Festival Riga Photomonth 2018

image: Lilia Limiyan

Festival Riga Photomonth 2018
7 May to 7 June

New Chic, where 12 artists will take part: Kasia Bielska (Poland), Inka & Niclas (Sweden), Steffen Kloster Poulsen (Denmark), Laura Kuusk (Estonia), Andrejs Lavrinovičs (Latvia), Lilia Limiyan (Russia), Reinis Lismanis (Latvia), Slava Mogutin (USA/Russia), Marge Monko (Estonia), Visvaldas Morkevičius (Lithuania), Maija Tammi (Finland) and Irina Popova (Netherlands/Russia).

Self Publish Riga, which from 10 May will be open to audiences at the ISSP Gallery at Berga Bazārs, will be dedicated to photobooks and the self-publishing culture. In the framework of this programme, several collections of photobooks will be exhibited, for example, the historical Latvian photobooks, the latest photobooks from the Baltics, etc.

From 7 May at the National Library of Latvia exhibition Bodybuilding will be launched. This exhibition is curated by the authors of the new generation – Elizabete Ezergaile, Elizabete Džeina Rubene, Luīze Nežberte, Rasa Pavilona and Beate Poikāne. The sculptures and installations displayed at the exhibition interpret the literal and metaphorical meaning of bodybuilding.

the Latvian Museum of Photography group show Wool and Silk. The New Erotic will be open from 10 May. This show will offer a new definition of erotica opening the door to different sexualities and practices. Such authors as Evija Gruzna, Ieva Balode, Reinis Hofmanis, Lando Jansone, Raimonds Rencis and others will take part in the show.


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