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Lives in Riga, Latvia

EDUCATION
01.09.2012 – 30.06.2012 the electroacoustic studies in Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. Composition class by R. Kronlaks.
01.09.2011 – 30.06.2014 Art Academy of Latvia, Visual Communication department. Master studies.
01.02.2008 – 01.07.2008 L’école supérieure d’arts & médias de Caen/Cherbourg,Audio Visual Communication department. Erasmus studies.
01.09.2006 – 30.06.2011 Art Academy of Latvia, Visual Communication department. Bachelor studies.
01.09.2002 – 30.06.2006 Janis Rozentals Art Highschool , Audio Visual Art department.
01.09.1992 – 30.05.2002 Gulbene Municipality State Gymnasium.

WORK EXPERIENCE
01.09.2016 – now a video and animation teacher in Riga Art and media school
01.11.2015 – 01.07.2016 leading an Animation studio in International School of Riga.
01.09.2013 – 01.05.2015 a teacher of Audio Visual performance in The Centre of Creative Learning Annas 2.
01.01.2011 – 01.07.2015 an art teacher in kindergarten Maria’s children house.
01.01.2012 – 01.07.2013 a video and animation teacher in Arts school Baltais Flīģelis.
15.09.2009 – 01.10.2010 a curator and coordinator of audio visual exchange project WATER.SINKING CITIES­.
15.09.2009 – 30.09.2010 ­a multimedia artist, VJ in P60, Amstelveen(NL), a venue for a culture and music.
22.02.2010 – 28.02.2010 an assistant in a sound, space and vision festival SONIC ACTS XII  The Poetics of Space, Amsterdam (NL).
15.09.2009 – 30.12.2009 – a creative director of multimedia project MOVING BUILDINGS09, Amstelveen (NL) in cooperation with Amsterdam Media college.www.p60.nl/movingbuildings.
01.02.2009 – 01.08.2009 an Erasmus internship in a non-profit art organization Roguewaves, Lisbon. a directors’ assistant in a live audio visual performance festival Abertura3.
01.01.2007 – 01.05.2007 a video artist in ININFO.TV communication solutions, Riga.
01.08.2005 – 01.07.2006 a client consultant in Art gallery The Room,Riga.

