My name is Dace and I was born in 1978 under Soviet Union regime, in a small village called Kalnciems, Latvia.
Kalnciems means Mountain village, although there were no mountains nor hills to see. An absolute flatness was surrounding me. I always found it funny the ridiculousness of this contradictions, yet it shaped me fundamentally. I longed to see, touch and climb mountains and my mind was absolutely captured by the idea to find myself in the middle of rocky and icy void landscape.
Well, it didn’t happened, cause i went to study Art in the Netherlands. Although the idea of mountains and my connection with them is stil occupying my mind.