19/10/2017 – 21/10/2017
RIXC / The Art Academy of Latvia, the Latvian National Museum of Arts

VIRTUALITIES AND REALITIES aims to establish a space for artistic interventions and conversations about the complex implications of augmented and virtual reality. Immersive technologies coupled with virtual environments, artificial intelligence algorithms, faster processors, and biometrics are launching a new era in virtual experiences.

RIXC Art Science Festival is internationally renown gathering for artists and scholars working at the intersection of arts, digital humanities and science. The festival programme features the 2nd edition of Open Fields symposium/conference on artistic research, exhibitions, performances and VR artwork showcases.



  • augmented and virtual reality
  • 360-degree video and interactive story-telling
  • techno-ecological practices



  • neomateriality and post-digital aesthetics
  • digital art archives and curating practices
  • data visualization and immersive environments



  • artistic and scientific research practices
  • tracing and charting the migrating cultures
  • techno-ecological perspective