Tallinn Photomonth. An Afterimage | A review by Brigita Reinert

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Stairway to Melon’ by Viktor Timofeev at kim?

Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘HABAS’ by Tomas Martišauskis at POST gallery, Kaunas

Survival Kit 9: How Nature and Art Always Find a Way | Review by Diāna Kaijaka

Photo reportage from ‘YGRG 150: Le Musée Menteur’ by Dorota Gawęda & Eglė Kulbokaitė in Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

Exhibition (project space Sodu 4, Vilnius, 9–24 November, 2017) Performance (project space Editorial, Vilnius, 10 November, 2017) Pompeii was discovered and with it was the museum, the circus, the antiquarian shop, the souvenir, and tourism, and so with them, the


Photo reportage from ‘Rupert at 1857. Night of performances‘ in Oslo
by Echo Gone Wrong

On 10th of November, 1857 (Oslo, Norway) and Rupert (Vilnius, Lithuania) presented a night of performances “Rupert at 1857” by Lithuanian artists. Augustas Serapinas’ “Gym” and Lina Lapelytė’s new performance featuring musician Liudas Mockūnas and dancer Ilva Juodpusytė celebrated the last months of the current


Riga Photography Biennial Award 2018 announces the winners
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Riga Photography Biennial Award 2018 Seeking the Latest in Photography has been awarded to Diāna Tamane (Latvia), Taavi Suisalu (Estonia) and Kristīne Madjare (Latvia). The special prize from NoRoutine Books’ (Lithuania) – opportunity to publish own photography book –


Photo reportage from ‘HABAS’ exhibition by Tomas Martišauskis at POST gallery, Kaunas
by Echo Gone Wrong

The exposition’s retrospective in the exhibition becomes a single cause, entire, which creates ties through objective means, reveals the universal principal of lie. Every relation of existing matter with it becomes our unquestioning daily experience. As if in the review


Tallinn Photomonth. An Afterimage
by Brigita Reinert

  The international art biennial Tallinn Photomonth has been held since autumn 2011 as a self-initiative. This year’s Photomonth was held for the fourth time, and its main organisers were the artist Laura Toots and the project manager of the


‘Abstract Karaoke’ by Jurgis Paškevičius at Editorial
by Echo Gone Wrong

Something so essential that you would not even notice it being in front of you, something so casual that you could chat about all day. Jurgis Paškevičius (b. 1987 Vilnius, Lithuania) mostly works within language and situation-specific contexts. In the


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘Stairway to Melon’ by Viktor Timofeev at kim?
by Echo Gone Wrong

You see the designed space at the back, with its clear, delimited arrangement. Something similar to a waiting room where chairs line the surrounding walls, only here they enclose a different arrangement – two screens on free-standing mounts facing a


Tatzu Nishi: an architect of imaginative places | 11th Kaunas Biennial
by Kaunas Biennial

The Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi is renowned for his exceptional public art projects in which he merges the boundaries between the public and the private. Paradoxically, he achieves this by constructing temporary living or hotel rooms around the monuments of


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘New Stories’ at Meno parkas gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

In the context of Vitrum Balticum. Trap! festival, contemporary art exhibition New Stories represents the discourse of the present, but is also closely related to the topics of memory and past that are the focal points of the festival. Memory


Photo reportage from Andris Eglītis’ and Katrīna Neiburga’s show at (AV17) gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Gallery (AV17) presents an exhibition by one of the best known Latvian contemporary artists – Andris Eglītis and Katrīna Neiburga, called “Pickled Long Cucumbers”. The artists represent Latvia in many significant contemporary art exhibitions, including Venice Biennale, where the duo


‘You Know You’ve Become Part of the View’ by Kristina Õllek and Kert Viiart at Hobusepea gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

Taken out of the material flow, a thing becomes the representation of itself. Being present without its sense. Though it’s there and innumerable eyes see it. It’s there, but out of the reach for touch, isolated in its own presentation.


Photo reportage from solo​ ​exhibition​ ​’Knitted​ ​Experiments​ ​/​ ​Experimenting​ ​while​ ​Knitting’ by Varvara​ ​&​ ​Mar​ ​at Draakoni Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Knitted Experiments / Experimenting while Knitting” is a mini-retrospective solo show that resumes the artists’ work that is connected with the knitted medium. Between 2012 and 2014 Varvara & Mar have produced a number of art pieces that talk about


Survival Kit 9: How Nature and Art Always Find a Way
by Diāna Kaijaka

The Latvian theatre and art critic Normunds Naumanis once compared art to mushrooms, saying that, just like mushrooms, art is a sometimes under-appreciated but ever-present part of human life. ‘Mushrooms are everything, and everything’s a mushroom. We can pretend not


Photo reportage from Baltic Triennial 13 – Prelude at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Prelude for Baltic Triennial 13 unveils what often remains invisible: a range of intentions, engagements, research and emotions. The purpose is to make public what nurtured the Triennial: its poetry section (words, rhythms, thoughts / poetry, music, theory), crucial


Photo reportage from Andris Eglītis’ and Katrīna Neiburga’s workshop at textile factory Boļševička, Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

From the very end of August till the mid-September 2017 the workshop owned by artist Andris Eglītis got turned into an unconventional exhibition venue run by him and his wife – artist Katrīna Neiburga. The private working space located in


Henri Hütt: Romantic Loneliness. An exhibition review by Merle Luhaäär
by Merle Luhaäär

There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. There is something terribly romantic about loneliness. Perhaps it is only truly possible to love


Photo reportage from the exhibition ‘White Walkers’ curated by Kaspars Groševs at Tallinas St. 10, Riga
by Echo Gone Wrong

In 1923 Duschamp quit art to become chess player. Looking to the right shadows from bishops and pawns still wink at you. Ambulance cars whistle by with a piercing regularity. Couple years ago Kurt Meier, 67, a Swiss-born member of


Photo reportage from Rimantas Milkintas’ exhibition at AV17 gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

After six years of successful work, AV17 gallery relocates to the central part of the city – more spacious premises, allowing it to expand its activity and attract a larger audience. From the beginning of its activity AV17 gallery has


Exhibition ‘Memory-Sensitive’ by Tarvo Varres at Draakon Gallery
by Echo Gone Wrong

“Memory-Sensitive’’, solo exhibition by Tarvo Varres at Draakon Gallery presents two recent works, “Perfume Counter’’ and “Unavailable Memory (The Corners of Brussels)’’. The exhibition is part of the gallery programme of Tallinn Photomonthꞌ17 contemporary art biennial. “Perfume Counter’’ When looking


Photo reportage from SURVIVAL KIT 9 Becoming an Apricot * an Apple * a Crow * a Tree * a Cockroach * a Glacier * a Plant * a Mushroom * a Shell * a Bird * Algae
by Echo Gone Wrong

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, organizer of the biggest annual contemporary art event in the Baltics SURVIVAL KIT, this year encourages to step out of the traditional worldview and observe the planet from the perspective of nature. Could viable