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Jaan Toomik and Marko Mäetamm as part of Estonian Film Program "Fragile Connections" at Performa 17

As part of the Estonian pavilion Without Walls at Performa 17 Biennial, an hour-long short film program spans over two decades of works showing the presence of performance in Estonian contemporary art, as seen through the camera. The program touches on questions of identity, while demonstrating the inherent fragility in today’s social constructs and relationships. The program features works by Jaan Toomik, Ene-Liis Semper, Mark Raidpere, Marko Mäetamm, Marge Monko, and Taavi Talve among others.
Tue, Nov. 7, 5:00pm — 6:00pm
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Merike Estna as part of Performa 17 satellite program

Maria Metsalu, Mademoiselle X performance view, with carpet by Merike Estna, 2017. Produced by Kanuti Gildi SAAL. Photo by Alan Proosa.
As part of the Performa Consortium and the Pavilion Without Walls, Art in General will present an exhibition by Estonian artists Merike Estna and Maria Metsalu, curated by Maria Arusoo. Merike Estna’s new performance ‘Red Herring’ and Maria Metsalu’s ‘Mademoiselle X’ are part of ‘Soft Scrub, Hard Body, Liquid Presence’ exhibition. The exhibition posits if our over-consumption of virtual space has provoked a deep mutation in the psychosphere and explores the zombified body as a response to today’s evolving societal structures.
Merike Estna, Red Herring
Friday, November 17, 5–8pm

Flo Kasearu and Kris Lemsalu's performances as part of Performa 17

Photographed (from left): Flo Kasearu, Anu Vahtra, Kris Lemsalu. Photo: Kristina Õllek
New York – Performa, the internationally acclaimed organization dedicated to live performance across disciplines, announces the Estonian Pavilion Without Walls for Performa 17, the seventh edition of the Performa Biennial, to take place November 1-19, 2017, at locations throughout New York City.
The Estonian Pavilion Without Walls features newly commissioned performances by Flo Kasearu, Anu Vahtra, and Kris Lemsalu who will collaborate with New York-based musician and artist Kyp Malone, Vahtra’s project is based on the legacy of the legendary artist Gordon Matta-Clark and his group Anarchitecture; Kasearu presents a site-specific performance in the Estonian House New York, exploring the past and future stories of this members-only club; and Lemsalu and Malone will conceive a durational performance with ceramic costumes, music, and video projections.

Find the schedule for Estonian Pavilion Without Walls at Performa 17 Biennial here.

Artists for Performa 17’s Pavilion Without Walls: Estonia have been announced

Photographed (from left): Flo Kasearu, Anu Vahtra, Kris Lemsalu. Photo: Kristina Õllek
Estonian Pavilion Without Walls presents artists Flo Kasearu, Anu Vahtra, and Kris Lemsalu with a Performa Commission during Performa 17, the New York city wide biennial for contemporary performance taking place from November 1st through 19th. Curators/producers Esa Nickle and Maaike Gouwenberg along with the director of the biennial RoseLee Goldberg, have chosen the artists from a pool of 9 finalists. 
Pavilion Without Walls: Estonia at the Performa Biennial is supported by the Estonian Ministry of Culture, Outset Estonia, and the Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center (ECADC).

Merike Estna in Kunstraum, London

Photo credit: Dimitri Gerassimov
On Septeber 29 at 6.30 PM, Merike Estna will open her solo exhibition "fragments from the shattered toe" at Kunstraum, London.
Merike Estna's solo-exhibition at Kunstraum incorporates an intricately painted stage/floor painting which, over the course of the exhibition, hosts a series of performance events from international dancers, musicians and artist, against a backdrop of Estna’s large-scale curtain painting and other new works.
 

Marko Mäetamm in KIM? Riga

Marko Mäetamm will be presenting his solo exhibition ‘I’m only streaming’ at kim? Contemporary Art Centre in Riga. Mäetamm’s first solo show in Latvia combines a selection of recent works addressing social issues with domesticity-related works that were on view at the exhibition ‘Home and Away. Raymond Pettibon: Living the American Dream. Marko Mäetamm: Feel at Home’ at Kumu Art Museum in 2015.

