About the author
Gilles Vuillard (1970) is a film director, composer and painter, originally from France but currently based in Berlin and Kaunas.
Gilles Vuillard (Gilles Vuillard) settled in Kaunas in 2001, where he became fascinated by the old wooden houses of Žaliakalnis, because the artist had never seen such wooden buildings, pre-war villas with turrets, balconies, verandas, or just simple one-storey houses with mezzanines, spacious two-storey wooden houses. Some of them are pretty and well maintained, some of them more on the shabby side, but they have not lost their cosy charm, which is particularly evident in the impressionistic paintings by the French artist.
The artist reveals that the real hero of the paintings is Max the dog, who can be found in almost every painting. After Max's death, the painter never painted Zaliakalnis again, and this period of his work came to an end.
Gilles Vuillard is currently working on poetic, experimental films using analogue cameras.
He also composes music for other directors' films.