CREATIVE EXPERIENCE
26.06.2017 – 01.07.2017 AVANTART FESTIVAL(PL) 5 artists from Poland and Latvia residence programme in Kaņepes Kultūras centre, Riga.
10.09.2016 an audio visual performance “DREAM OF THE CARNIVAL” together with a musician and dj BASTARD GYZUS during the modern culture forum White Night 2016 in Riga.
19.08.2016 an audio visual performance together with a musician and beatmaker ORIOLE during Skaņu Mežs x SHAPE event in a social venue Aristīds.
18.08.2016 an audio visual performance together with a musician and dj BASTARD GYZUS “The most important liquid” in the opening of video festival Ūdensgabali 2016 on Floating Art Gallery NOASS.
18.05.2016 a lecture LINDA KONONE.WORKS in Madona Local History and Art Museum. Organized by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.
01.30.2016 a creation of music video LĪKSMOJIET!/CELEBRATE! for a group VAIRĀK KAUNA NAV/ NO MORE SHAME.
01.12.2015 – 01.04.2016 a creation of music videos NUCRUNCHVITAL, TYPICALEE SMALL LIFES, ES JAU STRĀDĀJU/ I’M WORKING for a musician Bastard Gy.
03.12.2015 a video performance together with an opera singer Elīna Šimkus during Export Award 2015 in cinema Splendid Palace, Riga.
10.10.2015 a video project for sound collective 1/2H 1/2W presented in sound festival Skaņu Mežs.
11.09.2015 a lecture about the video art in Latvia in the within The Baltic House Lab 2015, Gdańsk, Poland.
05.09.2015  a video performance “Hardijs Lediņš” together with Roberts Gobziņš during White Night event in Kino Bize, Riga. Commissioned by 2ANNAS International Film Festival.
05.09.2015  a video performance “TWINS together with Bastard Gy during White Night event in Kino Bize, Riga.Commissioned by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.
13.08.2015 a video performance “Hardijs Lediņš” together with Roberts Gobziņš and the band ‘Resnie Putni’ on the floating arts centre NOASS. Commissioned by NOASS.
01.08.2015 – 01.10.2015 a creation of promotional videos for a Baltic board game company Brain Games LV.
18.07.2015 – 26.07.2015 an animation workshop in a children summer camp in Vaidava, (LV).
13.03.2015 a creation of the videos for the disco lectures Kosmoss vol.2.The year of H.Lediņš. Commissioned by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.
01.12.2014 – 04.04.2015 a curator of audio visual performance program Binocular dance courses in cooperation with Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.12.10.2014 a workshop called Nr.13 in a Children Art school of Gulbene within the project 13 Artists from Gulbene.
01.10.2014 a filming and producing the video of the performance The Garden of Freedom organized by centre SERDE during the White Night event in Riga.
06.09.2014 a presentation of the audio visual performance Life it is a cinema with a musician Roberts Gobziņš during White Night event in Andalusian dog space in Riga.
16.10.2013 and 19.07.2014 a special audio visual performance together with a musician Ansis Kolmanis in a project VJ’s take the lead. Organized by 2ANNAS International Film Festival. Presentations of the project took places in Ģertrūdes street theatre at the music festival Positivus in Salacgriva (LV).
10.01.2013 – 01.12.2013 a participation in the project Inhabiting spaces. Organized by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA) and Centre Rézodanse – Égypt. The project took place in Latvia and Egypt. It was shown in Alexandria, Berlin and Riga in year 2013.
02.10.2013 – 04.10.2013 a participation in the workshop AVVX — Visual Music with Vector Graphics led by Nuno Correia in Riga.
13.07.2013 – 21.07.2013 an animation workshop in a children summer camp in Vaidava, (LV).
18.01.2013 a lecture about live audio visual performance in  Gulbene, (LV).
06.12.2012 a scenography and the video projections for the concert of musician El mars in Palladium, Riga.
30.08.2012 the video projections for Jan Kath’s exhibition Erased Heritage in Art Museum Riga Bourse.
01.07.2012 – 10.07.2012 an animation workshop in a children summer camp in Vidrizi, (LV).
01.03.2012  – still playing in a sound collective Vairāk kauna nav/No more shame.
19.01.2012 a participation in  Antti Tenetz(FI) master class „Bioart” in Art Academy of Latvia.
01.11.2011 – 09.12.2011 the video projections for R. Tiguls’ concert in Jūras Vārti, Ventspils, (LV).
04.11.2011 a participation in TECHNO-ECOLOGIES XIII International Festival for New Media Culture ART+COMMUNICATION 2011 workshop SonicDrift led by the memelab (CA).
01.08.2011 – 10.08.2011 an art teacher in children summer camp Jūras Vārna, Liepāja, (LV).
01.05.2011 – 01.09.2011 a video and sound montage for the animation film Malienas colors. In cooperation with a creative association The 5th house. Supported by Latvian Culture Foundation.
15.02.2011 – 31.03.2011 a curator of exhibition There is no time in a Turkish Embassy space in Latvia.
27.10.2010 – 29.01.2010 a Community Filmmaking workshop in Stokholm, Sweden in a cultural centre Subtopia.
29.08.2010 – 03.09.2010 a documentation of Trans Europe Halles’ Changing Room Summer Camp project in Amsterdam.
01.11.2009 – 01.04.2009 a video and sound montage for animation film I was born Vidzemnieks. In cooperation with Children Art school of Gulbene. Supported by Latvian Culture Foundation and Gulbene City council.
01.02.2009 – 13.05.2009 a curator of young Latvian artists’ exhibition cultural centre in Lisbon (PT). In cooperation with EU, EC in Portugal and Embassy of Latvia in Portugal.
01.08.08 – 01.12.08 a music video for group Židrūns. Supported by Latvian Culture Foundation.
01.08.08 – 01.10.08 a video and sound montage for animation film When the fairytale comes true….An organizer of V. Leščovs’ animation lectures in Children Art school of Gulbene. Supported by Latvian Culture Foundation.
16.11.07 – 18.11.07 participation in AVANTO video and music festival in Helsinki. Supported by Norden foundation in Latvia.
September of 2006.  A volunteer in New Theatre festival Homo Novus in Riga.
Summer of 2005. A volunteer in Rezekne’s youth centre JACIS formation.

