Jaanus Samma 'Riga postcards', installation photo from the opening. Photo: Kristine Madjare (Arterritory.com)
Jaanus Samma is participating in RIBOCA2, the 2nd Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art. The exhibition is curated by Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel and titled "and suddenly it all blossoms". On view until 13 September 2020.
Edith Karlson. Photo: Kairit Leibold/ERR
Edith Karlson created the installation at Kadriorg Rose Garden for president Kersti Kaljulaid's annual reception, celebrating the 29th anniversary of the restoration of independence of the Republic of Estonia.
Flo Kasearu, a still frame from a video project, 2020
Flo Kasearu's project "State of Emergency" on view at Kumu Art Museum from 18 August to 4 October 2020. Curator: Kati Ilves
Flo Kasearu 'Client's Day' (2020). Still from video.
Flo Kasearu's video work 'Client's Day' is part of an online film and video art screening series, at post platform of the Museum of Modern Art.
"From Matter to Data: Ecology of Infrastructures" presents a selection of 15 films and video works that will be made available in three parts. In this second selection, available to watch from 12-26 August, artists reflect on the intersections between historic Soviet architecture and newly built infrastructures.
Flo Kasearu and Marko Mäetamm are part of group exhibition "ida ots(as)?/ east end(s)? / край Восток(у)?" in Põhjala factory in Tallinn.
The exhibition is on view 13-30 August 2020.
Kris Lemsalu, "Holy Hell O", 2018. Photo: Mark Blower
Kris Lemsalu is taking part in Biennale Gherdëina 7th edition, in Ortisei (Val Gardena, Dolomites). The Biennale runs from 8 August to 20 October 2020.
Krista Mölder is giving a lecture at United ISSP and Baltic Analog Lab Summer School in Cēsis, Latvia.
The title of Mölder's lecture is "The Secrets and Possibilities of the Light Trap."
Flo Kasearu. Photo: Kristīne Madjare
Flo Kasearu and Jaanus Samma are participating at Riga Photography Biennial.
The group exhibition “Wunderkammer” at Latvian Museum of Photography is open from 24 July - 23 August 2020.
Kris Lemsalu & Kyp Malone will be performing at Sõru Saund this Saturday.
Fliis Lemsalu presents: Live karaoke, DJ set by Kyp Malone & more. Music festival takes place 23-26 July in Hiiumaa, Estonia.
Jaan Toomik's solo exhibition "Jaan Toomik Viljandis" will open on 24 July at Rüki gallery, Viljandi. The exhibition is on view until 5 September 2020.
Photo: Stella Montoya. Design: Bigtime Bobby Bongo
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu "Love Song Sing Along (Once Again With Feeling!)" will open at Kai Art Center on 17 July.
Kai Art Center’s summer exhibition Love Song Sing Along (Once Again With Feeling!) has been created by the artist duo of Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu. Both new and previously unexhibited works will be on view together with a large-scale installation that was exhibited earlier in the year at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin.
The exhibition is on view until 23 August, 2020.
Marko Mäetamm "Just checking" (2016). Still from video.
Video works from artists Flo Kasearu, Marko Mäetamm and Jaan Toomik are now also available on Daata Editions.
It's possible to preview the works on the website with a free account.
Marko Mäetamm ‘BLAH BLAH BLAH #1’, 2019
Marko Mäetamm’s solo exhibition ‘HMM… WHAT SHOULD I WRITE?’ at the FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture was postponed due to covid-19.
New dates of the exhibition: 1 July-22 August 2020.
Kris Lemsalu, from the series "Immaterial Material Love", 2020. Photo: Nick Ash, courtesy of Robert Grunenberg gallery
Kris Lemsalu's new works from the series "Immaterial Material Love", 2020, are shown as part of the exhibition "Sincere Intentions" at Robert Grunenberg gallery in Berlin. The exhibition is on view from 13 June to 1 August 2020.
Flo Kasearu "Collection of Artist Dead Plants" (2016-ongoing)
Flo Kasearu is part of group show "The Artist Crisis Center" currently at ARS Factory in Tallinn.
The exhibition is on view until 9 July 2020.
Olga Chernysheva, 'Briefly', series of 10 drawings, 84 x 60 cm, charcoal on paper, 2015
Olga Chernysheva's solo exhibition "GRIDS@RIPS" is currently on view at Fundacja Galerii Foksal in Warsaw.
The exhibition has been organized in association with Iragui Gallery and was originally meant as a joint presentation during the “Friend of a Friend 2020”.
