Kenneth Bamberg artist talk

Photo: Kenneth Bamberg

Trešdien, 28. novembrī plkst. 18:30 ISSP telpā notiks ISSP Rīgas Rezidences mākslinieka Keneta Bamberga (Somija) autorvakars.

Mākslinieks šobrīd uzturas Rīgā, kur ISSP Rīgas Rezidences ietvaros strādā pie jauna projekta. Publiskajā prezentācijā viņš iepazīstinās ar saviem līdzšinējiem un šībrīža projektiem, rosinot diskusiju par darbos attēlotajām tēmām un savu individuālo pieeju fotogrāfijas medijam. 


Kenets Bambergs (dzimis 1981. gadā, Ālandu salās) 2011. gadā absolvējis Alto universitāti Helsinkos, iegūstot maģistra grādu mākslā. Viņa darbi tikuši plaši izstādīti solo un grupas izstādēs Somijā un ārzemēs, kā piemēram, Somu Kultūras Institūtā Madridē un VU Galerijā Kvebekā. Mākslinieks ir piedalījies grupu izstādēs Nacionālajā Vēstures muzejā Kopenhāgenā un Fotogrāfijas muzejā Winterthur Cīrihē. Saņēmis dažādus augsta ranga apbalvojumus un stipendijas.


Ieeja brīva, pasākums norisināsies angļu valodā
Norises vieta: ISSP Galerija (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, k-3)



ISSP is happy to host an artist talk by ISSP Riga Residency artist Kenneth Bamberg on Wednesday 28th of November 6:30PM.

The artist is currently developing new work as a part of the ISSP Riga Residency programme. The public presentation will introduce with the photographer's former and current projects, encouraging a discussion about the topics represented in his work as well as his working methods and individual approach to photography.


Kenneth Bamberg (born 1981 in Åland Islands) graduated with a Master of Arts from Aalto University in Helsinki in 2011. He has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Bamberg has held solo shows in The Finnish Cultural Institute in Madrid and at Gallery VU in Quebec City. He has participated in group shows in The Museum of National History in Copenhagen as well as in The Photography Museum Winterthur in Zurich. He has received numerous esteemed awards and grants.


Free entrance, the event will take place in English
Location: ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, k-3)

Aaron Shuman in Riga: workshop and lecture

In framework of US culture month in Riga “Made in USA“, we are pleased to invite applications to an ISSP-run workshop Aesthetics of nostalgia by a great photographer, editor, writer and curator Aaron Shuman. The workshop shall take place on 17-18 April 2010, at kim? Riga.

The two days course combines lectures, critique, and individual photographing by participants to explore in depth the subject of NOSTALGIA. See complete workshop description here, and apply till 15 April!

Vanessa Winship and George Georgiou in Riga

Yes, its true - Vanessa Winship is coming to visit us again, together with her partner, another great photographer George Georgiou!

The schedule of public events that we are planning in cooperation with kim? :
23 March 2010, 19:00 - Vanessa Winship and George Georgiou: artist talk & works presentation - open event for all interested
27-28 March 2010 (2 full days) - “Documentary practice and narrative, the long term project”: double master-class, workshop - previous application required

ISSP 2009 Exhibition Opening in Riga

We are happy to announce that the ISSP 2009 results are about to be presented in Riga - the ISSP 2009 Exhibition opens on 3 December 2009, 18:30 at Goethe-Institute Riga! All the participants, family and friends of the International Summer School of Photography are invited!

ISSP 2009 exhibition in Riga

The date and time of the ISSP 2009 Vernissage in Riga is 3 December 2009, 18:30, at Goethe Institute !

The exhibition will feature a selection of most vivid works (5 per workshop), to be selected by ISSP teachers. We also very much hope to present the ISSP 2010 Catalogue!
Everyone is cordially invited!

In connection with the Opening we also present first ISSP workshop in Riga: Photoworks presentation: sequence, context & strategies or How To Get Your Work Out in Public by Kai Olaf Hesse from BerlinPhotoWorkshops. Two days, December 4-5, applications till November 20. More information coming soon!

ISSP Club evenings to start from September

We have launched a new activity - a series of ISSP club meetings in Riga! The club evenings will take place with an approximate regularity of every second week. In the programme: ISSP participants’ presentation of completed or ongoing projects, invited artists’ talks, and a special selection of photography-related movies. The main motivation is to keep up the contacts and networking among the ISSP participants.
All ISSP friends are welcome! Information on upcoming events - in your mailboxes, or at ISSP Facebook group.

Ps. Thanks to Jānis & Red Roofs Hotel for location support!

ISSP evening programme

ISSP 2009 is officially launched by now! :) The evening programme Sunday - Wednesday, as well as the Gala Event and the Opening of the Exhibition on Saturday 8 August is open for guests and visitors!