“Neither Horse nor Tiger”
27.08.2020 – 4.10.2020 Stakle's works are about China and the accidents that mark every person’s path. Their visual rhetoric focuses on how people identify with a particular place or situation, what rituals serve to establish social ties and examines private and collective borders. Perhaps the best way to discover the spirit of a particular place and time is to be able to see the extraordinary in the simple and mundane, which is also the foundation of these works.
23.07.2020 - 23.08.2020 Gaining inspiration from the curiosity cabinet tradition that flourished in the 16th century, the international exhibition Wunderkammer turns to the phenomenon of collecting in the creative practice of contemporary artists.
12.06.2020 – 19.07.2020 Born out of author’s fascination with Ancient Egypt and conceptual artistic experiments, collages displayed in Pharaoh’s Treasures are visual stories created by Atis Ievins. The exhibition is part of Riga Photomonth 2020 programme.
“I can almost hear birds”
06.02.2020 – 05.04.2020 Maxim Sarychau investigates oblivion and geopolitical invisibility surrounding the history of Maly Trascianec. He touches upon what happened, the lack of knowledge surrounding the events at this camp, and subsequent omission of the truth by the ruling governments.
“Portraits and landscapes”
12.12.2019.–02.02.2020. Vilis Ridzenieks was a versatile and vivid personality in the history of Latvian photography in the first half of the 20th century. The photographer was endowed with great workability and a strong sense of mission to capture time, nature and people.
“The Body of Propaganda”
07.11.2019 – 08.12.2019 The exhibition deals with the transformation of the cult of the body in the post-Soviet space, with a particular interest in Ukraine. In the discourse of a given historic epoch, body and corporality have always represented social and cultural processes taking place in a particular historic period. The history of body, or problematization of the categories of body reflected major cultural, political, and economic trends.