Spring 2022 residents selected

We are thankful to all the artists who shared their ideas with us and applied for our Spring 2022 residency programme! We received 44 applications from talented and dedicated artists coming from 23 countries. Since we can offer a limited number of residency places to artists the selection process was very challenging. After careful and […]

OPEN CALL for Spring 2022 residency for photographers

Rucka Artist Residency is happy to announce an OPEN CALL for Spring 2022 residency for photographers Description of the artist residency programme The aim of the residency programme is to bring together photographers to create artworks that reflect on the photography heritage of Latvia, Cesis region in particular, and involve members of the local community […]

Autumn 2021 residents selected

We are thankful to all the artists who shared their ideas with us and applied for our Autumn 2021 residency programme! We received 36 applications from talented and dedicated artists coming from 21 countries, working in different fields from photography to performance art. Since we can offer a limited number of residency places to artists […]

Rucka Artist Residency announces OPEN CALL for Autumn 2021 residency

Rucka Artist Residency is happy to announce an OPEN CALL for Autumn 2021 residency Deadline for applications 20 May 2021. Description of the artist residency programme The aim of the residency programme is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theater, design, drawing, etc.) to create artworks that address important […]

Open call for artist exchange of Latvian, Serbian and Montenegrin photographers

Photographers from Latvia, Montenegro and Serbia (5 from each country) will work together with the members of visually impaired community of Cesis, Latvia. Documenting their life in the city by creating photographs and soundscapes for an exhibition. Dates: 20 – 30 July 2021Location: Cesis, Latvia The artist exchange takes place in the framework of Creative […]

Spring 2021 residents selected

We are thankful to all the artists who shared their ideas with us and applied for our Spring 2021 residency programme! We received 58 applications from talented and dedicated artists coming from 29 countries, working in different fields from photography to performance art. Since we can offer a limited number of residency places to artists […]

Rucka Artist Residency announces an OPEN CALL for residency spaces for Spring 2021

Rucka Artist Residency is happy to announce an OPEN CALL for free residency spaces for Spring 2021. Deadline for the residency applications is 10 January 2021. Description of the artist residency programme The aim of the residency programme is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theater, design, drawing, etc.) […]

Construction of installation “Pieturvieta RUCKA” begins in Rucka park

Rucka Art Foundation in cooperation with NOMAD architects is developing a multi-functional installation in Rucka Park, in Cesis as a part of the public arts programme KOPĀ implemented by the Latvian Centre of Contemporary Art, financed by the Ministry of Culture. The installation “Pieturvieta RUCKA” serves as a meeting point for multiple generations, thus revitalizing […]

Collaboration on artist exchange project Invisible Lives

Invisible Lives is a collaboration project implemented by Rucka Art Foundation (Latvia), Kulturanova (Serbia) and Art365 (Montenegro) within the framework of Creative Europe: Culture programme of the European Union. The project brings to light the stories behind the invisible lives of marginalized groups of society through transnational mobility of artists coming from Latvia, Montenegro and […]

Musical farewell to the summer of 2020 with IetVest

On Friday (28.08), we celebrated the end of summer 2020 with live music and jazz vibes. Latvian group IetVest – Inese Bērziņa, Eduards Lipāns and Emīls Gāgans offered listeners a variety of musical pieces from covers to original songs from Inese Bērziņa, supplementing each one with colorful instrumentation. The photographs of the event were prepared […]

Autumn 2020 residents selected

We are thankful to all the artists who shared their ideas with us and applied for our Autumn 2020 residency program! We received applications from talented and dedicated artists, working in different fields from photography to performance art. Since we can offer a limited number of residency place to artists who are able to comply […]

Cesis Pluriversity held its first summer school “Geography, Design, Philosophy”

From 10 to 16 of August Cesis Pluriversity invited the summer school participants to re-think and evaluate stereotypes about learning and studying, in order to develop a plan for Cesis Pluriversity for the next study year and an offer for different lectures and assignments for the students of Cesis Pluriversity. During the summer school, the […]

United ISSP and Baltic Analog Lab summer school “Natural phenomena” concluded

During the united ISSP and Baltic Analog Lab summer school 25 participants – artists from ten countries, including the Baltic states, Poland, UK, Germany and Italy, became acquainted with the surroundings of Ruck Manor and created work inspired by natural phenomena around them. The summer school program consisted of four photography and experimental cinema creative […]

Rucka Artist Residency announces an OPEN CALL for residency spaces for Autumn 2020

Due to the global COVID-19 outbreak we decided to move our Spring residencies to Autumn. However, unfortunately, COVID-19 is still very present and possible future restrictions are unpredictable. Since some of the previously approved residents are not able to participate in the Autumn residencies, we are announcing an open call for the free residency spaces […]

Summer school of film and photography “Natural Phenomena”

The participants will be able to take part in any of the workshops and lectures offered, and will create their own work based on the techniques and creative impulses obtained in the process. Three of the four workshops will focus on analog film and photography; however, the participants will be free to use their preferred […]

Rucka Artist Residency participates in Hello World

The Covid-19 coronavirus seems to have brought a necessary slowdown, if not a downright halt to artistic and cultural gatherings, exchanges and cross-border productions. In the light of this we are more than happy to support the iniative of TransCultural Exchange. Below is a link to Hello World, an international project, where artists throughout the […]

Spring 2020 residents selected

We are thankful to all the artists who shared their ideas with us and applied for our Spring 2020 residency programme! We received 66 applications from talented and dedicated artists coming from 31 country, working in different fields from photography to performance art. Since we can offer a limited number of residency place, the selection […]

Open call for Female Filmmakers Network

Rucka Artist Residency anncounces OPEN CALL for participation in the Female Filmmaker Network project  Description of the project and network The Female Filmmaker Network is a project supported by the Nordic-Baltic mobility programme “Culture” and implemented by four partners coming from the Baltic and Nordic countries – Rucka Art Foundation, an independent art institution based in […]

Happy 2020!

Rucka Artist Residency wishes all artists and cooperation partners creative, successful and positively charged New Year! See you in 2020!