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Sandra Stanionyte is a Lithuanian born interdisciplinary artist working in the field of performance art and architecture. She graduated from Fine Art Sculpture, Performance MA at Royal College of Art(2016) and Design, Inter-architecture at BA(Hons) at Gerrit Rietveld Academy (2013), studied at Vilnius Academy of Arts (2008-2011). She is a recipient of Individual Artist Grant from Lithuanian Council for Culture, Villiers David Art&Travel Award 2015, Kooshk Artist Residency Award (Kara 2015), Iran and Royal College of Art Fine Art Bursary. In 2015 she was invited to perform during Christian Marclay exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey in London. In 2012 together with studio FedLev she won the “Do-It-Yourself” competition for the extension of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam that was nominated Amsterdamse Architectuur Prijs 2019. Sandra has presented her work and performed in numerous countries in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture || Lietuvos Kultūros Taryba




2019. 09 Approaches to Live Art in the Revolution of Media, PAN Asia Performance Art, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2019. 07 Performance video documentation ‘Three Colour Flag’. International Performance Art Festival. Museum of Modern art of Bucaramanga. 37 #26-16, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia (CO)

2019. 07 Project ID In-Between Identities. N00NE . Stichting Ruimtevaart, Helena van Doeverenplantsoen 3, 2512 TP The Hague, NL

2019. 06 Venice International Performance Art Week | Summer Class 2019, C32 performing arts workspace, Forte Marghera, Venice (IT)

2019. 06 Three easy pieces: Fall, Get up, Walk. Carbonarium Performance Art Festival, Kyiv, UKR

2019. 05 Depth of the Baltics, Tarkovsky philosophy in a suit, Trixie Gallery Den Haag, NL

2019. 02 Start. WIJkcoöperatie Rotterdam-Noord, NL

2019. 01 The Voice of The Silent. Root Gallery, Zwaanshals 410, Rotterdam, NL

2018. 11 Body-Island. Slash Gallery, Boomgaardsstraat 69, Rotterdam, NL

2018. 11  Body As Site. Root Gallery, Zwaanshals 410, Rotterdam, NL

2018. 10 Broken I. Root Gallery, Zwaanshals 410, Rotterdam, NL

2018. 09 Body As Site. Open Performance Academy. Worm Ubik, Rotterdam, NL

2018. 06 Revolve Performance Art Days. Örbyhus Slott, Drottning Christinas väg 1E, 752 37 Uppsala, SE

2017-2018  ||One Year of Silence||

2017. 06 The Last Time We Are Here. Studio Eighteen 29. Amsterdam, NL

2017. 05 Performing Artists meeting 2017. FoAm, Brussels, BE

2017. 02 Breaking For Knowledge #14. Artist Talk. Bookstore Space. Amsterdam, NL

2016.12 Liberté d’Action-Performance works. L’amour 24 rue Molière, 93170 Bagnolet, Paris, FR

2016.11 Breathe In Breathe Out. VDA exhibition hall Titanikas. Maironio g. 3, Vilnius, LT

2016. 10 We Don’t Know What But It Will Happen. LimitLess. Cabinets, Mapu 20, Kaunas, LT

2016. 9 Port Journeys. Annual meeting. Frise Kunstlerhaus, Hamburg, DE

2016. 8 Sti l l l l ive. Emotion in Motion. DADA 100, Gallery Voltaire. Spiral, 5-6-23 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

2016. 6 ShowRCA 2016. Performance Pathway. Royal College of Art. Battersea SW114AY London, UK

2016. 6  F a c t  F a c t o r  F a c t o r y. KruxAmsterdam, 1019 AK Amsterdam, NL

2016. 5  Being-Doing. Asylum CarolineGarden’s Chapel, SE15 2SQ London, UK

2016. 5  I Will Follow You. Lychee One. 38-50 Pritchards Rd, E29BJ London, UK

2016. 5  Bird With No Land. Comeragh Mountains, Waterford, Ireland

2016. 5  Revolve. Performance Art Days. Uppsala konstmuseum, Drottning Christinas väg 1E, 752 37 Uppsala, SE

2015. 11 Performance Art Meeting. Galeria Labirynt, ul. ks. J. Popiełuszki 5, 20- 052, Lublin, PL

2015. 10 ArtWestAmsterdam. Kunstenaars Open Ateliers, deContainer, Amsterdam, NL

2015. 10 TouchedLive. Off The Line. Dyson gallery studio, 1 Hester Road SW11 4AN London, UK

2015. 7   And I Can’t Tell You Why. Mohsen gallery, Mina Blvd, No. 42, Tehran, Iran

