has a Master’s degree in Visual Communication from the Latvian Academy of Art and studied at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Since 2000 she has participated in exhibitions and biennials in Sydney and Moscow. In 2008, she was awarded the Purvītis Prize – the highest honour in the field of art in Latvia. She also designs sets for the Perma and Latvian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and for the Bastille Theatre in Paris.
The researching artistic gaze from the outside is placed on local communities, on traditions and rituals, history and stories, on cultural activities, perhaps also on conflicts and points of dispute.
(Original title: Art Your Village – der fremde Blick)