FK Magazine & Riga Photomonth, Riga Photomonth's director & FK Magazine's editor, Latvia

1 afternoon & 5 afternoon
Arnis Balcus is a photographer, editor in chief of FK Magazine and also the director of Riga Photomonth in Latvia. Has participated as an expert at portfolio reviews in Kaunas, Derby, Madrid, St.Petersburg, Arles and Landskrona festivals and events, as well as nominating and evaluating entries for photo contests such as Prix Pictet, Robert Capa Prize, First Photobook Prize, Saatchi Selfie and Google Photography Prize.
Also teaches documentary photography at ISSP School. In most of his photographic work Balcus examines Latvian identity, historical taboos and social-political agendas. Has published four photobooks, the recent one - 'The Scene' - being about alternative youth subculture in Latvia.
English - Latvian - Russian
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture