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Short Self Introduction

Poet, artist, performer. Copywriter and publicist. Artist of avant-garde rap and the voice of electronic music.

Interested in interactive poetry, literary remixes and artificial languages.

Few years in a row represented Lithuania in European slam poetry championships. Has one the first place in European poetry slam championship 2014 in Malmo, Sweden.

Performed in multiple audiovisual and sound poetry collaborations. Gave creative writing lectures. 
Has won multiple awards and nominations in the fields of music, advertising, visuals and literature. 

Has made hundreds of appearances in music events and readings in Lithuanian clubs and festivals, has also performed in Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland, UK, France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway.

Books published:
documentary book about slam poetry SLEMAS - LIETUVOJE! (Kitos Knygos, 2012)
interactive poetry book XXI A. KUDIRKA (Kitos Knygos, 2016)

Detailed Self Introduction

ŽYGIMANTAS KUDIRKA

Poet, artist, performer. Copywriter and publicist. Artist of avant-garde rap and the voice of electronic music.

Interested in interactive poetry, literary remixes and artificial languages.

Few years in a row represented Lithuania in European slam poetry championships. Has one the first place in European poetry slam championship 2014 in Malmo, Sweden.

Performed in multiple audiovisual and sound poetry collaborations. Gave creative writing lectures. 
Has won multiple awards and nominations in the fields of music, advertising, visuals and literature. 

Has made hundreds of appearances in music events and readings in Lithuanian clubs and festivals, has also performed in Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland, UK, France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway.

Books published:
documentary book about slam poetry SLEMAS - LIETUVOJE! (Kitos Knygos, 2012)
interactive poetry book XXI A. KUDIRKA (Kitos Knygos, 2016)


Music releases:
ANTIMATERIJA (2006) 
PASKUTINIS REPO ALBUMAS (2013)
PIURĖ FUTURE 2015 (2014)
#UZGROTU (2015)


Warmed up:
ZEBRA KATZ
CITIES AVIV
ANGEL HAZE
XXYYXX
SAUL WILLIAMS
MOUSE ON MARS
Translated to:
english, estonian, russian, bulgarian and french.


Modern art exhibitions

Jonas Mekas exhibition @ CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
Hologram exhibition @ CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
Project Ornament @ NDG, Vilnius, Lithuania
Lazer Cut Fish and Chips @ CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
1.8 % Likör Licker Lecker @ Berlin, Germany
Survival Guide | Transmediale | Vorspiel @ Berlin, Germany
XII baltic triennale @ Vilnius, Lithuania
THE VOICE AS AN OBJECT - VOICE II - T-RAVEL @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Atlantic Biennale kick-off event PREASS CONFREESENCE @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Violet @ Vilnius, Lithuania


Conferences

Oslo poesifilm - festival of digital and visual art @ Oslo, Norway
5/5/Junior @ NDG, Vilnius, Lithuania
TedxKaunas @ Zalgiris arena, Kaunas, Lithuania
Will robots speak in Lithuanian? @ Lithuanian parliament, Vilnius, Lithuania
Login @ Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania


Contacts

kurkudirka@gmail.com
00 370 696 57 458


Links

fb:
https://www.facebook.com/zygimantaskudirka
https://www.facebook.com/mcmesijus/

linkedin:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kudirka

soundcloud:
https://soundcloud.com/mesijus

homepage:
http://www.kudirkacentral.com/


Poems:

Logograph of animals in space
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrg4wu018GI

A miracle!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY5dbEvHo-w

Breathing poem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUpRgnX0qLs

Write a poem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZsoKm7ocxU

Car number plate rap
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVhVHBJewdE


Videos:

Hands off the blue globe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwfuVZVVoTk

Nature-scientific musical The Race:
https://vimeo.com/139189989

Sexiest english words:
https://youtu.be/Dw3IP0GPK-U

Creative Achievements, Awards, Recognition



Performable Poetry artist of the year @ „Sueiliuotas pavasaris“, Poezijos Pavasaris 2009

National poetry slam champion of Lithuania 2011, 2012, 2014

First place @ European Poetry Slam Championship 2014