EXHIBITIONS
02.06.2017 – 16.06.2017 Exhibition THE GREY BEING in a bookstore Bolderāja, Rīga
25.02.2016.-19.03.2016 an exhibition of the work Mirror, JRRMV /06-16/, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga.
04.09.2015-27.09.2015  an exhibition of the work MER in The Baltic House Lab 2015, Gdańsk, Poland.
12.06.2015 – 18.07.2015 a presentation of the project Inhabiting spaces in Consul’art Marseille 2015, Marseille, France.
01.06.2015 – 01.07.2015 a presentation of 4 works in the exhibition VAIRĀK KAUNA NAV that took place in 8 different locations in Riga – ISTABA, Rigas Zoo, BOLDERĀJA, Chomsky, KKC, Pulkvedim neviens neraksta, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, ARISTĪDS.
04.09.2014 – 27.09.2014 a presentation of the project Inhabiting spaces and places in the festival Survival kit 6 Utopian city at Vāgnera hall in Riga (LV).
17.07.2014 a presentation of a short film Mer in Latvian short film screening in Mans Doms space. Organised by 2ANNAS IFF.
07.07.2014 – 15.07.2014 an exhibition More More in the Tabacco factory, Riga (LV).
31.10.2013 – 22.11.2013 a project Inhabiting Spaces, Office Gallery of the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art in Riga (LV).
14.06.2013 – 15.06.2013 a project Inhabiting Spaces, ZENTRUM FÜR KUNST UND URBANISTIK (ZK/U) in Berlin (DE).
06.05.2013 – 08.05.2013 a video work Mer in exhibition of Latvian video art in Pavillon M in Marseille (FR).
03.05.2013 – 05.05.2013 a project Inhabiting Spaces in a French institute in Alexandria (EG).
07.12.2012 an evening of performances and video, curated by 2012 CEC Artslink Fellow Zane Datava. For Private Time: 4 Episodes. Z.Datava has commissioned Los Angeles electronic musicians and sound artists to create new scores for video work by Latvian artists. Screening of  works Visualisation of Thoughts and Still Life. (USA).
19.09.2012 – 12.10.2012 a presentation of the video work  Mer in the exhibition  Latvian video art – performance and movement at Arcade art space in Aix en Provence (FR).
16.08.2012 a presentation of the video Ta vins i’ in the 12th international Waterpieces contemporary and video art festival. The presentation of the Baltics best audio-visual art works and awards ceremony in Riga.
29.04.2012 a presentation of the video Mer in Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2012.(DE)
10.11.2011 – 19.11.2011 a presentation of the video installation Still life and Amukuason zeb in a video festival MOVING BUILDINGS11 in Amstelveen (NL).
17.09.2011 a presentation of the video work Mer made for a R.Tiguls’ sound composition in the music and video festival Sound Forest 2011. Commisioned by music and video festival Sound Forest festival.
31.05.2011 – 15.05.2011 a video installation Still life in an art show Just will be Riga (LV).
16.03.2011 – 31.03.2011 a 2 video installation There is no Present in an exhibition There is no time in the Turkish embassy space in Latvia.
09.07.2010 – 10.07.2010 a video work Milky Way in a video festival Home Sweet Home in Berlin, (DE).
03.12.2009 – 17.09.2009 2 video projections Flat in a project “MOVING BUILDINGS09”, Amstelveen (NL).
05.05.2009 – 13.05.2009 a 2 video installation The Way in the young Latvian artist’s exhibition The Way in Lisbon (PT).
14.06.2007 –  30.06.2007 a video Mirror in the young Latvian artist’s show Itch. In gallery of The Artists’ Union of Latvia.
10.11.2005 – 10.12.2005 a painting Selfportrait in the exhibition The face of the school. Dark Light. Warm Cold. Gallery of The Artists’ Union of Latvia.

LIVE VISUAL PERFORMANCE
13.10.2017 Skaņu mežs festival 2017 x SHAPE together with a musician ORIOLE, Riga

