Jaunums – radošās meistarklases ar Viku Ekstu un Reini Hofmani

Reinis Hofmanis

Covid-19 pandēmija šopavasar ir izraisījusi straujas un negaidītas pārmaiņas visās dzīves jomās, arī fotogrāfu darbā un ikdienā. Šajā unikālajā laikā ISSP aicina darboties kopā ar atpazīstamiem jaunās paaudzes Latvijas fotogrāfiem Viku Ekstu un Reini Hofmani, lai kopīgi atspoguļotu šībrīža ārkārtas situācijas realitāti, vienlaikus apgūstot un pilnveidojot autorfotogrāfijas sērijas veidošanas pamatprincipus. 

Sešas nedēļas garās meistarklases ir domātas ikvienam ar vismaz nelielām priekšzināšanām fotogrāfijā, kas vēlas radoši izpausties un kopā ar domubiedriem reflektēt par krīzes izraisītajām pārmaiņām. Programmas gaitā caur lekcijām, radošiem uzdevumiem, diskusijām un individuālām tikšanās reizēm ar mentoriem, dalībnieki pilnveidos savu vizuālo valodu, attīstot nelielu autorsēriju no idejas līdz realizācijai. Rezultātā radītie fotoprojekti tiks publiski prezentēti tiešsaistes vidē, veidojot daudzšķautņainu mūsdienu krīzes arhīvu.

Katrai meistarklasei ir savs tematiskais un konceptuālais fokuss. Mākslinieces Vikas Ekstas radošās meistarklases “Krīzes istaba” mērķis ir radīt telpu konsekventai pašrefleksijai, piefiksējot un fotogrāfijā apspēlējot personīgās sajūtas, ko katrā no mums raisa jaunie apstākļi. Savukārt fotogrāfa Reiņa Hofmaņa vadītajā meistarklasē “Pārmaiņu ainava” dalībnieki fokusēsies uz pārmainām apkārtējā vidē un publiskajā telpā.

Abas meistarklases norisināsies tiešsaistē sešu nedēļu garumā no 11. un 13. maija. Pieteikties aicināti gan pieredzējuši fotogrāfi, gan fotogrāfijas entuziasti ar tehniskām pamatiemaņām. Lai piedalītos meistarklasēs, ir nepieciešams savs fotoaparāts vai viedtālrunis ar kameru, kā arī piekļuve internetam.

Plašāka informācija un pieteikšanās (līdz 9. maijam) šeit.

Peter Bialobrzeski on ISSP

Last but not least - Peter Bialobrzeski on ISSP (17 October 2010):

ISSP 2010 was the best photography event I have participated in this year. Teaching there was special, a childhood-like summer with plenty of lovely people, fellow teachers and workshop participants likewise. The workshop was an intense work experience with a lovely holiday feel about it!

Roger Ballen on ISSP

Roger Ballen on ISSP (31 August 2010):

It was a wonderful experience teaching at ISSP. In this quiet rustic location the students immersed themselves into photography, into themselves.

Veronique Bourgoin on ISSP

Veronique Bourgoin on ISSP (31 August 2010):

Welcoming, strong, international, wild, professional, warm, free… the ISSP team produces a perfect cocktail to open up some crazy space for creation.

George Georgiou on ISSP

George Georgiou on ISSP (29 August 2010):

The organization, energy and enthusiasm of ISSP founders is contagious and sets the scene for the whole event. The remoteness of the location brings an intensity that is bonding for all who take part. The inspiration, friendships and energy will live with many for a long time. A week of great creativity and soul searching for all involved.

Andrei Polikanov on ISSP

Andrei Polikanov on ISSP (26 August 2010):

The terrific and dangerously fruitful mixture of talent and youth, creativity and professionalism,responsibility and integrity, curiosity and persistence, joy and freedom- makes the ISSP summer school truly unforgettable. I miss it a lot!

Ville Lenkkeri on ISSP

Ville Lenkkeri on ISSP (24 August 2010):

Enthusiasm, energy and creative craziness seldom materialize in such progressive and altruistic form as in case of ISSP. It is the way of working of the organizers as well as the surroundings that they have chosen that set the atmosphere of the summer school. And the atmosphere is one of joyful creation; brotherhood of attempt, sisterhood of success.

Greetings from Ludza - ISSP 2010 Exhibition

The ISSP 2010 Exhibition was festively opened on 7 August 2010. Visitors are welcome to view the entire collection of artistic projects of 65 participants in Ludza till 2 October 2010.

ISSP evening programme open to visitors

The ISSP Evening Programme at Ezersala boarding school (Ludza district) from 1st till 7th August will be traditionally open for interested visitors and guests! Detailed programme in English here.

Update - ISSP 2010 and Arles

Mesdames et Messieurs! Here you will find the latest ISSP 2010 programmelist of participants (confirmed), and information for participants.

From 5th till ~11 July a considerable part of ISSP team will be in sunny Arles in France, for the Rencontres d’Arles festival! Any photography education establishments who wish to think about joint cooperation projects, or simply to get to know ISSP and enjoy our company and a glass of french vine together are welcome to contact us. You can write to office@issp.lv. À très bientôt! :)

Selected ISSP participants 2010

Here is the list of selected ISSP participants by workshop - an amazing group from 24 countries! covering 4 continents! :)
Special thanks to our evaluation committee - Arnis Balčus and Iveta Vaivode - for the difficult job of evaluating applications, since there were so many excellent ones…
A notification of the selection results has been sent to every applicant by email.

We are looking forward for participants’ confirmations and to seeing this colorful company come to Ludza!