E-Motional Artistic Research to start in Riga

The second group of the E-Motional Artistic Research will soon meet in Riga for their first working session. During 2 weeks (September 1 –15), artists from Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, Romania and United Kingdom – Mircea Ghinea (performer, RO), Laura Murphy (dance artist, performer, choreographer and teacher, IE), Kaspars Lielgalvis (visual artist and set designer, LV), Gemma Riggs (film, video and installation artist, UK) and Alexis Vassiliou (choreographer & performer, CY), together with associated artists Ivars Tilchiks (lightning designer, LV), and an accompanying scenographer will work at the Art Centre TOTALDOBZE. The focus of the research the “Illusions of Riga”.

This is their first working period organised in Riga by the Association of Professional Dance Choreographers of Latvia. Their collaboration will continue in London (January 2012) and will conclude in Bucharest (April 2013) in the frame of the final project event – the E-Motional Festival / Forum.

Stay tuned to learn more about the development of their work on the artists’ blog.

The E-Motional Artistic Research project strand is developed with support from the European Cultural Foundation in Amsterdam.