Revisiting Footnotes. Footprints of the Recent Past in the Post-Socialist Region

Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the publishing of the book Revisiting Footnotes. Footprints of the Recent Past in the Post-Socialist Region. The publication aims to capture and analyse the persistent Soviet era traces and references in art, public space, architecture, society, the field of collective and individual memories. Similar to footnotes […]

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Self-organised

A collection of writings on self-organization phenomenon in culture The current economic situation and society’s low confidence in its institutions has suddenly demanded that artists become more imaginative in the way that they organise themselves. If labels such as ‘alternative’, ‘non-profit’ and ‘artist-run’ dominated the self-organised art scene that emerged in the late 1990s, the […]

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New Lithuanian art space to open in 2019

  The first museum dedicated to Lithuanian Modern and contemporary art is due open in Vilnius, the country’s capital, in early 2019. The 33,400 sq. ft concrete-and-glass building, designed by Daniel Libeskind, will act as a “gateway” between the Medieval and 18th-century parts of the city, according to the architect. Viktoras Butkus, the former director […]

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Easttopics

ABOUT THE PROJECT Easttopics is a non-profit initiative launched in 2013, led by young art professionals based in Hungary and Serbia and dedicated to the promotion of the Eastern European contemporary art field. Working as a think tank for the Eastern European art communities, Easttopics is a genuinely interdisciplinary cooperative which goal is to draw […]

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