Exhibition ‘Common issues in painting and everyday life: Content’ by Elīna Vītola at careva contemporary

In this exhibition Vītola continues her series of “Common issues …” and alludes to such canonic notions as “entering into an artwork” and “exploring the space of a painting”. By carrying on with painting reality based abstraction, and often referencing

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Commissions’ by Diāna Tamane at ISSP Gallery

In artist Diāna Tamane’s work, everyday events are a source of inspiration, with herself and her family as the main characters. Often, her relatives also become co-authors. Thus, she manages to portray not only the relationships between her family members,

Photo reportage from the ‘Backstage Party’ at The Rooster Gallery

“Backstage Party” – the group exhibition dedicated to the tenth anniversary of The Rooster Gallery’s activity. Having started as a non-institutional initiative promoting the painters of the youngest generation, in ten years the gallery has grown together with the artists

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Surveillance Capitalism’ by Varvara & Mar at Sodų 4

The era of surveillance capitalism, which was coined by Shoshana Zuboff in 2015, dominates and controls our behaviour. The term refers to the fact that the users are surveilled for monetary reasons. In other words, we have reached the age

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Extrakorporal’ by Pakui Hardware at Bielefelder Kunstverein

Pakui Hardware is interested in the close relationship between materiality, technology and economies. Central to their work is the question as to how far technology actually does alter economics and our physical perception of reality. They investigate questions of automation,

Photo reportage from Ditte Gantriis’ solo exhibition ‘Open Marriage’ at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre

Following the lines of Ditte Gantriis’ artistic praxis, the upcoming exhibition “Open Marriage” revolves around the theme ‘Desire’ as a cultural narration – explicit, borderline painful yet a potent sensory experience. Exhibition “Open Marriage” simultaneously reflectings person constituent components such

Armands Zelčs’ solo show ‘When You Read This, Nothing Special Will Have Happened’ at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre

Games We don’t know where exactly we are. Indications disappear in the noise of automobiles, the forms of buildings are like holes in cheese that remind us of one another, despite them being different. There are various public institution interiors

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘At Bay’ by Ellie Hunter at Editorial

 “At Bay” considers the horizontal viewpoint of a bedridden figure; a forced horizontality. It’s a frustrated, anesthetized sight. A sight that privileges the image plane of ceiling panels hovering parallel above her head, or the eye of the lamp glaring

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Epicentre’ Oleg Frolov & Tobias Kaspar at theTemnikova & Kasela gallery

Oleg Frolov’s and Tobias Kaspar’s duo show “Epicentre” at Temnikova & Kasela uses an image of the planet Earth by night as visual promotion. The night view reveals only the outlines of continents and spots of light pollution, effectively presenting

Photo reportage drom Ivars Gravlejs’ solo exhibition at careva contemporary

The renown Latvian photographer Ivars Gravlejs’s exhibition “Shopping Poetry” is on view at the art gallery careva contemporary from 9 November until 15 December, 2018. Ivars Gravlejs is one of the best known Latvian photographers of his generation, often working