My book "Melancholic Road" (dummy) shortlisted for Fotobookfestival Kassel photobook dummy award. Festival will be held 11th June - 3rd July 2016 at the Three Shadows Photography Arts Centre in Beijing, China. As well its selected for Photobook Bristol exhibition (10/06/2016 - 13/06/2016). Later it travels to "Gibellina Photoroad" (29/07/2016 - 31/08/2016) and "Gazebook Sicily Photobook Festival" (9/09/2016 - 11/09/2016).
For the next 3 months (until 01/05/2016) I will stay at Swatch Art Peace Hotel Artist residency.
Work series "Melancholic Road" are selected for the next edition of Malmo Fotobiennal (11/09/2015 - 20/09/2015). The leading theme of the biennale is “Contemporary Activism”. The activism being understood as an action to perform change or being a portray of the change on itself. The focus of the main exhibitions is on contemporary artists using the photography media not only for cultural but also for social and political expression. It is about the urge to expose things as they are, about taking responsibility and engaging into the communities. The work presented in the biennale are both dealing with global issues and disclosing introspective photographic projects showing us a wide spectrum of personal engagement.
Works from "Theory of R" selected for 7th edition of the Photo Festival of Organ Vida (03/09/2015 - 18/09/2015) in Zagreb. This year’s Organ Vida theme is "Boundaries".
International jury consisting of the following members: Roger Ballen, Simon Bainbridge, Michael Famighetti, Rob Hornstra, Alessandro Imbriaco, Hannah Starkey and Sandra Vitaljić selected 10 projects which will be presented at the 7th International Festival of photography Organ Vida at Klovićevi Dvori Gallery.
7th INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL ‘OV’ FINALISTS:
Alnis Stakle — Theory of R
Michel Le Belhomme — The Two Labyrinths
Arnau Bach — Suburbia
Myriam Meloni — Limbo
Daesung Lee — Futuristic archaeology
Aras Goekten — Arkanum
Anton Polyakov — Transnistria Conglomerate
Lana Mesić — Anatomy of forgiveness
Tommaso Tanini — H. said he loved us
Paolo Ciregia — U Okraina
Work series "Shangri-La" was awarded First Prize at the 4th edition of Scopio International Photography Contest.
If you are in or near Cambridge (UK), I would be delighted if you would join this Thursday, February 19 for the opening reception of the exhibition Viral: Photography in the Age of Social Media – a group exhibition expanding on the notion of “viral” and its impact on everyday life and our understanding of the world. My works from series "Melancholic Road" are part of the exhibition.
CRASSH - Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT
The exhibition features work by 17 photographers from around the world: Iman Al-Dabbagh, Loreley Romero Arambula, Haley Morris-Cafiero, Marcus DeSieno, Sima Diab, Malin Fezehai, Lori Hepner, Magdalena Hlawacz, Ed Kashi, Robin Randisi, H. Jennings Sheffield, Charlie Shoemaker, Stuart Sperling, Alnis Stakle, Gabrielle Stein, Kevin Tadge, and Jon Uriarte.
Exhibition open until 24/03/2015
Work series "Theory of R" are part of exhibition "Latvian Landscape" at Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, Latvia. Exhibition open from 13/02/2015 - 13/04/2015.
The book "Latvian Landscape" https://vimeo.com/119685106 will be available in bookshops in Riga at the end of the month, but already now you can order it online. We also have a very limited number of signed copies available, grab yours here: http://latvianlandscape.lv/book1.html