23.09.2017 Dirty Deal Audio label event in Liepāja

09.09.2017 WHITE NIGHT 2017, DANCING 2ANNAS, venue “Darbnīca”, Riga
09.09.2017 WHITE NIGHT 2017, OPEN MIC, NicePlace „TELPA”, Riga
23.08.2017 NOASS, a video performance with a band NĒ
14.07.2017 POSITIVUS2017 together with a musician ORIOLE
26.06.2017 – 01.07.2017 AVANTART Festival(PL) in Riga artist residence and video performance, KKC
18.03.2017 ONE ONE, 4 x 4, Riga
29.10.2016 ARISTĪDS GRAND FINALE, Riga
30.09.2016 ARISTĪDS, ACID, Riga
10.09.2016 WHITE NIGHT 2016, DREAM OF THE CARNIVAL, Riga
19.08.2016 ARISTĪDS, Skaņu mežs x SHAPE Riga
18.08.2016 NOASS, The most important liquid, Riga
15.07.2016 ARISTĪDS, ACID, Riga
18.06.2016 AKVALANDE, DIRTY DEAL AUDIO label event, Riga
03.06.2016 ARISTĪDS, KLIK KLAK, Rīga
07.05.2016 KKC, PACHAMAMAMA BEATS, Rīga
06.05.2016 ARISTĪDS, TOUR DE ACID, Riga
16.04.2016 ARISTĪDS, ACID IS THE ANSWER, Riga
02.04.2016 ARISTĪDS, KLIK KLAK, Rīga
12.02.2016 ARISTĪDS, ACID IS THE ANSWER, Riga
04.12.2015 ARISTĪDS, together with 1/2H1/2W, Riga
13.11.2015 ARISTĪDS, ATPĻAUKA, Riga
07.11.2015 ARISTĪDS, KLIK KLAK, Riga
26.10.2015 ARISTĪDS, KLIK KLAK, Riga
19.06.2015 ARISTĪDS, KLIK KLAK Pride party, Riga
05.06.2015 ONE ONE,FRIDAY TRAXXX, Riga
26.12.2014 Bruņinieku 2, Dirty Deal Audio 2014 KAPUT, Riga
02.08.2014 9K1 nams, WORKOUT 001, Riga
19.07.2014 POSITIVUS, VJ’s Take the Lead. An audio visual project made in cooperation with musician Ansis Kolmanis. Commisioned by 2ANNAS film festival,Salacgrīva
01.05.2014 9K1 nams, Darbs Dara Darītāju, Riga
26.10.13 ĢIT, VJ’s Take the Lead. An audio visual project made in cooperation with musician Ansis Kolmanis. Commisioned by 2ANNAS film festival, Riga.
16.08.13 Floating Workshop, RASOLS, Riga.
08.03.2014 9K1 nams, RASOLS, Rīga
12.12.2012 BASSED music event in  KKC, Riga.
12.09.2012 Palladium, a live visual performance for a Dirty Deal audio in a sound festival Sound forest,Riga.
15.04. 2012 Arsenāls exhibition hall, Introvert soundscapes, the video projections for the electronic compositions  by Oskars Herliņš.
09.03.2012 Culture house of Sigulda, a contemporary culture event Searching for Latvian sound, the video projections for the electronic compositions by Oskars Herliņš.
31.12.2011 DirtyDeal, Black water dragon party, Riga
26.11.2011 DirtyDeal, RIGGAJUNGLE, Riga
02.10.2011 DirtyDeal, RASOLS, Riga
10.09.11 NABAKLAB, Radiodārzs, Riga
22.07.2011 – 24.07. 2011 Usmas lake, RASOLS festival
27.05.2011 NABAKLAB, Rasols, Riga
25.05. 2011 Gertrude’s street theatre, opening of video festival 2ANNAS, Riga
02.02.2011 Straume, Mondayjazz ,Riga,
25.03.2011 MIIT, audio visual evening Atpļauka, Riga
29.01.2011 SKĀbene, Riga, the visualisations for a jazz, funk group S&T Syndicates, Riga
22.01.2011 Gertrude’s street theatre, Hot jam evening, ,Riga
18.09.2010 club P60, afterparty of WSC project, Amstelveen, NL
26.06.2010 Station of Media, afterparty of WSC project, Riga
15.09.2010 – 15.0209.10 the resident VJ of venue P60, Amstelveen, NL
20.03.2009 club Depo, Riga, DUB:SOLIS step#7
04.10.2008 Dirty Deal Cafe,Riga,Heat – Vibration

AUDIO PERFORMANCE
10.12.2016 Pils, Beachers/Vairāk Kauna Nav, Rīga
14.05.2016 MIERA IELAS SVĒTKI, Vairāk Kauna Nav, Rīga
30.12.2015 BOLDERĀJA, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
01.06.15 BOLDERĀJA, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
08.03.14 Chomsky, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
14.02.14 Art Academy of Latvia, 76th Carneval, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
22.09.13 Chomsky, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
06.08.13 Elīna’s Mekša’s paintings CITA VIDE/ANOTHER ENVIROMENT festIval’s preparty II, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Ogre
08.06.13 Tabacco factory, exhibition “LAIKAM/MAYBE”, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
23.03.13 Chomsky, Roomet Jakapi and Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
22.02.13 Art Academy of Latvia, 75th Carneval, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
31.01.13 Miele space, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Rīga
26.09.12 Chomsky, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Rīga
23.05.12 Museum of Literature and Music, NERTEN and Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Rīga
31.03.12 TOTALDOBŽE, VEF, the night of improvisation, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
08.03.12 Chomsky, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
17.02.12 Art Academy of Latvia, 74th Carneval, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
12.02.12 Nabaklab KUŠ! Nordcomics exhibition opening, Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga
01.06.11 Tikko būs/ Just will be exhibition opening Vairāk Kauna Nav/No More Shame, Riga

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Latvian – origin
Russian, English, German – speaking
French, Portuguese, Dutch – beginner

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