Location/Dislocation. Between remembering and forgetting
Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils. July 5th to September 8th, 2019. Curator: Vineta Kaulača.
Dubulti Art Station, Jurmala, Latvia, November 8th, 2019 to January 12th, 2020. Curators: Vineta Kaulača and Inga Inga Šteimane .
Artists: Jonny Briggs (UK), Sigita Daugule (LV), Vineta Kaulača (LV), Kaisu Koivisto (FIN), Katie Pratt (UK), Karlis Rekevics (USA)
The six artists come from different places, have different formations as artists, and work in different media. Yet all are concerned at some level with such concepts as the perception, inhabitation, exploration, and recollection (whether perfect or imperfect) of place. While each artist explores these concepts in highly individual ways, collectively their work can raise provocative questions about how we experience our environment and how we internalize that experience. (Karen Wilkin, New York-based independent curator and art critic).
The concept of the exhibition was created by artist Vineta Kaulača . She says that the idea of movement in space and the presence of different contexts is woven into the very principle of this exhibition. She summarizes: “Memory shapes space. With the help of memory, what you have just seen overlaps with what you saw the moment before. Memory forms a relationship with the flow of time, the space of thought amid the emerging and the past, and an individual sense of time.”