Zane Onckule

  • Survival Kit 11

    Founded as a DIY initiative in 2009 in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, Survival Kit stages a group exhibition every year, always politically minded and accompanied by a range of public events, often sited in nonart venues. Affected by the pandemic yet not postponed (thanks in part to Latvia’s low number of Covid-19 cases at the time), this year’s festival borrowed its title, “Being Safe Is Scary,” from an installation by Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu, whose work was not in the show. Organized by the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art and curated by Katia Krupennikova, Survival