How a Peasant Tricked a Devil. Notes for New Cosmogonies

  Abstract Extraordinary times require extraordinary figures of speech. Ancient cosmogonic mythologies and their protagonists[1] may help us to understand why today’s positivist myths of egalitarian nationalist societies do not function as we wish. Looking for a mythical figure that


The description of GolfClayderman’s project Invisible Field on ‘427’ Gallery’s webpage includes a warning or perhaps even a justification: “This event, expressed in words, becomes a theoretical speculation crocheted in pseudo-philosophical theories”[i]. As an answer to this dismissive statement why

The 3rd Vilnius Gallery Weekend invites you to turn up the contemporary art’s volume

2018 09 06 - 2018 09 09
launches a new contemporary art exhibition season in the capital city this fall. The events – new exhibitions openings, meetings with artists, concerts and discussions – will be happening around town as well as on its outskirts from the 6th

Inga Lāce in conversation with Katerina Gregos

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,

The Estonian Art Index has been launched

Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center has launched the website which provides information about transactions made in the Estonian art market as well as general trends in the market to everyone who is interested. A seminar introducing the Estonian Art Index will

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) Announces Artists

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) is pleased to announce the artists who will participate in the first edition. A total of 99 artists including 10 collectives will be participating in the biennial. Almost a third of the participating

A Preamble to Making Strange Things. Interview with Anna-Sophie Berger

Anna-Sophie Berger (b. 1989) lives and works between Vienna and New York. I first came across her work in 2016, in her solo show “Places to Fight and to Make Up” at MUMOK, Vienna. I was instantly impressed by her

Curatorial & Biographical Conversation Approaching the 8th Inter-format Symposium on Rites and Terrabytes in Nida Art Colony

Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts together with Inter-PAGAN network organises 8th Inter-format Symposium which is curated this year by a group of artists, curators and researchers: Andrew Gryf Paterson (SCO/FI/LV), Vytautas Michelkevičius (LT), Jurij Dobriakov (LT) and

The Role of Nationalism in the Anthropocene. A Conversation with Dr. Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė has a PhD in cultural studies, and teaches sociology at Kingston University near London. In 2008, Linköping University Press published her book Constructing Soviet Cultural Policy: Cybernetics and Governance in Lithuania after World War II. Along with Jenny Andersson, she edited The Struggle

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘There and Back Again. Contemporary Art from the Baltic Sea Region’ at Kiasma, Helsinki

The exhibition There and Back Again brings together 26 artists from the eastern Baltic Sea region: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Russia. This collection exhibition explores the themes of identity, belonging and memory through the metaphor of travel. The title, There and Back Again,