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Kristaps Ancans

visual art

Born 1990 in Latvia.  In 2014 graduated from  Art Academy of Latvia and been awarded with Vilhelma Purvisa Grant in Arts. Received  Cecil Lewis Sculpture Scholarship and moved to London in 2014 to study MA Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins. After graduation in 2016 has been awarded  with Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award. Kristaps works cross disciplines, his work includes kinetic sculpture, painting and other. He has been working internationally  since 2013 taking part  in exhibitions, projects  and residencies in Russia, Japan, Estonia, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia. Latest exhibitions includes ‘This is Us’ , Museum of London, and ‘Something happened on the way from Mars’ , Futuro House. 


Performing object. The object changes a state from the cube to the layout with help of a mechanism and a human. This work plays with the idea of the representativeness and its' translation.