During the first round of artists talks at the Floating Art Gallery BETANOVUSS, all artists met for the first time together, since on 1 June, the opening day, the last two artists arrived: Doris Neidl (Austria) and Cristiano Berti (Italy) and together with Doron Polak and Eitan Vitkon (both Israel), Felice Hapetzeder (Sweden), the US artists Shelley Jordon, Ben Neufeld and Jay Needham and my person, Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, the invited and attending artists were complete. This first round of talks had the meaning, that all artists introduce themselves to each other and the audience.
image: A Virtual Memorial Riga 2012- Private View – Friday 1 June, 12h
From the right to the left – Dzintars Zilgalvis (chairman of NOASS) , Doron Polak (performance artist from Israel), Agricola de Cologne (A-Team artists and director of artvideoKOELN), Hamit Ben Jaakov (Ambassador of Israel), Eitan Vitkon (photo artist from Israel)
Image: (from the left to the right) The 7 artists arrived already in Riga: Felice Hapetzeder, Agricola de Cologne, Eitan Vitkon, Shelley Jordon, Jay Needham, Ben Neufeld and Doron Polak
The European Parliament is honouring Shoah Film Collection in Riga as an important initiative by taking Patronage. So the presentation of Shoah film Collection is standing under the Patronage of the European Parliament.