rezidences

Circus Sabok – at Rīgas cirks Residency programme

03.09.2021.

At the end of the summer, from July 22 to August 4, 2021 the Estonian-Finish circus artists “Circus Sabok” were in the residency at Riga Circus in the frameworks of “Baltic Circus on the Road” project. Artists pitch at the open call competition of the project was chosen by an international jury and they were…

REHEARSALS photo series

06.01.2021.

“Rehearsals” photo series by Nygårds Karin Bengtsson Exactly one year ago – January 2020 – Nygårds Karin Bengtsson was taking part ar Rīgas cirks residency program and together with a few Riga circus school students worked on her photo series “Rehearsals” that have already been exposed at Thomas Wallner gallery in Sweden. Nygårds Karin Bengtsson works with staged photography….

Online conference

20.07.2020.

Online conference “Well-being Residencies: methodology and experience” 17 th –21 th of August, 2020 Through a number of conferences, study visits, think tanks and residency try-outs, this international project culminates in a methodology that helps the participants navigate the well-being residency process, captured in a handbook publication. The publication will be introduced as a part…

Riga Circus residencies: Nygårds Karin Bengtsson

23.01.2020.

Starting from January 12 Riga Circus Residency Program welcomes contemporary artist from Sweden Nygårds Karin Bengtsson. Nygårds Karin Bengtsson works with staged photography. Her work revolves around timeless issues: Man’s relation to time and space, fact and fiction, memory and vision. With references to art history, in particularly Scandinavian painting from the beginning of the 20th…

The Nordic Council in residency program

15.08.2019.

The next artists in the Riga Circus Residency program – The Nordic Council. The Nordic Council started out organically through material made independently and in duos by the three members whilst at Codarts Rotterdam. It consists of three members from three different Nordic countries: Jakob Jacobsson – Sweden, Merri Heikkilä – Finland and Bjarni Árnasson – Iceland. “Three Men from the North” is the first…