Iveta Vaivode's (Latvija) Solo Exhibition „Lap” (Klēpis)

Description:

Two years ago Iveta Vaivode visited her grandmother Antoņina's village of Pilceni in Latgale to find the place she had painted in her mind when looking at the photographs from the grandmother's youth. While trying to find the last vestiges of her family in the village, the author speaks to people who once knew her grandmother. It is through Pilcene residents' stories that the photographer rediscovers a world long lost. Many of the people she meets continue to live in their very special memories about the past.

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 09.05.2014 21:00

Ends: 19.06.2014 21:00

Venue:

  • Mūkusalas street 3

Form of event:

  • Event
  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Photography

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The Riga Photo Month is a new pan-Baltic photography festival held in the capital city of Latvia, which will take place for the first time in May 2014, becoming one of the European Capital of Culture events. The festival’s manifold programme consists of several exhibitions, artists’ presentations, discussions, portfolio shows and self-publishing events, as well as other activities.

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

Rīga2014

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