Open: August 25th to October 8th, 2017 with an opening event on Thursday, August 24th
Address: kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Sporta iela 2, Riga

Marko Mäetamm at Art Space Pythagorion

Marko Mäetamm is taking part of the exhibition "Summer of Love" at Art Space Pythagorion, Greece.
The exhibition is curated by Katerina Gregos and will be open from August 4 – Ocotober 15, 2017.

Sigrid Viir at Kunsthalle Wien

Sigrid Viir as part of the Visible Solutions LLC will take part of the group exhibition "Work it, feel it!" at Kunsthalle Wien.
At its Karlsplatz location, the Kunsthalle Wien’s exhibition "Work it, feel it!" is dedicated to the work of the future and the future of work. The exhibition focuses on the demands placed on the human body and its possibilities to act, as seen against the backdrop of an increasingly automated workplace.
The exhibition in on view until 10 September, 2017

Mikko Hintz as part of the group show at Salon Dahlmann

Mikko Hintz is taking part of the group exhibition "Attempting Ideal" at Salon Dahlmann, Berlin. 
"Attempting Ideal" is an exhibition hosted by Salon Dahlmann presenting the work of fifteen young Finnish artists from the Lipponen Collection. Borrowing its name from a video by Tiina Palmu, it features a selection of paintings, videos, photographs and graphic art. The show is designed around video works by three women artists. The bouncing balls in Palmu’s video carry on the legacy of 1970s conceptualism, while Iiu Susiraja’s Hamburger tells the story of a couple in a narrative laced with wicked black humour. Jenni Toikka’s "Atonemen"t is a minimalistic study of psychological tension filmed at the Paimio Sanatorium, an early masterpiece by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The videos are accompanied by a selection of paintings and works on paper by emerging talent in Finnish contemporary art, including Ville Andersson, Alma Heikkilä, Hannaleena Heiska, Olli Piippo and Tiina Pyykkinen.
Opening on June 8, at 7 PM
 

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Mare Vint. Park VI. Park Lane. 2009. Art Museum of Estonia

Jannus Samma in dialogue with Mare Vint, at KUMU Project Space.
Since the late 1960s, Mare Vint’s minimalist landscapes with architectonic elements have focused on space and silence. Jaanus Samma’s new works are inspired by Mare Vint’s work.
The exhibition is open from 02 May 2017 – 07 January 2018.
Curator: Anu Allas
 

Jaanus Samma as part of the group show "The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor"

Jaanus Samma is taking part in a group exhibition "The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor",  at Franklin Street Works, Franklin Street 41, Stamford, CT, USA.
“The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor,” is curated by New York City based artist/curator Yevgeniy Fiks and curator/critic Olga Kopenkina. In “The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor,” queerness is discussed through the lens of class and vice versa. Exhibiting artists are: Angela Beallor, Hugo Gellert, Montague Glover, Noam Gonick, Hagra, William E. Jones, Erik Moskowitz+Amanda Trager, Jaanus Samma, and YES! Association / Föreningen JA!.
The exhibition is on view from May 20 – August 27, 2017

Marko Mäetamm at Banff

Marko Mäetamm is participating in a short-term residency at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada. Independent residencies in the Leighton Artists’ Studios offer artists the opportunity to delve into their work as a solitary retreat, as well as the option to engage within the larger community of the Banff Centre. Mäetamm is in residence together with two Canadian artists – Rita Bozi and Ken Cameron working on an upcoming exhibition that opens in Tallinn Art Hall in 2018.
Duration: May 14th – May 25th, 2017

Inga Meldere at Young Popes group show

Inga Meldere is participating in a group show "Young Popes", in the Tower of Villa Maraini - Istituto Svizzero di Roma.
Opening reception Friday, April 21st, 4pm to 8pm !

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