In Screen We Trust

The exhibition ‘Archaeology of the Screen’ took place recently at the Estonian art museum KUMU. The title of the show allows for multiple interpretations, so it was difficult to predict what the main theme of the exhibition would be. Today,

The Everyday in Breath. Beatričė Mockevičiūtė’s exhibition ‘Asukas’ at the House of Composers in Vilnius

In order to understand some things, both in the art world and in real life, you first have to detect them. To notice. Then they start to exist. Their existence depends on how much and what kind of value you

Survival Kit 10: Exhibition as Gesamtkuntswerk

The tenth Survival Kit contemporary art festival (the first part runs from 6 to 30 September 2018, the second part will be in May 2019) is focused on the concept of ‘outlands’, which the curators define as ‘questioning the traditional

Obsessed with Change. Reflections on the first Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art

  “Drastic change calls for extreme measures. Are we sure that we really want to change anything? (sic)” asks a good-looking young woman featuring in the video work Impotence (2017) by Belgian artist Ariane Loze, on view at the Zuzeum

How Portable is the Curators’ View?

 The exhibition ‘Portable Landscapes’ (Latvian National Museum of Art, 27 April to 17 June, 2018) focused on a rather unexpected, or at least eclectic, selection of Latvian exile and émigré personalities, and placed their stories in the broader context of the current

‘Roosa toss väljas’. On the importance of safe spaces

  The exhibition ‘Roosa toss väljas’ by the Kraam collective was organised within the framework of the feminist LGBTQ festival Ladyfest. It was dedicated to the queer-activist Anna-Stina Treumund (1982–2017), whose death shocked the cultural and feminist scenes in Estonia

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Orient’ at kim? Contemporary Art Centre

Group show curated by Michal Novotny. Co-organised by Bozar, Brussels and Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow. 2 venues: Sporta iela 2 k-1, Riga Tallinas ielā 6, Riga 20/4 – 27/5 2018 Participating artists: Darja Bajagić, Wojciech Bąkowski, Ivana Bašić, Matei Bejenaru, Piotr

Another ethnographic heritage?

Undersong provides the most recent and contemporary engagement between art and ethnography in Northern Europe, contributing to an over a century and a half long scene. Looking to the south, you will see Poland’s development of the Zakopane style in

The Rhetoric of Condensed Video Time. The exhibition ‘Stains and Scratches’ by Deimantas Narkevičius at the National Gallery of Art

‘Stains and Scratches’, a solo exhibition of video art by Deimantas Narkevičius, was presented in the 12th, the grand exhibition hall of the National Gallery of Art from 28 January 2017 to 25 February 2018. It was an integral installation,

You Stream, I Browse. A review of the exhibition ‘I’m Only Streaming’ by Marko Mäetamm, at kim? Contemporary Art Centre

I’m Only Streaming is the first solo exhibition in Latvia by the renowned Estonian artist Marko Mäetamm. It’s Saturday morning, and I leave my children with their father in the park two blocks from the Kim? Contemporary Art Centre. It

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