On some theoretical and practical problems surrounding the notion of sound art

Indrek Grigor interviews John Grzinich One of the final events of the year 2013, in the Estonian art scene was a major sound art exhibition “Out of Sync. Looking Back at the History of Sound Art“ in Kumu (Tallinn)1, curated

Sunday Morning Pancakes

With Vahram Muradyan and Sveta Bogomolova Hosted by Indrek Grigor and Šelda Puķīte Sunday Morning Pancakes is a social format called to life to save the art critic from permanently damaging his or her stomach. As we all know the

Magnetic moments in time: Maya Mikelsone in conversation with Ute Meta Bauer and Ahmet Öğüt about art education

I have started my research about art education many years ago – the topic has drawn my attention naturally since I have studied myself in different schools and different countries. I took my Masters in art philosophy in Sorbonne, France – a

Shadow of a Doubt. Interview with Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk

I have recently had a chance to talk to Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk who curated an exhibition “Shadows of a Doubt” in Tallinn Art Hall. I have not seen the exhibition prior to our meeting, but thought that it was actually

oO – Pages floating like life and plankton

Five team members of the Lithuanian-Cypriot Pavilion of the 55th Venice Biennale surf through Natalie Yiaxi’s “GUIDE BoOk” (2013) With Phanos Kyriacou, Gabriel Lester, Raimundas Malašauskas, Constantinos Taliotis and Natalie Yiaxi The Lithuanian-Cypriot Pavilion, open from June 1st till November

A conversation with Juan de Nieves – newly appointed director of arts and education center “Rupert”

From an under-spoken, mysterious organisation that had no permanent space and held gatherings and lectures around the town, Rupert recently turned institionalized. With a new building constructed on the outskirts of Vilnius and a newly appointed director it is becoming

Thumbs up for the “It” project: interview with Estonian Pavilion team at 55th Venice Biennale

The post-conceptualist and minimalist Dénes Farkas[1] seems to be the present “it boy” of the Estonian contemporary art scene. His works are clean, pure and monochrome monuments in a quiet space locked in the frame of the photos. They are

Outtakes From The Life of a Happy Man: a Conversation with Jonas Mekas and Photo Reportage from the Pompidou Centre and the Serpentine Gallery

Before an important night of talks at the British Film Institute, filmmaker Mike Figgis was entrusted with driving Jonas Mekas to the event. Accidentally making a wrong turn, the driver had no other choice but to go all the way

A Conversation on Remoteness in Skagaströnd (Iceland) and Nida (Lithuania)

This talk started on the Greenland Sea (Arctic Ocean) coast, with an Icelandic breeze and cup of coffee in Skagaströnd, which has 500 inhabitants and hosts the artist-in-residency programme Nes. This is one of the most remote residencies in Europe,

Hunting with Marko Mäetamm

Marko Mäetamm is a beloved Estonian artist, so it is no coincidence that he has presented Estonia twice at the Venice Biennial. This year he was accepted to present his works at Miami Nada fair. His series called “Our Daddy