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blinkvideo - research of video art, performance and multimedia installations.

blinkvideo - research of video art, performance and multimedia installations.


Moving Images / Moving Bodies
Online screening programme in cooperation
with the Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

Curated by Ludwig Seyfarth

Research into the human body and interpersonal relationships remain central themes in video and moving image art. Artists from Bulgaria and Germany, whose work is related in content, will be shown in pairs over the next weeks. The exhibition planned for November 2020 in Sofia has been postponed until 2021. Instead, a consecutive presentation of selected films by artists from Moving Bodies/Moving Images is presented on blinkvideo.
image: © Elitsa Dimitrova

Shooting Ghosts
Online screening programme in cooperation
with the Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

Curators: Kalin Serapionov, Krassimir Terziev

What we propose in this programme is a highly subjective and fragmented view on current practices in moving image in the Bulgarian art scene. We focused on practices that show affinity with speculative narratives - narratives that not just record what is in front of the cinematic eye, but also capture all the ghosts that are unreachable by the apparatus, thus projecting speculative views that intend not merely to describe, but to transform the world.
image: © Veneta Androva

Moving Images / Moving Bodies

 ‘Moving Images Bulgaria-Germany’ is a project by Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, that includes various online and offline initiatives, starting in November 2020. The online program, realised in partnership with blinkvideo, will consist of two curated programmes: “Moving Images / Moving Bodies”, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, and “Shooting Ghosts”, curated by Krassimir Terziev and Kalin Serapionov.

First the programme “Shooting Ghosts” will give a selected overview of video art in Bulgaria in general. The programme will be accompanied by an in-depth essay by Krassimir Terziev as well as texts by different authors or the artists themselves on individual films.

Critics’ Pick: Vienna by Nicole Büsing + Heiko Klaas

The group show “Antarctica. An Exhibition on Alienation” was presented in Vienna during the past winter season. Departing from a note written by the Italian cult director Michelangelo Antonioni referring to a potential glacier melting in the Antarctica and a hint to a film, the two curators from the Kunsthalle Wien, Vanessa Joan Müller and Nicolaus Schafhausen, conceived an exhibition on the topic of alienation and contemporary art. The focus was on the latest contemporary photography and video art by the younger generation of artists.
Image: © Isabella Fürnkäs

UNSTILLED LIFE: Artist Animations 1980-2020
Curated by Emma Cousin and Paul Carey-Kent

Why this show, here and now? British artist-curator Emma Cousin and writer-curator Paul Carey-Kent recently pulled together a choice of artist animations, thinking that the increasingly vibrant medium is especially suited to the online emphasis of the locked down art world of 2020. Three of them turned out to be represented by Ron Mandos, making the Amsterdam gallery ideal hosts. The cast is international, and to reflect that Tintype gallery in London and Hamburg’s blinkvideo have joined in with variations on the programme. 
Markus Vater Worlds don’t come easy, 2020

Something Between Us
KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION, Düsseldorf

The exhibition „Something Between Us“ focuses on both our contemporary lives and the anthropological constants of interpersonal dealings: love, empathy, security, care and safety on the one hand, and hate, role fixation, dependency, reprimand and exclusion on the other. Something Between Us asks how these structures of togetherness are changing in our digital era.
Thomas Taube OCCIDENT, 2020

REFRACTED REALITIES at VIDEONALE.17

In optics, “refraction” refers to the bending of a beam of light, a change in direction which occurs at the moment when it passes from one medium to another. Through refraction, the light wave alters course, changing the way we perceive the objects it illuminates in the process. This optical deviation requires us to repeatedly correct our gaze, comparing the beginning and end points of our perception with reality, and bringing the object we see clearly into focus. In its figurative sense, refraction refers to a critical reflection on the means and channels of visualization, and by extension the possibility of a rearticulation of our view of things – how they are, were, or apparently always have been.
Image: © Sohrab Hura

NEW: Favorites curated by blinkvideo users

What do you like? Over the next few months, we will be showing here selections of works, compiled by you, as a blinkvideo user.

Stefano Miraglia: Hey Blinkvideo members! Here are my eight "must watch" films and videos. Happy to find in this catalogue some of the works that got me interested in artists' moving image when I was a student! (Guillaume Leblon! Daniel Steegmann Mangrané! Marylène Negro!).

