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Uutta / News 2019-2020
Afrikanda - havaintoja koneista ja laiteista / - On Machines and Devices. Turun taidehalli, Turku, Finland 2019
Location/Dislocation. Between remembering and forgetting. Art Station Dubulti, Jūrmala, Latvia 2019
Topophilia. Yukon Arts Centre Art Gallery, Whitehorse, Canada 2019
Capriccio. Gallen-Kallela Museo, Espoo, Finland 2018
Nuuk, Greenland, 2018
Maisema riisinjyvässä / Landscape on a Rice Grain 2018
Der lieben Mutter [volkskunst] Axel Obiger, Berlin
Viterbo - Miltä keskiaika näyttää nyt?
Porvoo Triennial, Porvoo
A Clear Day. Nääs slott, Lerum, Sweden
Hiilisatu / Coal Fairy Tale. Galleria Orton, Helsinki 2017
Teoksia myytävänä / Works available
Ultramarin. Bortom Havet / Beyond the Sea. Gocart Gallery, Visby, Sweden.
Jossain muualla / Elsewhere. Kirja / book
Jossain muualla / Elsewhere. Galleria AMA, Helsinki 2015
Piirrän kartat uudelleen / Drawing Maps Anew. 2015
Think : North
The End of The End
Northern Soul: Landscapes of Longing
Liquid Spaces. Linnagalerii, Pärnu, Estonia 2015
Environmental Art in Fall, Söndre land, Norway, 2014
Kesä / Summer 2014
Maiseman kaipuu / Longing for a Landscape. Galleria Harmaja, Oulu; P-galleria, Pori
Techno Nature. Schuebbe Projects, Düsseldorf 2013
The Arctic Circle 2013
Intersezioni / Intersections. Claudia Peill and Kaisu Koivisto. Rome, 2013
Kesä / Summer 2013
Äänekäs hiljaisuus / Loud Silence. Vaasa 2013
Äänekäs hiljaisuus / Loud Silence. Turku, 2012
Perfect Circle. 2-channel video installation, 2011
Rakennettu, unohdettu / Built, abandoned
Urban and Forest 2011-12
Kesä / Summer 2011
Tasavallan presidentin kutsunäyttely Kultarannassa 14.6.–28.8.2011 / The President of Finland’s Invitational Exhibition at Kultaranta
Toisessa valossa / In a Different Light. Forum Box, Helsinki 2011
Hurmiollisessa tilassa, tanssiteos / In an Enchanted State
Bambiesque - Monsters and Cuties
Jalostettu laji / Cultivated Species. Tampere 2010
Index 2010
Mansikkapaikka / Strawberry Patch, Turku 2010
Richtung Norden. MAERZ, Linz
Changelings, 2009-2012
mURBAN. Artborg, Sipoo 2009
Turku Biennial 2009
Vaihdokkaita. Galleria Harmaja, Oulu 2009
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki 2009
Työhuoneella / At the studio 2009
Observatorio / Observatory
Vaihdokkaat 2007 - 2009
Sisäkuvia / Interiors, 2007
Pintapyydyksiä / Surface Traps. Galleria Heino, Helsinki 2006
Mid-Career Retrospective, New York City, 2004
New Yorkin lehmät: lajin palauttaminen / Cows in NYC: Reintroducing the Species, 2000
Rakenteita / Structures
Tilateoksia / Installations
Piirtämisestä / On Drawings
Arkisto 1 / Archive 1 2006 - 2009
Arkisto 2 / Archive 2, 1993-99
Arkisto 3 / Archive 3, 2000-05

Location/Dislocation. Between remembering and forgetting. Art Station Dubulti, Jūrmala, Latvia 2019

Location/Dislocation. Between remembering and forgetting. Mark Rothko Art Centre. Daugavpils, Latvia 5.7. - 8.9.2019. Art Station Dubulti, Jūrmala, Latvia. November 8th - 2019 - January 12th 2020. Curators: Vineta Kaulača and Inga Šteimane.


Artists: Jonny Briggs, Sigita Daugule, Vineta Kaulača Kaisu Koivisto, Katie Pratt, Karlis Rekevics

The exhibition looks at time and space as well as memory and the principles of organising space as a field of investigation. Here, space, relates not only to geographic size, but also includes psychological, cultural and social contexts. Finding themselves in perpetual motion, people form their relationships and determine their trajectory of movement with close attention to the spatial conditions. Whereas the perception of space in fact varies according to the place from which it is viewed; experience, social and cultural context, perspective and countless other factors.

Memory shapes space. With the help of memory, what you have just seen overlaps with what you saw the moment before creating depth to the visible. The necessity to see and observe is related to an alertness to sensations and to being aware of the experiential. Memory forms a relationship with the flow of time, the space of thought amid the emerging and the past, and an individual sense of time. When does the passing moment become present, experienced? And the ever-changing, constant? What is the force that makes one return to a situation, an image, a word? Describing the power of the gaze in a photographic image, Barthes highlights the punctum, a spontaneous and simultaneous unity with experience, “However lightning-like it may be, the punctum has, more or less potentially, a power of expansion. This power is often metonymic”.

The complexity of visual language as well as the diversity of approaches are demonstrated by the range of these exhibiting artists, working in a variety of media: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture as well as site-specific installation.

The idea of movement in space and the presence of different contexts is woven into the very curatorial principle of this exhibition, presenting artists from Finland, UK, USA and Latvia

The Art Station Dubulti has been founded as an innovative cultural platform in 2015. It is located in the functioning railway station, in the building of 1977 which is a striking example of Soviet modern architecture. Art Station Dubulti creates its own program to show the works of Latvian artists in current contexts. Projects are implemented with the support of Jūrmala City Council and support from the State Culture Capital Foundation. The curator of the Art Station Dubulti is Inga Šteimane.

From the series Landscapes of Longing (Liepaja, Latvia). Pigment print mounted on Dibond, 2012, 60 x 90 cm

Kaisu Koivisto, Vineta Kaulača

Karlis Rekevics, Vineta Kaulača

Karlis Rekevics

Karlis Rekevics, Vineta Kaulača

Kaisu Koivisto, Katie Pratt

Jonny Briggs, Sigita Daugule

Sigita Daugule

Kaisu Koivisto: From the series Landscapes of Longing (Pastavy, Belarus). Pigment print, 2012.

From the series Landscapes of Longing (Barentsburg, Svalbard). Lambda print / Silisec; 2013. 60 x 90 cm

  YLLÄPITO © Karotti Oy .:. 2006