Category Archives: Art

Gallery: The Pop-up, that was

The students of the Estonian Art Academy had some Pop-up cafes opened at the Tallinn old town, on the Nunne street and one of them  got shot down a few hours ago, but  here are  some pictures of what was. We are sure this is not the last of the quirky architectonic formations by the young architects at hand, so let’s keep our eyes open.... Read more

Anneliis Lepp: No point in doubting

Not so long ago I ate a fortune cookie a girlfriend gave me, hoping that it will predict something nice. I felt like one would on Midsummer Night, going to sleep with a posy of flowers under the pillow in the hopes of a brighter morning. Anyway, I had to be disappointed again, as the cookie which was supposed to tell me fortune or at least convey a useful aphorism, only said “Doubt everything!” As if I didn’t doubt enough anyway, I thought to myself.... Read more

FESTIVALS IN ESTONIA 2017

JANUARY
1.–7.01., Tallinn 6TH BACHFEST TALLINN
1.–8.01., Tartu 4TH TARTU WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
7.–15.01., Pärnu PÄRNU CONTEMPORARY MUSIC DAYS
20.01.–2.04., across Estonia FESTIVAL „SCHOOL DANCE“
21.01., Tallinn INTSIKURMU WINTER FESTIVAL
21.–22.01., Elva MONOMANIA
25.–29.01., Tallinn DOCPOINT TALLINN
27.01.–5.02., Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu, Jõhvi, Saint Petersburg MUSTONENFEST... Read more

Tiki Muir: SAGA. Iceland: Art and Narrative

SAGA. Iceland: Art and Narrative is an exhibition of several generations of Icelandic artists, curated by Norbert Weber and Halldór Björn Runólfsson, and currently showing at KUMU art museum, Tallinn. This is largely a show of contemporary art, though there are also references made to the more historic art of the nation, with paintings from as early as the late 19th century and the early 20th century. The title suggests a clear interest in relating the exhibition to Iceland’s famed literary narratives and sense of the dramatic. Having already been exhibited at the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen and at the National Gallery of Iceland, the show will remain in Tallinn until March 20, 2016.... Read more