The Effect of Contemporaneity – IV

< Back to Part III    / it’s natural   The problem of considering oneself as underdeveloped today does not signify a failure to develop, but a failure to ask a question: ‘underdeveloped—yes, but under whose terms?’ What is at stake

Asger Jorn and Critique of Eurocentrism

„But as anyone knows, like living reality, culture is what is left when all that has been understood has been forgotten.“1   Jorn actually never used the word Eurocentric, but his theories reveal clearly what it is all about. Particularly

Deimantas Narkevičius’ solo exhibition “Archaeology of Memories” at the former KGB headquarters

On 12 June 2015 at 18.00 the solo exhibition “Archaeology of Memories” by the internationally renowned Lithuanian contemporary artist Deimantas Narkevičius will open in the Corner House (the former KGB headquarters) in Riga. This is the first time that works

What’s In Your Fridge? A Reflection on Gili Tal’s Agonisers at Temnikova and Kasela Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Over the past two years Gili Tal has had three solo exhibitions in Germany and London as well as participated in group exhibitions in Berlin and New York. Her exhibition Agonisers at Temnikova & Kasela Gallery in Tallinn (July-August 2015)

Art & Response / Ability without responsibility

How familiar is the situation when the curators and artists are seemingly trying to stay open to the viewer’s interpretation and instead of imposing their own perspective as the correct one, start a “conversation” “in the international artists and art

Art & Response / Ability – a contemporary painting exhibition of Baltic artists

From 11th August to 2nd September Pamėnkalnis gallery (1 Pamėnkalnio St, Vilnius) features a contemporary painting exhibition “Art & Response / Ability”. The idea for the project was inspired by the American poet Robert Duncan’s (1919-1988) thoughts on responsibility: “Responsibility is

A look at the programme of the contemporary art festival “Survival K(n)it 7”

Already in its seventh year, the international contemporary art festival “Survival K(n)it 7” takes place in Riga, from September 4 to 20 offering a broad programme of events. Knitting, embedded in the wordplay of the title of “Survival K(n)it 7”,

The 5th Inter-format Symposium is About to Start: Conversation between the Curators Vytautas Michelkevičius and Andrew Gryf Paterson

Amidst the preparation for the 5th Inter-format Symposium, co-curators Vytautas Michelkevičius (LT) and Andrew Gryf Paterson (SCO/FI/FR) discuss the issues of a symposium that intends to reflect on the issues of scheduling, time and inter-formativity. The symposium will take place

5th Inter-format Symposium on Time (and Inter-formativity)

2015 08 22 - 2015 08 25
This year marks the fifth iteration for the international symposium and aims to reflect its own course, with the focus on artistic and academic notions of time and inter-formativity itself. The participatory nature of the symposium – between a conference

Chris Sharp: Adventures with Lulu

2015 08 18 / 7 pm
Writer and independent curator Chris Sharp will present and discuss Lulu, the independent project space he started with the Mexican artist Martin Soto Climent in Mexico City in 2013, and how it relates to his practice as an independent curator. Among