GLOBAL CONTROL AND CENSORSHIP

EXHIBITION

When

13.09–21.10.2018

Where

The National Libary of Latvia, Exhibition Hall


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GLOBAL CONTROL AND CENSORSHIP
EXHIBITION

Marking the centennial anniversary of independent Latvia and Baltic countries, this year's festival takes up the call by becoming a space for artistic interventions and hot-button conversations addressing the complexity and future of digital society, especially with regards to ubiquitous surveillance and data privacy. 

The anniversary festival conference titled GLOBAL CONTROL investigates issues from three main perspectives:
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EXHIBITION OPENING

September 13, 19.00
Venue: The National Library of Latvia

EXTENDED PROGRAMME

The Global Control and Censorship exhibition is organised in the framework of the RIXC Art Science Festival. Please see more information: festival2018.rixc.org

GUIDED TOURS AND SPECIAL OFFER FOR SCHOOL GROUPS

For Guided Tours please book via email rixc@rixc.org, +371-67228478

THE ARTWORKS

Artist Collective
“3/8"

WILL MANAGE 2017, multimedia installation

*Founded in Riga (LV), active since 2014. MORE >

aaajiao

GFWlist 2010, installation, Corian, thermal printer

*1984 in Xi’an, CN, lives and works in Shanghai, CN MORE >

Hamra Abbas

TEXT EDIT 2011, single channel video, 4min 35sec

*1967 in Kuwait, KW, lives and works in Islamabad, PK/Boston, US MORE >

Selma Alaçam

DIFFERENT CONDITIONING 2011, video, 2 min 37 sec

*1980 in Mannheim, DE, lives and works in Karlsruhe, DE MORE >

Halil Altındere

WHO SHOT THE ARTIST? 2009 Video, 1 min 56 sec

*1971 in Mardin, TR, lives and works in Istanbul, TR MORE >

Daniel G. Andújar

LET’S DEMOCRATISE DEMOCRACY 2011-

*1966 in Almoradí, ES, lives and works in Barcelona, ES MORE >

Osman Bozkurt

POST RESISTANCE 2013, photo series

*1970 in Istanbul, TR, lives and works in Istanbul, TR MORE >

James Bridle

DRONE SHADOW 009 2015 Installation in public space

*1980 in London, GB, lives and works in Athens, GR MORE >

Alice Cavoukdjian dite Galli

EDWARD SNOWDEN STUDIO 2015

*1953 in Paris, FR, lives in Karlsruhe, DE MORE >

Hasan Elahi

STELAE

*2015, Installation of lightboxes, photo prints MORE >

The Finger Pointing Worker & Kota Takeuchi

POINTING AT FUKUICHI LIVE CAM 2011

*1982 in Hyogo, JP, lives and works in Tokyo and Fukushima, JP MORE >

Kaspars Groševs (LV)

NOTHING PASSES (ONLY THAT, WHAT PASSES BY) 2017, installation

*1983 in Riga (LV), lives and works in Riga (LV) MORE >

Michael Grudziecki

SNIPER 2010/2011 Camera housing, laser pointer

*1977 in Wrocław, PL, lives and works in Munich, DE MORE >

KASTEL at KIT

in Collaboration with the ZKM | Karlsruhe

*1977 in Wrocław, PL, lives and works in Munich, DE MORE >

Frédéric Krauke

WATERBOARDING 2012 Video documentation of a performance

*1981 in Berlin, DE, lives and works there MORE >

Marc Lee

SECURITY FIRST, 2015 Mixed media installation

*1969 in Knutwil, CH, lives and works in Zurich, CH MORE >

Virginia Mastrogiannaki

Ι NEED YOUR ATTENTION 2015 Sound installation

*1968 in Athens, GR, lives and works in Athens and Thessaloniki, GR MORE >

Erik Mátrai

TURUL 2012, Lichtinstallation/light installation

*1977 in Miskolc, HU, lives and works in Budapest, HU MORE >

Ruben Pater

DRONE SURVIVAL GUIDE 2013, poster DRONE SILHOUETTES 2015, plastic boards

*1977 Gouda, NL, lives and works in Amsterdam, NL MORE >

Dan Perjovschi

DRAWINGS 1995–2015, reproductions of drawings

*1961 in Sibiu, RO, lives and works in Bucharest, RO MORE >

Pēters Riekstiņš

BACK TO THE LIGHT 2016, HD Video, 27 min 19 sec

*1984, in Riga (LV), lives and works in Liepaja (LV) MORE >

Ma Qiusha

TWILIGHT IS THE ASHES OF DUSK 2011, video, 3 min 15 sec

*1982, Beijing, CN, lives and works there MORE >

Oliver Ressler


WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? 2009, video, 118 min

1970 in Knittelfeld, AT, lives and works in Vienna, AT MORE >

Bernhard Serexhe (DE)

NEW CODE NAMES 2015/2018 Site specific installation, Adhesive foil

*1950 in Wittlich (DE), lives and works in Karlsruhe (DE) MORE >

CIA Torture Music

2008

*1974 in Braunschweig, DE, lives and works in Cologne, DE MORE >

Alex Wenger

DATA|TRACES 2015, multimedia installation

* 1975 Kanton Zug, CH, lives and works in Ettlingen, DE MORE >

WORKING HOURS

The National Library of Latvia

September 14 – October 21, 2018
Opening – September 13, 19.00

Working Hours: 
Mon., Tue., Wed.: 11.00–18.00, Thu. 11.00–20.00, Fri.: 11.00–18.00,
Sat., Sun. 12.00–17.00. Admission free. We organize guided tours.



SUPPORT

  • goethe institute
  • ZKM
  • RIXC
  • LNB
  • VKF
  • Rigas dome
  • Kulturas ministrija
  • creative europe programmee pf EU
  • RISK change
  • EMAP
  • Liepajas Universitate
  • MPLab
  • riseba
  • NABA
  • arterritory
  • caffeine

LOCATION

3 different exhibitions in 3 different places

VENUES

The National Library of Latvia

Mūkusalas iela 3, Rīga, LV-1423

RIXC Gallery and Center

Lenču iela 2, Rīga, LV-1010