Biography





Miks Mitrēvics
Born 1980 in Latvia

Education:

2010-2011 Postgraduate (Laureate), HISK - Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Gent, Belgium
2003-2005 Master of Arts (MA), Visual Communication, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


Kristīne Kursiša
Born 1979 in Latvia

Education:

2010-2012 Higher Courses of Film Writers and Directors Institute, Moscow
2003-2005 Master of Arts (MA), Visual Communication, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


Both live and work in Riga, Latvia.
Collaborating together since 2003.


Solo exhibitions:
2014 April showers, P/////AKT, Platform for contemporary art, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 Let me google that for you #2, Netwerk, Contemporary Art Centre, Aalst, Belgium
2013 Let me google that for you #1, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium
2012 Seven Thursdays, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia (exh. cat.)
2012 Let's go for a walk? I don't know. It's already late. Okay, just around a lake, Galerie VidalCuglietta, ArtRotterdam - New Art Section, Netherlands (Selected by Witte de With)
2011 Let's go for a walk? I don't know. It's already late. Okay, just around a lake, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 Noise in the corridor it’s 5:23’ and I know it’s the postman bringing the letters, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium
2011 ARTscape Latvija : Miks Mitrevics, Galeria Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 Fragile Nature, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Kunstverein Lübeck, Germany
2010 Fragile Nature, Stadtturmgalerie, Innsbruck, Austria
2009 Carethings, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia (With K. Kursisa)
2009 Entropy Cube, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
2009 Fragile Nature, Latvian exposition in the 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (With E. Deičmane) (exh. cat.)
2007 Collection of Persons, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia
2006 The Observer, Space4 Gallery, Peterborough Museum, UK (M. Mitrēvics solo)
2006 Somewhere nearby, Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia (M. Mitrēvics solo)
2003 RIXC Media space, Riga, Latvia


Group exhibitions (selected):

2015 Society Acts – Version 2, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
2015 Lily's Pool, Art in General, New York, USA
2014 The Moderna Exhibition – Society Acts, Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden (exh. cat.)
2013 Vortex, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
2013 Braunschweig Projects, Braunschweig, Germany
2012 Five thousand generations of birds, Fitjar, Norway (M. Mitrēvics solo) (exh. cat.)
2012 Connected by Art, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Schwerin, Germany (exh. cat.)
2012 Le Prince des rayons, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium (M. Mitrēvics solo)
2011 Visitor, HISK, Gent, Belgium (exh. cat.)
2011 Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland
2011 Modesty, Galerie Bäckerstrasse 4, Vienna, Austria
2011 Ex-Libris, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium (M. Mitrēvics solo)
2011 The Emergence of Things, STUK kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium (exh. cat.)
2010 update-Die Welt als Modell, Montag Stiftung, Bonn, Germany (exh. cat.)
2010 Past in Present, Kunstenfestival Watou, Belgium (exh. cat.)
2010 Rauma Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland (M. Mitrēvics solo) (exh. cat.)
2010 Naturalia, Jozsa Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2010 Not There, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2009 Purvitis Art Award Exhibition, Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia (exh. cat.)
2008 Swedbank Art Award, Kumu Art Museum, Tallin, Estonia
2008 Exposition d'art contemporain balte, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2008 Is the Medium the Message?, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia
2008 Manifesta 7, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Rovereto, Italy (Curated by Adam Budak) (exh. cat.)
2008 L'art en Europe, European Contemporary Art, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France (exh. cat.)
2008 Buket, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia (exh. cat.)
2008 Time Will Show, Museumsberg Flensburg, Flensburg, Germany (exh. cat.)
2006 Forgotten Moments, Project presentation, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, Austria
2005 Factory of Phantasmagoria, Lodz, Poland
2005 JUKAS, National Art Museum exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia (exh. cat.)
2004 2 show, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnus, Lithuania (exh. cat.)


Awards, Grants & Scholarships:
2013 Braunschweig Projects Scholarship, Braunschweig, Germany
2013 Henkel Art.Award, Nomination, Vienna, Austria
2011 Flemish Government Scholarship, Belgium
2010 State Culture Capital Foundation, Scholarship, Riga, Latvia
2008 Purvitis Art Award, Nomination, Riga, Latvia
2008 Swedbank Art Award, Kumu Art Museum, Tallin, Estonia
2006 Diena Culture Award, Riga, Latvia
2006 East2East Commission, Peterborough Digital Arts, UK
2006 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Austria
2003 Year Award, Visual arts, Riga, Latvia