Category: The Sound We See: Riga

7.14.17: Beet It

A beautiful eco-processing workshop and workshare screening with our kindred spirits at Baltic Analog Lab. Move over, Caffenol! Our Flower Power developer produced some mighty fine images on our secret stash of HiCon film but the superstar special ingredient might have been an ancient beet, found in the depths of one of the participant’s refrigerator! […]

7.9.17: Riga-A-Go-Go

SWS:Riga production time and it’s the first quiet moment in days to catch you up on who’s shooting when and where. This time around all 24 of our participants are artists with dynamic practices, visionary minds and a sense of adventure. What a treat to see this city through their eyes! Sergejs Timofejevs (poet, writer) […]

7.5.17: Lab Ladies

In addition to the amazing Arterritory, another key organization for The Sound We See: Riga is Baltic Analog Lab, an exciting new artist-run space where we’ll be working with the participants to process their film. A super special giant thanks to Ieva Balode and Lāsma Bērtule for welcoming us with open arms and working so […]

7.3.17: SWS Riga Begins!

Two very exciting things happened today: We got bikes! And not just any bikes but GORGEOUS Latvian Ērenpreiss bikes (Gustav for Paolo and Greta for me) that make riding through the city feel like a magical dream. Thanks, Toms Ērenpreiss (great-grandnephew of company founder Gustavs Ērenpreiss) for your kindness and dedication! The Sound We See: Riga is […]

7.2.17: The Great Cemetery

Sleepy Sunday; the perfect day to settle into our delightful new digs (thank you, Martins!) and check out the immediate neighborhood. Our street dead ends into The Great Cemetery, the burial place of choice for Riga’s Baltic Germans and intellectual community since 1773. Extensive damage was done during the Soviet occupation of Latvia post 1945 […]