IVETA GABALIŅA    Born in 1979, lives and works in Riga.   education:   2013 – 2016 Taik, Master in Photography, University of Art & Design, Helsinki, Finland 2006 – 2008 The arts institute at Bournemouth, BA in Photography    work experience:   2017 – till now, curator of ISSP Gallery 2014 – exhibition “Contemporary Self Portraits”, Tabakas Fabrika, Riga, curator  2014 – till now, curator, ISSP  2013 – Contemporary Self Portraits, workshop together with Marge Monko Arts Academy of Tallinn, Narva, Estonia  2009 – ISSP Summer school tutor together with Alexander Gronsky  2008 – till now, board member of ISSP (International Summer School of Photography), founder and program director of ISSP Skola    solo exhibitions:   2019 “my hand is warmer than the sun“, Careva gallery, Riga, Latvia 2018 “Somewher on disappearing path”, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, US  2017 “Sword Lilies” Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia  2017 “Sword Lilies” Kulturbank, Kjollerfjord, Norway  2017 “Sword Lilies” Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia  2016 "Journey to the Nowhere" Iveta Vaivode and Arturs Rinkis, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia  2015 and Emanuel Mathias, Goethe Institute Mexico, Mexico  2015 "Somewher on disappearing path", CO Berlin, Berlin, Germany  2014 "Somewher on disappearing path", Riga Photomonth 2014, Riga, Latvia  2011 “OPERA”, Galerija 21, Riga  2010 “Terminus – Iveta Vaivode & Alexander Gronsky”, Fotokvartals gallery, Riga    group exhibitions:   2017 “Circuit”, Helsinki, Finland  2017 “Fotofestiwal Lodz, 2017”, Lodz, Poland  2015 "Latvian Landscape", Šiauliai Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania  2015 Critical Mass, Lishui International Photography Festival, China  2015 Daniel Seiffert and Iveta Vaivode " Retracing Memory", Month of Photography Minsk, CECH Art Space, Minsk, Belarussia  2015 Verzasca Foto Festival, Sonogno, Switzerland  2015 "Ex & Post - Eastern Europe under the lens", Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington, Australia  2015 "Photo Festival Gent - 80 days of Summer ", Historische Huizen Gent, Gent, Belgium  2015 "Latvian Landscape" Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia  2014 4th Edition Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore  2014 19th edition of Voices Off Festival, Arles, France  2014 "C/O Talents 2013" Cube, Deutsche Borse AG, Frankfurt, Germany  2014  4th Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism , Hannover, Germany  2009 “Zeitgeist and the atmosphere of a place”, Riga Art Space, Latvia  2008 “Is the medium the message?“, Andrejsala, Latvia  2008 “Freshfaced and wildeyed” – new graduates show, Photographers Gallery, London, UK  2007 Kaunas Photo07, Kaunas, Lithuania  2007 Le Salon Jeune Création Européenne  2007 Teatre de Montrouge, Montrouge, France  2007 “ellipsis” Fda show, London, UK  2007 “AOP Student Awards”, AOP Gallery, London, UK    selected bibliography:   Latvian Landscape, published by KultKom, Riga, Latvia, 2015  C/O Berlin Talents 31: Iveta Vaivode & Jule Hillgärtner, Somewhere on a disappearing path, Kehrer, German/English, 2014  Latvijas Fotogrāfijas gadagrāmata, September, 2013, Latvia  Purvitis Prize, 2012, Riga, Latvia    awards, grants:   2014 Photolucida, Critical Mass Top 50, finalist  2014 CDS Documentary Essay Prize for Photography, winner  2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, shortlisted  2014 Sony World Photography Awards, shortlisted for Lifestyle category  2013 Emerging photographers fund, runner up, Burn Magazine  2013 c/o Berlin Talents awards, Berlin  2008 “Nikon Discovery Awards 2008”, London, UK  2008 “PDN Photography Annual 2008”, New York
       
     
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 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Signal“, 2017
       
     
 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Snow 1“, 2017
       
     
 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Aurora“, 2017
       
     
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 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Fool moon“, 2017
       
