Call for Papers – Acoustic Space No. 12: ART OF RESILIENCE

Riga’s Center for New Media Culture RIXC is welcoming submissions – articles, conceptual and artistic texts, research papers and visual contributions – from artists, theorists, scientists, researchers who are engaged with issues of social and ecological sustainability, and who are interested in a deeper understanding of technology, for the next Acoustic Space (Volume No. 12),… Continue reading Call for Papers – Acoustic Space No. 12: ART OF RESILIENCE

Techno-Ecologies – Acoustic Space #11

The Riga Centre for New Media Culture (RIXC) has published the 11th volume of Acoustic Space: Techno-Ecologies edited by Rasa Smite, Eric Kluitenberg and Raitis Smits The publication takes a different perspective on the value of the relationship between humans, the environment and technology: We can no longer consider technology as the alienating “other”. The… Continue reading Techno-Ecologies – Acoustic Space #11

ART OF RESILIENCE festival in Latvia starting today

Art+Communication festival From October 4 to November 4, 2012 Riga and Liepaja will be the host cities for the 14th International Festival for New Media Culture “Art+Communication ‘2012”. The “Art+Communication” festival is renowned across Europe for its proposed innovative themes. Each year, the festival gathers around hundred participants from Latvia, Europe and other world countries,… Continue reading ART OF RESILIENCE festival in Latvia starting today

AppleThink – Call for Participants

Creative Camp in Aizpute, Latvia. September 13-15, 2012 AppleThink is a collaboration between The Center for New Media CultureRIXC, Latvian Contemporary Arts Center and Serde from Latvia, as well as Pixelache Helsinki from Finland. Apples are one of the most harvest-rich, yet under-exploited resources available in Latvia and other post-kolkhoz (collective Soviet farms) countries. The… Continue reading AppleThink – Call for Participants


November 3rd – December 11th, 2011, Riga and Liepaja “Techno-Ecologies is the theme of this year’s Art+Communication festival, the 13th edition of which will take place in Riga from November 3 – 6, 2011, featuring conference (November 4–5) and exhibition (November 4 – December 11) as well as broad programme of performances, screenings, public lectures… Continue reading Techno-Ecologies

“GROW_ABILITY” Exhibition in Riga, Latvia

Until May 8th at RIXC Gallery “Grow_Ability” is an interdisciplinary art e xhibition that explores issues of “food as energy”. The exhibition features three installations. Super Meal by the Swedish artist Erik Sjödin draws attention to the aquatic plant Azolla – one of the worlds fastest growing plants, which is a rich source of nutrients,… Continue reading “GROW_ABILITY” Exhibition in Riga, Latvia