Survival Kit 4

Contemporary Art Festival Survival Kit 4: Time to Shift

Curated by Solvita Krese

September 6 - September 16, 2012

Miera Street 58, Riga

For the fourth year in a row, SURVIVAL KIT tried to capture the right words, feelings and images which would allow to behold, assess and possibly change the things taking place in the here and now. The feeling of that year was crystallized into the word downshifting, which has no compatible equivalent in Latvian. Downshifting means to shift an automotive vehicle into a lower gear; to move or shift to a lower level – of speed, activity, or intensity. (Merriam - Webster English Dictionary, 2004).

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