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What is is an art and culture website in Latvian, Russian, and English, which focuses on Baltic, Scandinavian, and Russian art and its manifestations elsewhere in the world. 

The website’s target audience are readers interested in contemporary cultural phenomena and who want to make their life exciting and interesting. The creators of are convinced that art is an open world, one that provides a place not only for professionals, but also for connoisseurs and lovers of art. will become your eyes and ears for looking into artists’ studios, listening to their opinions, and documenting their participation in the most important art events. The website is your discussion partner with whom you can exchange opinions about exhibits and art and design events in Riga, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Vilnius, Tallinn, Copenhagen, Moscow, and anywhere else. is also your calendar of important occasions, where someone has already marked all the “must-see” events. We understand that art today is not a closed space; it interacts and connects with other fields of culture. Precisely for this reason, the website also offers information about cinema, design, fashion, architecture, and books. is a meeting place for professionals which not only offers the chance to participate in a dialogue where the conversation partner is ready to listen to harsh criticism, but also a space to get to know one another. Because the reserved nature of Northerners is probably the reason why we get to know our neighbors so slowly, even though we live right next to each other. 

The creators of are passionate professionals in the fields of culture and journalism. Each of us has his or her own list of favorites in art; we often have cardinally different opinions, and come with our own baggage of experiences. A few of us don’t currently reside in the art territory of the Baltics, Russia, and Scandinavia, therefore visitors to the website shouldn’t be surprised to see letters from New York, Melbourne, London, Berlin, Chicago, or any other place in the world. Yet all of us feel an enduring passion for art.

The art and culture website is developed with the support of the association 'Mākslas platforma'.’s closest collaboration partner is, the online magazine for independent travelers. 


Editor-in-Chief Daiga Rudzate Editor-in-Chief
Director and English Editor Una Meistere Director and English Editor
Russian Editor Sergej Timofejev Russian Editor
Editor Helmuts Caune Editor
Editor Vilnis Vejs Editor
Social Media Editor Karina Krista Likanse Social Media Editor