1. Creative Writing Workshop (in Latvian)
1. August, 11 – 18h, Dirty Deal Cafe, Spikeri, House 12/2
With creative text writing we want to open Your mind and let everybody to remember their stories about seaside, even those ones what You haven’t experienced. Workshop will include different kind of creative activities with story-telling, visualising ideas, making slogans with Loesje creative text writing methods and in the end – to create Your own memory-story about seaside.
Ruta Vimba (23) – born in Latvian countryside, conquered the capital and continues with the rest of the world. Has experience and interest in music (for example, play violin), amateur theatre, street art, cinema critics, environmental activities, culture differences and more social topics. Periodically has published in newspapers, web and books. Has finished journalism studies, now studies culture management and works with EU projects. Believes in positive revolution. www.mystyleart.lv
Eduards (23) – has experience in dancing, creative writing, singing, acting, and some music instruments playing. Activity fields – street performances and actions, Loesje posters, mass media criticism, DIY ideas. Slogan of life: Value of your day is in new experience that you can make that day. www.mystyleart.lv
2. Poster and illustration workshop (in English)
1. August, 13 – 18h, Floating Gallery "Noass"
Creation of the posters/illustrations about the culture/ecology in the Baltic Sea region that could be shown during the Moving Baltic Sea Festival and then published in Plotki magazine (illustrations). Fabrications of the posters in a old style way (drawing, collages, handmade typography), illustrations-collages made from the components found during the voyage (newspapers, magazines any other paper gadgets)
3. August, 13 – 18h, Dirty Deal Cafe, Spikeri
A photographic workshop (max. 10 participants/ own digital cameras) Within a two-day photographic workshop the participants will get a basic introduction into theory and practice of documentar photography. Beginning with a technical workshop (adjusted to the previews knowledge of the participants) we will then analyze the visual language of historic and contemporary documentary photographers. This is followed by a hands-on training where the participants can realize their own ideas. The outcomes will be discussed in group sessions and in individual consultations with the workshop leader. The best workshop outcomes will be published in the PLOTKI magazine.
Stephanie Endter (*1979 in Munich) studied photography and digital imaging in Reading (UK). Since 2003 she is working as a freelance photographer and transnational cultural project manager and curator based in Berlin. (see work is elsewhere & nosztalgia)