Director, Studio Vieta
Gabija Grusaite is a curator, art director and a writer with more than 8 years of experience in a field. Her achievements include transforming run down bus station into a leading contemporary art center – Hin Bus Depot (Penang, Malaysia), managing artist Ernest Zacharevic and catapulting him into international fame as well as being among few people who turned Penang into an art capital of Malaysia. Gabija has participated and worked on numerous art festivals such as Vilnius Street Art (Lithuania), Memorie Urbane (Italy), NuArt (Norway), before launching her own brand Urban Xchange that has gained a worldwide recognition and featured star artists such as Vhils, DalEast and Twoone. Her project The Star, a large scale light installation by Malaysian artist Jun Hao was awarded Best in Light 2015 by Vice and shortlisted among 10 best installations in the world 2015 by Designboom.
Gabija specializes in curating public art and cutting edge contemporary art, performance, video and installations.