A Bright Future for Everyone

A review of the dual exhibition ‘vomiting and crying vomiting and crying you are my sister you are my sister’ by Kadi Estland and Netti Nüganen at Tartu Art Museum from 18 January 2019 to 28 April 2019. The title

In Screen We Trust

The exhibition ‘Archaeology of the Screen’ took place recently at the Estonian art museum KUMU. The title of the show allows for multiple interpretations, so it was difficult to predict what the main theme of the exhibition would be. Today,

‘Roosa toss väljas’. On the importance of safe spaces

  The exhibition ‘Roosa toss väljas’ by the Kraam collective was organised within the framework of the feminist LGBTQ festival Ladyfest. It was dedicated to the queer-activist Anna-Stina Treumund (1982–2017), whose death shocked the cultural and feminist scenes in Estonia

Tallinn Photomonth. An Afterimage

  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

Henri Hütt: Romantic Loneliness. An exhibition review 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

European Cities at the Crossroads

Europeans tend to think of cities, especially those that stand out with their urban landscapes, as battlegrounds of fictitious powers, cunning politicians and nefarious business moguls. With compelling speed, gentrification policies eat up smaller and larger neighbourhoods, so far turning

Blue Whale Society. A review of Dénes Farkas’ exhibition ‘How-to-calm-yourself-after-seeing-a-dead-body Techniques’

‘We postpone the unbreathable darkness that weighs us down.’[1] As Dénes Farkas is not the original owner of the memories exhibited, it is a viewer’s gaze we are offered: the viewers gaze at a viewer. We are gazing through Dénes’

Noise Visions by Mihkel Kleis

Saturday, three o´clock in the afternoon. Arriving at the Temnikova & Kasela Gallery after a short walk by the central market in a cold rainy Tallinn seems misleadingly calming. The warmly smiling gallerist has also just arrived and opened the doors to

Three years, three venues: Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius meets Tallinn Art Hall

Random Rapid Heartbeats curated by Kęstutis Kuizinas (LT) is open in Tallinn Art Hall 22.10–04.12.2016. The way in which art is represented as a body of art itself – if not even higher – has risen almost to an equal

Sensations Unwrapped

Human souls are made of endless sensations, carefully wrapped in plain or patterned wrapping paper. From the outside, we are all more or less the same, because the wrapping paper exists only in certain varieties, with or without dots, stripes,

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