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Ieva Kraule-Kūna

Born in 1987, Riga, Latvia

Lives and works in Riga, Latvia

Overview

Through installations and assemblages made from ceramics, stone, metal, fabrics and found objects, Ieva Kraule-Kūna explores the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union in the post-Soviet Baltics, Soviet architecture, the essence of an artistic act and fetishism. Her sculptural work is usually accompanied by absurdist short stories that follow the adventures of fictional characters, intertwined with distorted historical facts. Kraule-Kūna’s practice is informed by her experiences and memories ...Read more