2015.7    Artist Talk. Rybon Art Centre, Tehran, Iran

2015. 6   In The Moment of Doing. Battersea, Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road ,SW11 4NP, London, UK

2015. 6   Live To Camera. Gorvy Lecture  Theatre, Dyson Building, Battersea SW114AS, London, UK

2015. 3  Art Dubai Contemporary. Video Badge Of Honor. A4 space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz Dubai, UAE

2015. 4-5 Out_of_That_Forest. Köttinspektionen gallery, Strandbodgatan 3753 23 Uppsala, SE

2015. 3   RCA Secret 2015. Dyson Building, 1 Hester Road SW11 4AN London, UK

2015. 2   Christian Marclay. Performance series based on fluxus score by Mieko Shiomi (water). White Cube gallery, Bermondsey, 144 – 152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3TQ, London, UK

2015. 2   Emerging artist UK-LT. Beaconsfield, 22 Newport Street, Vauxhall, London, UK

2015. 1   Open House, Work-in-progress Show. Testbed Studios Project Space. London, UK

2014. 11 Q14 3rd. Lithuanian Contemporary Art Quadrennial 2014 – Art on a flagpole, Vilnius, LT

2014. 11 There Is No Solution Because There Is No Problem. Testbed, 33 Parkgate Road SW11 4NP, London, UK

2014. 10 Exhibition Reflection. De Posthoornkerk church, Haarlemmerstraat 124-126, Amsterdam, NL

2013. 8   Schiedam Open Ateliers. Spoken Traces. Korenbeurs Shiedam, Lange Haven 145, NL

2013. 7   Graduation Show 2013. Gerrit Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam, NL

2012-2013 20 performative actions. Reasearch material. Gerrit Rietveld studios, Amsterdam, NL

2012. 4   Making Almere. The 5th Internacional Architectural Bienial From Top-down to Bottom-up City-making. Almere, NL

2011. 10 Exhibition Make_A_Forest. Galerie Waalkens, Finsterwolde, NL

2011. 3   Rietveld Uncut. The Living Object, De Brakke Grond, Nes 45, Amsterdam, NL


2014-2016 Royal College of Art, Sculpture/Performance Art (MA). UK

2011-2013 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Inter-Architecture (BA), NL

2008-2011 Vilnius Academy of Arts, Interior Design (BA), LT


2017.01 Lithuanian Council for Culture Individual artist grant, LT

2015.09 RCA Continuation Bursary Award 2015, UK

2015.06 Kooshk Artist Residency Award (Kara 2015), Iran

2015.05 Villiers David Travel Award 2015, UK

2015.02 Lithuanian Council for Culture Individual artist grant, LT

2012.01.06-2018 Fedlev, a multidisciplinary cooperation of Paulien Bremmer, Maze de Boer, Luca Carboni and Sandra Stanionyte arising from the Rietveld Academy and Sandberg Institute, won the Do-It-Yourself competition for the extension of the Rietveld Academy and Sandberg Institute. NL



2019. 06 DIS-SENSUS”

Venice International Performance Art Week | Summer Class 2019, Vest&Page and Andrigo&Aliprandi C32 performing arts workspace, Forte Marghera, Venice (IT)

2018. 09 Unbodied bodies and deconstructed constructs. Sanna Blennow(SE). Temporary department for Space, Time and Action. Vilnius Academie of Fine Arts.

2017. 07 WE LIVE HERE-Dreaming with Mala Kline. BAU studios, Amsterdam, NL

2017. 03 Artists meeting in Brussels. Body Constallations. FoAM, BE

2015. 01 Body Movement workshop with Mary Noonan, RCA, London

2015.05 Into The Forest with Gustaf Broms – Uppsala, Sweden

2015.10 Performance Research Forum, RCA, London

2015.11 Seminar I Think Therefore I am, RCA, London

2015.11 S I T U A T I O N M E E T I N G B O D Y Gustaf Broms, Franko B

2015.11 Meeting Common Ground LUBLIN POLAND

2015.12 Stuart Brisley. Dyson Studio Gallery , RCA, London

2016.02 SOUND-the building blocks, RCA, London

2016.02 CCA(Curating) meets Performance, RCA, London

2016.04 Ali Al-Fatlawi Wathiq Al-Ameri Workshop/Lecture M I G R A T I O N, RCA, London



2016. 02. 24 Northampton University, Fine Art BA, Performance Art workshop with Nigel Rolfe

2015. 11. 25 University of Arts Poznań, Fine Art BA, Performance Art workshop, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland


2016. 6  F a c t  F a c t o r  F a c t o r y. KruxAmsterdam, 1019 AK Amsterdam, NL