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  1. ANDA MAGONE (ex Bankovska)

    Born:  1971, Latvia



    2001 – 2005 Andrejs Grants’ photography studio, The Technical Creation House

    1991 – 1995 BA, Faculty of Theology, University of Latvia

    1987 – 1991 Department of Fashion Design, Arts and Crafts School of Riga


    Solo exhibitions

    2009 Life in the Garden (with latvian photographer Ieva Epnere), Berlin, Giedre Bartelt Galerie /Germany

    2008 The Garden, Riga Art Space, Riga/Latvia

    2006 I think about myself, Gallery Laipa, Valmiera/Latvia

    2005 I think about myself, Gallery ag7, Riga/Latvia

    Competitions & Awards

    2009 Annual Award 2008 of daily Diena

    2008 Member of The Artists’ Union of Latvia

    2008 Nominee for Vilhelms Purvītis prize

    2008 Finalist of the Sovereign European Art Prize

    2005 Finalist of the Latio black&white photography calendar contest, participated in exhibitions in Riga and Jelgava

    2003 Third prize in the Art Garden competition Photography of the year

    Group exhibitions & Projects

    2018 Group exhibition Implicit Memory (project Seven Summers) with Latvian photographers Laila Halilova and Rūta Kalmuka. Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga

    2017 Participating in the group show Goddess Ex Machina with projects Twins and The Middle together with Latvian artists Rasa Jansone, Inga Meldere, Ingrīda Pičukāne and Eva Vēvere. Tartu Art House, Estonia.

    2017   Exhibition I Touch Myself with projects Twins (2006-2016) and The Middle (2009) in Latvian National Museum Of Art, Riga

    2014  Project I am/I am not, participation in "Norrlandsdagarna" Seminar of the Association of Swedish Professional Photographers, Umeå, Sweden.

    2012 Participation in Presentation of Latvian Photography Liege, Centre Culturel de Liege, Belgium

    2012 Collaboration with Triin Tamm (EE) „The Carousel Collection” project in exhibition „And So On And So Forth”, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga and Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Beden

    2012   Participation in Photo Seminar The Way of Egons Spuris, Ogre, Latvia

    2012   Exhibition And So On And So Forth (in collaboration with Triin Tamm (Estonia), kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga

    2011   Exhibition Is It That He Does Not Seek The Truth, But Does Want To Influence?, Riga Art Space

    Exhibition Point Zero, Art Center Totaldobze, Riga

    Exhibition Object – Riga Living Space, Riga

    2010   Participation in Photo Seminar The Way of Egons Spuris, Ogre, Latvia

    Photo project Object – Riga Living Space, exhibition Riga in the Light, Riga

    Exhibition Switch, in Riga Art Space

    2009   Exhibition Autumn 2009, The Artists’ Union of Latvia, Happy Art Museum

    Photo project Object – Riga in the Light, Riga

    Exhibition The Self Portrait The Gallery of The Artists’ Union of Latvia

    2008   Exhibition From M to ZZZ, gallery Langhans, Prague/Chech Republic

    Exhibition Is the Medium the Message?, Contemporary Art Centre, Andrejsala, Riga

    Photo project Object – Riga in Motion, Riga/Latvia

    2007   Photo project Object – Riga from Above, group show in 2008, Riga

    2006   Photography exhibition I am an Artist, I love myself, Berlin, Giedre Bartelt Galerie /Germany

    Photography exhibition Portrait. Latvian photography 1890-2005, Talsi/Latvia

    Art symposium and exhibition Valmiera 2006, Valmiera

    Photo project Object: Riga at Night, Riga/Latvia

    Exhibition The Power of Body, Gallery Riga, Riga

    2005   Photography exhibition Right Bank, Left Bank (Object-Riga), Riga

    Photography exhibition (un)dressed Body in the Baltic Photo Art Vol.3: Latvia, Berlin, Giedre Bartelt Galerie/Germany

    Art symposium and exhibition Valmiera 2005, Valmiera

    2004/2005 Photography exhibition Object-Riga, Riga/Latvia Bordeaux/France

    2004   Contemporary Art Exhibition Drei Tage Freie Räume-100 Künstler, Augsburg/Germany

    Exhibition of Latvian photography What is important?, Riga

    2003   Solarium, Exhibition of Andrejs Grants’ photography studio Annas 2, Riga


    Works in Collections

    Photographs from 'I think about myself' and 'The Garden' are in the collections of the Latvian Museum of Photography and the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art