The Baltic Young Artist Award is being awarded for the first time

On the 4th of November, 2016, the Baltic Young Artist Award will be awarded for the first time, starting an annual tradition in Baltic cultural life. The Baltic Young Artist Award was formed in order to introduce the newest generation

To Hybridity … and Beyond!

“To Hybridity … and Beyond!”[1] In We have never been Modern[2], Bruno Latour refers to the term “hybrids” to emphasise their proliferation, in contradiction with the domains defined in the Modern Constitution, which distinguishes nature and culture, object and subject,

Feminine genealogy. Separation and convergence

Excerpt from Chapter 5: Feminine genealogy. Separation and convergence Jana Kukaine. ‘Daiļās mātes. Sieviete. Ķermenis. Subjektivitāte’ (Beautiful Mothers. Woman. Body. Subjectivity). Rīga: Neputns: 2016 [in press]. [..] One of the themes of contemporary feminist art is devoted to the study

Silence. Darkness. If we know what was, do we know what is coming?

The future is a riddle, and by starting to solve it we begin to shape it; trying to solve this riddle is understanding that the future is already happening and sooner or later we will find out about it, even

‘Mirror, mirror on the wall…’ Some Notes on Contemporary Art Market Rituals

Understanding of the contemporary art field’s economy is fragmented and notoriously immersed in mystique.[1] The fragmented nature is often attributed to the economy lacking in a clearly identifiable empirical imprint that could transcribe the field into quantifiable data, feeding econometric

Returning residents prepare for the “Hybrid(…)scapes” exhibition at VAA Nida Art Colony

Artists who were residents at the remote Nida Art Colony once or several times have come back from Austria, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania and Brazil, and have been working in Nida over the recent month. Seven artists and artist

Hundreds of artworks sold at ArtVilnius’16

International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 is already counting sales results for the fair that took place on 9-12 June. During the four days of ArtVilnius’16, Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO was proud to meet 21 thousand visitors; about 200 works of

Temnikova & Kasela announced as the recipient of FEAGA award

The Federation of European Art Galleries Association (FEAGA) have awarded Temnikova & Kasela gallery this year’s innovation and creativity award. The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 15 June, 2016, before the public opening of the influential Art Basel

Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 – two awards go to the galleries of Vilnius Academy of Arts

On 9 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo opened International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 with dozens of galleries presenting hundreds of artworks from all over the world. The best artists and galleries were awarded during the opening ceremony. During the

Horizon of artefacts. Interview with the curators of the Baltic Pavilion

On the 28th of May, the Baltic Pavilion, representing Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2016, opened its doors in Palasport Arsenale. This project was made possible after its proposal, to represent

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