Photographers on the Art Market

29.04.2019. 18.30
ISSP telpa, Berga Bazārs, Marijas iela 13 k. 3, Rīga

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FOTOGRĀFI MĀKSLAS TIRGŪ
Kataržinas Sagatovskas lekcija

Rietumu pasaulē par fotomākslas tirgus pirmsākumiem pierasts uzskatīt leģendāro Sidnija Strobera kolekcijas izsoli 1970. gadā, Ņujorkas izsoļu namā Parke-Bernet. Turpretim Polijā, tāpat kā daudzās citās Austrumu bloka valstīs, fotomākslas tirgus sāka attīstīties tikai šī gadsimta sākumā. Iesākumā, kā jau pēc daudziem komunistiskā režīma gadiem, progress bija gauss. Ne mākslinieki, ne kolekcionāri nebija gatavi tirgus noteikumiem. Tāpat kā jebkuram citam mākslas medijam, fotogrāfijai ir savas specifiskas prasības, kas jāizpilda, gatavojot darbus pārdošanai, tajā skaitā ‒ noteiktu vispārpieņemtu tehnisko normu ievērošana un sekošana standarta praksei darbu parakstīšanas un kopiju skaita jautājumos.

Kataržina Sagatovska kopš 2010. gada darbojas gan poļu, gan starptautiskajā fotogrāfijas tirgū, sadarbojoties ar visdažādāko paaudžu māksliniekiem un daudziem mākslas kolekcionāriem. Viņas lekcija domāta katram, kuru interesē mākslas foto tirgus profesionālās stratēģijas. Sagatovska runās par to, kā prezentēt savus darbus, kā veidot komunikāciju ar skatītājiem, kolekcionāriem un ekspertiem un kā tehniski sagatavot darbus, lai apmierinātu kolekcionāru prasības, tai skaitā tās, kuras attiecas uz izdruku veidiem, reproducēšanas tehniku, kopiju skaitu un datēšanas un parakstīšanas praksi, kā arī citiem jautājumiem. Viņa pieskarsies arī mākslinieku tiesību un privilēģiju tēmai visdažādākā veida sadarbību kontekstā ‒ piemēram, strādājot ar institūcijām vai izdevējiem.

Kataržina Sagatovska (1973) ir poļu kuratore, fotogrāfe, lektore un mākslas pasākumu organizētāja, kā arī fotogrāfijas kolekcionēšanas popularizētāja Polijā. Viņa ir absolvējusi Silēzijas Universitātes Radošās fotogrāfijas institūtu Opavā, Čehijā (kur viņa patlaban studē doktorantūrā) un Varšavas Tehnisko universitāti. Kuratore, izstāžu un pazīstamu poļu mākslinieku fotogrāfiju izsoļu koordinatore projektā "Fotogrāfija kolekcionāriem"(2010–2017). Līdzautore pasākumu sērijai "Mēs visi esam fotogrāfi", piedalījusies vairāku fotogrāfijas konkursu (BZ WBK Press FotoShowOFF Krakovas Fotomēnesī un Photographic Publication of the Year) žūrijas darbā. JEDNOSTKA galerijas un izdevniecības dibinātāja un īpašniece.

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PHOTOGRAPHERS ON THE ART MARKET
Lecture by Katarzyna Sagatowska

In the Western world, the beginning of the photography art market is often said to have been the legendary 1970 auction of the Sidney Strober Collection at the Parke-Bernetauction house in New York. Meanwhile, in Poland, as in many other Eastern Bloc countries, the photography art market only started to develop in the early 2000s. In the beginning, after years of communism, progress was slow. Neither artists nor collectors were prepared for the market’s rules. Photography, like other mediums, has its own specific requirements when it comes to preparing works for sale, including adherence to certain technical conventions and the maintenance of standard practices around signing and editions.

Katarzyna Sagatowska has been working within both the Polish and international photography markets since 2010 and has dealt with artists of all generations as well as many different collectors. Her lecture is meant for anyone interested in professional strategies within the art photography market. Sagatowska will talk about how to present your art; how to communicate with viewers, collectors and experts; and how to attain the levels of technical refinement in your work necessary to satisfy collectors’ standards, including those related to types of prints, reproduction techniques, edition sizes, and practices of dating and signing, etc. She will also touch on the topic of artists’ rights and privileges in the context of different types of collaborations—for example, when working with institutions or publishers.

