Eva Strazdiņa (b.Saukane, 1988) | based in Riga (Latvia) | graduate from ISSP Riga | holds a degree in Master of Arts in Photojournalism from Mid Sweden University (2016) | focuses on historical photo and video archives, family albums and found photography | teacher of Photography at Riga Art and Media School | member of Baltic Analog Lab | currently Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art in University of Latvia
Photographer’s work “Roots" is published as a book by the Kultbooks, Sweden, now available at the Tipi Bookshop in Brussels, Le Plac’Art Photo in Paris, Konstig in Stockholm, Cafe Lehmitz Photobooks in Cologne, XYZ Books in Lisbon and other book stores accross the Europe.
Within the framework of Riga Photomonth 2019 Eva Saukane had a solo exhibition - an interpretation of the controversial and unrealized Riga metro project.
Most recently participating in the traveling multimedia group exhibition “Invisible Lives”.
2022 INVISIBLE LIVES - group exhibition, a collaboration with Rucka residency and Latvian society of the blind.
2021 SURVIVORS audiovisual group exhibition in Jurmala City Museum
2019 THE SEA OF MEMORIES audiovisual group exhibition in Jurmala City Museum
2019 METS within the framework of Riga Photomonth a solo show on controversial and unrealized Riga metro project, Latvian Museum of Architecture, Riga, Latvia
2018 Roots Solo show in Misc gallery, Timisoara, Romania. Curator Gabriel Amza.
2017 Roots - exhibition and performance - at the opening event for the Experimental film festival "Process"
2016 Roots exhibited as one of Self Publish Riga shortlisted books at Riga Railway museum
2016 Roots and Nucleus as master final show at Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm
2015 Multimedia piece "Sleeping Atoms" screening at the UngaFilm, Kulturmagasinet, Sundsvall
2015 Master students 1st year work in progress exhibition at the Kulturmagasinet, Fotomuseet Sundsvall/ The Photo Museum Sweden
2014 ISSP graduation exhibition, Riga (http://isspskola.lv/en/exhibitions/misfits)
2013 ISSP summer school participants exhibition in Kuldiga, Latvia
2018 Roots book included in the 10×10 Photobooks' publication "How We See: Photobooks by Women, presenting a global range of 21st century photobooks by female photographers.
08.2018 Roots book selected for a display at Athens Photobook exhibition (Benaki Museum)
09.2017 Roots book amongst selection of Latvian Photobooks in Gothenburg Photobook Festival
08. 2017 Roots Book launch in Riga during the Baltic Lab opening event
08.2017 Amongst 10 new Latvian photobooks, Roots book presented at Gaze Photobook festival, Sicily
08. 2017 Roots book launch in Stockholm, in the woods of Hagersten.
09.2017 Roots book published by the Swedish photobook publisher Kultbooks
08.2017 Roots work shortlisted for the Harriban Award, Kyoto, Japan
06.2017 Amongst 10 new Latvian photobooks, Roots presented at Efti organised event Plural, Madrid
06.2017 Roots book exhibited at Riga Self Publish 2017
03.2017 Roots work projected/exhibited during the Experimental Film Festival, Riga
09.2016 "Roots" as a finalist book at the Festival Encontros da Imagem 2016, Braga, Portugal
06.2016 Work Church selected for the Landskrona Photo festival, Sweden
2020 - Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art in University of Latvia
04.2018 Speaker at the discussions in Riga Stradins University- https://www.rsu.lv/notikumi/seminars-un-diskusija-atminu-parravumi-ieklaujosas-vestures-meklejumos
2016 Speaker at the Helsinki Photomedia 2016 conference (Research on historical family albums)
ISSP graduates 2014 - http://isspskola.lv/en/graduates/graduates-2014/eva-saukane
"Neptunia” book - http://vimeo.com/97600355
ISSP summer school 2013 student final works – http://www.issp.lv/en/summer-school/2013/final-works/workshop-3
Eva Saukane ©