition at the Šiauliai University art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

2016 11 16 – Solo exhibition at the National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2016 11 03 – A selected photograph was screened at Tate Modern together with other finalists of UrbanPhotoFest Open 2016, London, U.K.

2016 06 23 – Artist talk at International Visual Sociology Conference, Lillehammer University, Norway.

2016 06 20 – Self-published book ‘Harvest of Wetland’ was honorably mentioned at Moscow International Foto Awards in category: Book-Documentary. Moscow, Russia.

2016 05 31 – Participant of a group exhibition ‘Picture This. Approaches to visual research‘ at The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Canada.

2016 03 10 – Participant of a group exhibition ‘Urban Pause‘ at Laurie Grove Baths, Goldsmiths college University of London, U.K.

2015 12 22 – Presentation of printed catalog at Kaunas Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2015 11 28 – Personal solo exhibition at Kaunas Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2015 11 – Included to ‘Discoveries‘ section in annual yearbook published by the Lithuanian Photographers Union.

2015 08 25 – A personal solo exhibition of a conceptual documentary project, that was executed and exhibited at the bar “Dėvėti“, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014 09 – Portfolio in Lithuanian photography magazine ‘Fotografija‘ (Nr.1 [28] 2014).

2014 09 05 – Part of  Celebrating Europe exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania. Curated and produced by Kaunas Photography Gallery, the exhibition is an outcome of the European collaboration project European Prospects.

2014 06 05 – Selected for the official Copenhagen Photo Festival 2014 program.

2014 04 – Part of the official selection for 2014 Frames at Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art.

2014 04 03 – Part of a group exhibition ‘New Folder by new members of Lithuanian Photographers’ Union at Prospektas gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014 01 – Published multilingual photo book ‘Ora et Labora. Palendriai‘, visual narrative exploring benedictine monastery life at Palendriai, Lithuania.

2014 01 – E. Barzdžius’ photograph was used for ‘Museum In The Dock’ book’s hardcover about Danish Maritime museum in Helsingør, Denmark.

2013 11 27 – Officially became a member of Lithuanian Photographers’ Union.

2013 11 27 – Part of a selected group of photographers representing Lithuanian photography at Les Boréales festival, Caen, France.

2013 10 – Self-published book ‘Harvest of Wetland‘ won the 3rd place in International Photography Awards (IPA) of 2013′s competition, in the documentary (self-published) non-professional category.

2013 09 13 – Eugenijus Barzdžius was awarded in International Photography Awards (IPA) of 2012′s competition and was awarded: Honorable Mention in People – Lifestyle category for the winning entry ‘Ora et Labora. Palendriai.’

2013 08 – Publication in Vice Magazine, The first Danish issue.

2013 07 – Selected by Crain Kalman Gallery for Cream: A Graduate Showcase 2013 in Brighton, U.K. with following exhibitions at the University of Brighton Grand Parade Galleries and at the Brighton Dome.

2013 06 – Publication in British Journal of Photography (Volume 160 Issue No 7813)

2013 06 – Publication in Photo District News (Volume XXXIII Issue 06)

2013 05 28 – The winner of PDN Photo Annual 2013 in student’s category. The project ‘Harvest of Wetland‘ is also the receiver of the MARTY FORSCHER FELLOWSHIP FUND for outstanding achievements in humanistic photography.

2012 03 29 – Participated in a group exhibition “Moments from Birstonas Jazz 2010″ at Birstonas Jazz 2012 festival, Lithuania.

2012 03 28 – One of four photography students from the University of Wales, Newport that won the University’s Reginald Salisbury Travel Award, U.K.

2011 09 04 – Project ‘Killing time’” selected for Kaunas Photo Festival 2011 exhibition, Lithuania.

2011 04 10 – 2nd runner up at contest in Portrait category for “The Best Photograph of Groups” at WPPB 2011, Riga, Latvia.

2010 12 01 – Participated in a group exhibition ‘Open shop‘, Newport U.K.

2003 09 01 – My mail-art works exhibited at Siauliai art gallery in collaborated project for artists who have left native town, Lithuania.

2003 05 29 – Personal exhibition in gallery Rozbrat Poznan, Poland.

2003 04 24 – Participated in international Sigismund Urban MAIL ART project ‘Self portray’ Berlin, Germany.

2003 04 12 – Participated in ‘Keistas menas’ exhibition at Siauliai art gallery, Lithuania.

2002 09 15 – Participated in international  Sigismund Urban MAIL ART project ‘Tattoo’ in Berlin, Germany.

2002 05 23 – One of the curators and participants of a group exhibition ‘Kas tau gatvė? at Siauliai gallery of art, Lithuania.

2002 03 15 – International MAIL ART project ‘Kaukė‘, Antanas Mončius house museum in Palanga, Lithuania.

2001 10 06 – Participated in a group exhibition of Siauliai city photographers at Museum of photography, Siauliai, Lithuania.

2001 04 18 – The second personal exhibition of photography at Siauliai university art gallery, Lithuania.

2000 11 24 – Prize winner at the photography contest ‘Posūkis at Siauliai university art gallery, Lithuania.

2000 04 23 – The first personal exhibition of photography at Siauliai university art gallery, Lithuania.

1999 10 14 – Participated in a group exhibition ‘Kitsch’ at Siauliai university art gallery, Lithuania.

 

Detailed CV at http://www.linkedin.com/in/giena