Parallel Masterclass with Void :: Final showcase

No 6. līdz. 14. jūnijam platformas Void dibinātāju vadībā norisinājās online grāmatu meistarklase, kuras laikā Latvijas fotogrāfi un mākslinieki strādāja pie savu izdevumu veidošanas. Darba rezultāti – sešas grāmatas un viena spēle – tiks prezentēti pasākumā, kas 30. jūnijā plkst. 18.30 notiks tiešsaistē un ISSP telpās.

From 6 to 14 June, Void founders Myrto Steirou, João Linneu and Sylvia Sachini worked with selected Latvian photographers to conceptualise, edit and produce unique publications with their artistic work. On 30 June at 18.30, the presentation of six books and one game will take place online and at the ISSP.

Autori un nosaukumi / Authors and titles:
Arta Kauliņa – "Galda Runa"
Evita Ķestere – "A Sense of Decadence - and the Unlikelihood of a New Understanding"
Ιveta Gabaliņa – "Roll, roll, morning dew"
Laura Sokolovska – "Poligons"
Linda Klētniece – "Face Times"
Linda Vigdorčika – "Knots"
Sanita Andiņa – "Stop the Train I Want to Get Out" 

Pasākums notiek festivāla "Rīgas Fotomēnesis 2020" programmā. / The event is part of Riga Photomonth program.

The workshop was co-funded by the Creative Europe programme with the support of Antalis and Parallel.

ISSP applications closed

The applications for the ISSP 2014 are closed. We received over 200 applications from around 40 countries. The evaluation committee for this year are photographer Alnis Stakle (LV), Editor of FK Magazine Arnis Balčus (LV), Editor of GUP Magazine Erik Vroons (NL) and director of PhotoIreland festival Angel Luis Gonzalez Fernandez (IE). Selection results will be known in the beginning of June!

Self Publish Riga winners announced!

Self Publish Riga contest results announced! Congratulations to Top Ten and the winners - Alessia Bernardini (“Becoming Simone”), Mafalda Rakoš, Iuna Vieira& Raphael Reichl (“3rd Generation”), Līva Rutmane (“Chomsky”) and Alvaro Deprit (“Dreaming Leone”), as well as Antalis Award recipients Luīze Pētersone (“House in the woods”) and Anna Volkova (“Temporary need”)!


The programme of talks and presentations for SELF PUBLISH RIGA, one of the central events of the Riga Photomonth 2014, is online. On 9 - 11 May, Riga will host over 15 international guests speaking about photobooks and self/publishing, 9 book collections, shortlisted dummies from the Self Publish Riga contest and a pop-up bookstore - a festival within the festival!

ISSP 2014 - masters & workshops

We are very pleased to announce the ISSP masters for this August: Adrian Kelterborn, Antonin Kratochvil, Mark Steinmetz, Simon Norfolk, Yurie Nagashima, Rafal Milach and Ania Nalecka! More information in masters&workshops. Call for Applications will be open from the end of March - follow this website for more information!

Artist's Book Workshop

Applications are open for Artist's Book Workshop with Nico Baumgarten, from 3-7 May in Riga! Photographers, illustrators, graphic artists and other creatives with projects ready for presentation in form of a book are welcome to apply by 1st April!

Submit your dummy

We are happy to announce the SELF PUBLISH RIGA photobook dummy contest and exhibition! Send us your dummy until 20 April 2014 take part in the exciting events during Riga Photomonth on 3-11 May! More information here.

ISSP 2014 - save the dates!

Dear friends, the dates for this year ISSP are 2 - 10 August and we will announce call for applications in the end of March as usual. Location unchanged - Pelči, Kuldīga!

ISSP 2013 Prints Auction

Attention! The online ISSP 2013 Prints Auction is open from 5 December until Tuesday 10 December 21:00 GMT (23:00 Latvian time) - acquire beautiful prints from more than 55 photographers and support ISSP activities in 2014! 


Aicinām rīdziniekus piedalīties kopīgā galvaspilsētas portreta veidošanā! / We have unveiled the project of creating a contemporary portrait of Riga through the eyes of its residents and artists.