(c) Alejandro Chaskielberg, Roland Paiva's Radiance, 2009

:: ISSP 2016 Evening Programme ::

5 - 13 August 2016 
in Pelči Boarding School /Kuldīga *
-Free entrance-

Traditionally, ISSP 2016 will offer a series of fascinating evening presentations and talks by the ISSP masters and participants at our campus in Pelči, as well as two exhibitions in Kuldīga. The evening programme is free of charge - all photography lovers are welcome!

 

:: Friday, August 5 ::

17:00 - Kuldīga Photography Residency 2015 Exhibition opening – works by Cemil Batur Gökçeer (TR), Adam Golfer (US) created during the residency in Kuldīga in 2015
@ Kuldīga Artists' Residence gallery, Pils iela 2


:: Sunday, August 7 ::

20.00 – 21.15
- Presentation of ISSP programmes by Julija Berkovica 
- Presentations by Kuldīga Photography Residency 2016 artists - Felicia Honkasalo (FI), Nikolas Ventourakis (GR), Petr Pawlowski (PL/US)
- Artist opportunities @ Townhouse Gallery and Contemporary Image Collective in Cairo by Sarah Bahgat (EG)

21.30 – 23.00 ISSP Participants’ PechaKucha Part I:
Portfolio presentations by Brendan Barry (UK), Kārlis Bergs (LV), Andrea Grützner (DE), Enrico Di Nardo (IT), Alexey Furman (UA), Justina Leston (AR), Fábio Cunha (PT), Nina Weymann-Schulz (DE), Marie Docher (FR), Marco Frauchiger (CH), Philip Beloborodov (RU) 

:: Monday, August 8 ::

20.00 – 21.15 Artist talk by Duane Michals (US) - "Photography and reality" (via Skype) 

One of the great photographic innovators of the last century, Duane Michals is widely known for his work with photography series, multiple exposures, and text. In his talk on photography and reality, Duane will give an overview his photographic philosophy. 

21.30 – 22.45 Artist talk by Anouk Kruithof (NL)

Anouk Kruithof is a Dutch artist who is known for her innovative use of photography within the framework of contemporary art. She will talk about her practice including book-publishing stresspress.biz as well as the Anamorphosis Prize that she has set up.


:: Tuesday, August 9 ::

20.00 – 21.30 Artist talks by Paolo Woods, Gabriele Galimberti (IT)

Paolo Woods dedicates himself to long-term documentary projects that combine photography with investigative journalism. Gabriele Galimberti is a documentary photographer who is telling the stories of people around the world. Both part of the Riverboom collective, their joint projectThe Heavens is the first photographic investigation into the workings of tax havens around the world.

21.45 – 22.30 Artist talk by Alejandro Chaskielberg (AR)

Argentinian photographer Alejandro Chaskielberg has established a reputation for his innovative vision and sensibility that crosses the boundaries between document and art, his signature style combining a unique way of using light and colour.


:: Wednesday, August 10 ::

20.00 – 21.15 Artist talk by Federico Clavarino (IT/ES) - "Speaks true who speaks shadows"

Federico Clavarino defines his work as "originating from problems regarding location in space and in time" - shaping the Imaginary in an effort to reconstruct the world. Clavarino will speak about his newest book The Castle (2016) and the process of making it, as well as his previous publication – Italia o Italia (2014).

21.30 – 23.00 Artist talk by Taiyo Onorato (CH)

Swiss artist Taiyo Onorato works with photography, film and sculpture, since 2003 cooperating with artist Nico Krebs. He will speak about their critically acclaimed collaborations that have been widely showcased all around the world.


:: Thursday, August 11 ::

20:00 - 21:00 ISSP team portfolio presentations: Valentino Bellini (IT), Wikus de Wet (SA), Viktorija Eksta (LV), Ieva Raudsepa (LV), Kristīne Madjare (LV), Evita Goze (LV)

21.00 – 23.00 Artist talk by Jason Evans (UK) - “Stop-look-listen”

Working around art, fashion and street photography, Jason Evans is a multidisciplinary practitioner who has had a broad cultural practice since the early 1990s. He will speak of his practice of image making.


:: Friday, August 12 ::

20.00 – 22.00 ISSP Participants’ PechaKucha Part II: 
Portfolio presentations by Silvia Rosi (IT), Constanze Flamme (DE), Jo Phipps (UK), Akira Otsubo (JP), Nico Müller (CH), Ignacio Fanti (AR), Nathalie Vissers (BE), Grace Gelder (UK), Konstantin Chernichkin (UA), Vojtech Veskrna (CZ), Ula Kahul (PL), Dimitri D'ippolito (IT), Anastasia Soboleva (RU), Pezhman Zahed (IR), Leo Seyers (FR), Laurence Rasti (CH), Ana Lía Orézzoli (IT), Sheung Yiu (HK), Maksim Finogeev (UA), Chiara Dazi (IT), Yuxin Jiang (CN), Simon Brugner (AT), Suzue Naka (JP) 


:: Saturday, August 13 ::

19.30 - Opening of the ISSP 2016 Exhibition
@ at Kuldīga Arts Hall, 1905.gada iela 6

22.00 - Screening of the ISSP final works - at Kuldīga Open-air Cinema
@ Kuldīga town park, Pils iela 5

 

The aftermath - Riga programme 

:: Tuesday, August 16 ::

18:00 - 20:30 ISSP 2016 Artist talks in Riga: Paolo Woods, Federico Clavarino  
@ The Mill, Brīvības 33

All the talks will be held in English. 


