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Hardijs Lediņš collection

Hardijs Lediņš at the Workshop for the Restoration of Unfelt Feelings performance, 1980s. Author unknown.

The collection is made up of the papers of the avant-garde multimedia conceptual artist Hardijs Lediņš (1955-2004). It reflects his activities, and those of his collaborator Juris Boiko (1954-2002), as well as a number of their friends who were at the centre of alternative culture in Latvia in the 1970s and 1980s.



  • Latvian

Name of collection

  • Collection of Hardijs Lediņš

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

Stakeholder(s) of the collection

  • Astahovska, Ieva
  • Žeikare, Māra

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international


Date of founding

  • 1971

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • completely open to the public


  • Ieva Astahovska, Māra Žeikare, compilers, editors (2016). Workshop for the Restoration of Unfelt Feelings: Juris Boiko and Hardijs Lediņš. Riga: The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.

Author(s) of this page

  • Bleiere, Daina


Žeikare, Māra, Astahovska, Ieva, interview by Bleiere, Daina , July 16, 2018. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-18 14:43:25