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Poet, translator, art and literary critic
He was born 7 February, 1973 in Slabadėlė village, Alytus district.
In 1991 he finished Secondary school in Daugai and in 1995 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. In 1998-2000 he studied Art History and Theory in Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts. In 2000 he had a thought of non professional painters association called Maskoliškių meno frontas. He takes pictures of outside toilets, doghouses and ladders. He is a member of the art movement Sintezija. His work has been published in different almanacks and anthologies. He participated in various foreign poetry festivals.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2010.

 

Bibliography:
Angis: poems. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 1997.
Boa: poetry. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2007.
Adatos: poetry - Vilnius: Tyto Alba, 2016.

 

Librettos:
Žuviaganys: rock opera. – staged in Alytus, 2004.
Gyvulių ūkis: musical based on a book by G. Orwell.
Svingas: short opera. – Vilnius theater Lėlė, NOA festival, 2008.
Izadora: mono performance-opera. – Menų spaustuvė, 2008.
Donoras: opera (extended variation of opera Svingas). – Rusų dramos teatras, 2009.

 

Drew up:
Poezijos pavasaris 2003: poetry almanack. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2003.
Žiema ir mirtis: poetry almanack / together with Žilvinas Andriušis. - Vilnius: Žuvėdra, 2005.

 

Translations from French:
M. Fontanos, J.-M. Maulpoix, H. Michaux, R. Charo: poetry.
B. Cendrars. Pasakojimas apie Sibiro ekspresą ir mažąją Žaną Prancūzietę: poetry.
Nuo Renesanso iki Švietimo epochos: from 1492 till 1789: encyclopedia (together with others). – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2003.
A. Nothomb. Alkio biografija: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2005.
A. Nothomb. Baimė ir drebėjimas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2005.
G. Debord. Spektaklio visuomenė: social psychology. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2006.
G. Bataille. Dangaus žydrynė: novel. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2007.
J.-B. Molière. Mizantropas: play. – Valstybinis Jaunimo teatras, directed by A. Jankevičius Mizantropai, 2008.
J. Genet. Gėlių Dievo Motina: novel. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2011.
V. Ravalec. Padugnės giesmė: novel. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2012.
M. Houellebecq. Žemėlapis ir teritorija: novel. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2013.
J.-C. Izzo. Totalus chaosas: novel. – Vilnius: Rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2016.
Lautreamont. Maldororo giesmės: poem. - Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2016.

 

Awards:
2007 Award of International festival Next Festival 007 for the best audiovisual poem Vitrina made together with Yuriy Kruchak (Ukraina).
2008 Young Yotvingian prize for poetry book Boa.
2008 Literary Hat award during the festival of Literary Winter of Panevėžys.
2009 Golden Cross of the Stage for creative group of play Izadora (D. Gintalas, J. Sakalauskas, A. Jankevičius, A. Šeiko, D. Samajauskaitė, A. Sabulytė).

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