Call for Applications: International Summer School of Photography 2013 in Latvia
We are happy to announce the Call for Applications for the International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) in Latvia, on 3-11 August 2013!
Taking place annually since 2006, the ISSP has established itself as an important non-commercial education and networking platform for emerging photographers in Latvia and internationally – our students and teachers come from over 25 countries, 5 continents.
In 2013, the ISSP will again offer six advanced workshops by an excellent sellection of masters, in combination with series of evening photography talks and portfolio reviews. Each ISSP student will prepare a project for a final exhibition.
The ISSP Masters and workshops this year are:
- Esther Teichmann – “Alternate Worlds: Photography & the Constructed Image”
- Todd Hido – “The Vicinity of Narrative: People & Spaces”
- Yan Morvan – “Storytelling: the Art and Politics of Photojournalism”
- Yuri Kozyrev & Andrei Polikanov – “Follow your Conviction. Working with the Media”
- Teun van der Heijden – “The Photobook: Going Beyond the Form”
- Elina Brotherus – “A new Approach to Autobiography” (project workshop, not for general applications)
The ISSP will take place at the same location in Pelči (Pelzen) castle, near the charming medieval town of Kuldīga in western Latvia.
The ISSP is open to professional photographers, students of photography and art, artists working with photography – anyone seriously involved with photography as part of their life occupation and wishing to make a Next Step!
The working language of the ISSP is English. 60 participants (12 per workshop) will be selected based on their applications and submitted portfolios.
The ISSP 2013 participation fee is 500 EUR, including accommodation, full board and local transport during the school. Qualified applicants from Latvia and the adjoining region can apply for a limited number of subsidized fee scholarships (260 EUR).
The application deadline is 8th May 2013. The results of the participants’ selection will be announced by the end of May.
For complete information on ISSP workshops and applications, see: WWW.ISSP.LV
Julija Berkovica, Managing director, ISSP
2013-04-27 06:39:35 UTC