Henri Hütt: Romantic Loneliness. An exhibition review by Merle Luhaäär

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘White Walkers’ curated by Kaspars Groševs at Tallinas St. 10, Riga

Photo reportage from group show ‘Retina’ and solo exhibition by Ilya Lipkin at kim? Contemporary Art Centre

About surfaces and Vincent. Giedrė Legotaitė in conversation with Povilas Ramanauskas

Photo reportage from the exhibition '(Hyper)emotional: YOU’ at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia | Photo / Video from Estonia

Photo reportage from Baltic Triennial 13 – Prelude at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Prelude for Baltic Triennial 13 unveils what often remains invisible: a range of intentions, engagements, research and emotions. The purpose is to make public what nurtured the Triennial: its poetry section (words, rhythms, thoughts / poetry, music, theory), crucial


Photo reportage from Andris Eglītis’ and Katrīna Neiburga’s workshop at textile factory Boļševička, Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

From the very end of August till the mid-September 2017 the workshop owned by artist Andris Eglītis got turned into an unconventional exhibition venue run by him and his wife – artist Katrīna Neiburga. The private working space located in


Henri Hütt: Romantic Loneliness. An exhibition review by Merle Luhaäär
by Merle Luhaäär

There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. There is something terribly romantic about loneliness. Perhaps it is only truly possible to love


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘White Walkers’ curated by Kaspars Groševs at Tallinas St. 10, Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

In 1923 Duschamp quit art to become chess player. Looking to the right shadows from bishops and pawns still wink at you. Ambulance cars whistle by with a piercing regularity. Couple years ago Kurt Meier, 67, a Swiss-born member of


Photo reportage from Rimantas Milkintas’ exhibition at AV17 gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

After six years of successful work, AV17 gallery relocates to the central part of the city – more spacious premises, allowing it to expand its activity and attract a larger audience. From the beginning of its activity AV17 gallery has


Exhibition ‘Memory-Sensitive’ by Tarvo Varres at Draakon Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Memory-Sensitive’’, solo exhibition by Tarvo Varres at Draakon Gallery presents two recent works, “Perfume Counter’’ and “Unavailable Memory (The Corners of Brussels)’’. The exhibition is part of the gallery programme of Tallinn Photomonthꞌ17 contemporary art biennial. “Perfume Counter’’ When looking


Photo reportage from SURVIVAL KIT 9 Becoming an Apricot * an Apple * a Crow * a Tree * a Cockroach * a Glacier * a Plant * a Mushroom * a Shell * a Bird * Algae
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, organizer of the biggest annual contemporary art event in the Baltics SURVIVAL KIT, this year encourages to step out of the traditional worldview and observe the planet from the perspective of nature. Could viable


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Guotika’ by Donatas Jankauskas (Duonis) at Project space ‘Sodų 4’
by Echo Gone Wrong

Project space “Sodų 4” is happy to present “Guotika” – a solo exhibition by Donatas Jankauskas (Duonis). The opening of this exhibition will take place in the evening of 8 September during Vilnius Gallery Weekend. The stone sculpture was found


Photo reportage from ‘Ragna Bley: Superbody Sweet’ at Editorial
by Echo Gone Wrong

i. A note on that delightful picture of Admirals Blandy and Lowry and attached dimpling woman all preparing to eat the charming and oh-so-divine “atom bomb” cake. On Armistice Day I was thinking of so many charming variations of this


Photo reportage from group show ‘Retina’ and solo exhibition by Ilya Lipkin at kim? Contemporary Art Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

Retina August 26 – October 8, 2017 kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga Participants: Andrejs Strokins, Germans Ermičs, Kaspars Vanags and Vents Vīnbergs Retina is an exhibition based on conversations between it’s four participants – Andrejs Strokins, Germans Ermičs, Kaspars Vanags


About surfaces and Vincent. Giedrė Legotaitė in conversation with Povilas Ramanauskas
by Giedrė Legotaitė

Povilas Ramanauskas (b. 1987) is a young, active artist, who has been improving his vocational levels methodically: since completing his undergraduate studies at the Kaunas faculty of Vilnius Academy of Art, where he also gained his Master’s degree in painting,


Art that hurts: there are no victims without perpetrators
by Kaunas Biennial

Renowned for their so-called ‘counter-monuments’, the world famous German artistic duo Horst Hoeheisel and Andreas Knitz will visit Lithuania this year as one of the participants at the Kaunas Biennial. Scientist and sculptor Horst and architect Andreas create sensational and


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Wearing Out and Weathering’ by Kristin Reiman at Hobusepea gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Kristin Reiman obtained a BA degree in the department of installation and sculpture at the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2016. As an exchange student she has studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerpen as well as been


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘(Hyper)emotional: YOU’ at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia
by Echo Gone Wrong

International exhibition-project (Hyper)emotional: YOU sets three equally important factors for the process: collective creation, scenography and emotional manipulation. The project curated by Evelyn Raudsepp originates from her concept of a grey-hall, the meeting point of the white cube and the black box,


Contemporary Art Festival SURVIVAL KIT 9 Introduces the Artists
by Echo Gone Wrong

This year, SURVIVAL KIT 9, the biggest annual contemporary art exhibition in the Baltics, presents 24 internationally recognized, as well as emerging young artists. Among the works are both internationally known as well as specially commissioned new pieces aimed at


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘When the Sea Looks Back (A Serpent’s Tale)’ at Nida Art Colony
by Echo Gone Wrong

The exhibition WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s Tale) works as a series of evocations and a radio magazine with international contributions. The show engages the sea and intercultural mythology, merging them with contemporary issues. WHEN THE SEA LOOKS BACK (A Serpent’s


How Maija Kurševa and I talked about her newest project, LOW Gallery
by Līga Marcinkeviča

In March earlier this year, in the building at Ģertrūdes iela 115, in Riga, the doors in the basement space – now known as LOW Gallery – opened with Unasked-for Truth (“Neprasītā patiesība”), an exhibition by two young artists, Brenda


Kaspars Groševs in conversation with Ieva Kraule
by Kaspars Groševs

Once upon a time, Ieva Kraule’s (b. 1987) imagined master of the house, Severīns, danced the foxtrot and the cha-cha-chá at Gallery 427, offering his guests different foods floating in shiny gelatine. Later, a genderless spirit named Leva, too afraid


‘Vilnius Contexts’ invites to experience the city through poetry
by Echo Gone Wrong

For three weeks from 17 July to 6 August 2017 Vilnius will be filled with authored texts visible on three-sided outdoor stands. 17 authors with a background in writing are participating in the project: Rolandas Rastauskas, Mindaugas Nastaravičius, Valentinas Klimašauskas,


European Cities at the Crossroads
by Maija Rudovska

Europeans tend to think of cities, especially those that stand out with their urban landscapes, as battlegrounds of fictitious powers, cunning politicians and nefarious business moguls. With compelling speed, gentrification policies eat up smaller and larger neighbourhoods, so far turning


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