Programme

Festival programme

Thursday 8 September
19:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Opening of the festival with Iranian musician Hamidreza Rahbaralam’s concert, Latvian artist Ieva Kraule’s performance and Icelandic artist Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson’s performance WHAT AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE?

From 21:00 Club Piens

The opening party

Friday 9 September
11:00 - 16:00 The Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Valentina Desideri, Myriam Lefkowitz & Géraldine Longueville. Performance La Piscine*

*Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Discussion I am experiencing, you are experiencing, they are experiencing. Participants: Dovile Tumpyte, Valentina Desideri, Myriam Lefkowitz, Géraldine Longueville. In English

19:30 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Vivienne Griffin, Kaspars Groševs, Cian McConn. Performance Release Your Inner Dolphins

Saturday 10 September THE WHITE NIGHT
11:00 - 16:00 The Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Valentina Desideri, Myriam Lefkowitz & Géraldine Longueville. Performance La Piscine*

*Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

20:00 – 22:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Ieva Kraule. Performance

21:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Iranian musician Hamidreza Rahbaralam’s concert

22:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson. Performance WHAT AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE?

23:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Vivienne Griffin, Kaspars Groševs, Cian McConn. Performance Release Your Inner Dolphins

19:00 The Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Opening of Floris Schönfeld’s exhibition A Brief History of the Damagomi Group. Author’s guided tour in Englis

19:00 – 00:00 The Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Floris Schönfeld’s exhibition A Brief History of the Damagomi Group and the museum’s permanent exposition on the ground floor

Sunday 11 September
12:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Construction workshop of sinking and floating ships led by the artist Arturs Virtmanis. Creative workshop for families with children aged 4 - 12.  *Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

Wednesday 14 September
18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

A guided tour with the festival’s curators Solvita Krese and Inga Lāce. Art historian Ieva Kalnača’s introduction to the history and architecture of the building. In Latvian

Thursday 15 September
18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Discussion Contemporary Witchcraft: Quests and Losses of Femininity in cooperation with Punctum online magazine. Discussion led by Anna Žabicka, participating Aija Bley, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Laima Geikina and others. In Latvian

Friday 16 September
All day (14:00 - 20:00) C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Linards Kulless, Magda Tothova, J&K, Paul Philipp Heinze, Melissa Steckbauer, Suse Wächter, Christoph Mühlau. Performance Mending and Bending, To Riga with Love

19:00, 20:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Kate Krolle and Agnese Krivade. Performance The Edge

Saturday 17 September
All day (12:00 - 19:00) C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Linards Kulless, Magda Tothova, J&K, Paul Philipp Heinze, Melissa Steckbauer, Suse Wächter, Christoph Mühlau. Performance Mending and Bending, To Riga with Love

16:00, 17:00, 18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Kate Krolle and Agnese Krivade. Performance The Edge

Sunday 18 September
12:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Yoga game for children. An opportunity to learn the basics of yoga in an exciting way. Led by teacher Līva Kupča. The recommended age of participants: 4-12 years. *Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

16:00, 17:00, 18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Kate Krolle and Agnese Krivade. Performance The Edge

Wednesday 21 September
18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Film Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)

Thursday 22 September
18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Discussion Beyond the Reality: A Conversation About Spiritual Quests in Art and Culture. Hosted by Svens Kuzmins, participants Miķelis Fišers, Andrejs Grants and others. In Latvian

Friday 23 September
18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Creative workshop Technique of Sigilisation led by Chiara Fumai. In English. *Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

Saturday 24 September
13:00 - 18:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Symposium “All is Whole”

The symposium will be a platform to address various threads of the festival letting them meet and continue to flow in many other directions. With lectures, artist talks and discussions we would like to bring the entanglements between art and esoteric practices, occultism and acupuncture, geometry and politics, fauna and the end of the world, as well as many more to the fore to open up our minds when thinking about art history and the present. In English

13:00

Simon van der Weele & Hannah Klaubert’s lecture The Mushroom at the End of the World and Beyond. *Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

15:00

Lea Porsager’s artist talk Needles needed, needy needles

16:00

Elita Ansone’s lecture Experiment with the Invisible World. In Latvian

17:00

Padraic E. Moore’s lecture Investigations Into the Super-physical

Sunday 25 September
12:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

Yoga game for children. An opportunity to learn the basics of yoga in an exciting way. Led by teacher Līva Kupča. The recommended age of participants: 4-12 years. *Book your place in advance by emailing to: survivalkit@lcca.lv

14:00 C.C. von Stritzky’s villa

A guided tour with the curators and artists. In Latvian