Ieva Astahovska currently lives and works in Riga, Latvia as an art scholar, critic, and curator. Since 2005 she has worked at the Latvian Center for Contemporary Art, where she had lead research projects about contemporary art writing, including the publication Trespassers. Contemporary Art of the 1980s (2005), and research on Latvian Soviet period nonconformist art heritage (20092010). She has lectured, published texts about contemporary art, and written a book about the history of Janis Rozent?ls R?ga Art High School (Neputns, 2006). She has recently co-curated the exhibitions 90s with a Different Gaze (2010), Movements, Explorations, Artists in Latvia. 19601984 (2010), and Parallel Chronologies (2011).