Expanding Bauhaus.
New Reflections on the Bauhaus Movement in Time-Based Media Art / Goethe Institute Netherlands

A screening series selected by Elke Kania (Cologne), Julia Sökeland (Hamburg) and Ludwig Seyfarth (Berlin)

With its combination of various arts such as painting, photography film, architecture, fashion, product and interior design and textile art, the Bauhaus is still considered the epitome of a technologically advanced modernity. Last but not least, the attempt to create the whole society aesthetically, inspired many artists worldwide.
Image: © Adnan Softic

Johan Grimonprez

Johan Grimonprez’s critically acclaimed work dances on the borders of practice and theory, art and cinema, documentary and fiction, demanding a double take on the part of the viewer. Informed by an archeology of present-day media, his work seeks out the tension between the intimate and the bigger picture of globalization. It questions our contemporary sublime, one framed by a fear industry that has infected political and social dialogue. By suggesting new narratives through which to tell a story, his work emphasizes a multiplicity of realities.
image: © Johan Griminprez

Christoph Faulhaber: Revolution & Architecture

With "Revolution & Architecture" Christoph Faulhaber (* 1972 in Osnabrück, lives in Hamburg) conceives, builds, designs and opens a whole series of very different rooms in the Kunsthalle Osnabrück. In order to discover the revolutionary aspect of these "architectures", one has to look at the social implications of interior design in general. In the forum the visitor then enters Faulhaber's cinematic autobiography "Every Picture is an Empty Picture" as in the eye of the cyclone: The work is split into 15 individual films and surrounds the visitor in a circle.
Image: © Christoph Faulhaber

Stiftung imai – inter media art institute

The Düsseldorf based foundation imai – inter media art institute was founded in 2006 in order to establish an institution in Germany dedicated to the distribution and preservation of media art and associated activities.
Image: © Marcel Odenbach

Featured videos

Markus Vater
Im Wald (perfect day), 2011

This Animation has developed from a colloboration with the dutch poet Tjitske Jansen. Initially it reacted on a text of hers dealing with memories in her life. All memories were about events in which she didn’t understand the concepts and actions that had happened, but which she understands now.

Pratchaya Phinthong
A proposal to set (work in progress), 2016

A proposal to set CH4*5.75H20 on fire (work in progress) is an ongoing project that explores methane hydrate, an ice compound that has been identified by scientists as an alternative fuel of future energy. Found in large quantities beneath Arctic permafrost, Antarctic ice and sedimentary deposits, methane hydrate releases natural gas when exposed to increases in temperature or decreases in pressure.Gas released by methane hydrates can be lit, which produces a semi-transparent orange and blue flame.This 16 mm film shows samples of methane hydrates.Through the mobilisation and connection of individuals working across geology, science and art, the project generates awareness of methane hydrate, its chemically volatile nature and implications for energy industries.The film itself performs a kind of material transfer, capturing light emitted by the burning samples and projecting it into the gallery space. For Phinthong, each iteration of the project is a form of extraction that makes its subject more widely visible. Filmed by Phuttipong Aroonpheng. Made with the support of Oleg Blouson,Andrey Khabuev and Oleg Khlystov at the Limnological Institute, Irkutsk, Russia.

Ryan Gander
And You Will be Changed , 2014

'And You Will be Changed (Centre Pompidou, Paris)', 2014, follows curator Emma Lavigne around the empty Centre Pompidou in Paris as she presents the viewer with a tour of an empty space that had housed a now uninstalled Pierre Huyghe exhibition. The show is imagined and told by Lavigne as if the artworks were still there. Exhibited: - Pierre Huyghe +/–,The Artist’s Institute, New York, 2014
- Nouveau Festival (5th Edition), Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2014

Deimantas Narkevicius
Ausgeträumt, 2010

The German word ‘Ausgeträumt’ means a state between dream and reality at the point of waking up.The very first creative attempts by any artist are usually very positive, unaffected by criticism, even naive activities. Refering to myself, I had to be absolutely naive to choose to be a visual artist, in the late 80's when in the Soviet Union, everything was falling apart. There was no precedent of success, or an example to follow in the country which was still isolated. With this film I am re-approaching the state of naivety.

