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ARTIST STATEMENT:

I am an audiovisual artist dedicated to pushing the boundaries of artistic expression through the fusion of new media art and analog glitch aesthetics. My artistic practice revolves around creating immersive audiovisual spaces, both physical and virtual, that transcend the constraints of materiality, inviting viewers to delve into the hidden realms concealed within the noise.

In my work, I strive to capture and preserve fleeting moments of consciousness, extracting fragments of awe from the inherent beauty found in imperfections. My creations transport audiences into eerie liminal spaces, where errors and glitches become catalysts for contemplation. These analog dreamscapes resonate with echoes emanating from the boundless abyss of human consciousness.

As a nomad of visceral noise, I traverse the realms of the Mind Palace, collecting textural artifacts that dwell within its undefined shadow spaces. These artifacts serve as raw materials for my artistic exploration, enabling me to construct compositions that transcend conventional boundaries and challenge established norms.

I invite viewers to enter the state of Glitch Catharsis through my works—an experience that triggers a tension within the audiovisual realm, ultimately leading to release. This cathartic journey embraces the power of glitches and embraces their transformative potential, inviting audiences to embrace the unexpected and embrace the chaotic beauty that resides within.

In summary, my artistic practice merges the realms of audio and visual expression, creating captivating experiences that bridge the gap between the tangible and the intangible. Through my work, I aim to awaken a sense of wonder and exploration, encouraging viewers to embrace the unpredictable and discover the extraordinary within the ordinary.



We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates… Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty. “In Praise Of Shadows” by Junichiro Tanizaki // 




Biography


Egle Saka, born in Lithuania in 1991, is a London-based visual and video artist whose practice revolves around the exploration of analog mediums, specifically glitches, noise, and other distorted or manipulated audiovisual signals. Her artistic journey aims to highlight the beauty that resides within imperfections, inviting viewers to embrace a more authentic connection with their true selves by immersing themselves in the stream of analog errors.

Having obtained a Bachelor's degree in Visual Graphics from the Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania in 2014, Egle's background in printmaking has greatly influenced her current body of work. She seamlessly incorporates elements of the photographic image and printing processes, employing techniques such as complex layering, halftones, grains, and gradients.

While Egle initially focused on limited edition screen prints and graphic art, her creative focus has shifted towards experimental video art and live immersive audio-visual performances. She utilizes modified electronics, obsolete cathode ray tube displays, and AV processing software to playback and process broken AV signals, or to create them in real-time. Furthermore, her recent works feature integrated elements of sound, derived from experimentally processed field recordings, noise, and electronic ambient soundscapes.

Through her often intense audiovisual stimuli, Egle challenges the viewer's perception of reality, individuality, and time. She delves into the intricate interplay between individual and collective memories, experiences, and identities that arise from working with distorted analog AV sources.

Egle has exhibited her work in various experimental art venues including IKLECTIK and New River Studios, as well as renowned fine art galleries such as Saatchi and Jealous in the UK, and internationally. Her captivating artistic endeavors continue to captivate audiences, inviting them to contemplate the intricate tapestry of human perception and the profound interconnections that exist between art, technology, and the human experience.










[publications / releases]:

2022 Soundtrack ‘Lost in a dream by the sea’ with selected artists on NOISEMAS limited cassette release, published by IKLECTIK, London, UK

[virtual / digital / NFT]:

2023 ANALOG VIDEO UNION VOL.2 NFT DROP exhibition at Analog Video Museum by James Alec Hardy at Crypto Voxels VR

2023 TEXTURE HIVE - virtual solo exhibition on Spatial Gallery

2023 Fragments of The Mind Palace - virtual solo exhibition, in StellART orange gallery with RDland.

2023 Analog Dreamscapes virtual group show at Hitch Switchers Gallery on Voxels. Selected work -‘Synaesthetic Split’ video. Curated by Ina Ware.

