Kenneth Bamberg artist talk

Photo: Kenneth Bamberg

Trešdien, 28. novembrī plkst. 18:30 ISSP telpā notiks ISSP Rīgas Rezidences mākslinieka Keneta Bamberga (Somija) autorvakars.

Mākslinieks šobrīd uzturas Rīgā, kur ISSP Rīgas Rezidences ietvaros strādā pie jauna projekta. Publiskajā prezentācijā viņš iepazīstinās ar saviem līdzšinējiem un šībrīža projektiem, rosinot diskusiju par darbos attēlotajām tēmām un savu individuālo pieeju fotogrāfijas medijam. 


Kenets Bambergs (dzimis 1981. gadā, Ālandu salās) 2011. gadā absolvējis Alto universitāti Helsinkos, iegūstot maģistra grādu mākslā. Viņa darbi tikuši plaši izstādīti solo un grupas izstādēs Somijā un ārzemēs, kā piemēram, Somu Kultūras Institūtā Madridē un VU Galerijā Kvebekā. Mākslinieks ir piedalījies grupu izstādēs Nacionālajā Vēstures muzejā Kopenhāgenā un Fotogrāfijas muzejā Winterthur Cīrihē. Saņēmis dažādus augsta ranga apbalvojumus un stipendijas.


Ieeja brīva, pasākums norisināsies angļu valodā
Norises vieta: ISSP Galerija (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, k-3)



ISSP is happy to host an artist talk by ISSP Riga Residency artist Kenneth Bamberg on Wednesday 28th of November 6:30PM.

The artist is currently developing new work as a part of the ISSP Riga Residency programme. The public presentation will introduce with the photographer's former and current projects, encouraging a discussion about the topics represented in his work as well as his working methods and individual approach to photography.


Kenneth Bamberg (born 1981 in Åland Islands) graduated with a Master of Arts from Aalto University in Helsinki in 2011. He has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Bamberg has held solo shows in The Finnish Cultural Institute in Madrid and at Gallery VU in Quebec City. He has participated in group shows in The Museum of National History in Copenhagen as well as in The Photography Museum Winterthur in Zurich. He has received numerous esteemed awards and grants.


Free entrance, the event will take place in English
Location: ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13, k-3)

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