Ieva Epnere

Ieva Epnere (b. 1977) lives and works in Riga, Latvia. She creates photographs, video works and films where personal, private stories are the starting point for artistic reflections on identity, traditions and rituals. Recent solo exhibitions include: Sea of Living Memories (2016), kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, and Art in General, New York; Pyramiden and other stories (2015), Zacheta Project Room, Warsaw; A No-Man’s Land, An Everyman’s Land (2015), kim? Contemporary Art Centre, and The Liepāja Museum, Latvia; Waiting Room (2015), Contretype, Brussels; Esparrou (2014), Galerie des Hospices, Canet-en-Roussillon, France; Mindscapes (2013), kim? Contemporary Art Centre. Group exhibitions of her work include Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts (2018), Art Gallery of the Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC; Nordic-Baltic Contemporary Art Exhibition: (In)visible dreams and streams (2017), Gallery Augusta, Suomenlinna B28, Helsinki; Boundaries–A One Day Video Art Exhibition (2017), Brentwood Arts Exchange at Gateway Arts Center, Maryland; Contemporary Landscape (2016), Cēsis Art Festival, Latvia; 61st and 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2015, 2016), Germany; Identity: Behind the Curtain of Uncertainty (2016), Ukrainian National Art Museum, Kiev; Something eerie (2016), Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo; Le fragole del Baltico (2015), Careof, Milan; Ornamentalism. The Purvītis Prize, Latvian Contemporary Art (2015), 56th Venice Biennale; and 6th International Contemporary Art Biennale in Moscow (2015).