2021 Collectors Thank You Zine, group project for online zine with Glitch Artists Collective. 

2021 CODED ICONIC, virtual group exhibition, The Holy Art Gallery, London, UK

[performance / installation / video art]:

2023 Liminal Galleries exhibit at ArtSect Gallery group show ‘Art for Change’ by Collective Individuals, London, UK

2023 Identity glitch and last TV supper interactive AV installation and a live performance at ISKROVOS artist residency and festival, Panevezys, Lithuania

2023 Glitch Selfie reactive video installation at Crisis shop exhibition, London, UK.

2022 Live visual performance/projection for NOISEMAS event at IKLECTIK, London, UK

2022 Live VJ performance with SPEW at Cafe Oto, London, UK

2022 AV installation at ALKEMYK FRAKTUR, Nekro Ruido Rekords AV event at Arroz Estudios, Lisbon, PT

2022 Ancestral Noise video callab with 10 Desserts of Errors, collaborative AV and print project. Selected and funded by RUMOS Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, BR

2022 ‘Echoes of the void video’ submission for VOID TV, MTHRBORD label showcasing underground music and art, CA

2022 Video and sound installation at ISKROVOS FEST #7, music & art festival in Panevezys, LT

2022 Selected video projection works for AV exhibition “IDENTITY” with Individual Collective at ArtSect NFT Gallery, London, UK

2022 Video archive projection mapping installations at Apiary Studios, London, UK

2022 live visuals for Zanan instrumental AV event at Matchstick Pie House, London, UK

2022 #Oooh_Festival & SKRONK festival, live A/V performance with various improvization and  jazz collectives, New River Studios, London, UK

2022 CINESONIC, co-curated live A/V performance with A/V collectives, IKLECTIK, London, UK

2022 TIDES, Live A/V group performance and projection mapping with SubPhonics, SETSETSET, London, UK

2022 INTOX EXTRAVAGANZA, Live A/V group performance and projection mapping with Listening Circuits and Mr.Jones Loud Music Group, AMP studios, London, UK

2022 Spake Easy, experimental visual set for film showcase, Boogaloo, London, UK

2021 XOLO, Live A/V performance with Listening Cirtuits & Blanc Sceol, Space Generators, London, UK

2021 The Otherness, Live A/V performance with Tarik Haskic, IKLECTIK, London, UK

2021 Live A/V performance with Listening Circuits collective, Hundred Years Gallery, London, UK

2021 #Oooh_Festival & SKRONK festival, live A/V performance with Apocalypse Jazz Unit, New River Studios, London, UK

2021 Studio Sova #17: One.Seventy, live stream VJ set with Sin Of The Father, Sova Audio, London, UK


[group exhibits / prints + graphic]:

2023 Collection of Prints, selected screen print exhibition in collaboration with Greta Haga and Crisis charity organisation, at Crisis shop Elephant&Castle, London, UK;

2020 Selected works for Cluster Photography & Print Fair, group exhibition, at Ugly Duck, London, UK;

2018 96 to 95, group exhibition, Willesden Green Library, London, UK;

2017 Jealous Needs You, group exhibition, Saatchi Gallery and Jealous Gallery, London, UK

2017 Hong Kong Zine & Print Fest, group exhibition, HK Open Printshop, Hong Kong, CN

2016 Yellow Dots #3, group exhibition, DSArts Gallery, London, UK

2016 Christmas Pop-up show, group exhibition, West London Art Factory, London UK

2016 motif print studio, duo exhibition, Appestat,  London, UK

2016 Open Studios, group exhibition, West London Art Factory, London, UK

2016 4th Graphic Art Biennial, group exhibition, Transylvanian Art Center, Szeklerland, RO

2016 BreakingNEWS, group exhibition, International Print Exchange Programme (IPEP), Mumbai, IND

2016 neo:printprize2016, group exhibition, neo:gallery27, Bolton, UK

2015 50 x 50: The Jealous Needs You Portfolio, group exhibition, Saatchi Gallery and Jealous Gallery, London, UK

