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Riga to hold an exhibition of works of famous foreign artists

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThroughout March 15th – April 27th, Riga will holds the Re:visited exhibition programme, as part of Riga 2014 project. This large-scale exhibition will feature various internationally praised works of foreign artists.

This exhibition will allow residents to have a look at works of art that have become rather popular in the world. This exhibition will feature different kinds of installations – video and sound installations, sculptures, objects, photos, paintings and performances.

This exhibition is like archaeology, where people may locate unexpected findings in the fine variety of modern arts – objects, feelings, experience and knowledge, as the exhibition is described by Riga 2014 Arts Council member Solvita Krese.

Re:visited exhibition will be attended by Latvian artist Kristīne Alksne. She is one of the few Latvian representatives to be noticed on one of the recent biennials. In 2012, she attended the 3rd Moscow International Biennial of Contemporary Art. She was born in Riga, but currently lives and works in Berlin.

This exhibition will feature works of art by the following artists: Umida Akhmedova, Uzbekistan; Kristīne Alksne, Latvia; Emmanuel Pidré, Argentina and Germany; Paweł Althamer, Poland; Petra Brauer and Marius Dybwad Brandrud, Sweden; Meschac Gaba, the Netherlands; Igor Grubić, Croatia; Rana Hamadeh, the Netherlands; Jumaadi, Indonesia; Eva Kotatkova, Czech Republic; Nicolas Kozakis & Raoul Vaneigem, Belgium; Ann Lislegaard, Norway; Jumana Manna, USA/Germany and Sille Storihle, Norway; Antonio Vega Macotela, Mexico; Mark Manders, the Netherlands; Paulo Nazareth, Brazil; Selma and Sofiane Ouissi, Tunisia; Konstanze Schmitt, Germany and Corin Sworn, UK.

Re:visited exhibition will be held in Riga Art Space (Kungu Street 3, Riga) everyday 11:00-18:00 (except Mondays). Entry tickets cost EUR 3 for adults, pensioners and students. Members of arts unions – EUR 1.5. Holders of ISIC cards – EUR 1.

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