Maija Rudovska

Maija Rudovska is an independent curator and researcher based in Riga, Latvia. She has completed Curatorlab postgraduate studies at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm and has obtained an MA in art history from the Art Academy of Latvia. Rudovska also runs a curatorial network Blind Carbon Copy (with Juste Kostikovaite).

From the Self towards Others


  Contemplating Diāna Tamane’s exhibition ‘Commissions’ at the ISSP Gallery (16.11.2018–19.01.2019) Diāna Tamane’s exhibition ‘Commissions’, curated by Evita Goze, could at first sight come across as rather an unusual exhibition. Its aesthetic set-up does not bode well with the trendy

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Obsessed with Change. Reflections on the first Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art


  “Drastic change calls for extreme measures. Are we sure that we really want to change anything? (sic)” asks a good-looking young woman featuring in the video work Impotence (2017) by Belgian artist Ariane Loze, on view at the Zuzeum

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European Cities at the Crossroads

ground-OlegFrolov, right-DenisStroev, wall-TõnisVint

Europeans tend to think of cities, especially those that stand out with their urban landscapes, as battlegrounds of fictitious powers, cunning politicians and nefarious business moguls. With compelling speed, gentrification policies eat up smaller and larger neighbourhoods, so far turning

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E-motional trips by Ieva Epnere


… the experience itself has a satisfying emotional quality because it possesses internal integration and fulfillment reached through ordered and organized movement. This artistic structure may be immediately felt (John Dewey, Art as Experience). [1] These days, the emotional experience

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