2-7 August 2015, every day from 20:00
At Pelči Boarding School, Pelči village, Kuldīga district
As part of our very special 10th anniversary edition, ISSP offers a series of fascinating photography presentations and talks by ISSP masters and participants at our campus in Pelči, Kuldīga district. The ISSP evening programme is open to all photography and visual art lovers free of charge - you are welcome!
:: Sunday, August 2 ::
20:00 - 20:40 "Into the Wild" - presentation of the workshop for Pelči youngsters; presentations by Vincen Beeckman (BE) and Vika Eksta (LV)
21:10 - 23:00 Participants' Portfolio Night I - presentations by ISSP 2015 participants: Dario Bosio (IT), Federico Estol (UY), Paulina Stadnik (RU), Camilla Pongiglione (IT), Madeno 万里 (JP), Marta Berens (PL), Bojan Mrđenović (HR), Ramona Güntert (DE), Mikhail Novitskiy (RU), Kristina Podobed (UA), Marcin Plonka (PL).
:: Monday, August 3 ::
20:00 - 21:15 Part I: Artist talk, Jim Goldberg (US)
Jim Goldberg (Magnum Photos) has been exhibiting for over 30 years and his innovative and experimental use of image and text make him a landmark photographer of our times, often exploring socially relevant themes.
21:30 - 22:45 Part II: Artist talk, Alessandra Sanguinetti (US), "Far away and long ago"
Known for her evocative and emotional portraits, acclaimed documentary photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti has lived and worked extensively in the US and Argentina. She will talk about her start in photography, giving an overview or her work and process.
:: Tuesday, August 4 ::
20:00 - 21:15 Part I: Artist talk, Anna Fox (UK), “Telling Tales”
British documentary photographer and professor Anna Fox is known for her colorful, saturated and ironic take on British public life and everyday culture. In recent years, her focus also includes staged photography, using the stories told by real people.
21:30 - 22:30 Part II: Artist talk, Andrew Bruce (UK), “Cold Air Rising”
Andrew Bruce is an artist working primarily with photography. His work deals with the position of animals in relation to culture and to the natural world. Using allegorical strategies, Bruce questions our modern relationship to nature.
:: Wednesday, August 5 ::
20:00 - 21:15 Part I: Artist talk, Takashi Homma (JP), “Contemporary Japanese Photography”
Takashi Homma is one of the most well-known photographers in his native Japan, and also lived and worked in London. He regularly teaches and writes about photography, and has influenced a the new generation of photographers. Homma will talk about his own work as well as the development of Japanese photography.
21:30 - 23:00 Part II: Artist talk, Alexander Gronsky (RU/LV)
Alexander Gronsky is one of the most well-known of the new generation of Russian photographers. Starting his career as a press photographer, he eventually turned to personal, documentary projects and is now taking an increasingly conceptual approach to landscape.
:: Thursday, August 6 ::
20:00 - 22:00 Alex Bocchetto (Akina Books, IT/UK) and Nico Baumgarten (DE), "Books we love / books we hate – a rational-emotional discussion about the form and content of photobooks"
Akina Books is an independent publishing house of hand-made photobooks, established in 2012, and gaining recognition in the art world with recent editions. Photographer and bookmaker Nico Baumgarten has self-published 4 photobooks and run workshops internationally. Both will briefly outline their work and define what it is that interests them about and inside photobooks. After a short introduction about what makes a book a photobook, they will engage in a controversial discussion about their favorite books or books they really don't like.
NB! ISSP does not provide catering or accommodation for guests. You can stay overnight in Kuldīga, or those who need a place to stay overnight in Pelči can bring tents. It might be possible to find dormitory beds at the campus, you should bring a sleeping bag.
Guests are asked to take care not to disturb the work of the ISSP workshops.
Piektdien, 17. maijā, plkst 15.00 aicinām uz tikšanos ar slovāku fotogrāfu Martinu Kollaru, kurā viņš pastāstīs vairāk par izstādi "Ekskursija", kas apskatāma ISSP Galerijā līdz 15. jūnijam, un citiem saviem darbiem.