* Address unless specified: Pelči Boarding School, Pelči, Kuldīga district. Google maps: http://ej.uz/location

NB! ISSP does not provide catering or accommodation for guests. You can bring a tent to stay overnight in Pelči or contact Kuldīga Tourism Information centre for options to stay overnight in Kuldīga. It might be possible to find dormitory beds at the campus (bring a sleeping bag). 

Guests are asked to take care not to disturb the work of the ISSP workshops.

Suņu fotostudija ISSP Galerijā/ Dog Photo Studio at the ISSP Gallery :: Bjargey Ólafsdóttir

Sestdien, 17. septembrī ISSP Galerijas telpās darbosies neparasta suņu fotostudija. No 12.00-16.00 apmeklētājiem būs iespēja satikt izstādes "Rófurass. Cilvēks ar asti” mākslinieci Bjargiju Olafsdotiru klātienē un tikt pie sava mājdzīvnieka portreta. Laipni lūgti!

On Saturday, September 17 the ISSP Gallery will host an unusual dog photo studio. From 12.00 - 16.00, visitors will have the opportunity to meet Bjargey Ólafsdóttir, the artist behind the exhibition "Rófurass. The Dog Within" and receive a portrait of their pet. Welcome!

Kristina Õllek – Filtering With Cyanobacteria, Double Binds & Other Blooms

Kristinas Ollekas personālizstāde ISSP Galerijā Filtrēšana ar zilaļģēm, dubultajām saitēm & citiem ziediem (15.07–09.09.2022) ir viņas projekta Filter Feeders, Double Binds & Other Silicones turpinājums, kas balstās uz personīgiem novērojumiem un pētījumiem par antropocentrisko ietekmi uz jūras ekoloģiju. Atklāšana 14. jūlijā plkst. 18.00. Laipni aicināti!

Kristina Õllek’s solo exhibition Filtering With Cyanobacteria, Double Binds & Other Blooms at the ISSP Gallery (15.07–09.09.2022) is a continuation of her ongoing project Filter Feeders, Double Binds & Other Silicones, based on personal observations and research around anthropocentric influences on marine ecology. Opening on July 14 at 18.00 - welcome!

Vanities: Still life photography workshop with Cristina Molina

Happening on 16-17 July, the photography workshop Vanities led by artist Cristina Molina will cite the tradition of Dutch Vanitas painting in the 16th century in which symbolic elements were depicted to remind the viewer of the fleeting nature of life.

16. - 17. jūlijā notiks mākslinieces Kristīnas Molīnas vadīta fotodarbnīcā “Iedomības”. Tā atsaucas uz 16. gadsimta holandiešu vanitas glezniecības tradīciju, kurā tika attēloti simboliski elementi, lai atgādinātu skatītājam par dzīves pārejošo dabu.

More information/ vairāk informācijas

Kristīne Krauze-Slucka - Izšķirtspējas streiks / Resolution Strike

No 7. aprīļa līdz 14. maijam ISSP Galerijā būs skatāma mākslinieces Kristīnes Krauzes-Sluckas izstāde “Izšķirtspējas streiks” - jaukto mediju instalācija, kas aplūko fotogrāfijas pārproducēšanu digitālajā laikmetā. Izstādes kuratore - Iveta Gabaliņa. Atklāšanas diena - 7.aprīlis no plkst. 12.00 līdz 20.00. Laipni aicināti!

From April 7 to May 14, the ISSP Gallery is showing artist Kristīne Krauze-Slucka's exhibition Resolution Strike, a mixed media installation that looks at the overproduction of photography in the digital age. The curator of the exhibition - Iveta Gabaliņa. Opening day – April 7 from 12.00 to 20.00. Welcome!

Konstantīns Žukovs, Melnā neļķe, 2. daļa / Black Carnation Part 2 - Finnisage

Aicinām uz Konstantīna Žukova izstādes “Melnā neļķe, 2. daļa” finisāžu 31.martā no plkst. 18.00 – 22.00 - ar iespēju satikt mākslinieku un redzēt projekta "Melnā neļķe, 2. daļa" darba materiālus, kas izstādē netika iekļauti. Pasākums ir daļa no Rīgas galeriju vakara “Riga Last Thursdays” notikumiem! 

