Keynote Speakers

Dr. Tomas S. Butkus, Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius, Lithuania

Tomas S. Butkus (KlaipÄ—da, 1975) is a doctor of humanities and urban researcher at the Vilnius Art Academy. He also acts as an independent artist and educator under the name Vario burnos (Copper Mouths). He involved in more than 200 local and international publications and projects. He is an author of two monographs “City as Event. Urban Study for Cultural Functions” (2011), and “KlaipÄ—da Urban Development 1945-1990” (2016; with co-authors).
The presentation is based on the study of cultural functions. Author exploring relationship between urban structure, cultural environment and mental health.