Lecture by Artist Marcos Lopez (Argentina)

Description:

One of the greatest contemporary Argentinian photographers, Marcos Lopez (1958) will be visiting Riga for two weeks to capture photographs of residents in Riga's suburbs in his lavish and unique pop-Latino style. During the visit, Lopez will present his latest works to the general public by giving an open lecture. Works that are created during Lopez’s visit to Latvia will be displayed at the “Riga Self/Portraits” exhibition in July 2014.

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 22.05.2014 15:30

Venue:

  • Elizabetes 61, Riga

Form of event:

  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Photography

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

2012 through 2014, residents of Ķengarags, Bolderāja, Jugla and other neighbourhoods of Riga participate in various creative workshops to create their photographic self-portraits with the help of foreign and Latvian artists. Any Rigan is welcome to submit his or her self-portrait that together will eventually create a joint portrait of the capital city. “Riga Self | Portraits” is part of the international community art project “Contemporary Self Portraits”, which in Latvia is run by the ISSP Association.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/pasportreti

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