1. 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 visual experimentation, historical photo and video archives and personal stories | 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”. 

    In 2023 photographs selected for the paper issue – Yogurt flavour WILDNESS and for Der Greif "Past&Present" 15th anniversary events.


    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      Selected for the Helsingborgs Dagblad’s Photo Salon during the Landskrona photofestival, Sweden

    06.2016      Work Church selected for the Landskrona Photo festival, Sweden

    06.2016      Self-published book "Roots" awarded as audience favorite at the Self Publish Riga during the Riga Photomonth 2016  festival


    2020 - Doctoral student in  the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art in University of Latvia

    2014 - 2016 Master of Arts in Photojournalism,  Mid Sweden University, Sweden

    2015 Sputnik photographers workshop during the Lodz Fotofestival    
    2012 - 2014 ISSP School - Education and networking platform for photographers in Latvia and    internationally,Latvia
    2014 Self-published artist book binding and editing workshop with Nico Baumgarten, Riga
    2013  ISSP summer school – Yan Morvan Workshop „Storytelling: the Art and Politics of  Photojournalism”, Pelci, Latvia
    2010 - 2011   University of Montenegro, study field - history of Balkan relations, Podgorica
    2007 - 2011   Bachelor degree in International Economics, 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


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