We are happy to announce the 24 emerging photographers from 13 countries who were selected to take part in the International Masterclass 2015/2016! Looking forward to seeing everyone in Kuldīga in March!
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 during the Riga Photography Biennial’s Off-year programme in April 2019 at the ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Riga). Several other prizes will also be awarded, including the possibility for up to 10 applicants to participate in the portfolio review of Riga Photography Biennial’s Off-year programme in 2019 free of charge. Gytis Skudžinskas un Vilma Samulionyte (LT), founders of NoRoutine Books, will select one of the participants for their own award – an opportunity to publish a photo book.
Finalists will be selected by an international jury: Paul Paper (LT), artist and curator; Daiga Rudzāte (LV), editor-in-chief of ‘Arterritory’ culture portal and director of INDIE culture project agency; Mitch Speed (CA/DE), artist and art critic; Michael Biedowicz (DE), photo editor and owner of Pavlov’s Dog Gallery; Jonatan Habib Engqvist (SE), curator; Sten Ojave (EE), curator at Center For Contemporary Arts, Estonia; Amelie Schule (DE), ‘Unseen’ exhibition manager; Diāna Tamane (LV), artist and RPB Award 2018 winner; Iveta Gabaliņa, programme director of the ISSP Gallery.
A new kid in town: the ISSP International Masterclass programme - year-long international masterclasses with some of the greatest tutors we ever worked with! We are delighted to announce the Call for Applications for 2015/2016: classes with Aaron Schuman and Yuri Kozyrev and Andrei Polikanov! Applications deadline 15 January 2015 at www.ISSPmasterclass.com, start in March 2015!
A home movie on the ISSP experience, by Anya Schiller, is finally out! Lots of love, photography, and cows. Based on real events at the International Summer School of Photography 2014.
Esam sākuši jaunu ISSP Skolas mācību kursu 2014/2016 kopā ar brīnišķīgiem 18 jauniem fotogrāfijas studentiem! Te arī jauno dalībnieku saraksts.
Traditionally, the ISSP will offer a series of fascinating evening presentations and talks by the masters and participants at the ISSP campus in Pelči, Kuldīga district from Sunday August 3 until Saturday August 9. The evening programme is free of charge - all photography lovers are welcome!