Parallel - European Photo Based Platform

We are very excited to be a part of new European platform - PARALLEL, that brings together 18 European arts organisations, emerging artists and curators to promote a new quality standard for contemporary photography – the first of its kind co-funded by the European Platforms of Creative Europe. PARALLEL brings together museums, galleries, festivals, schools and publishers from several European countries, aiming to promote exchanges and mentorships: on one hand, offering emerging artists and curators access to top agents; on other hand providing those agents with new, bold work produced by new artists and curators.

Led by the Portuguese cultural association Procurar.arte, PARALLEL involves members across Europe: Procur.arte (Lisboa, Portugal), CIAJG - Centro Internacional das Artes José de Guimarães (Guimarães, Portugal), ISSP (Riga, Latvia), Le Château d'Eau (Toulouse, France), Triennial of Photography Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany), FORMAT International Photography Festival - Derby QUAD (Derby, UK), Suomen valokuvataiteen museo (Helsinki, Finland), Fondazione Fotografia Modena (Modena, Italy), Fotofestiwal Lodz - Foundation of Visual Education (Lodz, Poland), Galleri Image (Aarhus, Denmark), KATALOG-Journal (Kerteminde, Denmark), Landskrona Fotofestival (Landskrona, Sweden), Kaunas Gallery (Kaunas, Lithuania), UGM l Umetnostna galerija Maribor (Maribor, Slovenia), Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi (Charleroi, Belgium), Organ Vida - International Photography Festival (Zagreb, Croatia), Capa Központ (Budapest, Hungary), PhotoIreland Festival (Dublin, Ireland)

For the first Parallel Intersection in Lisbon (November 2017), ISSP will present Latvian photographer Andrejs Strokins and emerging artist Toms Harjo. 

Putekļi un zelts

Aicinām uz pasākumu Putekļi un zelts - vakaru mūsdienu Ēģiptes atmosfērā, kas notiks 1. decembrī plkst. 19.30 Aleponijā. Septembra nogalē māksliniece Vika Eksta pavadīja trīs nedēļas mūsu organizētajā rezidencē Townhouse galerijā, Kairā, Ēģiptē, projekta Alternative Storytelling ietvaros. Šajā laikā tapa multimediāli darbi un vizuālas piezīmes par pavadīto laiku zemē ar bagātu pagātni, haotisku tagadni un neskaidru nākotni. 

Fotogrāfijas rezidence Kairā

Priecājamies izziņot pieteikšanos rezidencei Kairā, Ēģiptē, starptautiskā projekta Alternative Storytelling ietvaros! Pieteikties aicināti Latvijas fotogrāfi un mākslinieki, kas izmanto fotogrāfiju. Pieteikšanas termiņš: 31. marts.

Flâneur Residency in Riga

We are pleased to announce the Flâneur Residency in Riga - two places for European photographers/ artists working with photography will be available in April - May 2016! Applications are open until 3 January!

- Education & Exchange

Middle Town Part I: Trabzon - book dummies

Here are the four book dummies produced by the project participants during our first Middle Town project workshop in Trabzon, Turkey (10-16 March 2012). We made four book dummies about Trabzon and it was an amazing learning exercise.