Ugnius Gelguda and Neringa Cerniauskaite started collaborating in 2009.
With the project The Metaphysics of the Runner, Ugnius Gelguda and Neringa Cerniauskaite go under the name of Pakui Hardware*.
* Courtesy of Alex Ross (NY)
Both artists are based in Vilnius and Brooklyn, New York.
Ugnius Gelguda was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. He is represented by Gallery VARTAI (Vilnius).
His solo and two-persons shows include venues of kim? Contemporary Art Center, Riga (forthcoming), Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Vilnius (forthcoming), 321 Gallery (forthcoming), Brooklyn, New York, NADA New York (2014), Anything is always nearby or next to something else, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (screening event) (2013), Now More Than Ever, Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Vilnius (2012), Galerija VARTAI, Vilnius, 2011, ARCO (Madrid, 2008), Lithuanian Art Museum (2008), Art Cologne (Cologne, 2007). His work has been featured in group shows at Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden (forthcoming), ar/ge Kunst Gallery Museum, Bolzano, Italy (2013), Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius (2013), National Gallery of Art, Vilnius (2013), Tallinn Kunsthalle, Estonia (2011), MUMOK, Vienna (2010), Fotohof gallery, Salzburg, Austria (2010), Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (2010), Salamanca Contemporary Art Centre, Spain (2008), Prague biennale 3, Prague (2007). Gelguda’s photographic series were acquired by the Modern Art Centre (Vilnius) to their collection in 2012.
Neringa Cerniauskaite (born 1984, Lithuania) is an art critic, curator, editor. She has curated several exhibitions of younger generation artists as well as international group exhibitions at the largest contemporary art gallery in Vilnius Vartai as well as in unconventional spaces in Vilnius. She contributes texts for Lithuanian cultural press, exhibitions’ catalogues and international magazines (Flash Art, Parkett, ARTMargins.com, MAP), Mousse magazine. She is an editor of the web-based art magazine www.artnews.lt that was launched in 2008. She is a M.A. graduate, 2014, at Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, NY