Portfolio Review - Riga Photography Biennial NEXT 2019

Zanda Puče, from 'Frago'

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Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles programma 2019. gadā tiek papildināta ar jaunu notikumu – portfolio skati. Tās mērķis ir sniegt iespēju satikties gan jauniem, gan profesionāliem māksliniekiem un fotogrāfiem ar nozares pārstāvjiem no Baltijas valstīm un Eiropas – kuratoriem, fotogrāfiem, mākslas zinātniekiem, foto festivālu pārstāvjiem, grāmatu izdevējiem un žurnālu redaktoriem. Portfolio skates uzdevums ir palīdzēt māksliniekiem un fotogrāfiem izvērtēt viņu darbus (portfolio), sniegt profesionālu vērtējumu un vadlīnijas darba tālākā attīstībā, sniegt iespēju veidot kontaktus ar nozares pārstāvjiem.

Portfolio skatei var pieteikties dalībnieki no visām valstīm, bez vecuma ierobežojuma, līdz 2019. gada 20. martam. Lai piedalītos skatē dalībniekam ir jāsagatavo prezentējams portfolio (1-3 darbu sērijas) drukātā vai elektroniskā formā. Dalības maksa līdz 1. martam ir 70 EUR (studentiem – 40 EUR), pēc 1. marta 80 EUR (studentiem – 50 EUR). Dalībniekam tiek garantēti pieci individuāli skates seansi. Viena seansa ilgums 20 minūtes. Valoda: angļu.

RFB portfolio skate notiks 2019. gada 5. aprīlī no plkst. 10.00 līdz 17.00 ISSP Galerijas telpās (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, k.3, Rīga) un Ziemeļvalstu Ministru padomes biroja Latvijā telpās (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, Rīga).

PORTFOLIO SKATES EKSPERTI:

Marianne Āgere (Dānija), kuratore Brandta muzejā Odensē
www.brandts.dk

Mihaels Bedovičs (Vācija), attēlu redaktors un foto galerijas “Pavlov`s Dog” īpašnieks
www.pavlovsdog.org

Kristofs Candrovičs (Polija), vizuālās izglītības fonda un Starptautiskā Fotogrāfijas festivālā Lodzā (Polijā) līdzdibinātājs un kurators, Hamburgas Fotogrāfijas triennāles mākslinieciskais vadītājs (Vācijā) un Porto biennāles kurators (Portugāle)
www.phototriennale.dewww.fotofestiwal.com

Evita Goze (Latvija), māksliniece, kuratore, ISSP Galerija
www.issp.lvwww.evitagoze.net

Sāra Haklina (Somija), kuratore Laikmetīgās mākslas muzejā KIASMA
www.kiasma.fi

Virginija Januškevičūte (Lietuva), kuratore Laikmetīgās mākslas centrā (CAC) Viļņā
www.cac.lt

Solvita Krese (Latvija), kuratore, Latvijas Laikmetīgās mākslas centra vadītāja
www.lcca.lv

Šoeira Mavliana (Lielbritānija), Photoworks direktore
www.photoworks.org.uk

Adoms Narkevičs (Lietuva), kurators Mākslas un izglītības centrā “Rupert”
www.rupert.lt

Andreas Nilsons (Zviedrija), kurators, rakstnieks un kuratora asistents Modernās Mākslas muzejā Malmē
www.modernamuseet.se

Šelda Puķīte (Latvija), mākslas kritiķe un Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles kuratore 
www.rpbiennial.com

Vilma Samuļonīte un Gītis Skudžinsks (Lietuva), NoRoutine Books dibinātāji
www.nrb.lt

Amēlija Šīle (Vācija), “Unseen” kuratore
www.unseenamsterdam.com

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In 2019, the Riga Photography Biennial Programme will be supplemented with a new event – Portfolio Review. The purpose of Portfolio Review is to create an opportunity for emerging and professional artists and photographers to meet industry representatives from the Baltic States and Europe – curators, photographers, art historians, representatives of photography festivals, book publishers and magazine editors. The objective of Portfolio Review is to assist artists and photographers in evaluating their own work (portfolio), offer professional feedback and guidelines for further development and create opportunities for building contacts with industry representatives.

The Portfolio Review is open to applications from participants from any part of the world, there are no age restrictions, submission period - till 20 March, 2019.Participants must prepare a presentable portfolio (1-3 series of work) either in a printed or digital format. Until 1st March the application fee is 70 EUR (for students – 40 EUR), after 1st March 80 EUR (for students – 50 EUR). Each participant is guaranteed to receive five individual portfolio review sessions. The length of each session is 20 minutes. Language: English.

The participants of Portfolio Review are guaranteed to receive 5 individual portfolio review sessions. The length of each session is 20 minutes. Review language: English. You can select 5 experts of your choice. The Riga Photography Biennial’s team will do its best to allocate selected experts, although we reserve the right to assign different experts to your review sessions if your selected experts are already fully booked.

