March 2017 News

Kris Lemsalu, “Fine with afterlife”, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela gallery


Kris Lemsalu in Düsseldorf and Berlin


Kris Lemsalu’s work is on view at the group show “Metamorphosis” curated by the art historian Zdenek Felix. An exploration of the theme of the transformation of bodies, forms, ideas, and substances, the exhibition is a collaboration between Galerie Guido W. Baudach (Berlin), SVIT (Prague), and Arthena Foundation’s KAI 10 (Düsseldorf). KAI 10 is also hosting the inaugural exhibition of the series with an opening on March 3, 2017. Artists exhibiting at “Metamorphosis” include Habima Fuchs (CZ), Thomas Helbig (DE), Renaud Jerez (FR), and Mary-Audrey Ramirez (LU).


Participating institutions:


KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf

Open: March 4th to May 27th, 2017 with a private viewing on Friday, March 3rd at 6pm

Address: Kaistraße 10, Dusseldorf



Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Open: March 10th to April 15th, 2017 with a private viewing on Friday, March 10th at 6pm

Address: Potsdamer Straße 85, Berlin



Galerie SVIT, Prague

Open: May and June 2017





Merike Estna in Cheltenham


The Hardwick gallery of the University of Gloucestershire is opening a group show by the artists Merike Estna and Keef Winter (GB). Titled “On Becoming Fluid”, the exhibition deals with painting in the expanded field. Both of the artists’ works are specific to the site and have been commissioned specifically for the exhibition. As part of the opening night events for the exhibition, Merike will be presenting her signature painting-inspired cocktails.


Open: March 16th to April 6th, 2017 with a private viewing on Friday, March 17th at 6pm

Address: Hardwick gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Hardwick Campus




Laura Põld, “So small it could be mine” (detail), 2017. Courtesy of the artist


Laura Põld in Düsseldorf


Laura Põld is concluding her residency in Düsseldorf with an open studio exhibition “So small it could be mine”, which also anticipates the artist’s upcoming exhibition “Intra-structures – Monster of the Seven Lakes” at Treignac Project. The subject matter of Ateliers Höherweg e.V. exhibition has been inspired by the later autobiographical writings and paintings of the Finnish novelist Tove Jansson.


Open: March 25th to 28th from 12pm to 7pm and by appointment (call: +372 58081531). Private viewing on March 24th at 8pm

Address: Ateliers Höherweg e.V. Höherweg 271, Düsseldorf, Gastatelier



Karel Koplimets, “Project Case No. 11. TALSINKI”, 2016. Courtesy of the artist


Call for Applications: Curatorial Program for Research (CPR)


Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) has announced an open call for its upcoming curators’ residency. 8 selected participants will join an immersive program to discover the contemporary art scenes in Estonia, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. CPR’s fifth fully-funded research program will take place from September 24 to October 18, 2017, and applications are open until March 15, 2017.


For more information on CPR or to download an application form please see: