PEOPLEText: Emanuelis Ryklys

G-Lab aka Bumstein & Garbstein are interdisciplinary art group founded by two artists Arturas Bumsteinas and Laura Garbstiene during the exhibition Parallel Progressions 3 in the fall of 2002 in Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius.

Arturas Bumšteinas

The group seeks for interdisciplinary approach in their visual and aural media activities no matter what kind of creative work they do – live performances, different media installations, video films, clips, vj settings – or what place they are in – gallery, open air festival, nightclub, etc.

Bumstein & Garbstein

Participated in the number of important events in Lithuania Bumstein & Garbstein are also presented their works in Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Norway, Sweden and United Kingdom.

Some of work Arturas Bumsteinas and Laura Garbstiene do on their own (video and sound), but together they like to realize general ideas and creative inputs.

Laura Garbstiene

Videoart is still a “fresh and new” art form for Lithuania, but it spreads very quickly among different art and music centers, events, clubs, galleries and of course among different creative people. It’s becoming to dominate and is included (or also includes) all the modern art ideas and disciplines – minimalism, performances, installations, photography, film, etc.

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