Krista Burāne

Date of Birth: 18.07.71

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 2007 – now  Theatre and films director, editor, photographer, play and scriptwriter 
  • 2007 - 2015  Artistic leader of creative association « Nomadi »
  • 2010 - 2015  Artistic director of International Theatre festival for Young audiences « NoMadI »
  • 2004  – 2007     Creative director, McCann – Ericson Riga,  
  • 2002  – 2004      Copywriter, Creative Laboratory  
  • 1996  – 2004      Lecturer, University of Latvia

EDUCATION

  • 2012 - now               PhD studies, Academy of Art, Latvia
  • 2011                         Master of Arts, film directing, Academy of Culture, Latvia
  • 1996                         Master of Philosophy, University of Latvia
  • 1993                         Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Latvia
  • 1978  – 1989             High school Nr. 64 of Riga

MASTERCLASES

  • 2016 - 2018 artist in the program Urban Heat http://urbanheat.co/about
  • 2014    workshop "Mobile Academy", Terni theatre festival, Italy
  • 2013    workshop "Baltic circle", Krakow theatre festival "Reminiscence", Poland
  • 2011 – 2012  International workshop cycle for Theatre professionals BanExpanded
  • 2006     International Summer School of photography, Ludza, Latvia
  • 2004 - 2006  Master classes of prose and poetry, Academy of Literature, Latvia 

  AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS 

  • 2016 nomination for award « 1 kg of Culture » , performance "The Borders"
  • 2014  nomination for national film award “Big Christopher” for documentary film « Mara » as the Best documentary film, Best director, Best music.
  • 2014 nomination for award « 1 kg of Culture »  in the position « Best film » for the documentary “Mara”
  • 2014 nomination for national award in Theatre for play « Winter house» as the Best play for kids
  • 2012 nomination for award « 1 kg of Culture »  in the position « Most surprising cultural évent » for the project « Rooms of memories »
  • 2010  nomination for  national award in Theatre for play « Island of summer » as the Best play for kids 
  • 2009  nomination for  national award in Theatre for play « Battle at… » as the Best play for youth  
  • 2009  national film award “Big Christopher” The Best documentary film « The Ebb» 
  • 2009  nomination for national award in the filmmaking for documentary film « The fifth Hamlet » as the Best documentary film, Best debute and The best work in culture 2009
  • 2007 – national award in photo art for the work « Dreamers"

PARTICIPATION IN FESTIVALS WITH THEATRE PRODUCTIONS 

  • “Battle by..” “The Golden Mask” festival, “Mask plus” programme, Moscow, Russia, 2011,  “Homo novus” festival, Riga, Latvia, 2010.   
  • Summer Island”  “De Betovering”, The Hague, Netherlands, 2011, ASSITEJ 17th World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2011, “De Stilte”, Breda, Netherlands, 2011, “NoMadI”, Latvia, 2010, 2014
  •  “Field Broadcast” during the theatre festivals “Homo Novus” inLatvia, LIFT in London and “Wunderbar” in Newcastle 2011
  •  “Lost without trace”, international theatre festival Homo Novus, Riga, 2013  
  • “ House of winter”, “Baltic theatre festival”, 2014, “Nomadi” theatre festival 2014 

SCRIPTS and DIRECTING 

  • 2017 Documentary "Tale about an emty space", VFS
  • 2017 Performance "Fortress", New Theatre institute
  • 2016 Perfomance "The Borders", fondation "Dots"
  • 2015 Documentary "Thinking school",  ELM Media
  • 2015 Documentary "Tales about an emty space", VFS
  • 2014  Documentary “Mara”, producing company « Nomadi » 
  • 2014  Opening Performance for Riga – Cultural capital of Europe 2014 “The map of Roads” , produced by Riga New theatre institute
  • 2013   Play “The winter house”, producing company « Nomadi » 
  • 2011   Documentary film « Future is the present of past», producing company «Nomadi» 
  • 2011   Performance with happening “All About Love”, producing company « Nomadi » 
  • 2011   Play « Crazy boy » based on novel by S. Edžus for Dailes Theater
  • 2010   Play « Weddings. Story of unexpected love» for Latvia Puppet theatre
  • 2009   Documentary « The Ebb», producing company « AWE »
  • 2009   Play « The Island of Summer» , producing company  « Nomadi »
  • 2009   Play « Battle at… » for Liepajas Theater
  • 2008   Documentary « The Fifth Hamlet», producing company “Nomadi” 
  • 2008    Play « Small man » based on E. Kestner novel, producing company  « Nomadi »

 CROSDISCIPLINARIAN ART PROJECTS and EXHIBITIONS 

  • 2013    installation “Lost without trace”, international theatre festival Homo Novus, Riga
  • 2012  cross disciplinarian art project « Rooms of memories », Riga 
  • 2011  International project “Field Broadcast” during the theatre festivals “Homo Novus” in
  • Latvia, LIFT in London and “Wunderbar” in Newcastle
  • 2010   personal cross disciplinarian art project “Stories of gray asphalt”, international contemporary art    festival “Survival kit”, Riga
  • 2008   2009 personal crosdisciplinarian art project  « Withces of Riga » in Riga History muséum, Ventspils muséum, Cesu muséum, Liepaja gallery of art.
  • 2008  group exhibition « 6X6 », Academy of Art, Riga  
  • 2007   group exhibition « 5X5 », Muséum of photography, Riga
  • 2007  group exhibition « The diary of photographer », International school of photography Andrejsala, Riga
  • 2007   personal cross disciplinarian art project  « Tales of insomnia », Contemporary Art Center, Andrejsala, Riga

 

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