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Kristīne Krauze-Slucka is a visual artist based in Riga, Latvia. In her practice, she works with a conceptual approach and observes phenomena of change between man, technology, and nature, often focusing on the materiality aspects of the chosen media. 

Kristīne Krauze-Slucka has obtained a Fine Art Master's degree from the Visual Communication Department of the Latvian Academy of Arts (2020).

 In 2020, she received a scholarship from the foundation of the painter Valdemārs Tone and the Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award, as well as the special prize of the Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021, and published her first photography book “Vibrations of the material universe. Thirst for gold” in collaboration with the Lithuanian publisher “NoRoutine Books”, which appeared in summer 2021.”  

Twice nominated for the prestigious "Purvītis Prize" in the 3rd quarter of 2021 for the personal exhibition "Obedient touch" as part of the Riga Photography Biennale "Next 2021" exhibition "Digital Dark Age" in the Latvian Museum of Photography. And in the 2nd quarter of 2022 for the personal exhibition "Forced movements of the past" in the cultural space "You already know where".


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Kristīne Krauze-Slucka ir latviešu vizuālā māksliniece, kas savā mākslinieciskajā praksē strādā ar konceptuālu pieeju un aplūko  cilvēka, tehnoloģiju un dabas attiecības. Priekšplānā bieži izvirza izvēlētā medija materialitātes aspektus, kas balstās uz darba tapšanas procesa saturisko risinājumu. Izstādēs piedalās kopš 2017.gada.

2020. gadā ieguvusi maģistra grādu Latvijas Mākslas akadēmijas Vizuālās komunikācijas nodaļā. 

2020. gadā saņēmusi gleznotāja Valdemāra Tones fonda stipendiju un Ziemeļvalstu un Baltijas jauno mākslinieku Grand Prix balvu.

Ieguvusi “Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles – NEXT 2021” specbalvu un publicējusi savu pirmo foto grāmatu “Materiālā visuma vibrācijas. Zelta slāpes” sadarbībā ar izdevniecību NoRoutine Books (Lietuva). Grāmata iegādāta arī Latvijas Nacionālās bibliotēkas krājumā.

Divas reizes izvirzīta Purvīša balvas nominācijai 2021.gada 3.ceturksnī par personālizstādi “Paklausīgs pieskāriens” Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles “Next 2021” izstādes “Digitālie viduslaiki” ietvaros, Latvijas fotogrāfijas muzejā. Un 2022.gada 2.ceturksnī par personālizstādi "Pagātnes piespiedu kustības" kultūrtelpā "Tu jau zini kur".


SOLO SHOWS

2022                 ECHO, outdoor project displayed at Riga public transport stops, Riga Photography Biennial

2022                 Forced movements of the past, large scale installation, Tu Jau Zini Kur space, Riga, LV

2022                 Resolution strike, mixed media installation, ISSP Gallery, Riga, LV

2022                 Vibrations of the material universe. Thirst for gold, photographic works,  Prospekto gallery, Vilnius, LT

2021                 Obedient Touch, installation, large format unique photographic works, Latvian Museum of Photography

2021                 -ING, cameraless photographic works, exhibition space “Jūras vārti”, Ventspils, LV

2020                 Orgatopia, interactive installation, RIXC gallery, Riga, LV

GROUP SHOWS

2022                FOTOFEST 2022, Parnu Town Hall, Estonia

2021                POSTSENSORIUM,  RixC Art Science festival exhibition 2021, National Library of Latvia, Riga, LV.

2019                CENTENARY EXHIBITION OF THE ART ACADEMY OF LATVIA, exhibition hall ARSENĀLS of the Latvian 

                         National Museum of Art, Riga, LV.

2019                SENSE OF CHANGE, Kuldiga Art House, LV.

2018                Experimental film festival PROCESS, "Mycelium" gallery, Riga, LV.

2017                Festival SOUNDS OF THE LAKE. Outdoor installation, Vestiena, LV.

2017                THE FLOW, ISSP school show, Riga, LV.

AWARDS, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2021                 Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award 2020, Grand Prix for mixed media installation Orgatopia.

2021                 Riga Photography biennial – NEXT and ISSP Gallery Award 2021 “Seeking the Latest in Photography!”.

                         The special Prize – opportunity to publish a photography book with NoRoutine Books (LT).

2020                Scholarship from the Foundation of the painter Valdemars Tone.

RESIDENCIES

2022                 PaiR Artist in residency, Latvia

2022                 Viinistu Artist residency, Estonia

EDUCATION

2018 - 2020     Visual Communication Department of the Art Academy of Latvia, MA.

2015 - 2017      International Summer School of Photography. Language of photography.

2010 - 2012      Professional photo school.

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