The project aims at bringing together the professional artists and cultural workers (art institutions) from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Sweden and creates discursive situations where participants and partner institutions could examine the valuation of art, the dilemmas around art production and art market, and the financial world.
In the Baltic Network the artist Das Vegas runs various exhibitions, seminars, performances about the major Art Value project (https://artvalue.org/).
May 11-16 – Stockholm meetings at Reactor Hall, Tensta Konsthall, Konstfack. Visits to Moderna Museet, National Museum.
July 1 – Tartu event at Kogo gallery, Estonia. Visits to Estonian National Museum.
July 3 – Riga event at Tallinas ielas kvartāls gallery, Latvia. Visits to National Museum of Art of Latvia, Art Academy of Latvia, RIXC art program.
August 13 – Post gallery in Kaunas, Lithuania. Visits to Kaunas art biennial, National Gallery in Vilnius, Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius.
The series of events is part of the project “The Art_Value: Nordic Network” that is initiated to investigate the neoliberal values in art processes in Baltic countries and Sweden. The network is supported by by the Nordic Culture Point and the Nordic Council of Ministers.