Katja Aufleger
LOVE AFFAIR, 2017

Several lights get shot successively. Some crush at once, quiet or with a blast, others seem like trying not to die.

Janet Biggs
Vanishing point, 2009

Luzia Hürzeler
Being in the Picture, 2007/08

Im Bilde sein [Being in the Picture] is a video installation. The monitor stands on a two-meter-high plinth. The video shows a white wall in front of which my head becomes visible, fully or partially, at short or long intervals. I keep jumping up into the picture, making myself visible through physical activity. These efforts become apparent through the sounds. The jumping height, and thus my visibility, decreases over time, until I finally give up through exhaustion.On the occasion of the exhibition “Spazi aperti” this work was displayed in the entrance hall of the Romanian Academy in Rome, where a number of monumental busts are mounted on plinths.

Johanna Reich
Horizon, 2012

The artist is drawing a line onto a white surface. The line reveals the horizon: it separates the sea from the sky. "To draw a line": this phrase already linguistically contains many different meanings. Beginning with the famous line – the one that cannot be crossed politically – via the (guide)line that is also the conceptual standard, to the simple strike placed beneath an addition, these are key points on the spectrum.“When Johanna Reich draws a line with a broad brush onto a wall, additional content comes into play. There is the track which children draw onto the wall with chalk, the traditional artist myth of the line as a vivid track of creative process, and last but not least the powerfully picturesque action of splattering the wall.”(Johannes Stahl)Johanna Reich (*1977 Minden) studied at the Kunstakademie Münster, the HfbK Hamburg and the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln. She lives and works in Cologne.

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Biography

Born in Liepaja, Latvia
Lives and works in Riga, Latvia

Education

2011 – 2012 HISK (Higher Institute for Fine Arts), Gent, Belgium
2001 – 2003 Latvian Academy of Art (LAA), Department of Visual Communications (MA)
1997 – 2001 LAA, Department of Textile Arts (BA)
1996 – 1998 LAA, Department of Art Education

Solo exhibitions

2015
WAITING ROOM, Contretype, Brussels
Solo ehxibition, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia (upcoming)

2014
Solo exhibition, Galerie des Hospices, Canet-en-Roussillon, France

2013
MINDSCAPES, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

2010
THE GREEN LAND, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

2009
DARBI, Kulturforum Alte Post, Neuss, Germany

2007
MIKRORAJONS, The Exhibition hall Arsenals of the LNMA (Latvian national Museum of Art) Latvia

2006
ENCOUNTERS, At the project space “Ednica”, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia
I WOULD LIKE TO BE..., Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia
ENCOUNTERS, Atelier Hoeherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany

2004
NOTES OF A TRAVELLING CIRCUS, Goethe-Institut Riga, Latvia

2003
RITA, Cinema Riga, Latvia

Group exhibitions, screenings

2015
Ornamentalism. The Purvitis Prize. Latvian Contemporary Art
Arsenale, Tesa 99, Venice
61. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, international competition, Germany
Bad Feminism, RPL FILM THEATRE, Regina, Canada

2014
Impressions et paralléles / La Louevière - Riga, Musee Ianchelevici, Belgium
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS 2014, Baltic Short Competition
The 14 th China Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP), China
The Norwegian Short Film Festival, international competition, Grimstad, Norway
60. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, international competition, Germany
Abroad, Case 2 (curator: Linda Lindenbauma), Mukusalas makslas salons, Riga
Viewfinders, Baltic and Nordic contemporary photography (curator: Inga Bruvere), Riga Photomonth,
Riga Art Space
Exposition Circulation(s), ESPACE ANDRÉ MALRAUX, Herblay, France

2013
Open Studios, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Germany
SALON DER ANGST, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (curators: Nicolaus Schafhausen, Cathérine Hug)
40 OEUVRES POUR LE TEMPS FUTUR, Centre culturel Jacques Franck, Brussels, Belgium
CIRCULATION(S) Photofestival, Paris, France

