How to compensate the lack of human contact on the internet.
Le Solitaire” exhibition by Santa France in RIXC Gallery

Publicity image of the “Le Solitaire” exhibition by Santa France.

Le Solitaire” exhibition by the Latvian artist Santa France (Sunta Frunce) will open on Thursday, July 27 at 5 pm at the RIXC Gallery, Lenču iela 2 in Riga.

Le Solitaire (French for patience, loner) is a single player card game, played by arranging cards in a particular order. Digital illustrations, animations, and net artworks displayed in the solo show by Santa France, titled after the card game, have been produced in communication with a computer, creating and arranging 3D objects in compositions by principles known only to the author herself. Through designing glossy interiors and creating still life compositions, answers are sought to the question “how to be alone?” – to work in solitude, to be self-sufficient, how to compensate the lack of human contact by browsing the internet and using one’s inner resources. The works displayed in the “Le Solitaire” exhibition are created by the artist after graduating New Media Art program in Liepaja University (2017).

Exhibition curators – Rasa Šmite and Raitis Šmits.

Santa France (Sunta Frunce) is a multimedia artist born in 1993, in her artistic practice she explores the potential of 3D software and uses it to create web collages, video, animated gif images and digital illustrations. 3D environments made by the artist have been recently published on the cover of the German design journal “Form”.

http://suntafrunce.tumblr.com/

“Le Solitaire” exhibition by Santa France stays on view until August 26, 2017 in the RIXC Gallery (address – Lenču iela 2, Riga). Opening hours: 12.00 – 6.00 pm Monday – Saturday; Sunday – closed. Entrance free.

We offer guided tours (also in English) without additional charge. Welcome to apply by e-mail rixc@rixc.org or phone +371 67228478.


RIXC Gallery at Lenču iela 2, Riga is open all year round in addition to the RIXC Gallery #2 at 11. novembra krastmala 35, Riga. Exhibitions produced by RIXC invite diverse audiences to experience the latest trends in contemporary art with a special emphasis on new media, science and technology.

More information: http://rixc.org; 67228478, 29746163

Support: State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia, Riga City Council, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, EU program “Creative Europe”, Nordplus, EU cooperation project “Risk Change”, Art Research Laboratory (MPLab) of Liepaja University.

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