Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites fine-art photographers to apply for ‘One – Artist International Photography Symposium – Residence’ in the city of Daugavpils, Latvia. The symposium will take place within the framework of the Riga Photography Biennial 2020, ‘Archaeology of Reality’, and will run 14-24 April 2020.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is a multi-functional hub for contemporary art and culture, located in a 19th century fortress in Daugavpils, Latvia. There, history goes hand in hand with contemporary trends to make a unique and inspiring place for creative expression and experience. The centre offers exhibitions dedicated to Mark Rothko’s art and biography, group and solo shows by Latvian and international artists and displays about cultural history.
For the upcoming International Photography Symposium, one fine-art photographer will be selected in a competition-based procedure.
Travel expenses (flight ticket provided by the organisers) to Daugavpils and back.
Residence in Daugavpils (catering, accommodation).
Individual studio space available 24/7.
Publicity opportunities (presenting the artists’ work; media coverage; exhibition opening).
Around 100 square metres of exhibition space at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre for 1-2 months (opening on 24 April 2020). Portfolio files can be accepted for the exhibition together with works created during the symposium.
Publishing of the exhibition catalogue
- Donation of at least five standalone artworks or series created during the symposium to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre collection.