ABOUT

Lāsma Poiša is Latvian lens-based artist, currently living and working in Manchester. Poiša’s practice uses methods of documentary,  portraiture and performance through both still and moving image. Poiša’s work has been exhibited in Brick Lane, London and in the exhibition From Common Differences as part of Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography. Her work was recently published in German Magazine, Nido. She has held a number of residencies, including at Outlandia in Scotland and in Photography at Swansea Metropolitan University.  Poiša was Arts Outreach Coordinator at Locws International and currently works at University of Salford. 

 

Contact:      lasma.poisa @ gmail.com

Lāsma Poiša on LensCulture

Lāsma Poiša in Outlandia

Lāsma Poiša on LinkedIn

Lāsma Poiša on Redeye 

Lāsma Poiša on Snapshot Girls

 

Education:  

2017-Now  MA Photography, Falmouth University

2008-2012 BA (Hons) Photography in the Arts, Swansea Metropolitan University

 

 

Exhibitions:

2016 Process group exhibition - Bankley Gallery, Manchester

2016 Helpful Change group exhibition - Havas Lynx, Manchester

2015 Volunteer group exhibition - Venture Arts, Manchester

2013 Apophany Artists in Residence exhibition - Dynevor Centre of Art and Design, Swansea

2013 From Common Differences group exhibition - Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography, St David's Hall, Cardiff          

2012 Final Degree exhibition - The Old Truman Brewery, London

2011 The Fall group exhibition - Dynevor Centre of Art and Design, Swansea

2011 Our Summer group exhibition – Grand Theatre, Swansea

2011 Arts In Action Project exhibition – Guildhall, Swansea

2011 HND exhibition - Dynevor Centre of Art and Design, Swansea

2011 Jours Sombre group exhibition - Dynevor Centre of Art and Design, Swansea

2010 Our Summer group exhibition– Grand Theatre, Swansea

2010 The File Room Public Site-Specific exhibition - Swansea 

2009 Our Summer group exhibition - Dynevor Centre of Art and Design, Swansea

 

Publications:

2016 Nido Magazine (Germany)

2013 From Common Differences (Swansea Metropolitan University, 2013)