At 7pm on Thursday, 8 September, contemporary art festival SURVIVAL KIT will be launched at C.C. von Stritzky’s villa, Aristida Briāna Street 9, Riga. This year, according to the thematic call Acupuncture of Society, the festival will address esoteric, spiritualism, mysticism and other non-traditional practices.
On 11th August, German artist, musician and poet Augusta Laar’s exhibition "The Reconstruction of Poetry" will be opening at the Office Gallery. Augusta Laar has created video works and installations, written love poems, photographed city landscapes and performed within the framework of the "Kunst oder Unfall" Electro Acoustic Poetry Duo.
Signaling Pairs, a joint work by Latvian poet and artist Artūrs Punte and Russian new media artist Aleksey Grishchenko, is open for viewing at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art’s Office Gallery from 12th July until 3rd August.
The LCCA Summer School 'Error?!' is taking place in the artists’ residence at Ruckas Manor, Cēsis (Latvia) from 11 June until 15 June. Lectures and talks given by artists, curators and theoreticians are open to the general public.
Young artists Laura Igoveņa’s and Ģirts Reiniks’ 'Vanishing Point' Photography Exhibition will open as part of the Riga Photomonth 2016 Festival at 6pm on Friday, 27th May, at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art’s Office Gallery.
ARMPIT, a multimedia art installation by Latvian artists Katrīna Neiburga and Andris Eglītis, first created as the Latvian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy), now is redesigned and installed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Latvian Centre for Contemporary announces a call for applications to the third Summer School 'Error?!' at Rucka Artist Residency, Cēsis, which will take place on June 11 - 16. Artists, art critics, curators, theoreticians of art and other fields as well culture project managers are invited to apply.
Application deadline: May 16
Solo exhibition Silbersee by artist Alexandra Navratil (Switzerland/Netherland) will open to public from April 20 until May 20 at the Office gallery of the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art. Her work slowly but steadily unveils a story of human impact on the Earth from a lake’s perspective. Exhibition is organized by Riga Photography Biennial 2016 in collaboration with LCCA.
Exhibition opening: April 19, 18:30.
For the eighth year in a row, the international contemporary art festival Survival Kit will take place in Riga. This year, from September 8 to 25, audiences will have an opportunity to visit a voluminous art exhibition and participate in a broad programme of events, which will entail film screenings, discussions, performances and other events. The festival this year will address acupuncture as a metaphor for determining the painful points of contemporary society and will gather approximately thirty Latvian and foreign artists.