Middle Town: Picturing the Unspectacular

1.9.2011 - 31.12.2012
Riga,Trabzon, Istanbul

ISSP_International Summer School of Photography (Riga), Foto Forum (Trabzon), GAPO – Geniş Açı Project Office (Istanbul)
Coordinators: Julija Berkovica, Fahri Gümüştekin, Refik Akyüz

In this project that brought together photography institutions that operate in Istanbul, Trabzon and Riga, mutual photography workshops were held. A total of 12 photographers selected via open call from European and neighboring countries in addition to Latvia and Turkey participated in the two workshops. The first workshop was held in the spring period in Trabzon, and the second was held in the summer period in Latvia, both under the supervision of instructors Bas Vreoge (lecturer and founder and director of the Paradox Agency) and Hans van der Meer (documentary photographer).

Supporting Institutions: Trabzon Municipality (Trabzon), Karadeniz Technical University (Trabzon), the Netherlands Embassy (Riga), Paradox (Amsterdam), The General Consulate of the Netherlands (Istanbul).

For detailed information about the project please visit the address http://www.issp.lv/en/projects/middle-town