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Winners of Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award 2019 announced

Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Awards 2019 were announced last Sunday in Riga, Latvian National Museum of Art. Among the 301 competing artworks, the Grand Prix was handed out to Finnish artist Rag Elnyg. In addition to Public Choice award, the best Young Painter and Best Young Photographer were recognized…
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Awakening of the Sleeping Beauty

Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB) deals with beauty this time, and by its subtitle - “Resurgence of Beauty” - you could assume that it has had a long sleep, just like Sleeping Beauty did! Curator of the biennale, Dr Yael Reisner tells us about her very personal relationship with this culturally…
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Vote for your favourite young artist!

97 young artists from Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish art academies are competing for Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award (NBYAA) Public Choice Award. To support the talent of young artists, everyone is invited to vote for the favourites and check out the 301 artworks by young emerging art at…
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Helsinki art scene greets with playfulness

When visiting Helsinki, take a tour in art galleries instead of numerous traditional art museums. Let yourself be amazed and inspired by totally different kind of art such as large scale sculptures of moss-green children at Forsblom or video of puppets and a 3D animation at Galerie Anhava.
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Kai Art Center opened its doors!

Last weekend Kai Art Center, the cultural heart of seaside Noblessner harbour complex opened its doors. In a century-old former secret submarine plant visitors will encounter captivating and thought-provoking exhibitions, art and cinema, four cafes and restaurants, and various venues for hosting events both in Kai’s interior space and outdoor…
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“Cosmic Existence” in Copenhagen presents four Latvian artists

An exhibition “Cosmic Existence” at Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art in Copenhagen presents the artworks of four Latvian artists Ieva Balode, Kristaps Epners, Viktors Timofejevs and Arturs Virtmanis. The exhibition addresses a multitude of existential themes like consciousness, infinity, spirituality, technology, nature, the cosmos, utopias, mythologies.
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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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