Kristaps Ancāns, Artist in Residence 2023

Photo: Kristaps Ancāns

Residency period
April 24 to May 11, 2023

in cooperation with das weisse haus
as part of the exhibition Reverse Homesickness

Kristaps Ancāns is an artist and educator whose practice spans installation, sculpture, language and moving images. Ancāns explores the confusion in the relationship between humanity, nature, and machines through an evolving conceptual game with its own artificial intelligence.

Ancāns has exhibited, lectured, and taught at venues internationally, including Time Square Arts, apexart, Publiek Park/ S.M.A.K Museum, Riga International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Code Art Fair Copenhagen, domobaal, Tate Exchange/Tate Modern, Museum of London, Royal Academy of Arts London, Central Saint Martins/UAL, PEER, Vienna Contemporary, Tallinn Art Hall, Setouchi Triennale, Tokyo University of the Arts. He was awarded the ‘Cecil Lewis Sculpture Scholarship’(UK) and the ‘Latvia State Culture Capital Foundation Scholarship’. He is a laureate of the ‘Helen Scott Lidgett

Studio Award 2016/2017’(UK) and the ‘Pauls Puzinas Grant’(LV/USA). Ancāns is the co-head of POST MA Program at the Art Academy of Latvia.