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. 

 

Phil Toledano on ISSP

Phil Toledano on ISSP (28 August 2012):
I wasn't quite sure what to expect from ISSP, but I was suprised on all counts. The level of the students, and their ability AND desire to go beyond what they were used to. I was surprised by the intensity of the experience - how quickly we became a close-knit community, and by how much I got out of it. I was quite sad, when it was all over.

 

ISSP 2012 Evening programme

As every year, the ISSP evening programme is open to all photography lovers - free of charge! Every evening starting from Sunday, 5 August, till Friday, 10 August, we will offer a series of fascinating presentations and artist talks by ISSP masters and invited guests. On Saturday, the 11th, everyone is invited to the Opening of ISSP exhibition at the new Kuldiga Town Exhibition Hall and screening of participants final works at the open air Goldingen cinema. Take a look at the full programme of evening events and start planning your visit to Kuldīga!

Izsludinām pieteikšanos ISSP Skolai 2012/2014

Pieteikšanās jaunajam ISSP Skolas mācību kursam 2012/2014 ir klāt! Ja Tu padziļināti interesējies un nodarbojies ar fotogrāfiju, vēlies paplašināt savu radošo potenciālu un izpratni par fotogrāfijas mediju, gūstot pieredzi no Latvijas labākajiem fotogrāfiem, ISSP Skola ir domāta Tev! Pieteikumus pieņemam līdz 15.jūlijam. Nodarbības sāksies 2012.gada septembrī. Grupas dalībnieku skaits - 20 cilvēki. 

FK par "9 mēneši"

"Kurš gan nezina, ka nepieklājas jūsmot par fotogrāfijām, kurās attēloti kaķīši un mazi bērni." - Vilņa Vēja recenzija par Skolas izlaiduma izstādi "9 mēneši" Fotokvartālā. 

www.9menesi.com

Šodien liela diena - notika Skolas pirmais izlaidums. "9 mēnešu" projekti ir apskatāmi arī virtuāli.
Līdz 30.jūnijam nāciet uz izstādi KKC! Pieteikšanos Skolas jaunajam 2012.-2014. gadu mācību kursam sludināsim pēc Jāņiem.

ISSP Skolas izstādes atklāšana

Piektdien, 8.jūnijā, plkst 19:00 Kaņepes Kultūras centrā tiks atklāta pirmā ISSP Skolas absolventu izstāde, kurā ar individuāliem fotoprojektiem piedalīsies 15 Skolas studenti - jaunie Latvijas fotogrāfi. Laipni lūgti uz atklāšanu! 

ISSP 2012 participants announced

We are delighted to announce the selection of ISSP 2012 participants - 73 photographers from 24 countries of the world! The jury had a truly difficult job of choosing among a multitude of diverse and talented applicants. We couldn't accept everybody we would like to take - there are over 50 qualified candidates in the waiting list! The participants list will be updated as we receive people's confirmations. 

ISSP applications closed

The ISSP 2012 Applications desk is now officially closed! We received 238 applications from 42 countries, 6 continents!! We are a little amazed and honored by such attention. The applications will be evaluated by a committee of invited experts - Inese Baranovska, Andrejs Grants, Alnis Stakle and Arnis Balčus. The results of the evaluation will be available in the first week of June.

Autora vakars muzejā - tikšanās ar fotogrāfi Aleksandru Demenkovu

Piektdien, 11.maijā plkst. 18:00, ISSP Skola sadarbībā ar Latvijas Fotogrāfijas muzeju aicina uz tikšanos ar fotogrāfi Aleksandru Demenkovu (RU): “Zudušo sapņu teritorija”. Tikšanās notiek Latvijas Fotogrāfijas muzejā. Papildus ekskursijai pa izstādi, autore rādīs un stāstīs arī par citiem saviem darbiem.