Maija Rudovska

Maija Rudovska (b. 1982) is an independent curator, researcher and art historian. She has completed Curatorlab postgraduate studies at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm and has obtained an MA from the Art Academy of Latvia. Currently she is working on PhD thesis at the Art Academy of Latvia and is exploring Soviet era architecture.

Rudovska has curated/co-curated such projects as Inside and Out at kim? Contemporary Art Centre (2012/2013), Expired Monument: Story of a Culture Palace (with Shirin Sabahi, 2011), Regard: Subversive Actions in Normative Space (Moderna Museet, Sockholm, 2010), Hardijs Ledins (1955-2004) – Zeitgeist and the Atmosphere of a Place (Riga Art Space, Riga, 2009), among others.

At the moment she is running a curatorial network Blind Carbon Copy (with Juste Kostikovaite) and engaging in various curatorial projects. In both academic and curatorial work she is interested in post-Soviet issues, hybridity, periphery/locality, architecture and its systems, etc.

During her HIAP residency Rudovska works together with Patrik Aarnivaara.