Paradise Conversations collage workshop - Final Work

(c) Kristīne Madjare

The Paradise Conversations collage workshop with Andrejs Strokins and Michael Holland took place on December 1 - 2 at ISSP in Riga. Over two days, 10 participants tried out various tools and approaches to the collage technique, creating their own artwork from found images. 

On the final day, each participant created a sequence of three images on the theme "Paradise". More about the workshop here.

Workshop participants - Anna Baula (LV), Luiza Kohtanena (LV), Zane Krūmiņa (LV), Tekla Inari (FI), Kristīne Madjare (LV), Bjargey Olafsdottir (IS), Anna Prilutckaia (RU), Eva Saukāne (LV), Monta Tīģere (LV), Laura Zvīgule (LV). On the last day participants were joined by Atis Jākobsons un David Schilter. 


ISSP applications closed

Dear all, the ISSP 2013 application process is successfully closed - we have received 254 applications from over 40 countries, thank you all! The ISSP International Jury - photographers Alnis Stakle (LV) and Alexander Gronsky (RU/LV), and Chief Editor of GUP Magazine Erik Vroons (NL) - start to work this week. The results of the selection process will be known by the end of May. 

Applications for Jan Grarup masterclass

We are pleased to invite applications for the masterclass by Jan Grarup "Keep it simple: the Essence of Photojournalism" on 24-26 May 2013. A photojournalist with over 20 years experience from the world's gravest conflict zones, Jan won his eighth World Press Photo award this year and will be in Riga as part of the World Press Photo exhibition education programme. Applications accepted till 10th May!

ISSP 2012 flashbacks

While the ISSP 2013 is in preparation, here are some flashbacks from the fabulous 2012 edition! Big thanks for all involved! 

ISSP 2013 dates

Happy New year everyone! We are glad to inform that ISSP 2013 will take place on 3-11 August in Kuldīga. The call for applications will be open from the end of March until the beginning of May 2013. More information to come, stay tuned! 

Baltā Nakts 2012

Šo sestdien ISSP 2012 gala darbu projekcijas tiks demonstrētas divās lokācijās Rīgā: Kaņepes Kultūras centrā un Valdemāra pasāžā.
Laipni lūgti!


Jodi Bieber on ISSP

Jodi Bieber on ISSP (29 August 2012):
A magical space for students' struggle, growth and realisations in their photographic development with a lot of fun in between. The passion of the ISSP team carried through to all of us allowing amazing bonds to blossom. PLEASE invite me again!