Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award

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RIBOCA2 revealed the artists participating in the biennale

RIBOCA 2, the 2nd Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, taking off on May 16th, has announced the artists participating in this year's event. RIBOCA 2 will focus on the European art scene while taking a closer look at the Baltic area and to the fact that the biennial’s vision…
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“Unexpected Encounters” opened in Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art

Last week Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art welcomed a new science fiction themed exhibition "Unexpected Encounters" at the “Arsenals” exhibition hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art. The exhibition, which is part of Latvia's centenary program, includes historical research as well as reflections of science fiction in the work…
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Five exhibitions you do not want to miss in Oslo

Even in the midst of the cold, long winter months there is still a lot to experience in Oslo art scene. A deep dive into Dada at the Henie Onstad Art Centre, a drawing triennial at Kunstnernes Hus and an exhibit of beautiful, fragile porcelain installations at the Vigelandsmuseum are…
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Winners of Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award 2019 announced

Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Awards 2019 were announced last Sunday in Riga, Latvian National Museum of Art. Among the 301 competing artworks, the Grand Prix was handed out to Finnish artist Rag Elnyg. In addition to Public Choice award, the best Young Painter and Best Young Photographer were recognized…
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Awakening of the Sleeping Beauty

Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB) deals with beauty this time, and by its subtitle - “Resurgence of Beauty” - you could assume that it has had a long sleep, just like Sleeping Beauty did! Curator of the biennale, Dr Yael Reisner tells us about her very personal relationship with this culturally…
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Vote for your favourite young artist!

97 young artists from Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish art academies are competing for Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award (NBYAA) Public Choice Award. To support the talent of young artists, everyone is invited to vote for the favourites and check out the 301 artworks by young emerging art at…
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Helsinki art scene greets with playfulness

When visiting Helsinki, take a tour in art galleries instead of numerous traditional art museums. Let yourself be amazed and inspired by totally different kind of art such as large scale sculptures of moss-green children at Forsblom or video of puppets and a 3D animation at Galerie Anhava.
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Kai Art Center opened its doors!

Last weekend Kai Art Center, the cultural heart of seaside Noblessner harbour complex opened its doors. In a century-old former secret submarine plant visitors will encounter captivating and thought-provoking exhibitions, art and cinema, four cafes and restaurants, and various venues for hosting events both in Kai’s interior space and outdoor…
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“Cosmic Existence” in Copenhagen presents four Latvian artists

An exhibition “Cosmic Existence” at Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art in Copenhagen presents the artworks of four Latvian artists Ieva Balode, Kristaps Epners, Viktors Timofejevs and Arturs Virtmanis. The exhibition addresses a multitude of existential themes like consciousness, infinity, spirituality, technology, nature, the cosmos, utopias, mythologies.
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Review: Lofoten International Art Festival 2019

After having existed for 28 years, Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF) can brag about being the oldest biennale in the Nordic countries. Every second year, it is held somewhere in the spectacular archipelago of Lofoten in the north of Norway, known for its mountainous landscapes, midnight sun, beaches and fishing…
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