Goda Palekaitė

Goda Palekaitė is an artist working in the intersection of contemporary art, performance, artistic research, literature, and anthropology. Her long-term projects explore the politics of historical narratives, the agency of dreams and collective imagination, and social conditions of creativity. Her recent solo shows were opened at the Centre Tour à Plomb in Brussels (Architecture of Heaven 2020), Konstepidemin in Gothenburg (Liminal Minds 2019) and RawArt Gallery in Tel Aviv (Legal Implications of a Dream 2018). In the last years, Goda presented her performances and installations at the Vilnius International Theatre Festival Sirenos, Kanal – Centre Pompidou in Brussels, Swamp Pavilion in The Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice, Atletika Gallery and Contemporary Art Center in Vilnius, among others. In 2019 Palekaitė received The Golden Stage Cross and the Young Artist’s Prize from the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture. In 2020 she published her first book of fiction Schismatics (Lapas books). Palekaitė holds a BFA in fine arts (Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts), MA in social and cultural anthropology (University of Vienna), Post-Master in artistic research (A.pass, Brussels) and currently is a Ph.D. candidate at Hasselt University and PXL-MAD School of Arts. Goda is based in Brussels.