Pakui Hardware


Neringa Černiauskaitė, born 1984, Klaipėda, Lithuania.
Ugnius Gelguda, born 1978, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Pakui Hardware was founded in 2014. The artists live and work in Berlin and Vilnius.


Neringa Černiauskaitė
2014 MA, CCS Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College Annandale on Hudson, NY
2012 MA, A. J. Greimas Centre for Semiotics and Theory of Literature, Vilnius University
2006 BA, Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius

Ugnius Gelguda
2010 Licentiate of Arts, Vilnius Art Academy, Department of photo and media art
2006 MFA, Vilnius Art Academy, Department of photo and media art
2004 BFA, Vilnius Art Academy, Department of photo and media art


Selected Solo Exhibitions

Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig (MdbK), Germany

Extrakorporal, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
The Return of Sweetness, Tender Pixel, London
Outward, L’Ascensore, Palermo

Creatures of Habit, Trafó, House of Contemporary Arts,  Budapest
Creatures of Habit, Sic Space, in collaboration wirth Kiasma, Helsinki

Vanilla Eyes, Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna (mumok), Vienna. Curated by Rainer Fuchs
Transactions, Podium, Oslo

Lost Heritage, kim? Contemporary Art Center, Riga
Dawning, in collaboration with Fenêtre Project, Exo Exo, Paris

Shapeshifter, Heartbreaker, Jenifer Nails, Frankfurt, Germany
The Metaphysics of the Runner, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Shapeshifter, Heartbreaker. On the Ecology of Algorithms, IASPIS, Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden
The Metaphysics of the Runner, 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York


Selected Group Exhibition

Ideal Standard, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany
Low Form, MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts, Rome. Curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi
, Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków. Curated by Michal Novotný
Peer to Peer
, MS2 Muzeum Sztuki (Museum of Modern Art), Lodz, Poland
L’esprit Souterrain, Domaine Pommery, Reims. Curated by Hugo Vitrani
Dead End Galaxies, Polansky Gallery, Prague. Curated by Marlies Wirth and Christian Siekmeier
Baltic Triennial XIII, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius. Curated by Vincent Honoré
MAAT Museum, Lisbon

Hard to explain. With Julieta Aranda, Iain Ball, Kate Cooper, Estrid Lutz & Emile Mold, Aude Pariset, Future Gallery, Berlin
Remedial Works. With Anicka Yi, Shana Moulton and others, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Perth, Australia
Artificial Imagination. Catherine Malabou & Pakui Hardware, conference at École Normale Supérieure, Paris
APPARAT – Technologies of Persuasion. With Aleksandra Domanovic, Sandra Mujinga, Raphaela Vogel and others. Curated by Miriam Bettin, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
Immortalism.  With Ivana Basic, Harm van den Dorpel, Cécile B. Evans, Oliver Laric, Anton Vidokle and others, Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany. Curated by Heinrich Dietz
The Commodification of Love. With Cécile B. Evans, Anna Uddenberg, Avery Singer and others, Kamel Mennour, Paris

Future Fictions. With Joey Holder, Core.Pan, Viktor Timofeev. Curated by Mattia Giussani and Marios Stamatis, Assembly Point, London
ARS17, screening-series, KIASMA, Helsinki
Ungestalt. With Olga Balema, Trisha Donnelly, Marcel Duchamp, Alina Szapocznikow and others, Kunshalle Basel, Swizerland. Curated by Elena Filipovic
All the Time at Work, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland. Curated by Romuald Demidenko
Sculpture Garden at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius. Curated by Kęstutis Kuizinas
CityNature. With Kader Attia, Julius von Bismarck, Kuai Shen, Julijonas Urbonas, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius. Curated by Vytenis Burokas, Vitalij Červiakov, Eglė Mikalajūnė, Eglė Nedzinskaitė

 H Y P E R C O N N E C T E D, Moscow Biennale for Young Art at Moscow Modern Art Museum (MMOMA), Moscow. Curated by João Laia
BODY HOLES, 9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin. Curated by New Scenario
Assembled, Disassembled, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw. Curated by Romuald Demidenko
Random Rapid Heartbeats. With Nina Beier, David Maljkovic, Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys & others, Tallinn Art Hall. Curated by Kęstutis Kuizinas
End of Meaning. With Paul Barsch, Kah Bee Chow, Clemence de La Tour du Pin, Valentinas Klimašauskas, Editorial project space, Vilnius
States of Flux. With Florian Auer, Max Brand, Tiril Hasselknippe, Martin Kohout, Kalina Terzieva, Tore Wallert, Anna Zacharoff and others, curated by Swimming Pool, Bulgaria
On-Screen and Off, Bid Project, Milan, Italy. Curated by Domenico de Chirico
Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone. With Andrew Norman Wilson, Alan Butler, Clawson & Ward, Eva Fabregas, John Russell, CCA Derry-Londonderry Contemporary Art Center, Northern Ireland
Hybrid(…)scapes, Sixth Inter-format Symposium on Hybrid Natures, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania
Codes for Coduct. With Essex Olivares, Madeline Hollander + Alexandra Lerman, Naomi Elena Ramirez, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, New York. Curated by Lindsey Berfond and Jocelyn Edens

Threads: A Phantasmagoria about Distance. With Amalia Ulman, Katja Novitskova, Liam Gillick and others, Kaunas, Lithuania. Curated by Nicolas Bourriaud
Crystal Readings. With Mikkel Carl, Dominik Gohla, Daniel Stempfer, Anna Zett, Soy Capitan, Berlin. Curated by Gislind Kohler
You will find me if you want me in the garden. With Andrew Norman Wilson, Daniel Keller, Alessandro Agudio and others, Valentin, Paris. Curated by Domenico de Chirico
Helsinki group. With Dexter Sinister, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Carl Palm, Egle Kulbokaite and Dorota Gaweda, The Baltish Notebooks of Anthony Blunt, Ola Vasiljeva, Mikko Kuorinki, Kaspars Groshevs, Laura Kaminskaite, Nicholas Matranga, Elena Narbutaite, HIAP, Helsinki. Curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas
BODY HOLES, first chapter: MOUTH, New Scenario at 9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Deep Skin, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNOlab), Ontario, Canada. Curated by Emmy Skensved and Gregoire Blunt
Time Flies Like an Arrow, Fruit Flies Like a Banana. With Carl Palm, Egle Kulbokaite, Ola Vasiljeva, Mikko Kuorinki, Jennifer Teets and others, Tinos Island, Greece. Curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas