reinis lismanis

b. 1992 in latvia 

lives and works in london, uk 


reinislismanis [a]

+44 (0) 7955 023 470

+371 2 619 7626



2011 - 2014 university of brighton, ba (hons) photography

2012 international summer school of photography, latvia


solo shows:


trial and error, latvian national museum of art, exhibition hall arsenals, riga, latvia


special projects:


commission01, riga photomonth, latvia


group shows:


(upcoming) riga photomonth, latvia


fotokub, brighton photo fringe, king's house festivals hub, uk

fotopub appetizer, argentina park bomb shelter, ljubljana, slovenia

less photography, more photographic, galleria SP3, treviso, italy


fotopub festival of contemporary culture, novo mesto, slovenia

systems, national library of latvia, riga

aperitivo, fer de lance centre of art, lausanne, switzerland


traces - contemporary baltic photography, hungarian month of photography, FUGA, budapest

fluid, brighton photo fringe, vantage point, uk

beyond the camera, pingyao international festival of photography, china

university of brighton ba (hons) photography degree show 2014, university of brighton gallery, uk

connection points, riga photomonth, kanepe culture centre, latvia


fabrications, brighton photo fringe, space@create gallery, uk

face to face, university of brighton gallery, uk

ryerson brighton image exchange, ryerson image centre, toronto, canada


issp gala show, art house of kuldiga, latvia


awards, selections, etc.:  


various state culture capital foundation of latvia study and creative grants (since 2013)

nominated for the photo london & magnum photos graduate photographers award, uk

selected participant of plat(t)form 2016, fotomuseum winterthur, switzerland


selected participant of photoworks portfolio walk, jerwood space, london, uk

nominated for the photo london & magnum photos graduate photographers award, uk


selected participant of full contact, scan tarragona international festival of photography, spain

selected participant of laboratori, ca l'isidret edicions, spain

source photographic review graduate directory, selection by david drake

university of brighton tom buckeridge photography award 


publications, features:

2017/11 nebeidzama riņķošana, fk magazine, online

2017/10 pajaukt laukā, paspēlēties, pagrozīt, diena, print and online 

2015/07 systems, published by popper publishing, book

2015/05 latvian yearbook of photography, published by fk magazine, book

2015/04 laboratori, published by ca l'isidret edicions, book

2014/12, online

2014/09 source photographic review - graduate photography online, print and app 

2014/08 aesthetica magazine artists directory, print and online

2014/07 yet magazine, online

2014/06 the telegraph, online 



2015 until now - studio manager of edmund clark

2017 guest critiques, camberwell college of art, ual, london, uk

2015 - 2016 coordinator, portfolio reviews programme, fotopub, novo mesto, slovenia

2016 project manager, photo publishers' market, organised by photoworks and brighton photo fringe

2016 gallery intern, sprüth magers, london, uk

2015 gallery intern, union pacific, london, uk

2015 artist's talk, first mondays, brighton photo fringe, phoenix brighton, uk

2015 hosting a studio visit of students from the University of South Wales

2012 - 2015 studio assistant of simon roberts

2014 project manager, photo publishers' market organised by photoworks, brighton photo fringe and miniclick

2014 production assistant of lisa barnard

2013 - 2014 production assistant of xavier ribas

2013 artist's talk, brighton artsFORUM november session, brighton photo fringe, phoenix brighton

2012 photography workshop facilitator, brighton photo biennial

2012 on-set assistant of emma critchley

2010 photographer of the pavilion of latvia in the world expo, shanghai

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