The OPEN FIELDS exhibition is open from September 30 until November 2, 2016.
It takes place in three exhibiton halls of the National Library of Latvia (ground floor).
Address: Mūkusalas iela 3, Riga.
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Wed 11.00 – 18.00; Th 11.00 – 20.00; Fri 11.00 – 18.00; Sat, Sun 12.00 – 17.00
The exhibition will be closed on October 10, 28 and 29, 2017.
This year's festival exhibition with the title Open Fields presents 25 works by international artists, who are challenging the notion of art and contemporary aesthetics. They are moving across, bringing together and converging different knowledge, various media and diverse Fields, as well as using scientific, cultural and social data as new artistic mediums, and interpreting them in a new and meaningful ways.
Curators: Raitis SMITS and Rasa SMITE
Artists: Rafael LOZANO-HEMMER (MX/CA), Christoph HAAG (DE), Martin RUMORI (DE), Franziska WINDISCH (DE) & Ludwig ZELLER (DE), AUGER-LOIZEAU (UK), Subramanian RAMAMOORTHY (UK) & Alan MURRAY (UK), Laura BELOFF (FI) & Malena KLAUS (DE/DK), Erich BERGER (FI/AT) & Mari KETO (DK/FI), Das Vegas (LT/SE), Līvija DAUDZE (LV) & Valters GRIŠĀNS (LV), Gints GABRĀNS (LV), Mindaugas GAPŠEVIČIUS (LT/DE), Jānis GARANČS (LV), Adam HARVEY (US/DE), Bjørn Erik HAUGEN (NO), Jukka HAUTAMÄKI (FI/UK) & Roberto PUGLIESE (IT/FI), Ellie IRONS (US), Raphael KIM (UK), Karen LANCEL (NL) & Hermen MAAT (NL), Pei-Ying LIN (TW), Špela PETRIČ (SI), Dimitrios STAMATIS (GR) & Jasmina WEISS (SI), Mauro MARTINO (IT/US) & Jianxi GAO (CN/US), Avner PELED (IL/FI), Elisa SPIGAI (IT/FI), Idamaija PITKONEN PIGUET (FI) & Soujanyaa BORUAH (IN/FI), PolakVanBekkum / Esther POLAK (NL) and Ivar van BEKKUM (NL), Rasa SMITE & Raitis SMITS / RIXC (LV), Telcosystems (NL), Jan TORPUS (CH) & José NAVARRO (ES/CH), Paula VĪTOLA (LV), ::vtol:: (RU).
Phone: +371 67228478 (office), +371 26546776 (Rasa Smite).
Support: EU Programme Creative Europe, the State Cultural Capital Foundation of Latvia, Riga City Council, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Goethe Institute Riga, Mondriaan Fund, Swiss Art Council Pro Helvetia, LG Electronics Latvia, Capital, Xcelsior.Tweet