2012
ABOUT WAVES AND STRUCTURE. BEHAVIOUR, DISAGREEMENT, CONFIDENCE AND PLEASURE (curator: Nicolaus Schafhausen), Gent, Belgium
SECRET POSTCARDS, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
WATOU ART FESTIVAL, Watou, Belgium
CONFINING SPACES, KASK, Gent, Belgium
HISK OPEN STUDIOS, HISK, Gent, Belgium
FAT BIRDS DON’T FLY (curator: Saskia Ooms), Netwerk, Center for contemporary Art, Aalst, Belgium
Middle Town, Art House, Trabzon, Turkey
CANVASCOLECCTION, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

2011
THICKSPACE, Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia
11., Lange Violettestraat 92, Gent, Belgium
TENDER BUTTONS/INVITE SOMEONE, Galerie Kunst-Zicht, Gent, Belgium
PUR4IK 4EVER, URBAN POETRY, Riga, Latvia
HISK OPEN STUDIOS, HISK, Gent, Belgium

2010
URBAN POETRY1, Art Center in VEF, Riga, Latvia
REALITY CHECK, REYKJAVIK ARTS FESTIVAL (curator: Aesa Sigurjonsdottir) 2010, Reykjavik, Iceland

2009
SURVIVAL KIT (curator: Solvita Krese), Latvian Contemporary Art centre, Latvia
ZEITGEIST AND THE ATMOSPHERE OF A PLACE, Riga Art Space, Latvia
LIFE IN THE GARDEN, Giedre Bartelt gallery, Berlin

2008
MR MOMENT (Fashion, Art, Music), Riga Art Space, Latvia
EUROPEAN NIGHT, LES RECONTRES D’ARLES, Arles, France
EUROPEAN NIGHT, NUIT BLANCHE’, Paris, France
MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE (curator: Linda Lindenbauma), Latvian contemporary photography,
LCCA, Andrejsala, Project space Ednica, Latvia
ENDLICH SCHNEE IN DEN ALPEN (curator: Alfred Grubbauer), Maerz, Linz, Austria
FEMININE VISION OF THE REALITY, Minsk, Belarussia

2007
BALTIKUM PART 1 – contemporary art from Latvia, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Sweden

2006
VIDEOKUNST AUS DEM BALTIKUM (curator: Gunnar Friel), Kunstraum, Düsseldorf, Germany
ART MOSCOW, Moscow, Russia
POWER OF THE BODY, Riga Gallery, Latvia

2005 BLINKS, ETONNANTE LETTONIE FESTIVAL, Apollonia Gallery, Strasbourg, France
DISORDER, Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia

2004
LIVING SPIRIT, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
NATURE. ENVIRONMENT. MAN (curator: Inese Baranovska), Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia
TOPOGRAPHY, Mimara Museum, Zagreb, Croatia
A MODERN VIEW, International Photography Festival, Odessa, Ukraine
WHAT IS IMPORTANT? (curator: Solvita Krese), former Riga City Council building, Latvia

2003
FLAT NO.13, Horse Mail, Riga, Latvia
SOLARIUM, Ojars Vacietis’ Museum, Riga, Latvia

2002
MIFAV INTERNATIONAL YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS’ Exhibition FOTOESORDIO, Rome, Italy

Workshops

2012
Middle town: Picturing Unspectacular, Trabzon, Turkey (Bas Vroege and Hans van der Meer)
2011
Sound Art and Design - with Christoph De Boeck, Gent, Belgium
Electronic creatures - experiments in minimal robotics - with Ralf Schreiber, Gent, Belgium
2007
Arctic Arts week, Lapland, Finland
2005
lloopp workshop at the Latvian Academy of Arts (by authors of the software Klaus Filip and Noid)
Photo workshop Poles in Pictures, Katowice, Poland
2004
Thinking Forward, creative workshop for graphic design, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
2002
David Carson’s creative workshop Paganini of Typography, Maribor, Slovenia

