(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.

ISSP Jauniešu skolas atvērto durvju diena

Trešdien, 20. septembrī, plkst. 16.00-19.00 aicinām uz ISSP Jauniešu skolas atvērto druvju dienu! Tā būs iespēja iepazīt ISSP Jauniešu skolas programmas saturu, izgatavot savu pinhole kameru un radoši darboties ar apgaismojumu, kā arī pieteikties programmai. ISSP Jauniešu skolas nodarbības atsāksies oktobrī un ilgs līdz jūnijam vienreiz nedēļā divās vecuma grupās: 11-14 g. un 15-18g. 

Vides instalācija "Melnais kubs – Camera Obscura"

Rīgas vasaras kultūras programmas ietvaros no 15. līdz 20. augustam katram Rīgas iedzīvotājam un viesim būs iespēja iepazīt fotoaparāta uzbūves principus interaktīvā vides objektā "Melnais kubs – Camera Obscura" Ziedoņdārzā. Paralēli vides objektam notiks analogās fotogrāfijas meistardarbnīcas. Aicināti piedalīties gan lieli, gan mazi interesenti!

Meistarklase "Apzināts radošums. Fotogrāfija kā klātesamības prakse"

Šīs vasaras pēdējā ISSP Radošā meistarklase – "Apzināts radošums. Fotogrāfija kā klātesamības prakse” ar mākslinieci Ivetu Gabaliņu – notiks 25.-27. augustā Līču skolā. Meistarklases laikā dalībniekiem būs iepsēja attīstīt savu radošo domāšanu un potenciālu, izmantojot fotogrāfijā balstītus pašizziņas rīkus un uzdevumus. Vēl ir dažas brīvas vietas! 

Jurģis Peters – Sintētiskā klātbūtne / Synthetic Presence

No 21. jūlija līdz 7. septembrim ISSP Galerijā is skatāma jauno mediju mākslinieka Jurģa Petera personālizstāde “Sintētiskā klātbūtne”, kas aplūko cilvēka un tehnoloģiju attiecību mijiedarbi, reflektējot par ticību mākslīgā intelekta spējai glābt cilvēci un pasauli. Izstādes atklāšana notiks 20. jūlijā plkst. 18.00.

From July 21 to September 7, the ISSP Gallery will host the solo exhibition Synthetic Presence by new media artist Jurģis Peters, which explores the interaction between humans and technology, reflecting on the belief in the ability of artificial intelligence to save humanity and the world. The exhibition will open on July 20 at 6 PM.

Atvērta pieteikšanās programmai "Attīstot fotogrāfijas valodu"

Līdz 31. jūlijam pagarināta pieteikšanās ISSP Skolas neformālās izglītības divu gadu programmas “Attīstot fotogrāfijas valodu” 2023./2025. gada kursam! “Attīstot fotogrāfijas valodu” ir vadošā praksē balstītā laikmetīgās fotogrāfijas izglītības programma Latvijā, kas piedāvā radošu un kritisku vidi, kurā attīstīt savu vizuālo valodu un rokrakstu fotogrāfijā. Programma sniedz priekšstatu par laikmetīgās fotogrāfijas norisēm Latvijā un starptautiski, iepazīstina ar medija vēsturi un teoriju, kā arī sniedz izpratni par fotogrāfijas plašajām iespējām un izaicinājumiem.

'Shift', an evening of work by Rujuta Rao and Sui Lam

Wednesday, June 28 at 7:30 PM at Bolderāja ISSP artist-in-residence Rujuta Rao and kuš! artist-in-residence Sui Lam invites to an evening of work where they will present the projects they have been working on during their residency in Riga this June. Free entrance.

ISSP Skolas 2021/2023 absolventu izstāde

No 30. jūnija līdz 21. jūlijam Berga Bazārā, Elizabetes ielā 87, ir skatāma izstāde “Tulkojums netika atrasts”, kurā sevi piesaka septiņi jaunie fotogrāfi, ISSP Skolas divu gadu izglītības programmas “Attīstot fotogrāfijas valodu” 2023. gada absolventi. Izstādes atklāšana notiks 29. jūnijā plkst. 18.00. Laipni lūdzam!

Autori: Katrīna Ozoliņa, Marika Parhimuka, Evelīna Zvirbule, Aija Ezerlīce, Janta Jasjukeviča, Kalvis Ābeļkalns un Agita Caune. Izstādes veidošanas mentors – Aleksejs Beļeckis.

Artist talk: Rujuta Rao, Will Britten, Sui Lam

Friday, June 16 at 7 PM we invite you to an artist talk by our artists-in-residence Rujuta Rao and WIll Britten, and Sui Lam who is a resident at kuš!. They will speak about their work and present the projects they are working on during their stay in Riga.

ISSP Radošās meistarklases vasarā

Šovasar ISSP piedāvā trīs radošās meistardarbnīcas Latvijas laukos ar nozarē vadošiem fotogrāfiem un māksliniekiem Aigu Rēdmani un Ģirtu Raģeli (21.-23. jūlijā), Zani Priedi (28.-30. jūlijā), un Ivetu Gabaliņu (25.-27. augustā). ISSP radošās meistarklases būs iespēja iedvesmoties, eksperimentēt, piedzīvot kopīgu radošo procesu un paplašināt savu māksliniecisko rokrakstu talantīgu pasniedzēju vadībā. 

Open Call: LCCA Summer School 2023

Call for applications for the annual LCCA Summer School “Care of Earth, Care of People. System Change for an Inclusive and Sustainable Environments” in Smiltene, Latvia, 4 – 11 August 2023. The Summer School is open to early career artists, art historians, humanities and social science scholars, curators and cultural studies researchers. Application deadline: June 25.

Fotogrāfijas un zīnu nometne jauniešiem

Izsludinām pieteikšanos ISSP vasaras nometnei “Vasara pilsētā", kas norisināsies 3.–7. jūlijā Rīgā! Fotogrāfijas un zīnu nometne tiek veidota kā radošs un izglītojošs piedzīvojums jauniešiem vecumā no 11 līdz 15 gadiem. Tā piedāvās interaktīvas un izglītojošas aktivitātes, kas raisa interesi par laikmetīgo fotogrāfiju un mākslu, attīstīs radošumu, kritiskās analīzes spējas un izteiksmes brīvību.

Artist talk: Fred Mungo and Gina Wynbrandt

Friday, May 26, at 6 PM we invite you to an artist talk by our artist-in-residence Fred Mungo, and kuš! artist-in-residence Gina Wynbrandt! They will speak about their work and present the projects they are working on during their stay in Riga.