We invite you to the finissage of the exhibition “Black Carnation Part 2” by Konstantin Zhukov with the opportunity to meet the artist and see behind the scenes and the creation process of the exhibition in projections. The event takes place within the Riga’s gallery night Riga Last Thursdays.

Riga Last Thursdays – Konstantīns Žukovs, Melnā neļķe, 2. daļa

Aicinām uz Konstantīna Žukova izstādi  “Melnā neļķe, 2. daļa” 24. februārī no plkst. 18.00 – 22.00. Pasākums ir daļa no Rīgas galeriju vakara “Riga Last Thursdays” notikumiem. Vakara gaitā būs iespēja tikties ar mākslinieku un redzēt projeka "Melnā neļķe" darba materiālus, kas netika iekļauti izstādē. 

We invite you to the exhibition “Black Carnation Part 2” by Konstantin Zhukov. From 18.00 - 22.00 with the opportunity to meet the artist and see behind the scenes and the creation process of the exhibition in projections. The event takes place within Riga’s gallery night Riga Last Thursdays.

Kristians Brekte, Modris Svilāns, Solargraphy – Finnisage

We invite you to the finissage event of the exhibition “Solargraphy” by Kristians Brekte and Modris Svilāns on February 27 From 18.00 - 22:00 with the opportunity to see a selection of solargraphy photos in projections which are never been seen before. The finnisage takes place within the first Riga’s gallery night Riga Last Thursdays.

Aicinām uz Kristiana Brektes un Modra Svilāna izstādes “Solargrāfija” finisāžu 27. janvārī no plkst. 18.00 – 22.00 - ar iespēju redzēt vēl neredzētu Solargrāfijas attēlu izlasi projekcijās. Pasākums ir daļa no Rīgas galeriju vakara “Riga Last Thursdays” notikumiem! 

Nodarbības skolēniem – "Latvijas laikmetīgā fotogrāfija un es"

Aicinām Latvijas skolnieku grupas iepazīt Latvijas fotogrāfiju triju interaktīvo nodarbību sērijā  "Latvijas laikmetīgā fotogrāfija un es" kultūrizglītības programmas "Latvijas skolas soma" ietvaros.

Nodarbībās skolēniem būs iespēja gūt ieskatu Latvijas fotogrāfijā un stāstu veidošanā, apgūt vizuālizpratnes pamatus un izzināt identitātes tēmu Latvijas laikmetīgo fotogrāfu darbos.

Plašāka informācija par programmu: https://ej.uz/issp-skolas-soma

Radošā diena jauniešiem "Pinhole kameru izgatavošanas darbnīca"

Sestdien, 15. janvārī, plkst. 11.00 ISSP Galerijā notiks pinhole kameru izgatavošanas radošā darbnīca jauniešiem kopā ar māksliniekiem Kristianu Brekti un Modri Svilānu. Būs arī iespēja uzzināt vairāk par ISSP Jauniešu skolas mācību programmu, tiekoties ar pasniedzēju, mākslinieci Adelīnu Kalniņu.

Kristians Brekte, Modris Svilāns – Solargrāfija / Solargraphy

No 9. decembra līdz 27. janvārim ISSP Galerijā skatītāji tiek aicināti uz latviešu mākslinieku Kristiana Brektes un Modra Svilāna izstādi “Solargrāfija” – radošu pētījumu un refleksiju telpas objektos, skaņas, gaismas scenogrāfijā un analogajā fotogrāfijā. 

From December 9 till January 27, visitors are invited to the Latvian artists Kristians Brekte & Modris Svilāns exhibition "Solargraphy" at ISSP gallery – creative research and reflection in space objects, sound, light scenography and analog photography.

Text & Image masterclass with Jörg Colberg - 3rd edition (update)

The 3rd edition of the Jörg Colberg Masterclass "Text and Image" will start on 11 January. Only 1 spot left in the class! 
In a two month online masterclass "Text and Image, Image and Text" with writer, photobook expert and educator Jörg Colberg, the participants will work on understanding the relationship between text and image, and finding the best way to include text into their personal project. If you have a complete (or almost complete) photographic project, where you are struggling to include text, this masterclass is for you! Applications are accepted until the group of 8 participants is complete. 

Iveta Gabaliņa – Riti raiti rīta rasa / Roll, roll morning dew

No 16. novembra apmeklētājiem atkal būs atvērta Ivetas Gabaliņas izstāde "Riti raiti rīta rasa"! Izstāde pievēršas latviešu pirts dziedniecības praksei, kur ķermenis, prāts un gars tiek dziedināts, izmantojot augus, mutvārdu folkloru un gremdēšanos aukstā ūdenī un ir skatāma līdz 3. decembrim. Laipni aicināti!

On November 16 the solo exhibition "Roll, roll morning dew" by Iveta Gabaliņa will reopen its doors to the visitors! The exhibition focuses on the healing practice of the Latvian sauna, where the body, mind and spirit are healed using herbs, oral folklore and immersion in cold water and is on view till 3 December. Welcome!