Riga self | portraits creative workshops


The workshops of ‘Riga self | portraits’ will be held by the local and international experts and artists. Photography is the main media of self-portrait, which combines with autobiographical writing, drawing, performance, commix art etc.  Volunteer photography students from ISSP School will take part in organizing and leading the workshops to gain experience in the artistic activating of the public. Parallel to work with the public, the photographs holding the workshops will create their own authorial work – the portraits of neighborhood figures, which will add to entire artistic product of the event.

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 31.08.2013 21:00

Ends: 29.09.2013 21:00


  • Bolderāja

Form of event:

  • Workshop

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Participation of the public

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • 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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