Artist's talk by Maria Kapajeva whose exhibition Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear is on view at the Latvian Museum of Photography (Mārstaļu 8, entry from Alksnāja). Maria Kapajeva (1976) is a London-based artist, who was born in Narva – the third biggest city in Estonia located on the border between Estonia and Russia. Kapajeva has studied photography at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham and the University of Westminster in the UK. Her works have been showcased at Tate Liverpool and the Photographers’ Gallery, and she has participated in photography festivals in Tallinn, Kaunas, Minsk, Auckland, etc. Her book You can call him another man was shortlisted for the Aperture Photobook Award. In her works, where photography is often accompanied with video, found images and fabric, she mostly turns to the representation of women in contemporary society.
Event language: Russian and English