Rasa Smite (LV) - New media art

Ars-Electronica-Straße 1, Linz - September 1, 2012

Interview with Rasa Smite new media artist based in Riga, but also organizer, network researcher, founder of RIXC- The Center for New Media Culture and initiator of the festival Art+Communication which is going on annually in Riga.

Rasa Smite talks about what attracts her the most about new media art, namely about a collaboration of people from very different background which can bring interesting new ideas and a social interaction.

The new media came with the interesting idea of collective creation, that artists can work collectively and in different type of collaborations they can find new realms, develop new ideas and come up with novel themes.

Later on she describes current situation in Latvia as a post-soviet country, where people often feel very isolated, and how they can suddenly realized they are also a part of European market thanks to art. And lastly she mentions here expectations and 22 century vision.

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