Artist Talks :: Alan Huck, Tytus Szabelski

Alan Huck

Trešdien, 25. martā, plkst. 18.30 tiešsaistē notiks tikšanās ar šībrīža ISSP Rīgas rezidences māksliniekiem – fotogrāfiem Alanu Haku (Alan Huck, ASV) un Titusu Šabelski (Tytus Szabelski, Polija). Interesentiem būs iespēja uzzināt par viņu līdzšinējo radošo darbību, kā arī par Rīgā topošajiem projektiem. Ieeja bez maksas, pasākums notiks angļu valodā. 

On Wednesday, March 25 at 6.30 PM an online meeting with ISSP Riga Residency artists Alan Huck (USA) and Tytus Szabelski (Poland) will take place. The attendees will have a chance to hear about their previous work, as well as projects they were about to develop in Riga. Free entrance, the event will take place in English.

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Alans Haks (1990) – fotogrāfs un rakstnieks no ASV dienvidaustrumiem, kurš radošajā praksē pievēršas attēla un teksta attiecībām un savos esejiskajos darbos tiecas atspoguļot pašu radīšanas procesu. Viņš ir ieguvis mākslas maģistra grādu Hārtfordas Mākslas skolā, un viņa debijas grāmata “I walk toward the sun which is always going down” 2019. gada septembrī nākusi klajā izdevniecībā MACK. Fragments no viņa pašreizējā teksta projekta “The Mute Testimony” šogad tiks publicēts antoloģijā “Reading Room”, ko izdos “Dispersed Holdings”.

Tituss Šabelskis (1991) – poļu fotogrāfs, mākslinieks un kurators. Studējis žurnālistiku un komunikācijas, šobrīd turpina fotogrāfijas studijas doktorantūrā Poznaņas Mākslas universitātē. Tituss sadarbojies vairākām mākslas institūcijām, tostarp ar Toruņas Laikmetīgās mākslas centru, žurnālu “Krytyka Polityczna” (“Politiskā Kritika”), viņš ir zinātniskā mākslas izdevuma “Postmedium” redaktors un viens no fotogrāfijas platformas PARALLEL - European Photo Based Platform kuratoriem. Saņēmis vairākus apbalvojumus un stipendijas gan Polijas, gan starptautiskā mērogā. 


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Alan Huck (1990) is a photographer and writer based in the southeastern United States. His practice is mainly concerned with using various image-text strategies and with essayistic works that reflect back upon the activity of making. He received his MFA from the Hartford Art School and his first book, “I walk toward the sun which is always going down”, was published by MACK in September of 2019. An excerpt from his ongoing text project, “The Mute Testimony”, will appear in the anthology Reading Room, published by Dispersed Holdings, later this year. 

Tytus Szabelski (1991) is a photographer and visual artist from Poland. He studied journalism and social communication and is now is conducting doctoral studies at the Faculty of Photography of the University of Art in Poznań. He has worked with Center of Contemporary Art in Toruń, Miłość Gallery in Toruń and “Krytyka Polityczna” (“Political Critique”) magazine. Tytus has received numerous awards and scholarships, both local and international. He is one of the selected emerging curators in the Parallel programme and editor of “Postmedium” art academic journal.
 

ISSP 2011 Gala exhibition in Riga

Dear friends, our yearly happening is approaching - the opening of the ISSP Exhibition in Riga! 
Traditionally, a selection of ISSP final works will be exhibited at Goethe Institute. The Opening event is on Thursday, 20 October at 18:30. We will also be presenting the ISSP 2011 catalogue and releasing a short ISSP 2011 documentary by Ģirts Raģelis. All the ISSP students, friends and family are welcome! 

Izstāde "Kuldīgas stāsti" Kalnciema kvartālā

No 25. augusta līdz 24. septembrim Rīgā, Kalnciema kvartālā apskatāmi darbi, kas radās žurnāla National Geographic redaktoru vadītās meistardarbnīcas "Dokumentālā foto-eseja: stāsti no Kuldīgas" laikā šī gada 27.-29. maijā, Kuldīgā.

Art is Risk Made Visible

Otrdien, 16. augustā, plkst.19.00, jaunajā ¼ Satori radošajā telpā Berga bazārā ar publisku lekciju uzstāsies vairāku starptautisko balvu laureāts, fotogrāfs, rakstnieks, kurators un pedagogs Arno Rafaēls Minkinens (Arno Rafael Minkkinen).

ISSP 2011 evening programme

The ISSP 2011 Evening programme will present exciting series of presentations and talks by teachers and guests - every evening 20:00, starting from 7 August till ISSP Exhibition Opening on 13th August. The evening talks are open to visitors free of charge - all lovers of photography are welcome.

Public lecture "The Photography of National Geographic Magazine"

An opportunity to learn about the photography of the National Geographic Magazine directly from its chief staff experts - Senior photo-editor Sarah Leen and Creative director Bill Marr. The lecture - presentation is open for all interested. 30 May 2011, at 19:00 at kim?

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 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).