Looking back at the “ART OF RESILIENCE” festival

Art+Communication 2012 festival ART OF RESILIENCE is over! We thank all our participants: exhibition artists, all conference speakers and keynote lecturers, especially – Michel Bauwens and David Rothenberg, concert musicians, workshops leaders and everybody who took part and made the festival happen. Exhibition is still open until November 4!

Here some photographic insights in the festival:


“MacGhillie, just a void” by Knowbotiq in front of RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

“MacGhillie, just a void” by Knowbotiq in Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

“MacGhillie, just a void” by Knowbotiq. Art of Resilience exhibition, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

“Dancing with’without Darvin” by Knowbotiq. Art of Resilience exhibition, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening words by Rasa Smite.  RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia, October 4, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening. RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia, October 4, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening. RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia, October 4, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening with the presence of the ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Latvia H.E. Walter Haffner. RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia, October 4, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening. October 4, RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening. October 4, RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Art of Resilience exhibition opening. October 4, RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

David Rothenberg in Art+Communication festival concert. Spikeri Concert Hall, Riga, Latvia, October 5, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

David Rothenberg in Art+Communication festival concert.  Spikeri Concert Hall, Riga, Latvia, October 5, 2012. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

SND (Mark Fell and Mat Steel) in Art+Communication festival concert. October 5, Spikeri Concert Hall, Riga, Latvia. Photo: Didzis Grodzs

Workshop “Art of resilience. Resilient dialogs with citizens and the city” led by Lina Kusaite, Michel Bauwens and Anna Trapenciere. kim? Spikeri, Riga, Latvia, October 5, 2012. Photo: Daina Silina

Our next 15th International Festival for New Media Culture ART+COMMUNICATION 2013 will take place October 8-12, 2013, in collaboration with the 5th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology with the title RENEW (both events hosted by RIXC). There will be three days of keynotes, panels and poster sessions on the histories of networked digital, electronic and technological media arts. The call for participation will be announced shortly, you are also welcome to contact us rixc [at] rixc.lv!

 

By Daina Silina / RIXC