KARĪNA HORSTA (born. JĒKABSONE)

Karīna Horsta

Position: research assistant

Degree: Master in art history (Mag. art.)

Phone: +371 67227852

E-mail: karina.horsta@gmail.com

Born on 4 January 1991 in Ogre / Latvia.

Working at the Institute of Art History since 2016.

Research interests: 20th-century architecture in Latvia.

Education: Ogre Grammar School (1998–2010), Art History Department of the Latvian Academy of Art (BA diss. “Oeuvre of architect Edgars Šēnbergs”, 2014; MA diss. “Sanatorium architecture in Latvia: 1918–1940”, 2016).

Selected publications (since 2014)

Books

Sanatoriju arhitektūra Latvijā: 1918–1940 (Sanatorium Architecture in Latvia: 1918–1940). – Rīga: Latvijas Mākslas akadēmijas Mākslas vēstures institūts; Mākslas vēstures pētījumu atbalsta fonds, 2018. – 256 lpp. ISBN 9789934872129. Summary: EN.

Assistant editor: Valdis Celms. Arhīva piezīmes par kādu projektu un laikmetu / Sast. Ieva Astahovska. – Rīga: Latvijas Laikmetīgās mākslas centrs, 2014. – 92 lpp.

Selected articles

Arhitekts un politika. Ernesta Štālberga dzīve un darbs (The Architect and Politics: The Life and Work of Ernests Štālbergs) // Mākslas Vēsture un Teorija. – 2019. – Nr. 22. – 23.–39. lpp. Summary: EN.

LU mācībspēka, arhitekta Ernesta Štālberga (1883–1958) projektētās sanatoriju ēkas (Sanatorium Buildings Designed by Architect, Associate Professor at the University of Latvia Ernests Štālbergs (1883–1958)) // Latvijas Universitātes Raksti. – 2017. – 815. sēj.: Zinātņu vēsture un muzejniecība. – 106.–116. lpp. Summary: EN.

Veselības pils: Tērvetes sanatorijas būvvēsture, arhitektūra un dizains (The Palace of Health: Construction History, Architecture and Design of Tērvete Sanatorium) // Mākslas Vēsture un Teorija. – 2017. – Nr. 20. – 70.–81. lpp. Summary: EN.

Gaismas nesējs [architect Ernests Štālbergs] // Modernists. – 2015. – No. 7. – P. 23–28.

Pilsētas mūros [Aleksandrs Čaks historic house – museum] // Modernists. – 2014./2015. – No. 6. – P. 12–14.

Privātais teātris [Eduards Smiļģis private house] // Modernists. – 2014. – No. 5. – P. 10–15.

Aizmirstais modernisms [architect Edgars Šēnbergs] // Latvijas Architektūra. – 2014. – No. 116. – P. 98–103. (Pārpublicēts portālā A4D: http://www.a4d.lv/lv/raksti/edgars-senbergs-aizmirstais-modernisms/)

Archival research: For the concept of the Latvian pavilion “Together and Apart: An Inquiry into Apartment Buildings” at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

Exhibitions: “Edgars un Aina Šēnbergi. Modernisti” (Edgars and Aina Šēnbergs. Modernists) at the Latvian Museum of Architecture (2018)

Reports at conferences: Latvia (Riga), Finland (Helsinki), Germany (Berlin), Lithuania (Kaunas)

Honours and scholarships: Diploma of the President of the Latvian Academy Of Sciences (2018) for book “Sanatoriju arhitektūra Latvijā: 1918–1940”, Boriss Vipers scholarship (2016; 2014), Nikolajs Bulmanis Memorial scholarship (2015), magazine “Latvijas Architektūra” Prize 2014 in nomination “Best history reviewer” for article “Aizmirstais modernisms”.

Languages: Latvian (native), English and Russian (fluent).

 

Latest updates: 2019/07.