Awards, nominations, grants

2014
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS prize for Best Baltic Experimental Short
Kulturkontakt Nord Mobility Grant
Le Château l’Esparrou (artist in residence), Canet-en-Roussillon, France
Contretype, (artist in residence) Brussels, Belgium
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2013
Henkel Art Award 2013 (Vienna) nomination, finalist
Schloss Plueschow, (artist in residence) Germany
Contretype, (artist in residence) Brussels, Belgium
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2012
KBC / CBC Awards for Young Visual Artist, nomination (Belgium)
BNP Paribas Fortis Belgium Young Talents Awards, Brussels: selection
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2011
Meesterproef Vlaamse Bouwmeester (Genk, Belgium), project realised in September 2013
Daily Life. 24 Hours, photography competition, Vilnius, Lithuania
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2008
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2006
2 st place Latio Photography Award 2006, Latvia
Artist - in - residence, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung, Cologne, Germany
Artist - in - residence, NRW City of Duesseldorf, Ateliers Hoeherweg e.V., Duesseldorf, Germany
NIFCA Nordic Air 2006 - Artist - in - residence in Hafnarborg, Iceland
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2005
Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia
2004
1 st place, Sony Talent Trophy photo competition, Latvia
3 rd place, International Photography Festival A Modern View, Odessa, Ukraine

