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Moment of Improvisation: Laima Jansone at TEDxRiga

On November 13, 2012, Posted by , In chill,dance,improv,solo,unique instruments, By ,, , With No Comments

Laima Jansone is the most accomplished and the most promising Latvian traditional kokle player, who is especially gifted in the demanding art of improvisation. Currently Laima is the Ethnographical Music student of J.Vītols Latvian Music Academy. Laima entreprets traditional kokle in her own signature manner of playing, which combines both…

Centrefūga: Gas of Latvia at TEDxRiga

On October 25, 2012, Posted by , In dance,electronic, By , , With No Comments

Gas of Latvia are doers, not speakers. The author of music, Andris Indāns, and the author of video, Katrīna Neiburga, will participate in TEDxRiga with the audiovisual composition Centrefūga. Gas of Latvia have since 1996 released more than 10 albums, and have performed numerous concerts in Latvia and Europe. Live…

Noa Wertheim: Vertigo Vision at TEDxTelAviv

Two beautiful short performances by the Vertigo Dance Company and an inspiring talk by Noa Wertheim, the group’s founder and artistic director. Together with Vertigo co-founder and General Manager Adi Sha’al and friends, she founded the Vertigo Eco-Art Village, a center for art and ecology located in Kibbutz Netiv Halamed-He….