Author: Maija Demitere

The new media art festival UPDATE will take place from November 22 to 30. The festival program includes discussions, masterclasses, lectures and workshops on art and technologies online. UPDATE is intended for students, young artists, professionals, and other interested parties who want to supplement or acquire new knowledge and competencies in working with digital technologies. […]

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An audiovisual exhibition “Art Extends Lives”, created with the support of the European Union program “Creative Europe”, Liepāja University, the State Culture Capital Foundation and the Liepāja Culture Board, will be opened in Riga, Sporta 2 kvartāls from September 15 to 21 (from 12PM to 17PM, September 19th, 20th, 21st from 12PM until 21PM). The […]

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Liepaja based media and sound art association ASTE has started developing an augmented reality art application. The project is being developed with the support of the State Culture Capital Fund’s program “KultūrELPA”. Why augmented reality? Augmented reality is neither new nor unique, but at the same time, like almost all contemporary technology, is known and […]

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From May 21 – 22 the project “Burn_Slow: Nordic-Baltic Sound and Radio Art for Mental Well-being” was held on-lineincluding workshops, lectures, concert and contest for young sound artists. International jury has selected ten best works of contest to be presented on June 12, 18:00-20:00 EEST on art and activism festival PIXELACHE HELSINKI 2021: Burn___ online […]

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https://update.mplab.lv Wednesday, March 31, at 18:30 (GMT+3), there will be an online discussion for young people, especially Liepaja residents who want to work in creative industries. The discussion will focus on sharing experiences, examples, opportunities – how to get from an idea to entrepreneurship, and how to use your creative skills and interests to make […]

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The exhibition “Art Extends Lives” is open online – it displays eleven works of media and sound art in a virtual space, which allows the viewer to gain new experiences, new impressions, thus seemingly prolonging their life. The exhibition can be viewed on the website: https://gara.aste.gallery. The exhibition is inspired by the research of neuroscientist […]

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To maintain creative and research curiosity, Liepaja University Art Research Laboratory, MPLab, organizes online master classes on various unique topics – laser scanning, photogrammetry, sound art and creative programming. Master classes are intended for everyone, also those who without prior knowledge. New media art should not be seen as a skill for a limited audience. […]

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ASTE in cooperation with researchers from the Art Research Laboratory, MPLab of Liepaja University has started work on collecting and archiving evidence of activities and art developments of the active Liepaja community of young media artists in the project “New Media Art Archive 2000-2020” and the first research results are available to the public and […]

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The exhibition in Liepāja, Piltenes Street 5 (entrance from the back of the building), is open to visitors from December 2nd until December 20. Opening hours:Wednesday – Friday 14.00 – 19.00Saturday – Sunday 12.00 – 18.00 A maximum of 6 people can be in the exhibition premises at the same time,face masks must be worn […]

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