SELF PUBLISH RIGA is a series of events dedicated to photobooks and selfpublishing, organised by ISSP as part of Riga Photomonth.

SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2018 will take place from May 10 to June 3, 2018, at the ISSP Gallery, Riga. The 2018 edition is dedicated to photobooks & text, and the exhibition will feature a curated photobook collection on this theme (curated by Evita Goze, ISSP, LV), as well as the best photobook dummies submitted to the SELF PUBLISH RIGA open call, the latest photobooks from the Baltics, historical Latvian photobooks (curated by Arnis Balčus, Riga Photomonth, LV), a selection of publications by Akina Books, as well as installation of "Corbeau" by artist Anne Golaz (CH/FI).

Participants: Lisa Stein (UK), Anne Golaz (FI/CH) & Antoine Jaccoud (CH), Dieter Neubert (DE), Alex Bocchetto and Valentina Abenavoli, Akina Books (IT), Juanan Requena (ES), Kaunas Photography Gallery (LT), MACK Books (UK), Lugemik (EE), Orbīta (LV), FK (LV), Neputns (LV), Andrejs Strokins (LV), Māra Brašmane (LV), Vladimirs Svetlovs (LV), Alnis Stakle (LV), Andrejs Grants (LV), Eva Saukāne (LV), Inga Erdmane (LV), Justinas Vilutis (LT), Kārlis Bergs (LV), Līga Spunde (LV), Madara Gritāne (LV), Paul Paper (LT), Romāns Korovins (LV), Visvaldas Morkevicius (LT).

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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!

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.