“Choreography of violence”
8.10.2020 - 8.11.2020 Choreography of Violence is a photographic project that visually reinterprets historical press photographs, which depict actual acts of violence, using a combination of new works and appropriated photographs.
Valentyn Odnoviun. “Surveillance: A Typology of Oppression”
Presented for the first time in public, a photography book Surveillance: A Typology of Oppression contains full photo project that was exhibited only partly in 2019 at the Latvian Museum’s of Photography exhibition “In the dark”. At the event, artist will talk about his book “Surveillance. A Typology of Oppression” and his latest projects.
“Neither Horse nor Tiger”
27.08.2020 – 4.10.2020 Stakle's works are about China and the accidents that mark every person’s path. Their visual rhetoric focuses on how people identify with a particular place or situation, what rituals serve to establish social ties and examines private and collective borders. Perhaps the best way to discover the spirit of a particular place and time is to be able to see the extraordinary in the simple and mundane, which is also the foundation of these works.
Artist Talk with Šelda Puķīte
On July 30, 2020. Artist Talk with the exhibition "Wunderkammer" curator Šelda Puķīte.
23.07.2020 - 23.08.2020 Gaining inspiration from the curiosity cabinet tradition that flourished in the 16th century, the international exhibition Wunderkammer turns to the phenomenon of collecting in the creative practice of contemporary artists.
New Book Release: DREAM IS WONDERFUL, YET UNCLEAR
New photobook release by Maria Kapajeva and Milda Books available now in the museum book store.
Book “Latvian Photography 2020”
For the tenth year in a row, the publication has been promoting Latvian contemporary photography and this time combines six projects that could be viewed within the framework of the Riga Photo Month 2020.
New Publication Release: Riga Photography Biennial 2020
The latest addition at our little museum book shop is the Riga Photography Biennial 2020 publication.
12.06.2020 – 19.07.2020 Born out of author’s fascination with Ancient Egypt and conceptual artistic experiments, collages displayed in Pharaoh’s Treasures are visual stories created by Atis Ievins. The exhibition is part of Riga Photomonth 2020 programme.