Laura Brokāne is an art writer.

Somersault of Truth. An interview with Miķelis Fišers and Inga Šteimane

Miķelis Fišers, What Can Go Wrong, Latvian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017. Photo: Mārtiņš Grauds

This year, 13 May marks the opening of the 57th Venice Biennale, at which Latvia was represented by Miķelis Fišers, with his solo exhibition What Can Go Wrong. Inga Šteimane, the curator of the Latvian exhibition, believes that Fišers’ esoteric

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Moments of Failure. Interview with Diana Tamane

Diana Tamane, Message: 147 of 494, exhibition view, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, 2016. Photo: Ansis Starks

Interview with Diana Tamane The work of artist Diana Tamane features private motifs – close-ups of her relatives (literally, as well as figuratively) and form a context for exploring socially significant subjects. The unusual depiction of relationships – ranging from

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Overcoming Shyness

Kārlis Vērpe

Translator, critic and general secretary of The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia, Haralds Matulis, together with philosopher and publicist Kārlis Vērpe, have researched the financing of cultural periodicals in Latvia, revealing a situation in which circumstances of insufficient

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