RIXC, The Center for New Media Culture 


11. Novembra Krastmala 35 - 201
LV 1050 Riga, Latvia
Phone: +371-7228478
Fax: +371-7226066
Email: rasa@re-lab.net
Website: rixc.lv
Type of organisation: cultural organisation, Nonprofit, foundation

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The Centre for New Media Culture RIXC intends to become a meeting place for different types of culture. More than a centre that merely focuses on new media technology, it first and foremost intends to foster cultural exchange, promote new forms of cultura
The RIXC is founded in 2000. The centre is the joint effort of a number of independent local cultural groups working in the fields of new media, art, film, music, youth culture and the social field.
The founders of RIXC are independent new media and youth culture groups in Riga: E-Lab - Electronic Arts and Media Centre Riga (1996), Locomotive International - Film and TV studio (1996), International Baltic Centre for Human Education "Co-operation for Peace" (1991), and others.

The main fields of activities of the RIXC include:
- organising of public events - annual festivals "ART+COMMUNICATION", workshops, performances, club events, etc.
- Media lab and Mediatheka
- Educational and social programmes and trainings - specially geared towards specific target groups (artists, young people, minorities and local ethnical groups, administrators and managers of the media centres, etc.)
- Research into the fields of new media and culture, particularly in streaming media, presently developing of Acoustic Space Research Programme (http://acoustic.space.re-lab.net)

RIXC is co-founder of NICE network (Nordic-Baltic-North-East European network for small scale initiatives in the field of new media culture (http://nice.x-i.net), and takes active part in other international (ECB, Xchange, Spectre, etc.) and local (Rezone) networks and co-projects.
Expertise: research, education (in schools), society / public domain, art education and professional training, art, development, activism, architecture, design, music, video, software, multimedia, philosophy, journalism


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