Open call for artist exchange of Latvian, Serbian and Montenegrin photographers

Photographers from Latvia, Montenegro and Serbia (5 from each country) will work together with the members of visually impaired community of Cesis, Latvia. Documenting their life in the city by creating photographs and soundscapes for an exhibition.

Dates: 20 – 30 July 2021
Location: Cesis, Latvia

The artist exchange takes place in the framework of Creative Europe Culture sub-programme project “Invisible Lives” implemented by Rucka Art Foundation (Latvia), Kulturanova (Serbia) and ART 365 (Montenegro). Project “Invisible Lives” aims to bring to light the stories behind the marginalized groups of society through transnational mobility of artists coming from Latvia, Montenegro and Serbia working with analogue photography, filmmaking and devised theatre.


We are looking forward to receiving motivated applications from both experienced and upcoming analogue photography professionals from Latvia, Montenegro and Serbia interested in taking part in the project. The Selection Committee composed of representatives of project partners will evaluate all applications and participants will be chosen based on their previous experience, motivation and artistic merit.

The project will cover participants’ travel from the home country to Cesis, Latvia accommodation and catering costs. Each artist will receive a grant of 500 EUR upon finishing their project for the exhibition.

To apply for the participation please fill out the application form here.

Deadline for applications: 24 May 2021. All successful applicants will be notified by email by 7 June 2021.

For any inquiries concerning the artist exchange and the project Invisible Lives, please email us at theinvisiblelives@gmail.com

The project Invisible Lives is co-funded by the EU Creative Europe Culture sub-programme.

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