Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) is an international biennial with a European focus and a strong regional
profile, founded in 2016.
Taking the rich history of Riga and the Baltic states as its underlying
framework, the Biennial highlights the artistic landscape of the wider region and creates opportunities for artists to enter
into dialogue with the cultural, historical and socio-political context of the city and its geographic surrounds.
the first edition in 2018, RIBOCA2 will retain its strong European focus and regional profile, taking the rich history of
the Baltic States as its foundation, by highlighting artists from the wider region, and allowing international artists to
engage with its cultural, historical and socio-political context. The biennial is continuously dedicated to a sustainable
model based on best practices that prioritises artists and artistic production and encourages dialogue and engagement with
local communities and socially diverse audiences.
RIBOCA2 will bring together 60 international and regional artists and
creators whose works challenge traditional definitions of art, expanding its usual territories by working and thinking beyond
Spreading across Riga’s parks, former industrial sites, wastelands, domestic houses, monuments, restaurants,
hotels and harbours, the Biennial, following the principles of entanglement, embraces the pulse and rhythm of the transforming
ecosystem of the city.
RIBOCA2 DATES: 16 MAY – 11 OCTOBER 2020
RIBOCA2 public opening: 16 May 2020
and professional preview: 14 May – 15 May 2020
Working in the biennial office and at the
venues throughout the biennial period and during the preparation
6 months (20 April
– 18 October 2020)
Full time (40 hours a week)
Erasmus+ grant from
your home institution
Accident insurance at the venues available
biennial starts the main task is helping in the office and with the production at the venues, meeting artists at the airport,
assisting artists with getting around Riga and their research.
After the opening - working Wednesday-Sunday at the venue,
assisting visitors, making tours around the venue, solving urgent problems, assisting with Public program events.
will have a unique possibility to fulfil an education program of RIBOCA and become our mediators.
• Interest in contemporary art
• Interest in art management and art events production
• Willingness to learn and
to adapt to different situations
• Readiness to work with people of different ages on a daily basis
to work outside in a chilly weather (RIBOCA2 venues can be industrial and Riga’s weather is
Intermediate or higher level of English (Latvian and Russian would be a plus)
• Microsoft Office skills
• Communication with international artists and possibility to take part in all public program events
Very enthusiastic team of professionals
• Tea&coffee and light snacks
• A possibility to take part in RIBOCA
• Experience in art mediation
DATES AND HOURS:
• Start date: mid April 2020
• Duration: 6
• Location: Riga, Latvia
• Working hours: 8 hours working schedule from Wednesday to Sunday