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  A review of the Signālpāri (Signaling Pairs) exhibition at the Office Gallery of the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (12 May to 5 August 2016), featuring Latvian poet, artist and Orbīta textgroup participant Artūrs Punte, and Russian new media

Exhibition ‘Hybrid(…)scapes’ and 6th Inter-format Symposium on Hybrid Natures at Nida Art Colony

Passing through the dunes, we approached the sea. The dawning sun was spreading a cool glow over the water, which looked like a heavy, fluid magma. Walking back through the sparse woods, we encountered a few tourists who were either

Natural, cultural, technological meditations

Art Festival Cēsis celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with its annual contemporary art exhibition demonstrating new works especially commissioned from reputable Latvian artists; that means a guaranteed fresh experience and not a tour of well-known creations already existing in

Colour Me Naïve

Review on solo exhibition by Inga Meldere ‘House by the Waterfall or Colouring Books for Adults’ Temnikova & Kasela, Tallinn Behind the monumental concrete walls of a Stalinist era building and a neon sign reading ‘Temnikova’ exists ‘Temnikova & Kasela’,

It’s Late Afternoon

Anyone tired of ‘white cube’ spaces will be delighted to step into the darkness of Paul Kuimet’s solo exhibition Late Afternoon, currently on display at Tallinn City Gallery. The show has a minimalistic built up structure which quickly hides the

Euphoric dystopias. Julijonas Urbonas’ exhibitions “Prototypes of Alternative Realities” at the Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre and “Airtime” at the XXI Triennale di Milano

Critical techno art is still tragically scarce in Lithuania. The word “tragically” comes up involuntarily when stopping to think about how much one’s life is majorly governed by technology today, and how relevant this topic has become in the international

Exhibition RESTART at the Riga Art Space: An Intermedial Journey into Contemporary Photography

For Restart, a key exhibition of the Riga Photography Biennial 2016, the Riga Art Space hall has become a technologically mediated space where photography has been presented as a multidisciplinary medium of art. The exhibition serves as a prime example

On media art in Estonia and the Baltics: digital technology as cultural constant

Historical review and discussion of the exhibition RAM. Early Estonian Computer Art at Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn. Since Baltic media art emerged in the late 80s, I have been following its changes. You can be sure that most changes in

A Range of Hybrid Choices

Tension. The Young in Latvian Painting III. Arsenāls Exhibition Hall of Latvian National Museum of Art, 01.04. – 29.05.2016. The pre-history of this show dates back to 2007 when the first exhibition of young painters’ works titled Našķu bumba /

Photography: Taken, not Made

The role of photography as a document is constantly overrated. The role of camera in photography is also overrated. Yes, of course, we could agree about the indexical nature of photographic images—camera always captures whatever is before the lens. But

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