Mārtiņš Skuja Emerging artist
The road of his art education began in 2009 by starting his studies at the Riga School of Design and Art under the program of Metalwork design. In 2013 he started his bachelor’s degree studies at the Art Academy of Latvia in the department of Metal Design, continuing his master’s at the same department. The main areas of his creative work are connected with kinetics, interactive objects and audio installations. A lot of time is dedicated to synthesizing different mediums based on the author’s views on the cross discipline of art. Ready-made items are often used to add visual semiotic value and give them a “second life”. Active participation in group exhibitions in Latvia, latest being Art Academy of Latvia graduates final assigment works festival “Svaiga gaļa kritikai” (“Fresh Meat to Critique”).