• Author : Martins Ratniks
  • Duration : 4’
  • Original Title : Neatkar?bas diena 18
  • English Title : Independence Day 18
  • Year : 2001


Bio : Born 1975 in Saulkrasti, Latvia, part of the former Soviet Union. Lives and works in Riga, Latvia.
Description : The title of this computer-based animation refers to Latvia’s declaration of independence on November 18th, 1918. The heraldic symbols of the Latvian coat of arms are deconstructed and are utilized as graphic elements. Signs pulse rhythmically synchronized with electronic music.

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