Katarzyna Sagatowska (1973) is a Polish curator, photographer, lecturer and organiser of art events as well as a promoter of photography collecting in Poland. She graduated from the Institute of Creative Photography at the Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic (where she is currently studying for a PhD), and Warsaw Technical University. She was the curator and coordinator of the project Collector’s Photography (2010–2017), which consisted of exhibitions and auctions of famous Polish artists’ photographs. She is one of the co-creators of the series of events We Are All Photographers and has worked on the juries of several photography competitions, including BZ WBK Press Foto, Krakow Photomonth's ShowOFF and Photographic Publication of the Year). Founder and owner of JEDNOSTKA gallery and publishing house.

 

Ieeja bez maksas, pasākums norisināsies angļu valodā. / Language: English, free entrance.

Pasākums iekļauts Rīgas Fotogrāijas biennāles - NEXT 2019 programmā. / The event is part of Riga Photography Biennial - NEXT 2019.

Paldies par atbalstu / Thank you for the support: Adam Mickiewicz Institute

Attēls / Image: Rafals Milahs, no sērijas PRESSIDENT, 2017 © Jednostka Gallery / Rafał Milach, from the PRESSIDENT series, 2017 © Jednostka Gallery

ISSP 2009 exhibition in Riga

The date and time of the ISSP 2009 Vernissage in Riga is 3 December 2009, 18:30, at Goethe Institute !

The exhibition will feature a selection of most vivid works (5 per workshop), to be selected by ISSP teachers. We also very much hope to present the ISSP 2010 Catalogue!
Everyone is cordially invited!

In connection with the Opening we also present first ISSP workshop in Riga: Photoworks presentation: sequence, context & strategies or How To Get Your Work Out in Public by Kai Olaf Hesse from BerlinPhotoWorkshops. Two days, December 4-5, applications till November 20. More information coming soon!

ISSP 2009 gallery online!

Hallelujah! After a couple weeks of struggle with technicalities, the Gallery of ISSP 2009 final works is available online - see here !

If you still notice any small mistakes, please contact us!

ISSP Club evenings to start from September

We have launched a new activity - a series of ISSP club meetings in Riga! The club evenings will take place with an approximate regularity of every second week. In the programme: ISSP participants’ presentation of completed or ongoing projects, invited artists’ talks, and a special selection of photography-related movies. The main motivation is to keep up the contacts and networking among the ISSP participants.
All ISSP friends are welcome! Information on upcoming events - in your mailboxes, or at ISSP Facebook group.

Ps. Thanks to Jānis & Red Roofs Hotel for location support!

ISSP evening programme

ISSP 2009 is officially launched by now! :) The evening programme Sunday - Wednesday, as well as the Gala Event and the Opening of the Exhibition on Saturday 8 August is open for guests and visitors!

ISSP 2009 participants selected!

The ISSP Selection committee has completed its work evaluating 2009 applications. It was a hard task to select the best 50 (52!) out of 108 - and we did receive more quality applications than we could accept…

Congratulations to the chosen ones! ;) We are looking forward to hearing your participation confirmations soon. And, yes, over ten applicants are currently in the waiting list, in case any places free up.

We also want to thank everyone who applied this year - we really appreciate the interest and hope you try again next year. All of the applicants will very soon receive emails informing of the status.

2009 application process completed

Hey hey! The admission of applications for ISSP 2009 has been completed yesterday - we have received over 100 applications, from over 20 (!) countries. Thanks to all of you for your interest!

The selected participants shall be announced on this site in the beginning of June. We will also inform all the applicants by email.

Till very soon! :)

Vanessa Winship to teach ISSP Workshop nr.5

Good news - the teacher for Workshop nr.5 of ISSP 2009 is finally confirmed! Vanessa Winship (UK) will be giving a workshop on Environmental portrait. Vanessa is a double winner of World Press Photo Competition (1998 and 2008) and a Photographer of the Year 2008 of SONY World Photography Awards. We are very happy for this solution and grateful to SONY for special support. See www.vanessawinship.com for more on the latest addition to ISSP 2009 teachers’ group.

Ps. Applications to ISSP still open until 17 May 2009!

NB! New ISSP 2009 application deadline - 17 May

Dear all! The term for submitting ISSP Applications has been prolonged till 17 May 2009!
We apologise for the delay with 5th workshop announcement, and hope to have the information on the web-site by the end of this week.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!!

Applications to ISSP 2009 now open!

Hey hey! We are glad to announce that the application process for the 4th International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) is now open.ISSP 2009 will take place in Ludza, Latvia from 1 to 9 August 2009.