     
 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Ice“, 2017
       
     
  IVETA GABALIŅA    Born in 1979, lives and works in Riga.   education:   2013 – 2016 Taik, Master in Photography, University of Art & Design, Helsinki, Finland 2006 – 2008 The arts institute at Bournemouth, BA in Photography    work experience:   2017 – till now, curator of ISSP Gallery 2014 – exhibition “Contemporary Self Portraits”, Tabakas Fabrika, Riga, curator  2014 – till now, curator, ISSP  2013 – Contemporary Self Portraits, workshop together with Marge Monko Arts Academy of Tallinn, Narva, Estonia  2009 – ISSP Summer school tutor together with Alexander Gronsky  2008 – till now, board member of ISSP (International Summer School of Photography), founder and program director of ISSP Skola    solo exhibitions:   2019 “my hand is warmer than the sun“, Careva gallery, Riga, Latvia 2018 “Somewher on disappearing path”, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, US  2017 “Sword Lilies” Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia  2017 “Sword Lilies” Kulturbank, Kjollerfjord, Norway  2017 “Sword Lilies” Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia  2016 "Journey to the Nowhere" Iveta Vaivode and Arturs Rinkis, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia  2015 and Emanuel Mathias, Goethe Institute Mexico, Mexico  2015 "Somewher on disappearing path", CO Berlin, Berlin, Germany  2014 "Somewher on disappearing path", Riga Photomonth 2014, Riga, Latvia  2011 “OPERA”, Galerija 21, Riga  2010 “Terminus – Iveta Vaivode & Alexander Gronsky”, Fotokvartals gallery, Riga    group exhibitions:   2017 “Circuit”, Helsinki, Finland  2017 “Fotofestiwal Lodz, 2017”, Lodz, Poland  2015 "Latvian Landscape", Šiauliai Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania  2015 Critical Mass, Lishui International Photography Festival, China  2015 Daniel Seiffert and Iveta Vaivode " Retracing Memory", Month of Photography Minsk, CECH Art Space, Minsk, Belarussia  2015 Verzasca Foto Festival, Sonogno, Switzerland  2015 "Ex & Post - Eastern Europe under the lens", Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington, Australia  2015 "Photo Festival Gent - 80 days of Summer ", Historische Huizen Gent, Gent, Belgium  2015 "Latvian Landscape" Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia  2014 4th Edition Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore  2014 19th edition of Voices Off Festival, Arles, France  2014 "C/O Talents 2013" Cube, Deutsche Borse AG, Frankfurt, Germany  2014  4th Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism , Hannover, Germany  2009 “Zeitgeist and the atmosphere of a place”, Riga Art Space, Latvia  2008 “Is the medium the message?“, Andrejsala, Latvia  2008 “Freshfaced and wildeyed” – new graduates show, Photographers Gallery, London, UK  2007 Kaunas Photo07, Kaunas, Lithuania  2007 Le Salon Jeune Création Européenne  2007 Teatre de Montrouge, Montrouge, France  2007 “ellipsis” Fda show, London, UK  2007 “AOP Student Awards”, AOP Gallery, London, UK    selected bibliography:   Latvian Landscape, published by KultKom, Riga, Latvia, 2015  C/O Berlin Talents 31: Iveta Vaivode & Jule Hillgärtner, Somewhere on a disappearing path, Kehrer, German/English, 2014  Latvijas Fotogrāfijas gadagrāmata, September, 2013, Latvia  Purvitis Prize, 2012, Riga, Latvia    awards, grants:   2014 Photolucida, Critical Mass Top 50, finalist  2014 CDS Documentary Essay Prize for Photography, winner  2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, shortlisted  2014 Sony World Photography Awards, shortlisted for Lifestyle category  2013 Emerging photographers fund, runner up, Burn Magazine  2013 c/o Berlin Talents awards, Berlin  2008 “Nikon Discovery Awards 2008”, London, UK  2008 “PDN Photography Annual 2008”, New York
       
     

IVETA GABALIŅA

Born in 1979, lives and works in Riga.

