Laine Kristberga

Laine Kristberga is an art historian and academic. She graduated from the University of Latvia with a MPhil Degree in English Literature and Culture and from Birkbeck, University of London with a MA Degree in the History of Film and Visual Media. Currently she is reading lectures and writing her doctoral dissertation on mediated self-portrait forms in contemporary art at the Art Academy of Latvia. Laine is an author of numerous publications in Latvia and abroad.

I Touch, You Touch, We All Touch

Eva Vēvere. CIRCA. Video, 16 min. 2017. Photo: Valdis Jansons

  The women-only exhibition, I Touch Myself, by five Latvian women artists – Ingrīda Pičukāne, Rasa Jansone, Inga Meldere, Eva Vēvere and Anda Magone – was exhibited to museum-going audiences at the Latvian National Museum of Art from the 9th

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Exhibition RESTART at the Riga Art Space: An Intermedial Journey into Contemporary Photography

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For Restart, a key exhibition of the Riga Photography Biennial 2016, the Riga Art Space hall has become a technologically mediated space where photography has been presented as a multidisciplinary medium of art. The exhibition serves as a prime example

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The Concept of Double Performativity in the Baltic Video Art

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In this article I will focus on discussing the politics of gender representation as it is manifested through the female body in video performances made by women artists in the Baltic States. I will analyse how the concept of gender

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