Contemporary theatre in marsh stretches, waterfront, choral stands: Homo Novus 2024

The 20th edition of the International Festival of Contemporary Theatre “Homo Novus” will take place from August 29 to September 8 in Riga, Kuldiga and Kemeri (Latvia).

Mammalian Diving Reflex Festival School “Adrift On Avotu Street”

International Festival of Contemporary Theatre “Homo Novus” invites arts professionals and teenagers (14+) interested in the arts to participate in the festival school “Adrift on Avotu Street” led by the artist collective “Mammalian Diving Reflex” (Canada), which will take place in Riga during the festival from 31 August to 7 September 2024.

ACT: Art, Climate, Transition (2019-2023)

Did we manage to ACT? Have a look at a reflective report on a four-year CE project ACT: Act, Climate, Transition.

7th year of the platforms’ “Magic Carpets” residencies

This year, LJTI will implement the Magic Carpets platform residencies with three artists - Portuguese artist Max Fernandez Oliveira, dramaturge Elza Marta Ruža and theatre director Reinis Boters and two communities: inhabitants of Seda town located in Valmiera county and Ķengarags neighbourhood in Riga.

Upside Down Kuldīga. Community commissioned work selected in Kuldīga

The second round of the open call for innovative ideas for contemporary work in Kuldīga is finished, and we are happy to announce the winner Jurģis Spulenieks with his project Upside Down Kuldīga (Ačgārnā Kuldīga) and share some insights about the selection process.