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Artist talk: Maija Kurševa

Kim? Contemporary Art Center invites to a meeting with the artist Maija Kurševa, taking place August 23 at 17:00!

 

The artist talk is a part of the public program surrounding the latest exhibition cycle. It features two solo shows by he Estonian artist Merike Estna and Latvian artist Maija Kurševa. Both shows will be on display until September 2.

 

Maija Kurševa studied Visual Communication at the Art Academy of Latvia and the Berlin University of the Arts. She currently teaches illustration and screen printing at the Latvian Art Academy. From 2004 the artist has participated in exhibitions in Latvia and abroad. In 2012 Kurševa established “Popper Publishing”together with her peers. This is an publishing collective for contemporary drawing, art and illustration. Since 2016 she organizes Riga Zine Fest. In 2017 she founded the non-commercial gallery LOW in Riga, which she still runs today. Kurševa was nominated for the Purvītis Prize in 2017 for her work “Dzīvesprieks”Among Kurševa’s latest projects are the solo show “Rūtainā kārtība” at the gallery Maksla XO (2016), the group show “NNN” at the Latvian National Art Museum (2017), “Gaisma kabeļa galā. Latvijas laikmetīgāmāksla digitālajā laikmetā” (2016) and “Lielāks miers, mazāks miers” (2015) at the Latvian Railway Museum.