Inga Lāce

Inga Lāce (1986) lives in Riga and is a curator at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art. She has been a curatorial fellow at de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam (2015-2016) working on a research and event program Instituting Ecologies (2016). In Amsterdam she also co-curated the exhibition It Won't Be Long Now, Comrades! at Framer Framed (2017). Lāce has been curator of the 7th - 9th editions of the contemporary art festival SURVIVAL KIT (2015-17) and is currently working on a research project Portable Landscapes tracing and contextualizing Latvian artists' emigration and exile stories throughout 20th century (at Villa Vassilieff, Paris, and Latvian National Art Museum, 2018).

Pakui Hardware on entanglements between bodies, economy and technological development

Pakui Hardware, Extrakorporal, 2018. Glass, faux-fur, latex rubber, silicone, chia seeds, various textiles, metal holders. Solo exhibition at Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany

Pakui Hardware is the name for the collaborative artist duo Neringa Cerniauskaite and Ugnius Gelguda, which began in 2014, even though they were already collaborating before. The year 2014 was also when I first saw their work in real life

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Inga Lāce in conversation with Katerina Gregos

Katerina Gregos. Photography: David Plas

With a jaunty-sounding acronym, the new private biannual art initiative RIBOCA, the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, will take place in Riga for the first time from June to October this year. Founded by Agniya Mirgorodskaya, who is half-Russian,

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We don’t do meetings on artistic research as such anymore

artistic research

The discussion about research has entered the field of art during the last two decades evidently and convincingly. Nevertheless there are many misunderstandings related to the term artistic research, its distinction from research in other fields of science and humanities,

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Tracing the Post-Soviet: from One’s Living Room to Central Asia

Treasure hunt is a game where each player tries to be the first in finding whatever has been hidden, using a series of clues and directions, but mainly counting on their imagination. Searching for artists, who work with the Soviet

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