RIXC Mediatheque offers public and free access to publication archive, dedicated to media art and culture of digital technologies – books, magazines, catalogues, VHS, CD, DVD records, manly in latvian and english languages.
Mostly, RIXC Mediatheque archive will be useful to art and social science bachelor, master and doctor degrees students. Readers of RIXC Mediatheque, for example, are Liepajas universities New media art programe, Latvian academy of culture, Latvian academy for art Visual culture department, Riga Stradins university Communication faculty, Latvijas university Social science etc. faculty students. We are waiting everyone, who is interested in contemporary art, history of media technologies, society and culture.
In our collection, we have books of worldwide known writers and labeles as Hatje Cantz, MIT Press, Taschen, Laurence King, HMKV, ZKM, MoMA, TATE etc.
Only in RIXC Mediatheque you can find all publications of RIXC:
Erik Davis “Tehgnosis” 2014, first translation in Latvian;
Rasa Šmite, Raitis Šmits and Mārtiņš Ratniks “Talk to me”, 2014., in Latvian and English
Eric Kluitenberg (ed). “The Book of Imaginary Media: Excavating the Dream of the Ultimate Communication Medium”, 2011. transl., in Latvian
Rasa Šmite “Creative Networks”, 2011, Latvian languages
Lev Manovich “New Media language”, transl. in Latvian
Tilman Baumgertel “net.art. Networkart”, 2001, transl. inLatvian
“Transbiotics. Temporal Stability Points”, 2010, in Latvian and English
“We are one the net. net.art.lv”, 2010, in Latvian and English
“Acoustic space” series:
NEW! No. 17. "Virtualities and Realities", 2019, in English.
NEW! No. 16. ''Renewable Futures'', 2017, in English.
NEW! No. 15. ''Open Fields'', 2016, in English.
NEW! No. 14. ''Data Drift'', 2015, in English.
No. 12 “Techno-ecologies II”, 2014, in English
No. 11 “Tehno-ekoloģijas”, 2013, in Latvian
No. 11 “Techno-ecologies”, 2012, in English
No. 10 “Networks and sustainability”, 2011, in Latvian and English
No. 9 “Art as research”, 2011, in Latvian and English
No. 8 “Energy”, 2011, in Latvian and English
No. 7 “Spectropia”, 2008, in Latvian and English
No. 6 “Waves”, 2006, in Latvian and English
No. 5 “Trans Cultural Mapping”, 2004, in Latvian and English
No. 4 “Media Architecture”, 2003, in Latvian and English
No. 3 “Acoustic Space”, 2000, in Latvian and English
No. 2 “Acoustic Space”, 1999, in Latvian and English
No. 1 “Acoustic Space”, 1998, in Latvian and English
CD un DVD
RTX. Radio Towers Xchange, CD, 2009
Waves. DVD, 2008, in Latvian
RT-32. Acoustic Space Lab, DVD, 2006, in English
Most of RIXC publications you can still buy in RIXC office or order in book shops.
Publications can be read, and records can be seen and listen in RIXC Mediatheque. We offer to take copy of printed materials (1 A4 – EUR 0.03). You can not borrow books.
Most of RIXC publications you can take home form time, not longer than 10 days, by paying in pledge money (EUR 5-10 depending on book).
RIXC Mediateque free public capability is available as part of Latvian ministry of Culture program “Latvian electronic art base and open access project 2012 – 2014”.
+371 67228478 (office)
+371 26546776 (Rasa Smite)