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Call for Applications: European Media Art Platform (EMAP) Residencies 2023

Apply now for the fully funded EMAP residency program here!

Deadline for applications: November 30, 2022

Call for Applications: RIXC Baltic-Nordic Art, Science & Techno-Ecologies Residencies 2022-2024

RIXC is launching three Art and Science residencies in the time period of 2022-2023 for artists from Baltic and Nordic countries. Apply for the 2nd and 3rd residency here.

Apply for the 2nd & 3rd residency by January 15, 2023 & October 15, 2023

AUGE NEXT Climate, Art and Energy Arthathon

Join the arthathon organized by RIXC as the closing part of UPDATE Festival! Join the arthathon online here:


25.11.2022. from 11:00-18:00

Liepaja University // Online

UPDATE Festival

Attend the series of UPDATE masterclasses, workshops, discussions and the concluding AUGE NEXT arthathon at MPLab and online:


MPLab, Liepāja, Kurmajas pr. 13 (Liepaja University) // online

RIXC Gallery is closed on November 18!

See you on Saturday, November 19! Happy holidays!


UN/GREEN returns to Munich and travels through Asia

This week, the RIXC Centre for New Media Culture in cooperation with curator Jens Hauser is organizing a new exhibition and symposium "green-de-growth" (online here) in Munich, featuring the Atmospheric Forest VR artwork, which is currently also shown in various locations in Asia.

16.–20.11.2022. // Symposium 17.11. from 17:00 - 21:00 CET

Muffathalle, Munich

Discussion with Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits: Green Lifestyle and Myths

The discussion takes place as part of the Decolonial Ecologies exhibition with the exhibition artists Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits whose Deep Sensing art installation explores new future visions in the context of ecology.

23.11.2022. at 17:30

Riga Art Space // Decolonial Ecologies exhibition

Juan Duarte selected as the first RIXC Baltic and Nordic Residency artist!

RIXC is happy to announce that the call for the first RIXC Art, Science & Techo-Ecologies Residency is closed with the selection of residency artist Juan Duart (Finland)!


The Atmospheric Forest artwork by Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits at the Beijing Art and Technology Biennale: Synthetic Ecology

The biennale probes the possibilities of reconfiguring nature by examining the post-human ecological imagination, forming a new ontological approach to equality.


798 CUBE Art Center, Beijing, China

The most recent RIXC publication GREEN REVISITED of the Acoustic Space / Renewable Futures series is published

The Green Revisited book introduces new discourses on “naturecultures”, which recently have been re-examined at the heart of our society. Order via or directly via Price 19.00 EUR (plus 6.50 EUR postal costs).


Conversations about the exhibition by Elza Ozola at the RIXC Gallery

Hibrīdrealitāte, kurā jau dzīvojam. Toms Treibergs LR1: Saruna ar mākslinieci Elzu Ozolu par izstādi "Trauksmes vārti".


Deep Sensing installation by Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits at the Decolonial Ecologies exhibition

With the Deep Sensing artwork the artists would like to take a critical look at the tools of modern civilization as a glorification of the fulfillment of intellect, imagination and desire, isolated from our sensory world, bodily experience and environment... Join the discussion with artists on November 23 at the Riga Art Space!

02.11.2022.-15.01.2023. // Discussion with artists 23.11.22. 5.30 pm

Riga Art Space, Kungu iela 3

The Opening of the Gateway of Anxiety Exhibition by Elza Ozola

The exhibition features a digital environment depicting the hybrid reality we already live in and the human mental space, saturated with all kinds of information from everyday life.

21.10.–10.12.2022. // Opening: 21.10., at 17:00

RIXC Gallery, Lenču iela 2

Today, arrive the new media culture experts and begins the RIXC Festival Conference: SPLINTERED REALITIES

The conference begins on Thursday, October 6 at 14:00! Festival program and exhibition catalog:
Buy the conference tickets HERE!


RIXC Gallery / Online, Zoom

SPLINTERED REALITES Conference Day 1: Deep Europe Symposium

The Deep Europe symposium in the Day 1 will focus on the current situation in Europe, with a focus on the Baltics and Central and Eastern Europe, discussing and evaluating the “splinters” from the perspective of the past. Conference tickets HERE.
Conference program:

06.10.2022. 14:00-20:30

RIXC Gallery / Online, Zoom

SPLINTERED REALITES Conference Day 3: Living Technologies Thematic Panel

Day 3 will focus on how the “relations between humans, other living organisms and machines” are experienced and expressed today, in the face of environmental crises, global pandemics and the war in Ukraine. Conference tickets HERE.
Conference program:

08.10.2022. 11:00-17:40

RIXC Gallery / Online, Zoom

SPLINTERED REALITES Conference Day 2: Nature Cultures Thematic Panel

Day 2 will examine eco-feminist perspectives and other new ecosophies, learning from nature and our relations with it, in a search of new cultural theories and art practices that contribute towards goals of socio-ecological justice. Conference tickets HERE.
Conference program:

07.10.2022. pl. 11:00-21:10

RIXC Gallery / Online, Zoom

Featured Lecture by Geert Lovink: Stuck on the Platform, Reclaiming the Internet

Geert Lovink will present his new book Stuck on the Platform, Reclaiming the Internet to the students of Riga Stradins University.

06.10.2022. at 10:45

Riga Stradins University

Early Bird Registration for RIXC Festival 2022: CONFERENCE

RIXC Festival 2022 invites to join the 5th Renewable Futures conference and Deep Europe symposium. Early Bird Registration until October 4 is available HERE.


Riga, Latvia / Virtually in Zoom

RIXC Art Science festival 2022: SPLINTERED REALITIES Exhibition

The exhibition features 12 artworks by international contemporary media artists who play with the “splinters'' of our contemporary condition.


Kim? Contemporary Art Center, Sporta iela 2, Riga, Latvia

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