Opening of the project Power Jab

Description:

“The Power Jab” project will take place in several Riga schools, with different artists working in each school:

Mežciems Primary School – Lauri Täht, Viktor Gurov (Estonia)

Jugla High School – Ivar TonsbergMarie Soegaard Tarpo (Denmark)

Riga primary school Rīdze – Antanas Dubra (Lithuania)

Christian School (chapel) – Rasa Jansone (Latvia)

Riga High School of Cultures – Izolde Cēsniece (Latvia)

Riga Nordic School – Leonards Laganovskis (Latvia)

Riga High School No. 64 – Edeltraut Rath (Germany)

Riga High School No. 31 – Inga Brūvere (Latvia)

Riga Daugavgrīva High School – Rafal Szczepaniak (Poland)

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 01.09.2014 07:00

Venue:

  • Several schools in Riga

Form of event:

  • Presentation
  • Object in the city environment
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Education

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • Youth

Project description:

The project “The Power Jab” combines art and education, with professional artists working in nine Riga schools to create artworks designed for these particular buildings. All artists come from the Baltic Sea countries. The artworks they create will help maintain quality aesthetic environment in schools (in most of which all artworks on show are purposefully amateurish, created by pupils and teachers), which is highly important for the personality development process. The works created by artists participating in the project will help shape young people’s taste and cultural development, and the project will also mark the beginning of various cultural experience exchange initiatives.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/SpekaPote

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