• Residency period: Autumn 2022
  • Individual Residency

Linda Boļšakova is based in Latvia and her interdisciplinary works focus mainly on installation and performance. Through these mediums, she explores the interconnectedness and fragility of the borders between humans, surrounding environments and plant life. She has collaborated with leading scientists from the National Botanic Garden and Institute for Environmental Solutions in Latvia and the Association for the Conservation of Antalya Orchids and Biodiversity. Boļšakova has shown her work at ISSP and ALMA Gallery in Riga. She has participated at the performance festivals by Latvian Centre for Performance Art and Sculpture Quadrennial Riga. 



Semina futuri: placeholder for future coexistence (II Ophrys Lycia). AR performance, environmental sculpture, specially composed music, website and an exhibition at Depo, Istanbul, curated by Rana Öztürk, 2021. Work is part of Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanical Garden collection in Istanbul. Photo courtesy of the artist.


Off Spring. Installation and performance. Alma Gallery, 2019. Photo by Toms Harjo.


Living Memory. Multisensory experience for one person. Part of the cycle of events “Ecosystems of Change”, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, curated by Ieva Astahovska, 2021. Photo by Didzis Grodzs.


Biology of Love. Installation and performance. Part of the group show “Fieldworks”, Institute for Environmental Solutions, 2021. Photo by Kristīne Madjare.


Staburadze corallia. Multimedia installation. Part of the group show “Decolonial ecologies”, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2022. Photo by Madara Kuplā.