Hyperallergic – Dec

Best of 2018: Our Top 20 Exhibitions Around the World

18. Riga Biennial of Contemporary Art (Riga, Latvia)

June 2–October 28

The theme of the first Riga Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) was tied to “Baltic-Nordic post-Soviet dynamics.” While heavy-handed, the exhibition overall was a success. Veteran curator Katerina Gregos selected a number of compelling artworks by artists who are not so well known outside  — or even inside — the Baltic region. The works were scattered among eight different venues, but in a thoughtful matter. The curatorial team carefully considered the history of each site in relation to the works exhibited. —Alpesh Kantilal Patel

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