LATVIA INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS BIENNALE 2018

MEMORY BOX, International Ceramics Competition
Latvia, Daugavpils, December 1, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Daugavpils Clay Art Centre and Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists from all over the world to participate in the International Ceramics Competition MEMORY BOX.

Anticipating the Centenary of the Latvian State and the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale in 2018, this year, on December 1, 2017, the Daugavpils Clay Art Centre in cooperation with the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open an International Ceramics Competition MEMORY BOX. This time the exhibition is dedicated to the remembrance of the outstanding Latvian ceramist Pēteris Martinsons (1931-2013). In his creative work, Pēteris Martinsons repeatedly created Memory Boxes. They were predominantly small-sized geometric shapes, decorated with reliefs and vivid glazes. The artist immortalized his memories of places and people encountered, thus symbolically keeping them in safety and preventing them from fading. Continue reading “LATVIA INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS BIENNALE 2018”