Unthinkable: Leap of Faith | Monika Lipšic

Reflections on Dissolution | Stella Pelše

Operative Archive – redux of the Baltic Pavilion in Tallinn

Patients named Positron and Saltblower | Šelda Puķīte

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Camouflage Masculinity and Campish Dazzle’ by Adomas Danusevičius
by Echo Gone Wrong

Camouflage Masculinity and Campish Dazzle – ninth solo exhibition and artistic research by Adomas Danusevičius is reflecting a consistent four – year long exploration during his doctoral studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts. The artist is aiming to deconstructing the


Photo reportage from Ieva Kraule’s exhibition ‘α: Deceived Deceivers’ at kim? Contemporary Art Centre
by Echo Gone Wrong

Ieva Kraule α: Deceived Deceivers 24th March – 7th May, 2017 kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga Sophie is facing you from the exhibition space. She is created to follow a predetermined sequence of instructions – to tell stories. Hiding behind


Photo reportage from the exhibition -cornered- by Mirak Jamal at 427 Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

– cornered – Mirak Jamal 30.03. – 3.05.2017. A large acute triangle divided into unequal segments, the narrowest one pointing upwards, is a schematically correct representation of spiritual life. The lower the segment the larger, wider, higher, and more embracing


Lithuanian artist Antanas Gerlikas nominated for the Paulo Cunha e Silva art prize
by Echo Gone Wrong

Antanas Gerlikas was recently nominated for the Paulo Cunha e Silva art prize. The prize, based in the city of Porto, has a monetary value of 25,000€ and is aimed at international artists aged under 40 who have had no


The architectural politics of nature and data will be explored at a conference in Tallinn
by Echo Gone Wrong

At a conference, taking place in Tallinn on April 21-22, architecture’s turn to nature and data will be explored from political and historical perspectives. Keynote speakers are Matthew Gandy and Douglas Spencer from the UK. The conference is organised by


1st Riga Biennial appoints Chief Curator
by Echo Gone Wrong

1st Riga Biennial appoints Chief Curator, Katerina Gregos Opening June 2018 The Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) is a new biennial with a European focus and a strong regional profile. Taking the rich history of Riga and the


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Perro’ at Hobusepea gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Group exhibition Perro / Koer / Dog will be open will be open until April 3, 2017 at Hobusepea gallery. Participating artists: Varvara & Mar, OPN Studio, Vicente Vázquez / Usue Arrieta, Javier Álvarez and Jaime de los Ríos. Curator Javier


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Body and Darkness’ at Vartai gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

The exhibition balances on the fringes of consciousness and talks about dark inclinations and the (non)human body through which they take shape. Shrouded in chiaroscuro the overtly visual and aggressive artworks analyse different dimensions of the human body inviting viewers


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘The Children of the New East’ in Tallinn
by Echo Gone Wrong

‘The Children of the New East’ seeks out for the non-existent memory of the children born after the pivotal events of the 1980s and 1990s, and these children’s place in a globalised culture. How does a generation of twenty-somethings view


Unthinkable: Leap of Faith
by Monika Lipšic

Unthinkable is a project of many forms, it is an interdisciplinary research platform that connects a constellation of artists, curators, editors, thinkers and theorists. In its current form it has convened reading groups throughout 2016 and gathered research upon subjects


Žilvinas Landzbergas’ mesmeric natures to represent Lithuania at the 57th Venice Biennale
by Echo Gone Wrong

Žilvinas Landzbergas R 10 05 2017–29 10 Professional preview: 10 to 12 May Opening: 12 May at 7 pm Lithuanian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia Scuola San Pasquale at San Francesco della Vigna


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Zones of Indistinction’ at EAA Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

OGH began as a lifestyle brand which produced tools to aid in the (re/de)construction of a lifestyle, but for various reasons, this approach was almost immediately abandoned and OGH morphed into a lived project. The distinction between the two phases is


The winner of the kim? Residency Award 2017: Ieva Kraule
by Echo Gone Wrong

kim? Contemporary Art Centre is pleased to announce that the winner of the kim? Residency Award 2017 is Ieva Kraule who in Spring, 2017 will spend three-months in a residency at Gasworks international exhibition, studio and residency programme in London within Latvia’s centennial programme.


Operative Archive – redux of the Baltic Pavilion in Tallinn
by Echo Gone Wrong

A concentrate of The Baltic Pavilion – a joint exhibition that represented Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2016 – is now on display in Tallinn at the Design and Architecture Gallery.


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Eyes that see everything’ by Małgorzata Żurada at Sodų 4
by Echo Gone Wrong

Sodų 4 is happy to host a solo show by artist Małgorzata Żurada. Presented for the first time this exhibition is a result of a long lasting research by the artist, mostly developed during her residency at Nida Art Colony


Reflections on Dissolution
by Stella Pelše

Jānis Avotiņš’ solo exhibition Wanderers in Space-time (curator Sniedze Kāle), Mūkusala Art Salon, 3 February–11 March 2017 A rare opportunity to see artworks mostly circulated outside Latvia makes this show stand out within Riga’s exhibition scene. While Latvian art is


Taking the holes away from golf
by Sophie Lapalu

Sophie Lapalu in conversation with former Nida Art Colony artist Albert Allgaier The artist Albert Allgaier spent two periods as a resident at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (in 2014 and 2016). The last time the artist


Patients named Positron and Saltblower
by Šelda Puķīte

Purvītis’s regrown moustache In the summer of 2014, British art critic Jonathan Jones informed readers of The Guardian that “Vincent van Gogh’s ear has returned from the grave.”[1] Using genetic material from the great-great-grandson of Van Gogh’s brother, Theo, with


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Climbing Invisible Structures. Ritualised Disciplinary Practices in Social Life. Part 4: Lillestrøm’
by Echo Gone Wrong

The expression “Climbing Invisible Structures” invokes something steep and hidden, something vertiginous and inaccessible. The idea of coping with such constructions, invites us, artists and participants, to reflect on the complex, multilayered and often imperceptible relationships that govern our lives


Photo reportage from Indrė Šerpytytė’s exhibition at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

Indrė Šerpytytė Absence of Experience 2017.02.03–03.08 Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius The exhibition, Absence of Experience features 2 Seconds of Colour, a work which began with a Google image search for ‘Isis beheadings’ after photographs and films of the Islamic State’s


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