Ieva Epnere
Born in Liepaja, Latvia Lives and works in Riga, Latvia Education 2011 – 2012 HISK (Higher Institute for Fine Arts), Gent, Belgium 2001 – 2003 Latvian Academy of Art (LAA), Department of Visual Communications (MA) 1997 – 2001 LAA, Department of Textile Arts (BA) 1996 – 1998 LAA, Department of Art Education Solo exhibitions 2015 WAITING ROOM, Contretype, Brussels Solo ehxibition, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia (upcoming) 2014 Solo exhibition, Galerie des Hospices, Canet-en-Roussillon, France 2013 MINDSCAPES, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia 2010 THE GREEN LAND, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia 2009 DARBI, Kulturforum Alte Post, Neuss, Germany 2007 MIKRORAJONS, The Exhibition hall Arsenals of the LNMA (Latvian national Museum of Art) Latvia 2006 ENCOUNTERS, At the project space “Ednica”, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia I WOULD LIKE TO BE..., Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia ENCOUNTERS, Atelier Hoeherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany 2004 NOTES OF A TRAVELLING CIRCUS, Goethe-Institut Riga, Latvia 2003 RITA, Cinema Riga, Latvia Group exhibitions, screenings 2015 Ornamentalism. The Purvitis Prize. Latvian Contemporary Art Arsenale, Tesa 99, Venice 61. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, international competition, Germany Bad Feminism, RPL FILM THEATRE, Regina, Canada 2014 Impressions et paralléles / La Louevière - Riga, Musee Ianchelevici, Belgium Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS 2014, Baltic Short Competition The 14 th China Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP), China The Norwegian Short Film Festival, international competition, Grimstad, Norway 60. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, international competition, Germany Abroad, Case 2 (curator: Linda Lindenbauma), Mukusalas makslas salons, Riga Viewfinders, Baltic and Nordic contemporary photography (curator: Inga Bruvere), Riga Photomonth, Riga Art Space Exposition Circulation(s), ESPACE ANDRÉ MALRAUX, Herblay, France 2013 Open Studios, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Germany SALON DER ANGST, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (curators: Nicolaus Schafhausen, Cathérine Hug) 40 OEUVRES POUR LE TEMPS FUTUR, Centre culturel Jacques Franck, Brussels, Belgium CIRCULATION(S) Photofestival, Paris, France 2012 ABOUT WAVES AND STRUCTURE. BEHAVIOUR, DISAGREEMENT, CONFIDENCE AND PLEASURE (curator: Nicolaus Schafhausen), Gent, Belgium SECRET POSTCARDS, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands WATOU ART FESTIVAL, Watou, Belgium CONFINING SPACES, KASK, Gent, Belgium HISK OPEN STUDIOS, HISK, Gent, Belgium FAT BIRDS DON’T FLY (curator: Saskia Ooms), Netwerk, Center for contemporary Art, Aalst, Belgium Middle Town, Art House, Trabzon, Turkey CANVASCOLECCTION, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium 2011 THICKSPACE, Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia 11., Lange Violettestraat 92, Gent, Belgium TENDER BUTTONS/INVITE SOMEONE, Galerie Kunst-Zicht, Gent, Belgium PUR4IK 4EVER, URBAN POETRY, Riga, Latvia HISK OPEN STUDIOS, HISK, Gent, Belgium 2010 URBAN POETRY1, Art Center in VEF, Riga, Latvia REALITY CHECK, REYKJAVIK ARTS FESTIVAL (curator: Aesa Sigurjonsdottir) 2010, Reykjavik, Iceland 2009 SURVIVAL KIT (curator: Solvita Krese), Latvian Contemporary Art centre, Latvia ZEITGEIST AND THE ATMOSPHERE OF A PLACE, Riga Art Space, Latvia LIFE IN THE GARDEN, Giedre Bartelt gallery, Berlin 2008 MR MOMENT (Fashion, Art, Music), Riga Art Space, Latvia EUROPEAN NIGHT, LES RECONTRES D’ARLES, Arles, France EUROPEAN NIGHT, NUIT BLANCHE’, Paris, France MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE (curator: Linda Lindenbauma), Latvian contemporary photography, LCCA, Andrejsala, Project space Ednica, Latvia ENDLICH SCHNEE IN DEN ALPEN (curator: Alfred Grubbauer), Maerz, Linz, Austria FEMININE VISION OF THE REALITY, Minsk, Belarussia 2007 BALTIKUM PART 1 – contemporary art from Latvia, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Sweden 2006 VIDEOKUNST AUS DEM BALTIKUM (curator: Gunnar Friel), Kunstraum, Düsseldorf, Germany ART MOSCOW, Moscow, Russia POWER OF THE BODY, Riga Gallery, Latvia 2005 BLINKS, ETONNANTE LETTONIE FESTIVAL, Apollonia Gallery, Strasbourg, France DISORDER, Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia 2004 LIVING SPIRIT, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia NATURE. ENVIRONMENT. MAN (curator: Inese Baranovska), Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia TOPOGRAPHY, Mimara Museum, Zagreb, Croatia A MODERN VIEW, International Photography Festival, Odessa, Ukraine WHAT IS IMPORTANT? (curator: Solvita Krese), former Riga City Council building, Latvia 2003 FLAT NO.13, Horse Mail, Riga, Latvia SOLARIUM, Ojars Vacietis’ Museum, Riga, Latvia 2002 MIFAV INTERNATIONAL YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS’ Exhibition FOTOESORDIO, Rome, Italy Workshops 2012 Middle town: Picturing Unspectacular, Trabzon, Turkey (Bas Vroege and Hans van der Meer) 2011 Sound Art and Design - with Christoph De Boeck, Gent, Belgium Electronic creatures - experiments in minimal robotics - with Ralf Schreiber, Gent, Belgium 2007 Arctic Arts week, Lapland, Finland 2005 lloopp workshop at the Latvian Academy of Arts (by authors of the software Klaus Filip and Noid) Photo workshop Poles in Pictures, Katowice, Poland 2004 Thinking Forward, creative workshop for graphic design, Eindhoven, the Netherlands 2002 David Carson’s creative workshop Paganini of Typography, Maribor, Slovenia Awards, nominations, grants 2014 Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS prize for Best Baltic Experimental Short Kulturkontakt Nord Mobility Grant Le Château l’Esparrou (artist in residence), Canet-en-Roussillon, France Contretype, (artist in residence) Brussels, Belgium Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2013 Henkel Art Award 2013 (Vienna) nomination, finalist Schloss Plueschow, (artist in residence) Germany Contretype, (artist in residence) Brussels, Belgium Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2012 KBC / CBC Awards for Young Visual Artist, nomination (Belgium) BNP Paribas Fortis Belgium Young Talents Awards, Brussels: selection Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2011 Meesterproef Vlaamse Bouwmeester (Genk, Belgium), project realised in September 2013 Daily Life. 24 Hours, photography competition, Vilnius, Lithuania Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2008 Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2006 2 st place Latio Photography Award 2006, Latvia Artist - in - residence, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung, Cologne, Germany Artist - in - residence, NRW City of Duesseldorf, Ateliers Hoeherweg e.V., Duesseldorf, Germany NIFCA Nordic Air 2006 - Artist - in - residence in Hafnarborg, Iceland Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2005 Grant for creative work, by Latvian State Culture Foundation of Latvia 2004 1 st place, Sony Talent Trophy photo competition, Latvia 3 rd place, International Photography Festival A Modern View, Odessa, Ukraine

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