10/22/2015

John C. Welchman, Indriķis Ģelzis: Stage, Scale and Surprise (in English)

John C. Welchman (USA), Professor of art history in the Visual Arts department at the University of California, San Diego, chair of the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts. Indriķis Ģelzis (Latvia / Belgium), artist. "Stage, Scale and Surprise" (in English).

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.