education:
2013 – 2016 Taik, Master in Photography, University of Art & Design, Helsinki, Finland
2006 – 2008 The arts institute at Bournemouth, BA in Photography

work experience:
2017 – till now, curator of ISSP Gallery
2014 – exhibition “Contemporary Self Portraits”, Tabakas Fabrika, Riga, curator
2014 – till now, curator, ISSP
2013 – Contemporary Self Portraits, workshop together with Marge Monko Arts Academy of Tallinn, Narva, Estonia
2009 – ISSP Summer school tutor together with Alexander Gronsky
2008 – till now, board member of ISSP (International Summer School of Photography), founder and program director of ISSP Skola

solo exhibitions:

2019 “my hand is warmer than the sun“, Careva gallery, Riga, Latvia
2018 “Somewher on disappearing path”, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, US
2017 “Sword Lilies” Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia
2017 “Sword Lilies” Kulturbank, Kjollerfjord, Norway
2017 “Sword Lilies” Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia
2016 "Journey to the Nowhere" Iveta Vaivode and Arturs Rinkis, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
2015 and Emanuel Mathias, Goethe Institute Mexico, Mexico
2015 "Somewher on disappearing path", CO Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2014 "Somewher on disappearing path", Riga Photomonth 2014, Riga, Latvia
2011 “OPERA”, Galerija 21, Riga
2010 “Terminus – Iveta Vaivode & Alexander Gronsky”, Fotokvartals gallery, Riga

group exhibitions:
2017 “Circuit”, Helsinki, Finland
2017 “Fotofestiwal Lodz, 2017”, Lodz, Poland
2015 "Latvian Landscape", Šiauliai Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania
2015 Critical Mass, Lishui International Photography Festival, China
2015 Daniel Seiffert and Iveta Vaivode " Retracing Memory", Month of Photography Minsk, CECH Art Space, Minsk, Belarussia
2015 Verzasca Foto Festival, Sonogno, Switzerland
2015 "Ex & Post - Eastern Europe under the lens", Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington, Australia
2015 "Photo Festival Gent - 80 days of Summer ", Historische Huizen Gent, Gent, Belgium
2015 "Latvian Landscape" Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia
2014 4th Edition Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2014 19th edition of Voices Off Festival, Arles, France
2014 "C/O Talents 2013" Cube, Deutsche Borse AG, Frankfurt, Germany
2014 4th Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover, Germany
2009 “Zeitgeist and the atmosphere of a place”, Riga Art Space, Latvia
2008 “Is the medium the message?“, Andrejsala, Latvia
2008 “Freshfaced and wildeyed” – new graduates show, Photographers Gallery, London, UK
2007 Kaunas Photo07, Kaunas, Lithuania
2007 Le Salon Jeune Création Européenne
2007 Teatre de Montrouge, Montrouge, France
2007 “ellipsis” Fda show, London, UK
2007 “AOP Student Awards”, AOP Gallery, London, UK

selected bibliography:
Latvian Landscape, published by KultKom, Riga, Latvia, 2015
C/O Berlin Talents 31: Iveta Vaivode & Jule Hillgärtner, Somewhere on a disappearing path, Kehrer, German/English, 2014
Latvijas Fotogrāfijas gadagrāmata, September, 2013, Latvia
Purvitis Prize, 2012, Riga, Latvia

awards, grants:
2014 Photolucida, Critical Mass Top 50, finalist
2014 CDS Documentary Essay Prize for Photography, winner
2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, shortlisted
2014 Sony World Photography Awards, shortlisted for Lifestyle category
2013 Emerging photographers fund, runner up, Burn Magazine
2013 c/o Berlin Talents awards, Berlin
2008 “Nikon Discovery Awards 2008”, London, UK
2008 “PDN Photography Annual 2008”, New York

 Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019

 Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019

 Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019

 Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, from “my hand is warmer than the sun“, 2019

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 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Signal“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Signal“, 2017

 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Snow 1“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Snow 1“, 2017

 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Aurora“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Aurora“, 2017

 Iveta Gabalina, from “Polar“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, from “Polar“, 2017

 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Fool moon“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Fool moon“, 2017

 Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Ice“, 2017
       
     

Iveta Gabalina, “Polar. Ice“, 2017