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Check this year's RIXC festival website to find more info about the program and our amazing keynotes! 


White Night Forum – Kissing Data

Can you kiss on the internet? Dutch artists with participation performance "KISSING DATA" during the night will demonstrate how to translate the kiss and its intimacy in real time to data.

8.09.2018, 18.00 – 2.00

RIXC Gallery, Lencu iela 2

SWAMP RADIO WIRELESS at Ars Electronica Festival Exhibition

Swamp Radio new wirelss installation will be exhibited at this year's Ars Electronica festival.


Linz, Austria

Fluctuations of Microwrolds at Eco-Visionaries Exhibition

The Eco-Visionaries exhibition features 25 artworks, including the installation "The Flucturations of Microworlds" and VR "Swamp Radio"

29.08 – 21.10.2018

HeK, House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Switzerland

MULTICOLOR REVOLUTIONS – Keynote by Bruce Sterling at the Opening of RIXC Festival

The "Global Control" festival will open with the keynote by Bruce Sterling, an American science fiction author

September 13, 2018, at 16.00

The National Library of Latvia, Riga

Opening of the "Objects in the reflection are closer than they appear" Exhibition

The exhibition feature 6 works, 5 of them in VR and one – in 3D graphics.

Opening – 23.08.2018. at 18.00, exhibition open until 1.09.2018.

RIXC Gallery, Lencu iela 2, Riga

Upcoming – RIXC Art Science Festival 2018

Early Bird registration is open – until August 25, 2018!

FESTIVAL DATES: September 13–15, 2018; opening on September 13, exhibition until October 21

Riga, Latvia

Welcome to Digital Compost and Apply for New Media Art Studies

Welcome to the "Digital Compost" exhibition – to see the artworks by New Media Art programme graduates.

Document submission (also online) – till August 17, 2018

Liepaja, Riga

Digital Compost Exhibition

The exhibition represent the young Latvian artists – Katrīne Rožukalne, Gustavs Lociks and Paula Dille. In the Virtual Reality and Immersive Art Program – Māris Dejus.

30.06–18.08, 2018, OPENING 29.06, 17.00

RIXC Gallery, Lencu iela 2, Riga

Study in New Master Program, Liepaja and RISEBA collaboration

Admission exam (presentation and interview, Skype): August 17, 2018 

Document submission – is open, till August 17, 2018

Liepaja, Riga

RIXC Festival and Gallery are Seeking for Assistants

RIXC is seeking for the project assistants – to work at RIXC Gallery and in the Festival production team! Please send your motivation letter to

Deadline for motivation letters – June 19, 2018

RIXC, Lencu iela 2, Riga


The Swamp School official opening week in the 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture, will feature the Biotricity. Swamp Radio Laboratory (2018) by Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits, opening.


"Swamp School, Lithuanian pavilion. II Giardino Bianco Art Space, Castello 1814 – via Garibaldi, Venezia.

Talk by Rasa Smite – Renewble Futures, Art in the Age of Post-Media

Renewable Futures. Art in the Age of Post-Media: Exploring Patterns for Social, Scientific and Ecological Transformations

03.05.2018 – 12.30am-2.00pm

MIT ACT, deRoth auditorium, Cambridge, US

BIOTRICITY. Swamp Radio by Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits at the MIT

The environmental data from bogs and marshlands are interpreted in a real-time audiovisual environment and virtual experience.

DATES: April 28 – May 5, 2018

VENUE: MIT Center for Theoretical Physics

Call for Latvian Artists Exhibitions in RIXC Gallery

This time the open call is for artists from Latvia only.

DEADLINE: May 20, 2018

VENUE: RIXC Gallery, Lenču iela 2, Riga

Apply for RIXC Festival's Global Control Conference

This year the conference will focus on surveillance, privacy and control in the age of social media and immersive technologies

DEADLINE: May 20, 2018 (Extended, for participants from Baltic Nordic countries)

VENUE: The National Library of Latvia, Riga

HEART BLOOM Exhibition by Rogier Arents

The exhibition is a part of Riga Photography Biennial 2018 celebrating the Latvian centenary

Opening: 20.04., 18.00. Dates: 21.04.–16.06.2018.

RIXC Gallery, Lenču iela 2, Riga

Last week to see exhibition Simulacrum

Experience a world of dreams in virtual reality

TIME: February 23 – April 14, 2018

VENUE: RIXC gallery, Lenču iela 2


This spring RIXC artists Smite and Smits involving MIT students and MPLab emerging artists will transmit sonic interventions from the swamps of Boston, Latvia and Venice.

22.– 27.05, 2018.

Venice Architecture Biannual.

Sounds in Space: Revealing the Invisible Universe, Lecture by Honor Harger

The lecture on sounds in space is a part of Sound Creation class, which Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits are teaching this spring at MIT ACT program

TIME: March 8, 2018, at 11.00

VENUE: ACT Cube / MIT, Cambridge, USA

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September 13 – October 21, 2018
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