Simona Žemaitytė

Nominations and Awards
Best student film category nomination at Sheffield DocFest 2011
Diploma awarded at 15th Tallinn Print Triennial 2011

Solo Exhibitions and Installations
Still Love Binge Life, National Gallery of Arts, Vilnius, December 2023 - March 2024
Solo presentation at LOOP Barcelona (Festival and Art Fair), Barcelona, November 2023
Conversations About Death, Meno parkas, Kaunas, March - April 2023
All you need is love, Centrala gallery, Bigmingham, March - April 2022
As part of "First Thursdays" solo show series, Gallery Vartai, Vilnius, May 201

Group Exhibitions
SERENISSIMA EAST, featuring Polish, Lithuanian and Estonian art from around 1990 to the present day. Centre of Contemporary Aart Znaki Czasu in Torun, Poland, 2023
LTQ23/Atkarpos, Meno parkas and Lithuanian Artist's Association group show, gallery Arka, Kaunas, July, 2023

Graduation show, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius, May - June 2023
Through Jonas Mekas: from Morra Greco collection to contemporary Lithuanian artists, Naples, November 2022
Studies, Art Vilnius, September 2022
Once Upon Another Time..., 13th Kaunas Biennial, Museum of Zoology, Kaunas, November 2021- February 2022
Head full of Thoughts, CAC Vilnius, February - April 2020
Fight the Power, group show, gallery Titanikas, Vilnius, April 2019
The city and me, CreArt traveling exhibition Pardubice, Linz, Genoa, May 2014- January 2015
Every Day, To Die all Over Again, group show, gallery Malonioji, Vilnius, 2013
Season II, Vilniaus center for graphic arts, June 2013
Season, gallery Kaire-desine, Vilnius, June 2012
Lietuvos daile, group show, CAC Vilnius, 2012
15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, 2011
Economy of Arts, group show, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, June 2010

Events and Talks
Death Cafe, National Gallery, Vilnius, January 2023
Work in progress, Videogramos, Meno avilys, Vilnius, December 2022
Canvas, Centrala gallery, Bigmingham, July 2019
Feedback, Kaunas museum, September 2019
Open screening, Whitechapel gallery, London 2016
Installation and presentation at the space of Lithuanian Embassy in New Delhi, March 2015

Screenings and Festivals
Henri, online platform of French cinematheque, 2023
Vilnius International Short Film Festival, January 2023
Oberhausen Film Festival, May 2022
Videogramos, Kaunas, 2021
International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, Vilnius, 2012
Land in Focus: New generation of Lithuanian Filmmakers Kaunas International Film Festival, London, 2011
Soho shorts, BAFTA, London, 2011
Riga IFF ARSENALS (Festival Opening Event), Riga, 2011
Vilnius Cinema Shorts, Vilnius, 2011
Sheffield Doc Fest 2011

Residency of goodness, CAC Vilnius and Addere care, 2022
Lithuanian Council of Culture, personal grant, 2020
Lithuanian Council of Culture, personal grant, 2019 commission May 2019
Visibility Project commission, Galata Perform, European Capital of Culture, Istanbul, 2010

Residency Programs
Goodness residency, CAC and Addere care residency, Vilnius, 2022
Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, January 2020

Conferences / Symposium
Pleasure and playfulness / artistic research, Nordic Summer University Summer symposium, Circle 7, online, July 2020 Performing Heterotopia / artistic research, Nordic Summer University Winter symposium, Circle 7, Wroclaw, Poland March 2020 Central and Eastern European Art and Artists in the UK, University of Birmingham, October 2019

Vilnius Academy Arts, PhD in Fine Art by Practice, 2023
Sabancı University, MA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design, 2007– 2010, Turkey
Vilnius Academy Arts, MA in Photography and Media Arts, 2008 - 2010, Lithuania
Vilnius University, Institute of Journalism, BA in Journalism and Media Studies, 2003– 2007, Lithuania
Bahçeşehir University, International Student in Film and Media Studies, 2006, Turkey