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Territories, Borders and Checkpoints – Riga Photomonth


Territories, Borders and Checkpoints – Riga Photomonth
Riga Photomonth


Content of catalogue:

Check-Point Riga – Arnis Balčus
Interview with JH Engström – Arnis Balčus
Territories – Alnis Stakle
Exhibition ‘Territories’
Exhibition in the urban environment ‘Territories, Borders and Check-points’
10 minutes with Kim Knoppers – Arnis Balčus
A Subjective View on Contemporary Photobooks in Latvia – Ieva Raudsepa, Evita Goze
The Conductor of Images. Interview with Eric Kessels – Evita Goze
Photography: Taken, not Made – Alise Tifentále
The Disappearing Narrative – Elína Sproge
Festival Programme

Riga Photomonth is a biannual international photography festival that takes place in the capital of Latvia. Riga Photomonth explores and shows photography from Northern and Eastern Europe. The festival’s public programme includes exhibitions, artist talks, workshops, lectures and film screenings. In addition Riga Photomonth hosts portfolio reviews and workshops for professionals.

The second edition of the Riga Photomonth will take place in May and June 2016, offering 10 exhibitions and more than 20 events under the common theme ”Territories, Borders and Checkpoints”. The festival’s main exhibition will be co-curated by the internationally acclaimed photographer JH Engström (Sweden).

Riga Photomonth is organized by the association Riga Photomonth, ISSP and FK Magazine in collaboration with the Latvian Museum of Photography, the Riga Film Museum, the National Library of Latvia, the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Arts, JCDecaux and other partners. Riga Photomonth 2016 is kindly supported by ABLV Charitable Foundation, the State Culture Capital Foundation, Riga Municipality, Sony, the Nordic Club House, and others.