Sep 082012

Ambassador – H.E. Zane Elksnite


Zane lived in UZhupis for   ….  years, and calls it “her second motherland”

In 2007 she opened a babies’ toys and cloths shop Baroca, which later moved from Uzhupis Angel’s square to the St.Ann’s church.


Now Her Excellency resides in Geneva, preparing the exhibition of the Honourable Citizen of Uzhupis, also Ambassador (to Manhattan) Jonas Mekas



Balandžio 13 d. nusimato Užupio delegacijos vizitas į Rigą,(Kalnciema kvartals) kur bus inauguruoti keli ambasadoriai.

On April 13 Uzhupis delegation will visit Riga, where, in Kalnciema kvartals, we’d like to meet our Ambassadors and all who like Uzhupis


Applications currently accepted for Artist Residency in Mark Rothko’s Centre (in an old Czar’s fortification!), which is to open this year in Rothko’s birth city of Daugavpils, Latvia!

“Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre Artist Residency will take place 6 – 26 September 2013.
The city of Daugavpils is known as the birth place of the world famous artist, founder of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko.

Daugavpils has hosted Mark Rothko plain-air’s annually since 2004 with artists from Armenia, the United States, Austria, Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Estonia, Italy, Russia, Great Britain, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Ukraine, German and Latvia.
From 2013, the workshop will take on a new format of a residence.
Applications due on 20 June, 2013.”

You Latvian Ambassador of the Independent Artist Republic of Uzhupis