Save the Date - Natural Phenomena

SAVE THE DATE -  2 - 9 August 2020! We are delighted to announce that the International Summer School of Photography (and Analogue Film!) will happen this year! The united ISSP and Baltic Analog Lab Summer School will take place from 2 to 9 August in Cēsis, at the Rucka Art Residency Centre. Under the theme NATURAL PHENOMENA, the summer camp will explore the fascinating natural world and its creatures around us. The participants will be invited to create their own work drawing creative inspiration and new skills from four different mini workshops (both photography and analogue film) and guest lectures and discussions with invited biologists, entomologists, environmental scientists, writers and more!

The number of participants will be limited to 30 (countries without current Covid travel restrictions), based on submitted applications.

More information and call for applications - next week! 

ISSP 2015 applications are open!

We are delighted to announce the Call for Applications for the ISSP 2015, the 10th anniversary edition of the ISSP! This August in Kuldīga - storytelling and collage with Jim Goldberg, landscape with Alexander Gronsky, narrative portraiture with Alessandra Sanguinetti, nature stories with Anna Fox, photobook making with Akina Books and Nico Baumgarten and camera obscura experiments with Takashi Homma! Don't miss it - the deadline fo applications is 20 April!

Artist Talks at the Museum

In cooperation with the Latvian Museum of Photogrpaphy, we invite to meet two photographers whose work made in Latvia is currently on show in the Museum! Artist talks by Hirohisa Koike (Japan) and Luca Berti (Italy) on 16th January 18:00!

ISSP experience by Anya Schiller

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. 

ISSP 2014 final works online

We are proud to present the final works produced by the ISSP 2014 participants this August in Kuldīga! Watch the complete series at the Final works galleries on this website and in vimeo

Artist Talks at the Museum

In cooperation with Latvian Museum of Photogrpahy we are pleased to present a series of two artist talks: American photographer Jen Davis and Polish photographer, a founding partner of Sputnik Photos Jan Brykczyński will present their work in Riga on September 23 and 24. Welcome!