Inga Lāce (1986) is a curator at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA) and curatorial fellow at de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam (2015-2016) where she examines the intertwined relationships between nature and culture, (art) institutions and ecology, resulting in a symposium “Instituting Ecologies” (October, 2016) and a publication (forthcoming in 2017). In Amsterdam she also worked on a research project and series of discussions “Impossible Dialogues” (with Katia Krupennikova and Margaret Tali) in collaboration with Framer Framed. She has recently curated exhibitions Resilience. Secret Life of Plants, Animals and Other Species, Бükü – Büro für kulturelle Übersetzungen, Leipzig (2016), and Lost in the Archive (with Andra Silapetere, 2016), Riga, that takes the LCCA’s archive of contemporary art as a starting point. She also curated the exhibition (Re)construction of Friendship (2014) held in the former KGB house in Riga. Lāce has co-edited the book Revisiting Footnotes. Footprints of the Recent Past in the Post-Socialist Region (with Ieva Astahovska, 2015). She has been curator of the 7th and 8th edition of the contemporary art festival Survival Kit (2015-16, with Solvita Krese). She is currently working for the Survival Kit 9, and a research and exhibition project Portable Landscapes tracing and contextualizing Latvian artists' exile stories throughout 20th century (upcoming in Villa Vassilieff, Paris, November 2017 and Riga, 2018).