The show is on view until 27 June.
Edith Karlson 'Doomsday', 2017, porcelain, metal, led light
Temnikova & Kasela is participating in Art Basel Online Viewing Room, an online edition of Art Basel art fair, 19-26 June.
The gallery is presenting works by artists Edith Karlson, Jaanus Samma and Inga Meldere.
Flo Kasearu and Jan Kaus collaborated on the book "Vangerdused" ('Castlings') which drew inspiration from true stories of Pärnu women's shelter. The central theme of the book is domestic violence and the stories are nightmare-ish fairytales.
In contrast, the presentation of the book was held with a pancake party at Flo Kasearu House Museum. For more images of the event - click here.
Jaan Toomik 'Gender-neutral Selfie' (2020)
Jaan Toomik is participating in Estonian Artists Association yearly spring exhibition group show. This year the exhibition is divided into two sections, Toomik's work can be seen in Tallinn Art Hall Gallery as part of the exhibition "Artists Painting Artists".
The exhibition is on view until 5 July.
Edith Karlson 'Doomsday', 2019. Photo: Hedi Jaansoo
Temnikova & Kasela gallery is taking part of the FAIR. We are showing works by Edith Karlson, Inga Meldere and Jaanus Samma.
Taking place 20 May–21 June, FAIR will directly support 119 NADA Gallery Members and 81 other galleries that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, totaling nearly 200 galleries around the world.
FAIR offers an alternative profit-sharing model, structured to facilitate mutual support within the art community and provide revenue to each of its participants during a time in which galleries have temporarily closed their physical locations. A percentage from each sale made from FAIR will directly benefit all participating galleries and artists. In addition, a percentage of each sale will go towards supporting NADA for their efforts in producing FAIR, their continued work as an organization for art galleries, through this time of crisis and beyond.
Sigrid Viir 13.05.2020
Sigrid Viir is participating in Isolation Dialogues, a project initiated by Tallinn Museum of Photography.
The aim of the project is to record the perception of the time of isolation through visual dialogues. The photographers participate in the project by invitation and when the emergency situation ends, the dialogues between the artists will become a book and an exhibition at the Museum of Photography.
For more images of Sigrid Viir + Cloe Jancis, click here.
Merike Estna solo exhibition "Dawn of the Swarm", Bosse & Baum gallery, London, 2018. Photo: Oskar Proctor
Temnikova & Kasela is participating in Frieze Viewing Room, an online edition of Frieze New York art fair, 6–15 May.
The gallery is presenting works by artists Merike Estna, Kris Lemsalu and Kaarel Kurismaa.
Register here to explore the Viewing Room.
Alongside artworks by the three artists, Temnikova & Kasela’s presentation will include two videos introducing Merike Estna’s and Kaarel Kurismaa’s practice.
Also available online are a walk through of Kris Lemsalu’s recent exhibition at KW Institute for Contemporary Art with curator Cathrin Mayer, and the artist’s Estonian Pavilion presentation at the last Venice Biennial. Click here to see 7-minute long interview with legendary kinetic and sound artist Kaarel Kurismaa (b. 1939) shot last week, and here for ‘Merike Estna, making of’ – interview dedicated to her Frieze NY presentation aligned with inspirational footage shot my the artist within last two years.
Marko Mäetamm ‘BLAH BLAH BLAH #1’, 2019
Marko Mäetamm’s solo exhibition ‘HMM… WHAT SHOULD I WRITE?’ will open at the FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture. The exhibition is curated by Gabriela Uhl and it features Mäetamm’s new works. ‘HMM… WHAT SHOULD I WRITE?’ is part of the Estonian Week, a cultural festival held in Hungary.
The exhibition is on view from 19 March to 6 April 2020.
Flo Kasearu ‘Open House’, 2019, video still
Flo Kasearu is taking part in the international group show "Performing the Fringe", curated by Jussi Koitela and Inga Lāce at Konsthall C in Stockholm, presenting a new video called ‘Open House’ (2019).
In addition to the exhibition in Stockholm, Kasearu will lead three workshops at the Baltic Art Center residency in Visby, mapping the fears of Gotland.
Exhibition in Stockholm: 13 March to 17 May 2020. Opening of the exhibition is on 13 March at 6pm.
Workshops in Visby: 14 March to 17 March 2020
Image courtesy of Krista Mölder.
Krista Mölder solo exhibition "before the sun blinded our eyes" will open at HOP gallery on 20 February 2020 at 6pm.
The exhibition will stay on view until 30 March 2020.