Looking for a writer-editor to join ISSP 2019 team

International Summer School of Photography 2019 is looking for a writer-editor to join our editorial super-team responsible for producing a special publication within the ISSP 2019 edition "Photography and the World" in Zaļenieki Castle, 12-20 July 2019. 

Requirements:
- experienced & at ease with writing, ideally with a journalistic background;
- impeccable written English (native speaker or equal);
- excellent communication skills;
- excited about the subject;
- for reasons of team gender balance we are looking for a woman (sorry guys!). 

The preparatory work will start already in March and shall be completed with the release of the Publication on the last day of the ISSP. 

We offer:
- an opportunity to create exciting content in an excellent team (other editorial team members: Nico Baumgarten, Nicolas Polli); 
- up to EUR 200 travel expenses and full board at the ISSP campus;
- a honorarium of EUR 500.

To apply - please send an e-mail to issp@issp.lv with a short description of why you are interested and your prior related experience (CV) by 8 March.

More info on ISSP2019: here
You are welcome to ask us for details - issp@issp.lv!

Paradise conversations: Collage workshop with Michael Holland and Andrejs Strokins

Aicinām piedalīties kolāžas tehnikas darbnīcā "Paradīzes sarunas" ar māksliniekiem Maiklu Holandu un Andreju Strokinu ISSP telpā 1. - 2. decembrī. Pieteikties aicināti fotogrāfi, mākslinieki, kā arī ikviens ar interesi par kolāžas tehniku un vēlmi atraisīt radošumu. Pieteikšanas līdz 20. novembrim!

ISSP invites you to take part in the Paradise Conversations collage workshop with artists Michael Holland and Andrejs Strokins in Riga on December 1 - 2. The workshop is open to artists, photographers and anyone who is interested in the subject and in unlocking their creativity by trying out collage techniques. Apply by November 20!

Riga Photography Biennial & ISSP Gallery prize shortlist announced

The Riga Photography Biennial and ISSP Gallery announces 15 nominees for Seeking the Latest in Photography! Award 2019! Congratulations to Georgs Avetisjans (LV), Jurgis Gecys (LT), Veronika Gorbačova (LV), Annemarija Gulbe (LV), Aksel Haagensen (EE), Hedi Jaansoo (EE), Paula Jansone (LV), Mari-Leen Kiipli (EE), Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte (LT), Vytautas Kumza (LT), Eliis Laul (EE), Reinis Lismanis (LV), Annija Muižule (LV), Zanda Puče (LV), Aap Tepper (EE).

The award winner will be announced on November 15 and  will be offered a solo exhibition at the ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Riga) in April 2019.

Call for applications - ISSP Riga Residency 2019

We are very pleased to announce an open call for the ISSP Riga Residency 2019 – an opportunity for photographers and artists using the medium of photography to develop work in Riga. Application deadline: November 23.

More about the residency and application HERE.

Cyanotype workshop with Henna Tyrväinen

Aicinām pieteikties cianotipiju veidošanas darbnīcai ar ISSP Rīgas Rezidences mākslinieci Hennu Tirvainenu. Darbnīca norisināsies 2 dienas - no 20. līdz 21. oktobrim, Rīgā, ISSP telpā. Piedalīties aicināti fotogrāfi, mākslinieki un visi tie, kurus interesē eksperimentālās fotogrāfijas procesi. Pieteikšanās līdz 17. oktobrim. 

ISSP invites you to take part in a cyanotype workshop with ISSP Riga Residency artist Henna Tyrväinen. The workshop will take place for two days - October 20 - 21 in the ISSP space in Riga. Photographers, artists and those interested in the processes of experimental photography are welcome to apply by October 17.

Guided tour and talk: Solarophytes by Maija Annikki Savolainen

Sestdien, 29. septembrī, plkst. 15.00 aicinām uz mākslinieces Maijas Anniki Savolainenas vadītu ekskursiju izstādē “Solarofīti” ISSP Galerijā, kuras laikā viņa stāstīs par darbu tapšanas procesu un bioloģe Tita Kotilainena sniegs ieskatu savos pētījumos par saules radiāciju un augu bioloģiju. 

Welcome to a guided tour of “Solarophytes” on September 29 at 3PM at the ISSP Gallery during which artist Maija Annikki Savolainen will talk about her creative process and biologist Titta Kotilainen will present her research on sunlight radiation and plant biology. 

Maija Annikki Savolainen - Solarophytes

No 28. septembra līdz 3. novembrim ISSP Galerijā būs apskatāma somu mākslinieces Maijas Anniki Savolainenas izstāde “Solarofīti” (Solarophytes). Izstādes nosaukums veidots no jēdzieniem “solar-” (saules-) un “-fīti” (norāde uz augu vai specifisku biotopu), un tā pievēršas fotogrāfiskiem procesiem, kas neietilpst cilvēkam redzamajā elektromagnētisko viļņu diapazonā. Izstādes atklāšana – 27. septembrī plkst. 18.30.

From September 28 to November 3, the exhibition "Solarophytes" by Finnish artist Maija Annikki Savolainen will be on view at the ISSP Gallery. The title is derived from the terms “solar”- (relating to or determined by the sun) and “-phytes” (a reference to a plant or plant-like organism), and focuses on photographic processes that are not within the visible range of electromagnetic radiation.The opening of the exhibition - September 27 at 6.30 PM.

Izsludināta pieteikšanās kursam "Ievads fotogrāfijā"

Apgūsti 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. Lieliska iespēja spert pirmos soļus fotogrāfijas pasaules izzināšanā un gūt jaunas prasmes attēlu lasīšanā un veidošanā. 

8 nedēļas (2 x nedēļā), no 9. oktobra
Pasniedzēji: Iveta Gabaliņa (Vaivode), Raimo Lielbriedis

Uzzini vairāk un piesakies - ej.uz/ievadkurss

Riga Photography Biennial and ISSP Gallery announce open call for the Seeking the Latest in Photography! Award 2019

Until 1 October 2018 young artists from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are invited to submit their work for the Riga Photography Biennial’s Award Seeking the Latest in Photography! 2019. The award winner will be offered a solo exhibition at the ISSP Gallery in April 2019. The gallery will also host the RPB award ceremony.

Jaunie mākslinieki no Latvijas, Lietuvas un Igaunijas līdz 1. oktobrim aicināti pieteikt savus darbus Rīgas Fotogrāfijas biennāles balvai Seeking the Latest in Photography! 2019. Balvas ieguvēja izstāde un uzvarētāju apbalvošana notiks 2019. gada aprīlī ISSP Galerijā