On Thursday, January 10th Liepaja City mayor Uldis Sesks and vice-mayor Silva Golde will present the Annual Award in Sciences to professor Dr.phys Jevgenijs Kaupužs, professor Dr.habil.philol. Benedikts Kalnacs, Mg.philol. Vēsma Lēvalde and Liepaja University Art Research Lab.
To promote the development of science and research as well as the implementation of new innovative ideas, Liepaja City Council present Annual Award in Sciences. One of the awards this year goes to Liepaja University Art Research Lab (Asoc.prof. Rasa Smite, Mg.art. Anna Trapenciere, Mg.art. Santa Mazika, Undīna Reinfelde and Aigars Alnis) for doing new media art research and promoting it in Latvia and abroad.
Applicants to the Annual Award in Sciences were evaluated by a vice mayor Silva Golde led expert comission of Liepaja City Council and Liepaja University.
1. MPLab and RIXC artist Bacteria Battery experimants collaborating with scientists from LU (2012)
2. MPLab and RIXC artist „Bacteria Battery No 5“ - installation at festival „Art+Communication“ (2012)
3. Artist collective „Retrap“ (Anna Trapenciere and Undina Reinfelde) "Tree on Wheels" (2012)