The Permanent Representation of Latvia to the EU organized the Photo Youth exhibition in Riga for latvians residents in the Brussels. Please follow the link to read the news in its site: http://www.am.gov.lv/lv/brussels/jaunumi/jaunumi/jaunumi/?pg=24402
Follow the link to see the pictures : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.503231693064460.1073741825.212685208785778&type=1
A new photo exhibition of Photo Youth is held in Riga. Link with more information in latvian: http://www.e-skola.lv/public/51847.html#
Fotoizstāde, ko ir veidojuši skolēni ar īpašām vajadzībām, uzsāk savu ceļojumu pa Rīgu.
Otrdien, 12. martā, Pārdaugavas izpilddirekcijā tika atklāta fotoizstāde, ko ir veidojuši skolēni ar īpašām vajadzībām no Rīgas, Pleskavas, Sankt-Pēterburgas un Viborgas. Projekta dalībniekus sveica izpilddirektors M.Kalve un Rīgas domes Izglītības, kultūras un sporta departamenta projekta pilnvarotā persona K.Graudumniece.
Jaukus priekšnesumus bija sagatavojuši bērni no Rīgas 3. speciālās pamatskolas, Rīgas 71. vidusskolas, Rīgas speciālās internātpamatskolas bērniem ar dzirdes traucējumiem. Janvārī izstāde bija eksponēta Rīgas Mākslas telpā, tagad, līdz 12. aprīlim, to var aplūkot E. Smiļģa ielā 46, Pārdaugavas izpilddirekcijas telpās.
Fotogrāfijas, kas radītas Igaunijas – Latvijas – Krievijas pārrobežu sadarbības programmas “Eiropas kaimiņattiecību un partnerības instrumenta ietvaros 2007.-2013. gadam” PHOTOYOUTH projekta “Fotogrāfija jauniešiem. Fotogrāfijas mākslas pieejamība jauniešiem ar speciālajām vajadzībām” ietvaros, pārsteidz ar dziļu emocionalitāti un īpašu pasaules uztveri.
“Caur objektīva skata punktu lietas fokusējas un izskatās citādāk, nekā mēs ikdienā tās esam raduši vērot. Tu tver vienu punktu un fiksē to un vēro, kas sanāca. Radošais process rada mūsos pozitīvas domas un uzlabo garastāvokli, ceļ mūsu pašapziņu,”- atklāšanas pasākumā savas atsauksmes par dalību projektā pauda projekta dalībnieki no Rīgas 3. speciālās skolas.
Our project Photo Youth Photo Exhibition is published in the Estlarus page. Follow the link here: http://www.estlatrus.eu/eng/news/photo_youth_new_skills_of_taki
PHOTO YOUTH: New skills of taking photos results into International Photo Exhibition
An International Photo Exhibition „PHOTO YOUTH” was opened on 18 January 2012 in prominent Riga Art Space in Riga, Latvia. Young people with disabilities from Latvia and Russia have learned the art of taking photos within the Project „PHOTO YOUTH”, which began its implementation in January 2012. Programme financing for implementation of planned activities is 259015, 20 euro.
Staring from the year 2013 project involves already all 12 Riga special schools, but the main partner is Strazdumuiža special boarding school for weak-eyed children. Project partners from the Russian Federation are N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov Art College of Pskov District, Centre of complex social services for citizens “Vyborg”, Regional non-governmental organization “Petersburg Parents” and Administration of the municipality “Vyborg region” of Leningrad district.
Project aims to improve living standards and provide equal access to the additional education for young people with disabilities.
Starting from November 2011 in fields like transport and logistics solutions, tourism development, protection of environment, promotion of cultural heritage and cooperation in spheres of culture, sport, education, social and health are implemented 25 Projects. More information about these projects can be found here.
Next activities in Riga:
From 29 January to 1st February
Visits to Diena newspaper and Museum of Photography
This activities are organized locally in Riga but each Project Manager from partners should be arrange similar in their cities like museum of photography and local newspaper.
We will send new assignments for teachers to work with the children soon in February.
We will have a book and video with a selection of photos from photographers of all schools. The teachers should be follow the instructions in the next months to how to send the photos to start with the selection.
A video documentary of aprox 10 minutes of duration will be with the book our best business card for the future. Near April we will start to work with the editing and teachers should send footage for the selection. But it is already far away, meanwhile we will follow working with our children becoming amateur photographers.
More news coming up !
On January 10, held an organizational meeting for new teachers who will go on a training seminar in Riga and will contribute to the further expansion of the project in Pskov. In each school participating in the project, there will be one teacher who will work with the children the art of photography.
Here are our teachers:
Natalija Ivanova, Pskov school for visually impaired children
Marina Tikhonova Pskov school for deaf children
Valentina Egorova Pskov correctional school N6
Irina Krjukova Pskov orphanage – department “The Forest House”
Stanislav Pavlov student of Pskov college of arts, practice in the school for deaf children — with Nataliya Ivanova.Please check it in our Facebook page here
Two more activities celebrated in Riga, the II seminar for teachers and the Photo Exhibition. More than 100 images taken by children of the project are exposed in the Artspace museum in Riga (Kungu iela 3) till the end of February. In the event assisted teachers, photographers and project managers and we had been interviewed by latvian tv and Latvian radio, you can check it here.
The II seminar was celebrated in the schools #1 in Gertrudes iela.
Check photos of the both activities in our Facebook page.
Teachers and students of Photo Youth! are publishing in a social network page in Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/photoyouth). Join and follow us!
Photo Youth! teachers are publishing photos and posts in their blogs and you can follow them joining to our social page in the Facebook network: https://www.facebook.com/photoyouth
Riga Lead Partner is working now in the local activities for the children of schools in Riga for the next year 2013. There will be visits to the local newspaper Diena and to the museum of photography in Riga.