Kaspars Groševs
info
DOPESMOKER
10 Minute Walk From Solitude
C.D.M.M.M.H.
White Walkers
Divdabis
Dancing Water
I didn't have wi-fi so I started to paint
Things
Exit, stuttering & nebula
427
1983, Riga
kaspars.groshevs attt gmail ~ com
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selected shows
2020   Arterritory Atbalstissimo, gallery Putti, Rīga (fair)
2020   NADA Miami 2020, collaboration between Kim?/427/Low, Riga (fair)
2020   Under One's Breath, w/ Marta Trektere, Editorial, Vilnius (group)
2020   Salon de Normandy by The Community with 427 gallery, Hotel Normandy, Paris (fair)
2020   Palette: Three-legged Evidence by Daria Melnikova, Roots to Routs, Salon du Salon, Marseille (group)
2020   Memory, with Marta Trektere, 427 gallery, Riga (duo)
2020   Autonomia, Noass, Riga (solo)
2020   Sound We See. Space We Hear, curated by Daiga Rudzāte and Žanete Skarule, Cēsis Contemporary Art Center (group)
2020   Garden of Death, Part VII: Ailuros, organized by Plague, w/ Marta Trektere, The Small Guild, Riga (collab)
2020   Retrospect 1996-1999, darkZone, New Jersey (solo)
2019   Fat Gnomes (Ears of New Jersey), in collaboration with Ieva Putniņa, Riga Circus Elephant Stable, Rīga (duo)
2019   Luksafors, No Moon, New York (solo)
2019   Orient 2, curated by Michal Novotný, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava (group)
2019   XVII a, curated by Laura Kaminskaitė & Robertas Narkus, Autarkia, Vilnius (group)
2019   Velni un pelni, Madona Local History and Art Museum, Madona (solo)
2018   DOPESMOKER, Micēlijs, Rīga (solo)
2018   Ode to Trouble, organized by Mikko Kuorinki at the guest appartment of Hordaland Art Center, Bergen (group)
2018   Global Control and Censorship, curated by Lívia Nolasco-Rózsás and Bernhard Serexhe, National Library of Latvia, Rīga (group)
2018   Somewhere in Between, Disorder, curated by Komplot, Bozar, Brussels (group)
2017   Groundhog Day, curated by Andreas Nilsson, SIC, Helsinki (group)
2017   NNN, Latvian National Museum of Art, Rīga (group)
2017   121-1, in collaboration with Marta Trektere, Low, Rīga (duo)
2017   Divdabis (with Jānis Borgs), curated by Andra Silapētere, Latvian National Museum of Art, Rīga (duo)
2017   Young Popes, Latvian Institute Rome, Rome (group)
2016   Dacing Water, with Ieva Kraule, curated by Lumir Nykl, Futura, Prague (duo)
2016   I didn’t have wi-fi, so I started to paint, C.C. von Strizky’s villa, Rīga (solo)
2016   San Serriffe, Riga Art Space (group)
2016   SWIM has issues, galerii, Tallinn (solo)
2016   Lost in the Archive, curated by Inga Lāce and Andra Silapētere, Riga Art Space (group)
2015   Helsinki Group, curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas, HIAP Augustra gallery, Helsinki (group)
2015   XII Baltic Triennial, with Ieva Kraule, curated by Virginija Januškevičiūtė, CAC, Vilnius (group)
2015   Le fragole del Baltico, curated by Simone Menegoi and Zane Onckule, Careof, Milano (group)
2015   Kilometre of Sculpture: The Visitors, curated by Andreas Nilsson, Voru (group)
2015   Qu'est-ce que ça peut faire tout ça, with Ieva Kraule, Shanaynay, Paris (duo)
2015   Lily’s Pool, Art in General, New York (group)
2014   OAOA (Jūras griesti), in collaboration with Ola Vasiljeva, Jūras Vārti, Ventspils (duo)
2014   Aspen-Kemmern, curated by Zane Onckule and Jānis Taurens, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Rīga (group)
2014   Vortex, curated by Zane Onckule, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (group)
2013   The Last Exhibition, Literature and Music Museum, Rīga (group)
2013   00:10:00:00, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Rīga (solo)
2012   H, KKC, Rīga (solo)
2011   I/O. Without Enemies, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Rīga (solo)
2010   Rauma Biennale Balticum X, in collaboration w/ Ruta Kiškyte, Daria Meļņikova, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2009   Погружение, curated by Maria Udovydchenko, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (group)

