Augustas Serapinas (born in 1990, Vilnius, Lithuania; lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania) completed his BFA at the Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2013. His work was recently included in the RIBOCA2 Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art; the 58th Venice Biennale (2019); the Baltic Triennial 13, Vilnius; and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna. Solo exhibitions have been held at P/////AKT, Amsterdam; Emalin, London; Apalazzo Gallery, Brescia; CURA Basement, Rome; David Dale Gallery, Glasgow; Fogo Island Arts, Newfoundland; and SALTS, Basel.
Location: Small Arms Inspection Building
Augustas Serapinas’s sculpture originated in Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Created from the material of an abandoned shed on the island, it references the island’s building history as well as the social and functional role of these modest structures. The vernacular architecture found in Fogo is synonymous with life and livelihood lived…