IMANTS TILLERS

 Imants Tillers.  The   Journey To Nowhere , 2017. Acrylic, gouache on 90 canvas boards, 228.5 × 355cm.  

Imants Tillers. The Journey To Nowhere, 2017. Acrylic, gouache on 90 canvas boards, 228.5 × 355cm.  

IMANTS TILLERS has been interviewed by Art Territory, in the lead up to the artist's retrospective Ceļojums uz nekurieni / Journey to Nowhere. The exhibition opens in July this year, at the Latvian National Museum of Art, Latvia. 

In discussing the show, Imants explains: 

"My exhibition, indeed one could say my work, is all about “belonging” and “not belonging” – about relationships between a “fatherland” and its diaspora. In many ways, this is almost the universal leitmotif of the 20th century. Much of the contemporary world, at least what is called “the new world”, is populated by the descendants of refugees and immigrants, most notably Australia..."

The article can be read here