Riga Biennale celebrates a special family day with creative and research workshops / Article / LSM.lv

On Sunday, August 23, the opening day of the RIBOCA2 program will include Family Day, where all kinds of families with children, seniors, teens, as well as second-degree cousins ​​and other family members are invited to various events. Everyone will be able to get acquainted with the works on display and discover something new about the Andrejsala area, as well as participate in workshops and learn secrets about the underwater world, plastic recycling opportunities, test the soil, exchange plants, explore the urban garden and suddenly become a film actor. the press organizers informed the press

RIBOCA2 Family Day Program (from 12.00 to 17.00):

  • Family tours (for parents and grandparents with children aged 4 to 10).
  • Time: 12.00 and 14.00.
  • Meeting place: Port building ticket office (Andrejostas street 4).

Workshops (The first floor of the Port building is open, Andrejostas Street 25 from 12.00 to 17.00)

Unknown waters (without login, at any time). Take a look at the underwater world of Latvia, see various strange creatures, test the water together with our fellow scientists from the Latvian Institute of Hydroecology. Visitors are invited to bring something interesting, washed away from the sea, including rubbish.

Pop-up interactive green screen studio (without login, at any time). A green screen studio away, where any participant will be able to create their own audiovisual stories inspired by RIBOCA2 works of art. The studio, where modern technologies meet fantasy and narrator’s art, allows you to look into the magical world of cinema. Filming will turn out to be an exciting, educational and entertaining process. Participation in the workshop without registration.

Plastic recycling demonstrations and workshop (without login, at any time). A foot-powered plastic shredder, a dragon workshop, purses made of plastic bags and other wonders with our friends from Plastify.

Monotype workshop (12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30). Unpredictable experiments with the monotype of graphic techniques and its materials, leaving nothing superfluous. The creative workshop is offered by the National Library of Latvia.

“Real art, fictional stories” (13.00 and 15.00). RIBOCA2 Family Day on August 23 at 13.00 and 15.00 we invite you to the workshop of the poet Marija Luīze Melke “Real art, fictional stories”. During the workshop, the RIBOCA2 exhibition will be introduced as a playground – a place where visitors can meet not only works of art, but also each other, finding a new meaning. Communication between participants will play an important role in this workshop. Its aim is to ask and find ways to answer questions about art, as well as to get rid of the position where the visitor of the exhibition is only a receiver of information and not a transmitter. This game, like, according to the poet, art in general, is suitable for anyone who is interested. Also for those who are shy.

Children of Nature Program (13.00 – 17.00 without registration, at any time). Venue: Plant. Visit to an urban community garden, mobile soil measurement laboratory and experiments with a scientist, soil researcher Dr. geogr. Imants Kukuļi, plant exchange point, plant imprint workshop, “Seed Ball” station, orienteering game for children in wild and cultivated plants, self-service tea room.

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