2015 screen print exhibit at FLOK salon and art gallery, London, UK 

2014 ERROR. BROADCAST, BA final exhibition, Vilnius Gates Project Space, Vilnius, LT

2014 Creative Destruction, solo stand, International Design Fair, LITEXPO, Vilnius, LT

2014 Excite, group exhibition, Kaunas Design Week festival, Design Forum, Kaunas, LT

2014 (META)MONUMENTS, group exhibition, Kaunas Public Library, Kaunas, LT

2013 Edvard Munch 150th anniversary, group exhibition, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius, LT

2013 Breeding Ground for Young Art, group exhibition, Music and Theatre Academy, Vilnius, LT

2013 Form, 3rd prize in collectible coin competition and exhibit, Bank of Lithuania, Vilnius, LT

2013 Pranas Mašiotas 150th anniversary, group exhibition, The Writers Club, Vilnius, LT

2012 Novotel Inside, group exhibition, Novotel Vilnius Centre Hotel, Vilnius, LT

2012-14 Mundane Art Zine, group project, Vilnius Academy of Art, Vilnius, LT

2012/2013 Algimantas Svegzda (1941 – 1996) name of honor exhibition, group exhibition, Vilnius Academy of Art, Vilnius, LT





Commissioned work [music videos]:

2023 Analog visuals and full album video edit for Marko Paunovic forthcoming album  [upcoming release]; Belgrade, SRB

2023 Creative direction, analog visuals, full album video edit for Dr Trousers INVISIBILIUM, Owlripper Recordings; Melbourne, AU

2022 Creative direction, analog visuals, video edit for Dr Trousers - Mode Horrow, Released by Burnt Seed Records, Melbourne, AU

2022 Analog VFX and video edit for Sysiphean - Sovereigns of Livid Hope, Released by Transcending Obscurity Records, Vilnius, LT

2021 Analog VFX, co-edited and co-directed music video with The Partisan for YAPORIGAMI - Hello World; Released by Analogical Records Label, Madrid, ESP

2021 Analog VFX, co-edited and co-directed music video with The Partisan for Patricia - Ibex; Released by Analogical Records Label, Madrid, ESP

2021 Analog VFX, co-edited and co-directed music video with The Partisan for Promising/Youngster - Both of you; Released by Analogical Records Label, Madrid, ESP

2021 Analog VFX, co-edited and co-directed music video with The Partisan for UNSEEN SERIES by UNKNOWN - PIKE; Released by Analogical Records Label, Madrid, ESP

2021 Creative direction, analog visuals, video edit for Randolph & Mortimer remix abum, track Witch Hunt (Gamma Intel Remix), Sheffield, UK

2021 Creative direction, analog visuals, video edit for music video AIIA - red, Christchurch, NZ

2021 Analog visuals and video edit for music video by DJ Penelope Lane - Longing; London, UK

2021 Analog visuals and video edit for music video by Unknown Artist - We Can Dance Together, released by Withhold and Furthur Electronic labels, distributed by Under The Radar vinyl distributing company, Barcelona, ESP

2021 Analog visuals and video edit for Strict Tempo AV set by Sin Of The Father, hosted by Vox Sinistra, London, UK

2021 Creative direction, analog visuals, video edit for music video Oliver - Leathered Storm ft. XTR HUMAN, published by Khoinix record label, London, UK
2021 Creative direction, analog visuals and video edit for music producer QuadGRIND. music video ‘Hypha’, Vilnius, LT

Professional and Freelance Work [print/graphics/analog VFX]:

2023 analog VFX for Mura Masa ft. Erika De Casier music video ‘E-motions’, Directed by Will Dohrn

2022 Graphic design for a limited release cassette cover ‘Lost in a dream by the sea’, published by IKLECTIK, London, UK

2022 treatment designer for x6 commercial films, JM Films, Director Meji Alabi

2022 analog VFX for Kenny Mason music video ‘Minute Forever’, Directed by Jak Bannon

2021 analog VFX for Quickly Quickly music video ‘I Am Closer To The River’, Directed by Jak Bannon, released on Ghostly International

2021 analog VFX for commercial film ‘Glitch on TNT’ for NBA playoffs, KAYFABE studios, London, UK

2020-21 screen printer at Make Ready print studio, London, UK

2018-20; then 2021 - to present, freelance screen printer at K2 SCREEN, London, UK

2016 Graphic design artwork as motif print studio for vinyl release with Mannequin Records label. Death of the Machines series: MNQ 079, MNQ 083, MNQ 084, MNQ 085, MNQ 095, MNQ 106

2015 - present, co-founder and artist at motif print studio, London, UK

2014-15 screen printer at Jealous print studio, London, UK

2014-15 Print studio manager at West London Art Factory, London, UK











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