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 

  • 2017 national film award “Big Christopher” for documentary film "The Fairytaile of Emty space" as the Best director. Also nominations for the Best documentary film, Best editor, Best scriptwriter, Best animation.
  • 2017 national award in Theatre for performance "Borders".
  • house»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 

  • "You opened me by a knife", Riga IFF Baltic music videos competiotion program.
  • "Nocturne", LIFT in London, Homo Novus in Riga, LOKAL in Reikyavik, 2018
  • "The Fortress", Homo Novus, 2017
  • "The Fairytaile of Emty space", feature films competition programm Riga IFF 2017, Aleksander Trauner film festival in Hungary 2018
  • “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 

  • 2018 Music video "You Opened me by a knife", band Instrumenti
  • 2018 Documenatry "The Song festival of Oligarhs. Chronicles of Latvia", VFS
  • 2018 Performance "Nocturne", festivals LIFT, Homo Novus, Lokal
  • 2017 Documentary "The Fairytaile of 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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