Bērnu un vecvecāku diena ISSP Galerijā

No Lindas Vigdorčikas ģimenes arhīva

Līdz 28. decembrim ISSP Galerija pārtapusi par improvizētu plakātu mākslas izstādi un gadatirgu “ISSPPP X + X”, piedāvājot aplūkot un iegādāties 20 īpaši izvēlētus Latvijas jauno fotogrāfu un ilustratoru darbus vienkāršā, gaumīgā un pieejamā formātā – plakātā. Projektā piedalās desmit fotogrāfi un desmit ilustratori.

Neilgi pirms Ziemassvētkiem, 21. decembrī plkst. 12.00 ISSP ielūdz uz radošo darbnīcu bērniem un vecvecākiem (protams, gaidītas arī auklītes, tantes un onkuļi)! Tās mērķis ir atgādināt, cik jauka un svarīga ir dažādu paaudžu darbošanās kopā, un ka nekas nav labāks par pašu meistarotu dāvanu.

Bērnu un vecvecāku dienā, klausoties darbnīcas vadītāja stāstījumā, būs iespēja tuvāk iepazīties ar izstādi, tajā apskatītajām tēmām un izmantotajām tehnikām.

Kopīgi diskutējot un daloties sajūtās par izstādē redzēto, dalībnieki veidos paši savus darbus. Izmantojot uz vietas pieejamos materiālus, katrs varēs izveidot un paņemt līdzi uz mājām savu plakātu, ko uzdāvināt vecākiem vai citiem mīļajiem.

Darbnīcā aicināti piedalīties seniori ar bērniem vecumā no aptuveni 3 līdz 12 gadiem. Ieeja bez maksas. Iepriekš lūdzam pieteikties, rakstot uz linda@issp.lv vai zvanot +371 26487990.

Informējam, ka pasākumā tiks fotografēts, un attēli pēc tam var tik izmantoti ISSP mājaslapā un sociālajos tīklos.

Aaron Shuman in Riga (second try)

We all try again and are looking forward to host Aaron Shuman in Riga this weekend, provided no more volcano surprises coming up. The lecture “Whatever Was Splendid: New American Photographs” will take place at kim? at 19:00 on Saturday 1 May 2010.

The workshop Aesthetics of nostalgia will run this weekend, 1-2 May. You are welcome to apply for several vacant places till this Friday, 30 April!

THE APPLICATIONS TO ISSP 2010 ARE WELCOME TILL 10TH MAY WITHOUT CHANGES.

Aaron Shuman in Riga: workshop and lecture

In framework of US culture month in Riga “Made in USA“, we are pleased to invite applications to an ISSP-run workshop Aesthetics of nostalgia by a great photographer, editor, writer and curator Aaron Shuman. The workshop shall take place on 17-18 April 2010, at kim? Riga.

The two days course combines lectures, critique, and individual photographing by participants to explore in depth the subject of NOSTALGIA. See complete workshop description here, and apply till 15 April!

Vanessa Winship and George Georgiou in Riga

Yes, its true - Vanessa Winship is coming to visit us again, together with her partner, another great photographer George Georgiou!

The schedule of public events that we are planning in cooperation with kim? :
23 March 2010, 19:00 - Vanessa Winship and George Georgiou: artist talk & works presentation - open event for all interested
27-28 March 2010 (2 full days) - “Documentary practice and narrative, the long term project”: double master-class, workshop - previous application required

ISSP 2009 Exhibition Opening in Riga

We are happy to announce that the ISSP 2009 results are about to be presented in Riga - the ISSP 2009 Exhibition opens on 3 December 2009, 18:30 at Goethe-Institute Riga! All the participants, family and friends of the International Summer School of Photography are invited!

ISSP 2009 exhibition in Riga

The date and time of the ISSP 2009 Vernissage in Riga is 3 December 2009, 18:30, at Goethe Institute !

The exhibition will feature a selection of most vivid works (5 per workshop), to be selected by ISSP teachers. We also very much hope to present the ISSP 2010 Catalogue!
Everyone is cordially invited!

In connection with the Opening we also present first ISSP workshop in Riga: Photoworks presentation: sequence, context & strategies or How To Get Your Work Out in Public by Kai Olaf Hesse from BerlinPhotoWorkshops. Two days, December 4-5, applications till November 20. More information coming soon!

ISSP Club evenings to start from September

We have launched a new activity - a series of ISSP club meetings in Riga! The club evenings will take place with an approximate regularity of every second week. In the programme: ISSP participants’ presentation of completed or ongoing projects, invited artists’ talks, and a special selection of photography-related movies. The main motivation is to keep up the contacts and networking among the ISSP participants.
All ISSP friends are welcome! Information on upcoming events - in your mailboxes, or at ISSP Facebook group.

Ps. Thanks to Jānis & Red Roofs Hotel for location support!

ISSP evening programme

ISSP 2009 is officially launched by now! :) The evening programme Sunday - Wednesday, as well as the Gala Event and the Opening of the Exhibition on Saturday 8 August is open for guests and visitors!