Inga Lāce is a curator at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art since 2012. She was curator of the Latvian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2019 with the artist Daiga Grantina (co-curated with Valentinas Klimašauskas) and co-curator of the 7th-10th editions of the contemporary art festival SURVIVAL KIT (with co-curators Jonatan Habib Engqvist in 2017 and Angels Miralda and Solvita Krese in 2018-19, Riga). She is also co-curator of a research and exhibition project Portable Landscapes with exhibitions at Villa Vassilieff, Paris, Latvian National Art Museum, Riga (2018) and James Gallery at CUNY, New York (2019) and an upcoming publication. She has curated exhibitions It Won’t Be Long Now, Comrades! at Framer Framed, Amsterdam (2017, co-curated with Katia Krupennikova) and Performing the Fringe at Konsthall C, Stockholm (2020, co- curated with Jussi Koitela, 2020). Lāce was curatorial fellow at de Appel, Amsterdam (2015-2016) organizing a program and editing a publication on intersection of art and ecology Instituting Ecologies.
Artists reflect on the environmental damage caused by socialist modernization and capitalist industrialization.
Artists reflect on the intersections between historic Soviet architecture and newly built infrastructures.
Artists reflect upon the role infrastructures of energy play in implementation of (geo)politics and emphasize the effects that exerts on the environment.