10/22/2015

Helēna Demakova: Riga’s new public art programme: a private gesture for the public good (in Latvian)

The lecture of Helēna Demakova (Latvia), curator, art historian: "Riga’s new public art programme: a private gesture for the public good. Challenges, problems, prospects" (in Latvian).

One of the events of Boris and Ināra Teterev's arts programme was the international conference "WHAT’S IN THE GARDEN? — ART AMIDST RIGA’S GREENERY". This conference was dedicated to the challenges related to the interaction of contemporary art and the contemporary city. The focus of the conference - the operation of the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation programme “Art in the Public Space”. Likewise, the audience was introduced to the experience of other countries including examples of best practice, problems, perspectives and dreams.