On 17 May at 3pm ISSP is hosting an artist talk by Slovak photographer Martin Kollar, whose exhibition "Field Trip" is on view at the ISSP Gallery until 15 June.
No 5. marta līdz 8. maijam ISSP Galerijā skatāma Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles - NEXT 2019 balvas "Meklējam jauno fotogrāfijā!" 2019 uzvarētājas Annijas Muižules izstāde “Priecīgi uzņēmēji izklaidējas birojā”.
From March 5 to May 8, the ISSP Gallery is hosting the exhibition of the winner of Riga Photography Biennial Award 2019 "Seeking the Latest in Photography!" Annija Muižule "Joyful Businessmen Having Fun in the Office".
The final exhibition of the ISSP International Masterclass 2018/2019 will open at Kuldīgas Mākslas nams 16 March 6 PM. Projects created by 22 photographers from 15 countries, mentored for a year by Gordon MacDonald & Clare Strand and Peter Bialobrzeski, will be on view until 7 April.
Sestdien, 16. martā, plkst. 18.00 Kuldīgas Mākslas namā tiks atklāta ISSP Starptautiskās meistarklases 2018/2019 noslēguma izstāde. Tajā līdz pat 7. aprīlim būs apskatāmas 22 meistarklases dalībnieku radītas fotogrāfiju sērijas, video darbi, grāmatas, keramikas skulptūras un citi objekti, tapuši gadu gara intensīva radoša procesa rezultātā.
Dear friends, applications for the first thematic edition of the International Summer School of Photography - "Photography and the World" are now open! ISSP 2019 will take place at Zaļenieki Manor, Latvia, from 12 - 20 July 2019. Through six workshops and interventions by invited experts, the summer school will explore various ways photography and art can contribute to the world today. Applications are open till 10 April!
Sestdien, 2.martā, plkst. 14.00, aicinām uz ISSP Rīgas Rezidences mākslinieka Filipo Zambona (Itālija / Somija) rīkoto foto pastaigu, kura sāksies ISSP telpās Berga Bazārā.
On Saturday, 2nd of March 2:00 PM, we invite you to the Photo Walk organized by ISSP Riga Residency Artist Filippo Zambon (Italy / Finland), which will start from the ISSP premises in Berga Bazārs. All are welcome!
Iemācies jaunu vizuālu valodu kopā ar mums! ISSP Skolas intensīvais divu mēnešu kurss "Ievads fotogrāfijā" piedāvā apgūt fotogrāfiskās domāšanas pamatus un kameras tehniskās iespējas interaktīvā un radošā vidē izcilu pasniedzēju vadibā.
8 nedēļas (2 x nedēļā), no 5. marta
Pasniedzēji: Iveta Gabaliņa (Vaivode), Māris Ločmelis
Kuram būtu jāsedz apdrošināšana? Kā novērtēt, kāda ir darba vērtība? Kā rīkoties gadījumā, ja darbs ir bojāts, taču nav apdrošināšanas un līguma? Vai vienošanās e-pastā ir leģitīma?
5. februārī, plkst. 18.00, VV Foundation aicina uz trešo cikla ''What do artists want?'' sarunu par un ap mākslinieku tiesību jautājumiem ISSP Galerijā.
No 1. februāra līdz 27. martam ISSP Galerijā būs skatāma daudzdzīvokļu namiem veltīta izstāde “Kopā un atsevišķi”. Tā piedāvās iepazīties ar daļu no ekspozīcijas “Together and Apart”, kas 2018. gadā pārstāvēja Latviju Venēcijas arhitektūras biennālē. Izstādes atklāšana - 31. janvārī plkst. 19.00.
From February 1 to March 27, the ISSP Gallery will host «Together and Apart» — an exhibition about apartment buildings. The show will represent a part of the Latvian national contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018. Opening on the 31st of January, 7 PM.