Stepping through the door In autumn 2002 I made a somewhat irrational and radical decision, to make a tour on a very small budget, through Poland and the Baltic states. I started from Berlin where I was living at the … Continue reading
When we arrived it was pitch dark, so the building, one of the main heroes of the story, was not visible. Signe was waiting for us with hot soup and a selection of home brewed beer – Serde specialty. Signe … Continue reading
I was planing to write a travel diary during the trip, but it was just one of those plans, which stay in the prematerialization stage. So, after two weeks, i am starting the trip anew. Replay. We left Nida Art … Continue reading
After Estonia we came back through Riga and we stopped in TotalDobže where we have been invited to make a presentation on Nida Art Colony and Remote Network. TotalDobze is located in industrial area (former VEF factory) in Riga and … Continue reading
We have also visited Sanna Culture Manor on our way back from Mooste to Riga. These are the artistic residencies: No, no, of course not. These are strange little houses for bees or unknown Estonian mamals, which we found walking around Sanna Manor. The true … Continue reading
In the morning Signe is showing her partner’s Ugis beer brewery where he experiments with various beer recipes. Beer brewing pot in the yard Signe is preparing aqua vitae from vodka and Traditional Lithuanian Mixture of herbs Three Nines (27 … Continue reading
Second day we stop in a small village in Estonia – Mooste where MOKS is located. The managers of the place and artists meet us with delicious dinner and sauna.
First stop in Aizpute, Latvia. Signe Pucena – the main engine of the place is meeting us with home made beer from Aronia and Black pepper. The soup is followed by a hot soup.
The trip started in Nida and after 50 km drive we took a ferry to Klaipeda. The first travellers-researchers jumped into colony van: Vytautas Michelkevicius (Nida Art Colony), John Grzinich (MOKS) and Rasa Antanaviciute (Nida Art Colony).
18:24 h, 1299.2 km, 4 days Nida Art Colony team together with partnets is starting Reseach trip through the Baltic Art & Residency Centres in Latvia and Estonia: SERDE, Sanna Culture Manor, MoKs and TotalDobze. Check the map of the … Continue reading