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Review: Lofoten International Art Festival 2019

After having existed for 28 years, Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF) can brag about being the oldest biennale in the Nordic countries. Every second year, it is held somewhere in the spectacular archipelago of Lofoten in the north of Norway, known for its mountainous landscapes, midnight sun, beaches and fishing…
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Anne Klontz: Art gives me directon

Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award is again expanding its reach, this year to Sweden as a featured country. Also, the jury has become more international, gathering 6 members from five countries. We are happy to welcome Anne Klontz from Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm as…
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5 must-see exhibitions in Oslo this fall

Fall is back. And so is a variated exhibition schedule in Oslo. Even as the Norwegian fall often feels grey and dull, some of the exhibitions will be anything but. Twisted sculptures, menstrual blood, beautiful drawings, and of course, no Norwegian fall without the National Annual Autumn Exhibition. Here are…
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Art and business run hand in hand

"The story is like a movie tale," Varvara Guljaeva enthusiastically describes her recent encounters with international financial giant Bloomberg with her digital art duo Varvara &amp. She dreams that more companies in Estonia and abroad would value what art is able to contribute to business - being innovative and intellectual,…
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EKKM – a playful platform for contemporary art

Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia or EKKM is located in the neighbourhood of the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel). Compared to other exhibition halls, the museum is highly focused on the artists and art field instead of the audience. EKKM, standing somewhere between an institution and the self-sustaining project space for…
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Fotografiska – spatial art

Fotografiska’s recent launch in Tallinn has been seen mostly in the light of content matter and institutional role – how the region is enriched by world level art exhibited in a world level art center. Less spoken is the side of form – how this center itself is a work…
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Fotografiska Tallinn brings glamour to Estonian art scene

Stockholm-based internationally renowned Fotografiska has opened its doors in Tallinn, Telliskivi Creative City. It's a meeting place where photography, good food, music, design, and open way of thinking to get together. The opening party brought together hundreds of local and international art professionals and enthusiasts. Check out the photo reportage…
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Momentum – 10th anniversary journey through Nordic emotions

This year the leading Nordic Biennal of contemporary art Momentum is taking the visitor on a journey through history while celebrating its 10th anniversary. It is mostly a retrospective view highlighting the most influencial works with a pinch of compelling new artist input, featuring altogether 29 international artists. 
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osloBIENNALEN FIRST EDITION 2019-2024

Oslo sets a new format for public space art and looking at art bienniales. Instead of having mostly large scale objects, the curators have decided to have a totally new approach with playful interventions of artist happenings and performances in the city. Take a look at Oslo Biennalen opening weekend…
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The Art Academy of Latvia graduation show exhibition

Exhibition "FRESH MEAT FOR CRITIQUE" is definitely a show you don’t want to miss. For the first time in the history of The Art Academy of Latvia, the public will be able to see works from every single department of the Academy in one place. Here is some photo material…
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ArtVilnius’19

From May, 30 to June, 2 the largest contemporary art fair in Eastern Europe - Art Vilnius '19 took place
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ArtVilnius’19 focuses on French art scene

ArtVilnius’19, the biggest art fair in the Eastern European region is celebrating its one-decade anniversary this weekend. For the 10th edition anniversary a #FocusFrance programme is represented by 11 galleries selected by curator Aurélie Faure. Dedicated to emerging artists, the programme will offer a high-quality panel of the French scene.
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