Janis Dzirnieks Emerging artist
Jānis Dzirnieks (born in 1992) holds a Bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Audio-Visual Media Art in the Department of Visual Communication in the Art Academy of Latvia. He also studied at the Universität der Künste in Berlin for a year. Since 2013, he has been actively participating in the development of illustration projects, drawing illustrations for Popper Publishing publications and exhibitions. He has participated in a number of group exhibitions at the following galleries: Zwitischer Maschine, Berlin, Maloinoji6, Vilnius, La Escocesa, Barcelona, Deutsches Haus Am New York, galleries 427 and Alma, in Riga, the National Library of Latvia exhibition halls and others. Dzirnieks is part of the artist group 3/8, within which he has had two exhibitions X kg (2016) at the 427 gallery and / (2015) at RIXC media space. In collaboration with Evelīna Deičmane and Kate Krolle, he has also designed scenography for the Dirty Deal Teatro show Mēness dārzā (trans. from Latvian "In the Moon’s Garden") (2014).