curatorial projects
2020   Ieva Kraule-Kūna & Elina Vītola – The Space Conductors Are Among Us, Part IV, P/////AKT, Amsterdam
2020   Līva Rutmane. PRR, Kim? Contemporary Art Cetre, Riga
2019   Black Market, Kim? Contemporary Art Cetre, Riga
2019   I had amnesia once or twice, Polansky Gallery, Brno
2019   A Very Small Window, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Rīga
2018   kristāls sekunde mode, 427 gallery, Rīga (with Marta Trektere)
2018   Oчевидное невероятное, 427 gallery, Rīga
2017   White Walkers, Tallinas 10, Rīga
2015   Exit, stuttering & nebula, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Rīga
2015   Īrisa Erbse. Fermentation, 427 gallery, Rīga
2015   M.S. (publication & show), 427 gallery, Rīga (with Ieva Kraule)
2014   A Guide to Making a Genie, 427 gallery, Rīga (with Ieva Kraule)
2014   FAREWELL, 427 gallery, Rīga (with Ieva Kraule)

selected performances & projects
2014-2020   Never-Ending Concerts I-VI, series of extended performative events at the best bars of Riga (Chomsky (2014); Bolderāja (2015, 2019, 2020); Pils (2017); Aleponija (2018))
2018   Raudive’s Radio, theater play directed by Daiga Kažociņa, DDT, Rīga
2017   I AS IN US, exhibition/performance by Cian McConn, Vivienne Griffin in collaboration with Kaspars Groševs, Katrina Damigos, Paul Dunca, curated by Cristina Bogdan, MNAC National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest
2016   Release Your Inner Dolphins, with Vivienne Griffin and Cian McConn, Survival Kit 8, C.C. von Strizky’s villa, Rīga
2016   %20, live at the opening of the Baltic pavillion at 15th International Achitecture Exhibition La Biennalle Di Venezia
2016   Personal Contract for the Composition of Nebula, LCCA Summer School Error?!, Rucka, Cēsis
2015   Things, exhibition/theater play by the Center for Tragic Research, directed by Daiga Kažociņa, DDT, Rīga

press
We show stuff that we believe in, we work with artists that we love and for us not much else matters. Conversation With Natalya Serkova and Vitaly Bezpalov, Tzvetnik (April 2020)
In Conversation With Àngels Miralda, Daily Lazy (December 2018)
Mākslinieka domu konspekts, Jāņa Taurena eseja, Punktum Magazine (October 2018)
Postcard from Vilnius & Riga, by Elvia Wilk, Frieze (May 2017)
Primitive. Messy. Low Quality, interview with Cam Phillips, Eastern Daze (January 2017)
Strādāju, kamēr ir interesanti, intervija ar Tomasu Pārupu, KDiena (January 2017)
Zolitūde (w/ Viktor Timofeev), special presentation, O Fluxo (December 2016)
Soulpeek, review by Rihards Bražinskis, Echo Gone Wrong (December 2016)
Turpinājums bez nosaukuma, Punctum Magazine (November 2016)
Es arī tā varētu, intervija ar Lauru Brokāni, Arterritory (October 2016)
Conversation with Valts Miķelsons, Echo Gone Wrong (October, 2016)
Photos from the studio by Agnija Grigule, Arterritory (October 2016)
…that little phrase by Vinteuil…, review by Jānis Taurens, Echo Gone Wrong (September 2016)
Parallelle universa Eeen bezoek aan Riga, Weronika Trojanska, Metropolis M 2016/No. 2 (April 2016)
Riga Roundup, Barbara Casavecchia, Art Agenda (February 2016)
A Survey of some art in Riga, Jean Kay, AQNB (January 2016)
From poetry to mumble. Conversition as objects in space, review by Weronika Trojanska, Arterritory (January 2016)
Kad lietas top par notikumiem, Traģisko pētījumu centra intervija ar Igoru Gubenko, Punctum Magazine (October 2015)
A Studio Conversation with Mirja Majevski, Monday Art (September 2015)
Revolutions Per Minute, article, Studija Magazine No. 87 (November 2012)

discography
2016   Zolitūde - Zolitūde, with Viktor Timofeev, digital album, Quantum Natives
2016   VA - Artists’ Voices, with Vivienne Griffin, triple LP, Edition du Centre d’édition contemporaine, Genève
2015   White Tapes

residencies
2016   Futura, Prague
2015   Rupert, Vilnius


Since 2004 427 gallery
Since 2017 Radio San Serriffe
Qu'est-ce que ça peut faire tout ça
White Tapes
A Guide to Making a Genie
00:10:00:00
H
I/O. Without Enemies
etc.
Selected
Writing
Curated:
Fat Gnomes (Ears
of New Jersey)
Retrospect 1996-1999
I had an amnesia once or twice
A Very Small Window
Demons and Ashes
Luksafors
Different Room
Autonomia