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Alvydas Lukys

Alvydas Lukys is an artist, curator and lecturer at the Vilnius Academy of Arts. His artistic approach is closely related to concepts of remembrance and prosiness. As a curator and lecturer his main interests are in the various aspects of cultural anthropology and photography in contemporary art. Since 1978 Alvydas Lukys participates in photography exhibitions both in Lithuania and abroad. His works are included into the collections of the Lithuanian Art Museum, the Union of the Lithuanian Art Photographers, Odense Museum of Photography, and a number of private collectors.

Alvydas Lukys was born in 1958 in Šiauliai. In 1984 he graduated from Vilnius Engineering Construction Institute. Since 1984 he is a member of the Union of the Lithuanian Art Photographers. Since 1990 he works at the Vilnius Academy of Arts, first at the photo studio of the Department of Graphic Art, later at the Photography and Media Department. Alvydas Lukys was one the founders of the Image Studio, which later became the Department of Photography and Media Arts. He is the Head of the Department and a full time professor. Alvydas Lukys is also the Chairman of the Board for Doctoral Art Studies of the Vilnius Academy of Arts.
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