Both Sides in Arena Riga

Both Sides, Abas Malas, Riga Stage Design, Architectural Installation, Architecture Images

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Stage Development in Latvia – design by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture

6 May 2019

Abas Malas

Design: Didzis Jaunzems Architecture

Location: Riga, Latvia

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Multimedia dance performance Both Sides (Abas Malas) is created as the culmination event of the Latvia’s centenary.

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Through the music, choreography, scenography, video and light projections, the story of the emergence of Latvia and experience of the last hundred years is told.

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Both Sides in Arena Riga

2000 sqm large stage is designed in the shape of Latvian flag.

Both Sides in Arena Riga

The flag is used not only as a symbol of the nation, but also as a space making element. It creates dance floor for large scenes of groups of dancers and smaller spaces for soloists.

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Both Sides in Arena Riga

The polygonal surface of the scenography works also as a giant video projection screen for Latvian history photo and video interpretations.

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Both Sides, Arena Riga – Building Information

Design: Didzis Jaunzems Architecture
Project location: Arena Riga, Latvia
Built area: 2000 sqm
Stage design: Didzis Jaunzems
Stage directing: Roberts Rubins, Juris Jonelis
Multimedia: Maris Kalve
Lights: Normunds Blasans
Costumes: Jolanta Rimkute
Producers: Latvian National Centre of Culture, Daiga Livcane
Year: 2018

Both Sides in Arena Riga

Photography: Uldis Lapiņš

Both Sides in Arena Riga, Latvia images / information received 060519

Location: Arena Riga, Latvia




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