Franz West and Barbara Kapusta exhibition Sleepwalking III

2014 05 20 - 2014 06 20 / 6 pm
On May 20, 2014 VARTAI gallery will host the third instalment in the Sleepwalking exhibition series curated by the Vienna-based curator Amer Abbas. The first one was on show at the Temporary gallery in Cologne in 2009, and the second

Tomas Martišauskis’ exhibition “ar/arba”

2014 05 14 - 2014 05 28 / 6 pm
On May 14th, 6 pm LTMKS Project Space Malonioji 6 (Malonioji Str. 6, Vilnius) opens an exhibition “ar/arba” by Tomas Martišauskis. Alegoric nature of this exhibition structure has been intentionaly chosen as a metaphorical basis for figurative reflections and shadows. Notional shift

Exhibition “Viewfinders. Contemporary Baltic and Nordic Photography”

2014 05 08 - 2014 06 05
The central event of Riga Photo Month – an exhibition featuring the work of Baltic and Nordic artists with a focus on finding their place in the contemporary space that surrounds us. At the same time, the show examines current

Claire Bishop: Déjà Vu: Contemporary Art and the Ghosts of Modernism

2014 05 29 / 6 pm
One of the most persistent themes in contemporary art since 1989 has been the proliferation of work that addresses ‘Modernist utopias’: art that takes twentieth-century architecture and design as a starting point for contemporary sculpture, installation, photography, video and research.

ENTER’12 Media Arts Festival

2014 05 08 - 2014 05 10
There is no need for the media art festivals to invent new concepts. These novelties are already supplied by the rapid development of digital technologies and their influence on our lives. The key factor is our ability to react to

The exhibition “Inversion. Evil Goods” at Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center

2014 05 07 - 2014 05 17 / 6 pm
On May 7, 2014, Jonas Mekas Visual Arts centre at Gynėjų g. 14 (the Vilnius Gates complex) in Vilnius welcomed the opening of Evil Goods exhibition. In 1992, twelve students of world-famous painter Kęstutis Zapkus organized their exhibition Good Evils

Fields exhibition

2014 05 16 - 2014 08 03
Fields – patterns of social, scientific, and technological transformations. The changing role of art in society is one where it does not just create a new aesthetics but gets involved in patterns of social, scientific, and technological transformations. Fields, jointly curated by

Andris Eglītis. Dirty Modernism

2014 05 06 - 2014 06 06
Andris Eglītis’ new works were created in a splendid, though currently abandoned, neo-classicist residential building in Rīga. The artist is using it as a studio whilst the building is gradually undergoing major renovation. Collecting various items associated with both the

Talk by Sebastian Cichocki. “Nothing is new, neither is anything old”

2014 05 08 / 6 pm
“Nothing is new, neither is anything old” Robert Smithson Sebastian Cichocki, writer, curator and Deputy Director at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, will give a talk about his practice and recent projects related to fiction, confabulation and mythologisation of

“(Re)construction of Friendship”

2014 05 01 - 2014 10 19
Within the framework of the “Riga 2014” thematic line “Freedom Street”, on 1 May the opening will take place of the international contemporary art exhibition “(Re)construction of Friendship”, which will feature the participation of artists from Ukraine, Germany, Kosovo, Iceland,