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MRX/Latvia in partnership with The Suitcase Fund

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MRX/Latvia in partnership with The Suitcase Fund
Studio showing by Latvian artists Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics & Kristīne Vismane
Wednesday, Jan 22 at 7:30pm
New York Live Arts studios
Free
More info and RSVP with New York Live Arts here
Please join us this Wednesday, January 22nd, at the New York Live Arts studios for an informal studio showing of the work of two Latvian-based artists who are here in New York through the MRX program. Each artist will present their own work, followed by a short discussion of their work with the audience, moderated by Levi Gonzalez. This event is free and open to the public.

Dmitrijs Gaitjukevich graduated from the Riga Choreography School in 2003 and holds a BA degree from the Latvian Academy of Culture’s Department of Contemporary Dance Choreography (graduation work: Melkij). Dmitrij has danced for the Latvian National Opera and drama theatres. Since 2005, Dmitrijs has been a dancer in Olga Zhitluhina Dance Company, Dmitrijs also danced for Russian dance company Provincialjnie Tanci (2007/2008 Ekaterinburg). He has worked with Branko Potochan (Slovenia) in Mannersache and has collaborated with Stellaris Dance Theatre and choreographer Solveig Leinan Hermo, in Norway,Hammerfest. In 2011 he created the dance performance Inside at the Latvian National Theatre. In 2013 he received a theatre award for achievements of contemporary dance. As a choreographer and dancer Dmitrijs has participated in many international festivals in various countries.

Kristine Vismane (choreographer, dancer, performer) graduated from the Latvian Academy of Culture, specializing in contemporary dance and choreography. She is working as a freelance choreographer and dancer in different kinds of dance projects in Latvia as well as teaching contemporary dance practices. Kristine represented Latvia at the 2013 Baltic Bubble festival with a performance Hours (in collaboration with dancers Evita Birule and Eva Vancane) and Good Enough (in collaboration with director Andrejs Jarovojs). The performances Hours and Good Enough were nominated for the Latvian Theatre Award “Spelmanu nakts” as a “Contemporary dance achievement of the year”.

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