NOAR Nordic and Baltic contemporary art platform

Augmented reality at ArtVilnius’20

Five years ago when Banksy opened his Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare, UK, visitors were obligated to wear a mask there – to be part of the symbolism of graffiti culture and its criminal tinge as well as to play a role in Banksy’s another tricky art project. I remember I was…
READ NOW
READ NOW
READ NOW

Rainy days at Tallinn Biennial – water to a merman’s mill

Last year, after winning the Nordic Baltic Young Artist Award, Rag Elnyg, a graduate of The University of the Arts Helsinki talked about his feelings – how the prize came at a perfect moment because just before that his exhibition applications were turned down again and again and he also…
READ NOW
READ NOW

13 questions: Liis Koger, the creator of meditative worlds

Liis Koger, a poetess and artist living in Tartu is known for her abstract paintings. Her artwork has attended several international exhibitions, auctions and charity events, and next time her paintings will be shown in Italy. What are the daily routines and sources of inspiration for the talented artist?
READ NOW
READ NOW

Reimagining the biennial: RIBOCA 2

Lamarche-Vadel’s proposition was always to reflect on the end of the world we live in, and to investigate the building of a new one with space for other voices, sensibilities, and ways of making relationships. The Biennial had thus been proposed as an alternative to the torrent of hopeless narratives,…
READ NOW

Ignas Pavliukevičius’ Waterproof Heart open at Fotografiska Tallinn

Starting from today, Ignas Pavliukevičius’ Waterproof Heart welcomes visitors at Fotografiska Tallinn. Pavliukevičius was the winner of Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award 2019 special award given by Fotografiska Tallinn that comprised having a solo exhibition in the photography art centre.
READ NOW
READ NOW
READ NOW
READ NOW

The apocalyptic Doomsday Cathedral opened yesterday

Yesterday, at the gathering of a large number of believers, Edward von Lõnguse's "Doomsday Cathedral" was opened in Ülemiste City, Tallinn, which led to a journey into the modern death industry, where humanity just steps closed and closer to the end of the world. "Doomsday Cathedral" is the main exhibition…
READ NOW

Tallinn Biennial starts this week

The first Tallinn Biennial – a major summer art event, which will include a wide range of events introducing the work of artists from Estonia and neighbouring countries – will start in and around the capital in a few days.
READ NOW

A crisis centre for suffering artists and their works

On 2 July a tragi-comic project by two young Latvian artists, Ieva Kraule-Kūna and Elīna Vītola, titled “Artist Crisis Center” will open at the ARS Project Space (154 Pärnu mnt, Tallinn) as part of the Tallinn Biennial. It offers a refuge for neglected, unsuccessful artworks that need care and attention.
READ NOW