Zane Zeivate

Born: 1993, Riga, Latvia
Lives and works in Amsterdam and Riga

2021    MA, Department of Social Space Studies, Sandberg Instituut, Gerrit Rietveld Academy,
            Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017    BA, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia

Work experience
Since 2017      freelance writer at the Magazine Latvijas Arhitektūra, Riga, Latvia
2019                junior architect at Zaiga Gaile Architecture Office, Riga, Latvia
2018                internship at Hosoya-Schaefer Architects, Zurich, Switzerland
2017                internship at the Design Office ARHIGRAM, Riga, Latvia
2016                internship at the architcture office Open AD, Riga, Latvia

Solo shows:

2023    As Long as You Want, Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

Group shows:
2023    UPCOMING: HIVE, Tbilisi Art Fair, Tbilisi, Georgia
2023    UPCOMING: Positions Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
2022    Terrible Event, Offspace - Westzaanstraat 10, Amsterdam, Netherlands (sculpture “Soft Coated HFI221128-01”)
2022    TAKAS, ArtVilnius’22, Vilnius, Lithuania (sculpture ”Prop Nr.1“)
2022    HIVE, Tbilisi Art Fair, Tbilisi, Georgia (sculptures “Diary of Structures: 24.06.22”)
2021    Women are fashioning, Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, Xiamen, China (instalation “Reflected Presence”)
2021    Roots and Wings, Het Hem, Amsterdam, Netherlands (sculpture “Prop Nr.1”)
2021    Finally, Things Are Happening, Maison Descartes, Amsterdam, Netherlands (instalation “Reflected Presence”)
2021    Turn of the Light When You Leave, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, Netherlands (instalation
“Deconstruction of the Seductress: Part 2”)
2021    Love for Sale: Alles moet weg?, W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands (video, instalation “Myth of Wind Generator: Every Object Tells Many Stories”)
2020    AGORA/ΑΓΟΡΑ, Public space, Athens, Greece (sculpture “Post Box”)

2022    Annual Latvian Literature Award,  in collaboration with Liene Pavlovska, Latvian Television,
Riga, Latvia
2020    PUB Radio, Sandberg Graduation Show at Het Hem, with touche—touche and Studio for Immediate Spaces, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2019    Launch Event of Rietveld Journal #2, set designin collaboration with Goy Tung, Valentine
Langeard, Michael Weber, Amsterdam, Netherland

Participation in projects:

2023    technical support for the performance “Three Sisters“ by Sabrina Schlosser, Perdu, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2023    collective reading: PUB journal 4 “Floating in the Abyss”, Suzi project space, Amsterdam,
2022    a role in the movie Testament. Directed by Jānis Ābele, premiere February 2024, Riga, Latvia
2015    curator of the exhibition Buildings Funeral, Rezekne, Latvia

2022    Manor of an Architect, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No.161, Riga, Latvia
2022    To Be Loved, PUB journal 4 “Floating in the Abyss”, PUB Sandberg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2021    Your Wrist Smells Like Orange, self-published, printed and bound, Amsterdam, Netherlands (48 p.)
2020    Beyond the Touch, “Topophilian Tales – The Roads not Taken“, Something Fantastic, Berlin, Germany
2020    Lidija Auza: Interior Decoration, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No.147, Riga, Latvia
2019    Story of Varme Manor, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No.145, Riga, Latvia
2019    Story of Happy Manor, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No.145, Riga, Latvia
2019    Explore or Notice, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No.141, Riga, Latvia
2017    Announcement of a Place with Atmosphere, Magazine “Latvijas Arhitektūra“ No. 131, Riga, Latvia

2020    Perfomance Arts Forum Residency. Saint-Erme-Outre-et-Ramecourt, France

2014    “Manual: Sports and Architecture - Latvian Architecture Award, Riga, Latvia