Readers, writers, designers, artists, curators, and publishers: this is S P A C E. At this once-off event, you can meet Design Kompany and the friends here whom we have discovered while in Rīga for the last six weeks. You’ll be able to: learn about self-publishing, and tap into DK’s 20+ years of writing and working independently. […]
WHOLE LOT OF STUFF inspired this issue of our Latvia series of zines in S P A C E. This one is called ‘S P A C E | Rīga, ‘Lūdzu’. I think it’s the best one. I always say that about the most-recently published. A good sign, no? The issues are in our online […]
THANK YOU. For the note. That was really kind of you. I didn’t expect… any kind of… thing like that but it was really sweet and thoughtful. I appreciate that we met. I appreciate that you found it interesting to connect, as we did, short though our encounter was. I think it’s so lovely that […]
Latvian Museum of Photography is hosting an artist talk by Maria Kapajeva. Her show is called ‘Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear’. Kinda curious.
OK. I have to say. This is not easy to write. It just… feels like a rant-y title, already, and I do not want to go into that. But I have to sort of give it to the people who critique art as a thing that’s ridiculous and out of touch with reality: because yesterday, […]
Heard about this place. Have to go. Especially because there’s an event, an artist talk by Jānis Deinats. Nice imagery in the program for Riga Photomonth; we’re curious.
From the organizers: The exhibition, with the contribution of the creative agency and printed magazine Honeymoon High, will be focused on the self-image in the post-internet age, attempting to define online and offline conditions. The title of the exhibition has been based on the idea expressed by American curator and one of the magazine Art in […]
The opening week is scheduled for 13-18 May, but the official opening will take place on 15 May at the Museum of Occupation of Latvia.
Riga Photomonth is hosting the launch of an anthology of contemporary Latvian photography. We’ll be there to see who’s making what.
THE STORY IN A NUTSHELL. Going to different parts of the world, mostly Southeast Asia and Northern Europe, to discover the interestingness. And I mean, interesting to me. I look for the contemporary aesthetic, but also, what the people are telling me who are ready to share, honestly and from the heart, in very short […]
YESTERDAY I HAD the pleasure of meeting a smattering of very creative, industrious people at a publisher’s ‘conference’ organized by some people who have ‘conversations’ in their name. Now, if conversations are in their name that means something. So of course, us being conversational types, DK had to go and show up. The first presentation […]
Make a ‘zine’ with DK. Get to know more about the DIY-style of publishing a mini-magazine. Techniques, templates, samples and demonstrations are all part of this short, sweet creative workshop that has been traveling Southeast Asia and N. Europe since 2017. Discover S P A C E, the conversations and the zines. Make, take, converse, […]
Meet DK in real life for conversation about whatever we discover about one another, when we make time for real life. And some really incredible cakes. Join DK for this short and sweet real-life popup conversation party. Small. Cozy. Relaxing. No need to prepare anything, come with an open mind and a story to share. […]
THIS WAS ORIGINALLY going to be a protected-page post. I didn’t want to get all corny about this whole DIY publishing thing. The scene. The strange feeling of having a thing that you want to share, but realizing that no one is readily around to hear it. And wondering if you are really on to […]
If you know me, you know I like quiet, off to the side places, where not that many people go, and if they do, they’re super regular and super local. This discovery of what I feel, personally, makes a great space (ie S P A C E), is something that I understand now is a […]
I KEEP DOING THIS. Showing up at major holidays, busting in with big plans and finding everything shut. I was in Việt Nam at Tết, which means the whole place closes for a month, right?, then Thailand for Songkran just a minute ago, and in Latvia (said I’d go, didn’t I? and now here I […]