Arnis Balcus is one of the most controversial, and easily one of the most famous contemporary Latvian art photographers. He shocked and intrigued the Latvian art world in 2003 with his book Myself, Friends, Lovers and Others, with extremely provocative, but honest, documentary style photographs of young Latvians engaging in straight and gay sex, abusing substances, and living carefree.
Since, Balcus has gained greater recognition with his books, Episodes Vol. 1 (2006) and Episodes Vol. 2 (2007). The photographs in these books are extremely seductive, staged stories of fox...
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