Andrejs Strokins’s “Disorders and Obstacles”

The works of the exhibition “Disorders and Obstacles” reflect people’s desire to escape from reality, or make it more bearable with the help of alcohol. The centuries-old culture of drinking has greatly impacted society, but at the moment the situation

Look back on Krišs Salmanis exhibition “100 books you need not read before you die” (21.11.-24.12.2014.)

I am sure that, despite the claims of popular media outlets, this is not the most stressful age. However, I realize from time to time that I haven’t managed to do something in time. One more new cafe has been

Wil?* at kim?

*what is love? The three words in the questioning abbreviation of kim? Contemporary Art Centre in Latvian stand for “what is art?”. The artists of the exhibition have chosen to ask a different, way more extensive and, by all parameters,

Between materiality, technology, biology and nature. Lost Heritage by Pakui Hardware

Through disfunctional gardening on display, Pakui Hardware via their latest project created specially for kim?—Lost Heritage—continues its research into the relationship between materiality, technology, biology and nature. How technology is technology shaping the physical reality, including the human body? When

Victory over the common notions of life. Photo reportage from Kristians Brekte’s “Dead ain’t gone”

Kristians Brekte’s creative work has always been saturated with vivid characters of imagination along with familiar symbols of popular culture, art and religion. In the hands of Brekte bones, crosses, and drips of black China ink become attributes of a

Nordic and Baltic art in The Moderna Exhibition 2014 “Society Acts” at Moderna Museet

Twice before, in 2006 and 2010, Moderna Museet’s inventory of Swedish contemporary art, the Moderna Exhibition, has been shown at the Museum in Stockholm. In autumn 2014, the third edition of the Moderna Exhibition is presented at Moderna Museet Malmö.

Look back on IV Artishok Biennale A+B=AB14. Photo reportage from individual openings

This year from September 17 till October 11 Artishok Biennale (AB) titled “A+B=AB14” was held at the Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga. This is the first time for AB that it took place outside of Estonia. AB is an exhibition format

Photo reportage from Survival Kit 6

For the sixth year now, the Survival Kit International Contemporary Art Festival takes place in Rīga. The festival runs from 4th to the 27th September, and this year forms part of the Rīga 2014 European Capital of Culture programme. More

Photo reportage from exhibitions at kim? this July

From June 6th to 27th July kim? Contemporary Art Centre features  “Enlarging Original” by Elza Sīle and “Little Vera” by Sanya Kantarovsky and Ella Kruglyanskaya. Vera Mukhina (1889-1953) gained acclaim in the sphere of Soviet monumental sculpture after winning the

Photo reportage from Viewfinders. Contemporary Baltic and Nordic photography

From May 8th through to June 5th Riga Photo Month features a group exhibition “Viewfinders. Contemporary Baltic and Nordic photography” at Riga Art Space. The exhibition, showcasing artists from the Nordic and Baltic countries, focuses on people searching for their

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