Gapševičius Mindaugas
g. 1974
Mindaugas Gapševičius (b. 1974) – artistic pseudonym mi_ga – lives and works in Berlin and Vilnius. He is one of the most active artists in the field of new media, who works within the international art scene. He was among the initiators of the first Lithuanian new media art platform on the net Mindaugas Gapševičius was an active participant of the international new media art networks, which stimulated the formation of networks between Western countries and Baltic States in the last decade of the 20c. The work of Mindaugas Gapševičius is to be associated with net art, software and interactive user interface. The artist conceptualizes the flow of digital information, analyzes its inner logic and modes of application. In his works Mindaugas Gapševičius often links virtual and physical space. He engages deeply into social themes and takes up critical position towards contemporary neo-liberal tendencies. Mindaugas Gapševičius is also actively involved into collective work, initiating interdisciplinary events and creative laboratories which include net art, open-code strategies, audiovisual artistic practices and visual art.