Krišs Salmanis


Audio object, 2009

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Salmanis was born in Riga, and still lives and works there. His formal education
includes establishments as diverse as an English public school, a christian
academy and the Art Academy of Latvia. He takes part in exhibitions on a regular basis both in Latvia and abroad and has had a number of solo shows, including two this year - “Lost” in Riga Art Space and “Found” in gallery Betanovuss. He has gained awards in the 13th Tallinn Print Triennial in 2004, 2nd Int'l Competition for the work of art of the External Gallery of the City of Gdañsk in 2007, Waterpieces 2008 in Riga and other events. His works are in the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia, Latvian National Museum of Art, Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art and the Central and Eastern Europe video art archive Transitland.