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Gints Gabrāns

Born in 1970 in Valmiera/Latvia.
1989 - Liepāja Secondary School of Applied Art
1995 - Latvian Academy of Art, Dept. of Scenography

Solo Exhibitions:

2015 "6 Heads", Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
2015 "Out of nowhere", Société d'encouragement pour l'industrie nationale, Paris, France
2114 "FOOOD. War and peace", RIXC proj. "Café Europa", Spikeri, Riga, Latvia
2013 "Photosynthesis Purple", XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2011 „Bloodlight", Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2010 „The Bright Sky”, Watermans New Media Gallery, London, England
2010 „Photonpainting” , Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2010 „Expanded Box”, ARCOmadrid, Alma Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2009 „White Point” RIXC gallery, Spīķeri, Latvia
2008 „Not a wave, not a corpuscle”, The Anglican Church, Riga, Latvia
2008 „Paramirrors II. Chrystals.” Riga artspace, Latvia.
2007 „Paramirrors”, Latvian pavilion on the 52nd International Art Exhibiton of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2005 „Invisible. Special Effects of a Parallel World”, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius,Lithuania
2005 „Invisible”, RIXC Media Space, Riga
2005 „Apparent / Invisible. The Island of Perception”, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia; Hansabank Annual Art Award
2000 „Riga Dating Agency”, Baltic Art Center C/O Galleri Enkehuset, Stockholm, Sweden
1994 „MG6”, Gallery M6, Riga

Group Exhibitions:

2015 "North. Transformative ecologies", RIXC gallery, Riga, Latvia
2015 "Transformative ecologies", the Maison du Design gallery, Mons, Belgium
2015 "Systems", LNB, Riga, Latvia
2015 "The Purvitis Prize", Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Latvija
2015 "Visionary Structures. From Johansons to Johanson", Bozar Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium
2014 "Metamorphoses of Molecular Life", Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2014 "FIELDS", ", Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
2014 "Visionary Structures. From Johansons to Johanson", LNB, , Riga, Latvia
2013 "MOVING_IMAGE. A contemporary ABC." La Gaite lyrique, Paris, France
2013 "Canticles of the Holy Wind" Choir Kamēr, stage design, Tabakas fabrika, Riga, Latvia
2013 "August: Osage Country", stage design, Mayakovsky Theater, Moscow, Russia
2012 "Lux Aeterna", The Latvian Radio Choir, audiovisual project, Cesis, Latvia
2011 4 Moscow Biennale of contemporary art “Rewriting Worlds’’, the ARTPLAY Design Center and the TsUM Art Foundation, Moscow
2011 Special project program of 4 Moscow Biennale, “Aesthetics or Information Vol. 2”, Zurab Cereteli Gallery, Moscow
2011 EPAC project, "The Nerves", public space, Riga, Latvia, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 „Budapest Art Fair 2010”, Budapest, Hungary
2010 „Minotaur”, Spikeri Concert Hall, Riga, Latvija
2010 „A smiling lady on a tiger”, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Germany
2010 „INTRAMOENIA EXTRA ART”, Aragonese Castle of Taranto, Italy
2010 „The Take Care” exhibition of Baltic contemporary visual arts, Cesis, Latvija
2010 „Painting in Process”, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 „Energy” Art+Communication 2009, RIXC gallery, Spīķeri, Riga, Latvia
2009 „The Purvitis Prize”, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
2008 „Nuit Blanche”, „Going Through Walls”, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France
2008 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2008 Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
2007 „Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid”, Cinema l'Entrepot, Paris, France
2007 „Still here”, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2006 „Rauma biennale Balticum. Wake up!”, Rauma, Finnland
2006 „Schiftscale”, Estonian Art Museum Kumu, Tallin, Estonia
2006 „Video Art from the Baltic”, Kunstraum Dusseldorf, Germany
2006 „Waves”, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
2006 „Suspense” , Kennedy gallery, Athens, Greece
2006 Macedonian Museum of Contemporary art, Thessaloniki, Greece
2006 „Mit allem rechnen”, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
2005 „Europart”, Vienna, Austria
2005 „Esanze”, Ecole Superieure d’Art, Lorient, France
2005 „The 10th Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin”.- Cinema l'Entrepot, Paris, France
2005 „Suspense”, Apollonia exhibition space, Strasbourg, France
2005 „Trampoline. Global Cooling : The Side Effekts”, Wolksbuhne, Berlin, Germany
2005 „Novart”, Cortex athletico, Bordeaux, France
2005 the 9th International Contemporary Art Exhibition „Art Moscow”, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2004 26th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2004 „European Space”, Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2004.- Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga
2004 „Faster than History”. Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2003 „Re:public”, Culture Centre of Ilguciems, Riga
2002 „Fundamentalisms of the New Order”, Charlottenborg exibition hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 „Centre of Attraction”, The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
2002 „The City. Stories about Riga”, State Museum of Art, Riga
2002 „The Baltic Times”, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2001 „Contemporary Utopia”, City space of Riga
2001 „The Baltic Times”, Contemporary Art Museum, Zagreb, Croatia
2001 „Metronome”, Contemporary Art Museum, Barcelona, Spain
2000 „The Human Project”, Ilean Tount Gallery, Athens, Greece
2000 „After the Wall”, Hamburger Bahnhoff, Berlin, Germany
2000 „Things”, Gallery Noass, Riga
2000 „After the Wall”, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary
2000 „Bleibe” - as a part of the Exhibition “Z 2000”, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
2000 „Social and Private 1984 – 2000”, Museum of Art Arsenals, Riga
1999 „After the Wall”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
1999 „Grammar”, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn
1998 The 2nd World-wide Latvian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Exhibition Hall Latvija, Riga
1998 Biennale “ArtGENDA ‘98”.- Stockholm, Sweden
1998 ArtGENDA ’98 Riga c/o ArtGENDA ’98 Stockholm.- Congress Palace, Riga
1997 Internet Art Project „XChange”, the new media festival “Art + Communication”, Riga
1997 „Ostranenie 97”, Bauhaus, Desau, Germany
1997 „Baltic Ikonopresss ‘97”, Zamek Ksiezat Pomorskich, Szczecin, Poland
1997 „Opera”- the 5th Annual SCCA-Riga Exhibition.- Latvian Daile Theatre, Riga
1996 Internet Art Project „Riga Fresh”, the new media festival “Art + Communication”, Riga
1996 „Biosport” - sound and environment art project, Riga, Latvia
1996 „Geo - Geo”, Pedvale Art Park, Sabile, Latvia
1996 „Art GENDA 96”, Young Artists’ Biennial.- Oksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 „Pedvālisms ‘95”, Pedvale Art Park, Sabile, Latvia
1995 „Misfits”, 6th Triennial of Young Baltic Art.- Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
1994 „The Culture of Life”, Grand Hall of the Stock Exchange Building, Riga
1994 „New Visions 94”, International Festival of Film, video and Media.- Glasgow, Scotland
1993 Videofilm „Of Course, You are Right”, 2nd French-Baltic Video Art Festival, Riga
1992 „New Generation”, Museum of History, Tallinn, Estonia