Pakui Hardware is the name (coined by Alex Ross, Hester Gallery, NY) for the collaborative artist duo Neringa Cerniauskaite and Ugnius Gelguda which began in 2014. Their latest solo shows include venues of MUMOK, Vienna, EXILE Gallery, Berlin, SIC, Helsinki (forthcoming), Podium, Oslo, ExoExo, Paris, kim? Contemporary Art Center, Riga, Jenifer Nails, Frankfurt, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. The artists have participated in group shows at Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, Kunstverein Brauschweig and Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany, MMOMA, Moscow, Assembly Point, London (forthcoming), ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany (forthcoming), 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo (forthcoming), National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Kunsthalle Tallinn, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Valentin, Paris, Soy Capitan, Berlin, Zacheta National Gallery Showroom, Warsaw. The artists were IASPIS grant holders in Sweden, 2014 and residents at Rupert, Vilnius.

Ugnius Gelguda is an artist and musician based in Berlin.

Neringa Cerniauskaite is an artist, curator, writer. She contributes texts for exhibitions’ catalogues and international magazines (Artforum, Flash Art, Parkett, ARTMargins.com, MAP, Mousse magazine). She is an editor of the web-based art magazine www.artnews.lt that was launched in 2008. She is a M.A. graduate, 2014, at Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, NY.

Both artists are based in Berlin and Vilnius.

Awards

2014
Iaspis Art Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants, Sweden
2013
Nominee for the HENKEL ART.AWARD.2013, Vienna

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