Latvian artists address survival strategies in Poland
From Latvia, artists Ēriks Božis, Valdis Celms, Katrīna Neiburga and Ginta Tinte-Vasermane are to participate in the art festival in Poland, while its curator teem will be joined by director of Latvian Center for Contemporary Art (LCCA) Solvita Krese, who also oversees the thematic line 'Survival Kit' in 'Riga 2014' program. The festival gathers internationally re-known foreign artists, architects and filmmakers.
Curators of International festival of visual art ' Alternativa 2013: Till Tomorrow!' address a pressing issue - urban planning and its ideology and everyday tactics for living and surviving in this environment.
The city is never finished. Its creation must always go hand in hand with a futuristic approach - metropolis of our imagination, possibly, will not be the one we will live in reality. In urban planning, we consider all the factors - living, politics, recreation, exchange of in formation and social sites.
‘Alternativa’ is art exhibition organized Wyspa Institute of Art/Wyspa Progress Foundation in collaboration with administration of Gdansk, Ministry of Culture of Poland and other supporters.
This year, repeatedly, the exposition will find itself in Gdansk dockyard, drawing the attention, both, to the festival theme and problems of urban environment.
The team of festival curators includes artistic director Aneta Szylak, curator Solvita Krese, academic advisor Jacek Friedrich, curator and main producer Maks Bochenek, and curator of educational program Hubert Bilewicz.