May 26, 8pm Live on Twitch
Opening party with Kaspars Groševs.
May 27, 6.30pm - Live on Facebook
Artist's talk by ISSP & Ronit Porat (IL). [in English]
May 28, 7.30pm - Live on Facebook
Performance Urxova by Ivars Grāvlejs.
June 1, 7pm - Live on Zoom and Facebook
FK Prize for young Latvian photographers. 10 shortlisted photographers will present their work to the public - Adelīna Kalniņa, Aleksandrs Vasiļevskis, Anna Dzērve, Antra Oša, Diāna Sutugina, Filips Šmits, Henri Laķis, Jānis Škapars, Marija Luīze Meļķe, Oskars Artūrs Upenieks, jury Lyolya Goldstein (UR), Branislav Stepanek (SK) and Arnis Balcus (LV). [in English]
June 4, 7pm - Live on Zoom and Facebook
What is the future of a photo festival during the pandemic? Discussion between Jenny Nordquist (Landskrona Photo Festival), Kateryna Radchenko (Odesa Photo Days), Maciej Bujko (TIFF Festival, Wroclaw), Joanna Gorlach (Krakow Photomonth) and Arnis Balčus (Riga Photomonth). [in English]
June 5, 4.30-9pm - Riga City & Live on Facebook
Walk with Riga Photomonth. Starts 4.30pm Blaumaņa/Tērbatas with a performance by Ance Vilnīte, finale around 6.30pm outside the Latvian National Museum of Art, 7.15pm Kalpaka/Elizabetes - artist talk by Miķelis Mūrnieks, 7.45pm Stabu 26 - artist talk by Pēteris Vīksna, 8.30pm Stabu/Avotu - opening of an installation by Adelīna Kalniņa, 9pm Ģertrūdes/Avotu - opening of an exhibition by Matylda Awdziejczyk.
June 5, 4.30-7pm - Tērbatas-Ģertrūdes-Brīvības-Esplanāde-LNMM & Live on Facebook
Performance Resurrection, part I by Ance Vilnīte.
June 5, 8.30pm - Stabu 72
Opening of the installation Biometrics by Adelīna Kalniņa.
June 5, 9pm - Corner of Ģetrūdes/Avotu street
Opening of the exhibition Fine by Matylda Awdziejczyk.
June 5, 8pm - bar Bolderāja, Avotu 29
Projection My Body Is by Leticia Zica.
June 10, 7pm - A cemetery & Live on Facebook
Opening of the exhibition and performance Everything Is Shit Except The Piss by Elīna Semane.
June 12, 7pm - Tallinas kvartāls, rubbish bins
Opening of the exhibition Trash Society by Elijus Kņiežauskas (LT).
June 1-14 Riga City
Exhibition Downtime in the JCDecaux billboards around Riga. Participants: Sergey Melnitchenko (UR), Tadeusz Chudy (PL), Weronika Lovero Błaszczyk (PL), Jānis Deinats (LV), Pēteris Vīksna (LV), Honeymoon High (LV), Artūrs Arnis & Liene Mackus (LV), Edijs Pālens (LV), Filips Šmits (LV), Aija Pole (LV/DE) and Jana Uļjanova (LV).
June 1-14 Trolleybus stop on Kalpaka/Elizabetes
Installation We'll be open soon by Miķelis Mūrnieks.
June 15, 8pm - Live on Facebook
Performance 33 by Vika Eksta.
June 16, 7pm - Live on Facebook
Short talks: Polish female photography. Interviews with Lena Dobrowolska, Antonina Gugała, Agnieszka Rayss, Dominika Sadowska, Agnieszka Sejud, Karolina Wojtas. Talks led by Aga Szuścik. [in English] [Polish Paradise in Riga! programme]
June 18, 6pm - Live on Facebook
Virtual guided tour at the exhibition Pharaoh's Treasures by Atis Ieviņš. [in Latvian]
June 19, 7pm - Live on Facebook
Hands on Polish photobooks. Virtual table presenting ten Polish photobooks with voice narration of Franciszek Ammer (Fotofestiwal in Łódź) and Michał Leśniowski (Krakow Photomonth). [in English] [Polish Paradise in Riga! programme]
May 31, 8pm & June 7, 10 pm & June 21, 10pm - Live on Twitch
A projection of shortlisted works from the festival's open call under the theme The Nature of The Beast. 31 projects will be presented.
June 25, 9pm - Live on Facebook
Sex, death and photography. A discussion with the authors of the annual "Latvian Photography 2020" - Vika Eksta, Ivars Grāvlejs, Elīna Semane, Pēteris Vīksna, Viktorija Paegle and Arnis Balčus. [in Latvian]
June 26, 9pm - Live on Facebook
Performance Exit Urxova by Ivars Grāvlejs.
June 29, 9pm - Live on Facebook
Performance Viktorija's wedding by Viktorija Paegle.
June 30, 6.30pm - Live on Facebook
Parallel workshop with VOID and ISSP: books & zines / Final showcase. [in English]
July 1, 7pm - bar Bolderāja, Avotu 29
Launch of the annual "Latvian Photography 2020" feat. works by Vika Eksta, Ivars Grāvlejs, Elīna Semane, Pēteris Vīksna, Viktorija Paegle and Arnis Balčus.
June 2 - July 4 - ISSP Gallery
Performative exhibition 1:1. Meet the artist: 2.06.-6.06. Jānis Deinats, 9.06.-13.06. Ieva Balode, 16.06.-20.06. Linda Boļšakova, 30.06.-4.07. Toms Harjo.
June 11 - July 19 - Latvian Museum of Photography
A solo exhibition Pharaoh's Treasures of new works by Atis Ieviņš (LV).
All times are Latvian (GMT+3)
Other info www.rigaphotomonth.com
Supported by Riga City Council, State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia, Labietis, FK Magazine