The RPB Portfolio Review will take place on 5 April 2019 from 10:00 until 17:00 at the ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Marijas street 13 k.3, Riga) and The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia (Berga Bazārs, Marijas street 13, Riga).

LIST OF REVIEWERS:

Marianne Ager (Denmark), curator at Brandts Museum of Art and Visual Culture in Odense
www.brandts.dk

Michael Biedowicz (Germany), photo editor and owner of Pavlov’s Dog Gallery 
www.pavlovsdog.org

Krzysztof Candrowicz (Poland), co-founder and curator of the Foundation of Visual Education and the International Festival of Photography in Lodz in Poland, artistic director of the Triennial of Photography in Hamburg in Germany and a curator of Porto Biennial in Portugal
www.phototriennale.dewww.fotofestiwal.com

Evita Goze (Latvia), artist, curator, ISSP Gallery
www.issp.lvwww.evitagoze.net

Saara Hacklin (Finland), curator at Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA
www.kiasma.fi

Virginija Januškevičiūtė (Lithuania), curator at Contemporary Art Center (CAC) in Vilnius
www.cac.lt

Solvita Krese (Latvia), curator, director at Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art
www.lcca.lv

Shoair Mavlian (England), director, Photoworks
www.photoworks.org.uk

Adomas Narkevičius (Lithuania), curator at Centre for Art and Education Rupert
www.rupert.lt

Andreas Nilsson (Sweden), curator, writer and assistant curator at Moderna Museet Malmö
www.modernamuseet.se

Šelda Puķīte(Latvia), art critic and curator at Riga Photography Biennial
www.rpbiennial.com

Vilma Samulionyte un Gytis Skudžinskas (Lithuania), founders of NoRoutine Books
www.nrb.lt

Amelie Schuele (Germany), curator at ‘Unseen’
www.unseenamsterdam.com

New website and ISSP Applications

Dear visitor! Welcome to the new ISSP website!
We hope that you like the new re-designed version as much as we do!  We will be perfecting it in the coming week.

More good news: the applications for the International Summer School of Photography 2011 are open! The complete information on ISSP 2011 is now online and we are looking forward to receiving your incoming applications. Deadline - 8th of May 2011!

ISSP is moving to Kuldīga

Now, this is not a 1st April joke, its official: the ISSP international summer school is moving to Kuldīga! Though it all happened a little suddenly, we are happy with the new situation. The new location, Pelči boarding school, is 4 km away from town, so we’ll keep all the intimacy of the campus. Kuldīga is a gem and a runner up UNESCO world heritage site, it will for sure charm everyone.
Besides, we will have a real castle all for ourselves - imagine ! :)

Coming up - ISSP 2011 & more

Many, many things in process. By the end of the month, we will be ready to announce the applications for Summer School 2011. You can already find some information about 2011 workshops and teachers here. We will also have a brand - new website, and more exciting news coming up soon!

Aktuāli: ISSP BW lab

ISSP invites all interested in Black and White analogue process and looking for lab facilities to become 2011 members of our BW Lab in Andrejsala (Riga). Lab members can use fully equipped ISSP BW lab for a year - pretty much without any time limits. Full info in Latvian below. For more info, please call Arnis :)

ISSP 2011 - dates

Hallo everyone! The dates for International Summer School of Photography 2011 are 6 - 14 August, and we plan to announce the applications as usual around end March - beginning of April. Stay tuned!

ISSP Exhibition “Reference point” in Riga

A short video-documentation of ISSP 2010 exhibition “Reference Point” currently on show at Goethe Institute in Riga is available on vimeo! For those who still have not seen it, the exhibition  will be on show till January 30.

And, btw, as of January 2011 the ISSP 2010 catalogues and the complete collection of 2006 - 2010 catalogues can be purchased at the Latvian Museum of Photography (you can also take a look at them for free at kim? reading room, Satori, META cafe, Istaba and couple of other places).

ISSP meklē 2011.g. BW laboratorijas biedrus & laboratorijas vadītāju

ISSP meklē melnbaltās foto-laboratorijas 2011.gada biedrus un laboratorijas vadītāju.

ISSP Laboratorija Andrejsalā (bijušajā “Ēdnīcas” ēkā) darbojās kopš 2009.gada. Tā satur visu nepieciešamo aprīkojumu, lai pašrocīgi attīstītu filmas un kopētu bildes. Piedāvājam tiem, kam aktīvi interesē melnbaltais analogais fotoprocess un iespēja regulāri izmantot laboratoriju, kļūt par 2011.gada Laboratorijas biedriem.

Peter Bialobrzeski on ISSP

Last but not least - Peter Bialobrzeski on ISSP (17 October 2010):

ISSP 2010 was the best photography event I have participated in this year. Teaching there was special, a childhood-like summer with plenty of lovely people, fellow teachers and workshop participants likewise. The workshop was an intense work experience with a lovely holiday feel about it!

Roger Ballen on ISSP

Roger Ballen on ISSP (31 August 2010):

It was a wonderful experience teaching at ISSP. In this quiet rustic location the students immersed themselves into photography, into themselves.