“Art has the privilege of being able to reflect about the unproven, the unrecognized, thus broadening the horizons of thinking.”Voldemārs Johansons
Voldemārs Johansons (1980) – artist, composer who lives and works in Riga.
In 2007 he attains a degree from Royal Conservatoire, Institute of Sonology in Den Haag. Since 2009 he works as a researcher at the Art Research Laboratory at the Liepāja University and teaches at department of New Media Studies.
Direction of his research interests explores the emergence of form in natural world as a result of a physical process. Phenomena such as diffraction of light, flow of water and light waves, geothermal activity and other natural events are presented through a prism of artistic interpretation.
Johanson’s work has been presented at events and diverse venues internationally: the Venice biennial of Architecture, Ars Electronica Center (Linz), BOZAR (Brussels), Kochi-Muziris Biennale (India), Ruhrtriennale (de), TodaysArt Festival (The Hague), STEIM (Amsterdam), Sound Forest (Riga), Unsound Festival (Krakow), CAC Vilnius, Concertgebouw Brugge, WRO Media art biennale (Wroclaw), LISTE art fair (Basel), the Latvian National Opera and elsewhere.
Since 2009 he works as a researcher at the Art Research Laboratory at the Liepaja University and teaches at department of New Media Studies.