From Abandoned Mystery
Lukas Brasiskis works in the fields of film and video theory and production. He has implemented a number of theoretical and educational projects in the field of films studies, written articles in Lithuanian cinema-devoted magazines and collaborated with academic publishers.
In 2006 Lukas was a co-director (together with Rugile Barzdziukaite and Dovydas Petravicius) of the experimental documentary “K City”, which received The Best Youth Documentary Award in the Lithuanian film contest organized by Goethe institute and was selected to the Munich International Festival of Film Schools among other international film festivals.
In 2009 Lukas received a Fulbright Scholarship for his MA studies in US. In 2011 he got the MA degree from the Film and Media Studies Program at The New School University.
While staying in New York City Lukas accomplished a three-channel video installation “any- space-whatever”, which was selected to the film, video, sound and multimedia exhibition Mixed Messages and was installed (from December 3th to 9th, 2010) in Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries (66th Fifth Avenue, New York City).
Lukas theory-and-practice based Masterʼs thesis “Cinematic Realism beyond Representation” got a Distinguished Thesis award in a year 2011.
Currently Lukas is teaching film-related courses in Vilnius Fine Arts Academy and in Lithuanian Academy of Theater, Film and Music, writing his first monograph "Cinematic Space-timeship" and continuing his experimental video explorations.