Tens of thousands visit first Riga Biennial of Contemporary Art

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More than 55,000 people have attended events of the First Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA1) between June 2 and October 28, the organizer’s representative Inese Dābola told the press.

The biennial included 141 artworks by 104 artists and ten collectives, with a large proportion of the artists coming from the Baltic region, a focal point for the biennial.

The exhibitions were displayed in eight selected locations – former Faculty of Biology of the University of Latvia, art center Zuzeum, Andrejsala, residence of Kristaps Morbergs, territory of former textile plant Bolshevichka, Kanepe Culture Center, technology quarter Sporta 2, and Jurmala Dubulti train station.

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