The inaugural edition of the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA), titled Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More, runs from 2nd of June until 28th of October 2018. Curated by Katerina Gregos, the biennial takes place at various venues in Riga and Jurmala. Including works by 104 artists (a third of which are from the Baltic countries), the biennial presents a large number of new commissions, 10 outdoor sculptures and ‘site-specific interventions’.
Alongside exhibitions, RIBOCA Public Programme encompasses performances, talks, debates, symposia, workshops, film screenings and other events.
Venues: the Former Faculty of the Biology at the University of Latvia (Kronvalda bulvaris 4), Andrejasala (Andrejostas iela 29), Art centre Zuzeum (Lacplesa iela 101), the Residence of Kristaps Morbergs (Z.A. Meirovica bulvāris 12), the Former Bolshevichka Textile Factory (Ganibu dambis 30), Kaņepes Kultūras Centrs (Skolas iela 15), Sporta2 square (Sporta iela 2).
Working hours: Wednesday: 10:00-18:00; Thursday – Friday: 13:00-20:00; Saturday – Sunday: 11:00-20:00.