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

Venēcijas arhitektūras biennāles kuratoru stāstījums ISSP Galerijā

25. aprīlī, plkst 18.30 ISSP Galerija un "Together and Apart" kuratoru komanda aicina uz sarunu vakaru. Latvijas paviljona Venēcijas arhitektūras biennālē kuratoru stāstījums “Daudzdzīvokļu nami Latvijas ainavā” sniegs ieskatu izstādes gatavošanas procesā un pievērsīsies fotogrāfijas nozīmei tajā. Latvijas paviljonam Venēcijā fotogrāfiju sērijas ar daudzdzīvokļu namiem veidojuši Ieva Raudsepa un Reinis Hofmanis. 

ISSP Riga Residency 2018 - selected artists

We received nearly 80 applications for the ISSP Riga Residency 2018 and are happy to announce that the artists selected for the programme are Kenneth Bamberg (Åland Islands/Finland), Theo Elias (Sweden), Josefina Malmegård (Sweden), Bjargey Ólafsdóttir (Iceland), Maija Annikki Savolainen (Finland), Tekla Inari (Finland) and Hiro Tanaka (Japan). Five artists from the Nordic region will receive financial support from Nordic Culture Point. We are excited to welcome them to Riga this year!

ISSP 2018 applications closed - applications to curators' workshop accepted till 15 April

Dear all, the applications to ISSP 2018 are now officially closed, the only exception being a special workshop for curators "Curating Photography: A Laboratory of Ideas, Projects and Practices" by Natasha Christia - applications for this workshop are still accepted until 15 April 2018! We received over 190 applications for the ISSP 2018, to be evaluated by our dear partners from Calvert Magazine, YET and GUP Magazines and Format photography festival - very excited!

SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2018 - submit your photobook dummy!

We are happy to announce the third edition of the SELF PUBLISH RIGA photobook dummy contest! Exciting news – this year we have teamed up with Kaunas Photography Gallery, printing house KOPA and Antalis LT &Antalis LV to publish the winning dummy! Additionally, the author of the best dummy from the Baltic states will be awarded a free place at the International Summer School of Photography 2018 at workshop of their choice. Send us your dummy by 30 April, and take part in one of the central events of the Riga Photomonth 2018!

Alexander Gronsky & Ksenia Babushkina - Schema

No 28. marta līdz 5. maijam jaunatvērtajā ISSP Galerijā būs aplūkojama Aleksandra Gronska un Ksenijas Babuškinas izstāde "Shēma".

From March 28 till May 5 the exhibition by Alexander Gronsky & Ksenia Babushkina "Schema" will be on display at the new ISSP Gallery.

Call for applications: Stairway to the Photobook - workshop with AKINA books

We are happy to announce an opportunity for photographers and image-makers who are close to completing a project and want to start working towards a publication! A crash course in the complete process of making a photobook: from building up a visual narrative through theoretical tools to practical skills in binding and laying down a production. During 6 days, participants will create their own book dummy under the guidance of inspiring tutors Valentina Abenavoli and Alex Bocchetto, founders of the independent AKINA books publishing house.

The workshop is happening in Riga 28.04 - 03.05.2018. Apply by April 6!

 

Artist talks in Kuldīga - March 2018

Nākošnedēļ Kuldīgā norisināsies ISSP Starptautiskās meistarklases sessija - aicinām uz lielisko programmas pasniedzēju un dalībnieku atvērtām lekcijām un darbu pezentācijām Kuldīgā no 12. - 15. martam!  

As part of the ISSP International Masterclass 2018/2019 first session in Kuldīga, talks and presentations by programme tutors and participants are open to all lovers of photography and image-based art from 12 to 15 March! 

Innocent Gestures. Artist talk by Rafal Milach

Sestdien, 17. februārī, plkst 15.00 ISSP Galerija aicina uz tikšanos ar izstādes “Džentelmeņu pirmais maršs” autoru Rafalu Milahu.

An artist talk by Rafal Milach on Saturday 17 February 3pm at the ISSP Gallery in connection with his exhibition “The First March of Gentlemen”.

Call for Applications - International Summer School of Photography 2018

After a year-long creative break, we are happy to announce the call for applications for the International Summer School of Photography 2018! Coming back with fresh shifts in the programme, ISSP 2018 will feature cutting edge workshops with Jason Fulford, Lisa Barnard, Salvatore Vitale & Sarker Protick, Yumi Goto & Jan Rosseel, a special laboratory for photography curators with Natasha Christia, and a brand new on-campus ISSP Residency! ISSP will take place 28 July – 5 August 2018 in Kuldīga. Applications open till 30 March! 

ISSP atklāj jaunu telpu fotogrāfijai Rīgā / ISSP to open a new photography space in Riga

16. februārī ar Rafala Milaha izstādi durvis vērs jauna, biedrības ISSP veidota fotogrāfijas medijam veltīta telpa Berga Bazarā - mājvieta Latvijā vienīgajai laikmetīgās fotogrāfijas izstāžu zālei. 

On February 16, ISSP is opening a new space dedicated to contemporary photography in the Bergs Bazaar, Riga, launching with Rafal Milach's exhibition "The First March of Gentlemen".

Call for applications - ISSP Riga Residency

We are very pleased to announce the ISSP Riga Residency 2018 – an opportunity for photographers and artists using the medium of photography to develop work in Riga. Application deadline - 1st of March.

More about the residency and applications HERE.