September 2017 News


Merike Estna. Detail of a photo by Dmitri Gerasimov


Merike Estna in London


Merike Estna’s solo show with invited friends ‘fragments from the shattered toe’, curated by Thomas Cuckle, will be open at Kunstraum in London, UK. The exhibition is part of the year-long exhibition program ‘Radical Objects’, launched at the Kunstraum with the support of Arts Council England. Estna continues working with painting on the expanded field – throughout the show an intricately painted stage by Estna hosts a series of performance events from international dancers, musicians and artist, against a backdrop of Estna’s large-scale curtain paintings.


Open: September 29th to November 25th, 2017

Address: Kunstraum, 21 Roscoe Street, London




Kaido Ole ‘Grandma Has a New Husband’, 2017, detail. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Kaido Ole in Moscow


Kaido Ole’s personal exhibition ‘Blind Date’ will be open at the Triumph Gallery in Moscow. 15 paintings from 2011 to 2017 will be presented at the exhibition, including works that are on view for the first time. Triumph Gallery was founded in 2006, it focuses on contemporary art and works with major Russian and international artists.


Open: September 5th to September 24th, 2017

Address: Gallery Triumph, Ilyinka Street 3/8, building 5, Moscow




Visible Solutions LLC ‘“Clarity” Exterior Space for Interiors’, 2010/2012. Courtesy of the artists. Photo credit: Visible Solutions LLC


Visible Solutions in Vienna


Visible Solutions LLC is participating in the international group exhibition ‘Work it, feel it!’. Curated by Anne Faucheret and Eva Merani, the exhibition is dedicated to the work of the future and the future of work. The exhibition focuses on the demands placed on the human body and its possibilities to act, as seen against the backdrop of an increasingly automated workplace. ‘Work it, feel it!’ is part of the Vienna Biennale 2017 program. Visible Solutions LLC presents the work ‘“Clarity” Exterior Space for Interiors’.


Open: June 21st to September 10th, 2017. A tour with the curator will take place on Tuesday, September 5th at 6pm

Address: Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Treitlstraße 2, Vienna




Inga Meldere ‘Bakh’, 2017, detail. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Merike Estna, Kaido Ole and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery in Moscow


Temnikova & Kasela Gallery will take part in the 5th edition of the contemporary art fair Cosmoscow in Moscow. The gallery is part of the Collaborations section and will be presenting artworks by Merike Estna, Kaido Ole, Olga Chernysheva (RU) and Inga Meldere (LV).


Works displayed at the fair can be seen on the Artsy webpage.


Open: September 8th to September 10th, 2017

Address: Gostiny Dvor, Ilinka 4, Moscow. Temnikova & Kasela Gallery is in booth D 1.2




Left: Anu Vahtra ‘Illusion, distorted perspective, lack of balance, another dimension I–III’, 2014/2015, detail. Courtesy of the artist // Right: Martin Lukáč, ‘Untitled’, 2017, detail. Courtesy of the artist


Anu Vahtra in Prague


‘Interpreter’s Booth’, an exhibition in two chapters by Anu Vahtra and Martin Lukáč, curated by Piotr Sikora, will open at Drdova Gallery. Vahtra will conceive a new site-conditioned installation, stepping into dialogue with both the gallery space and the work and methods of Lukáč. The second chapter of the exhibition will open in 2018 in Budapest.


Open: September 9th to October 21st, 2017

Address: Drdova Gallery, Křížkovského 1288/10, Prague




Marge Monko ‘I (Don’t) Want a Baby’, 2017, detail (Students in Sports Clothes Designed by Varvara Stepanova, 1924). Courtesy of the artist and Ani Molnár Gallery


Marge Monko in Amsterdam


Marge Monko will take part in the international group exhibition ‘It Won’t Be Long Now, Comrades!’ in Amsterdam. Curated by Katia Krupennikova and Inga Lāce, the exhibition explores the potential emancipatory power of revolution and resistance in post-communist regions today. Marge Monko presents her new work ‘I (Don’t) Want a Baby)’, which focuses on reproductive rights and the representation of a new feminine type in post-revolutionary Russia – issues that in different form are still relevant even now, a hundred years later.


Open: September 14th to November 12th, 2017

Address: Framer Framed, IJpromenade 2, Amsterdam




Flo Kasearu ‘Guided Tour of Flo Kasearu House Museum’, 2014, video still. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Flo Kasearu in Nizhny Novgorod


Flo Kasearu is participating in the exhibition ‘Back home’ curated by Artem Fialtov at the former Museum of Nizhny Novgorod Intelligentsia in Russia. The museum will be reopened for the first time after it was closed in 2013 and, concerned with the future of the museum, the exhibition revolves around the question of historical architecture’s position in a modern city. Flo Kasearu is showing two of her works – ‘Guided tour of Flo Kasearu House Museum’ (2014) and  ‘Do not resuscitate guide for adults’ (2017).


Open: September 15th to October 29th, 2017

Address: Nizhny Novgorod museum of Intelligentsia, Maksim Gorki Street 127, Nizhny Novgorod




Visitors of the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 courtyard in September, 2016. Photo credit: Lugemik


Lugemik in New York


‘Too Good To Be Photographed’, a book edited by the Lithuanian curator and artist Paul Paper, designed by Indrek Sirkel and published by Lugemik, will be launched at the Rubber Factory in New York. ‘Too Good To Be Photographed’ explores the various sides of photographic failure. Lugemik is also participating in the New York Art Book Fair for the fifth time. Two more new publications will be premiered during the fair: ‘Flo’s Book’, the first extensive monograph by Flo Kasearu, and ‘Notes on Space’, a subjective encyclopedia of Estonian monumental art in English, with texts by Gregor Taul and photos by Paul Kuimet. In addition, ‘The Travellers: Voyage and Migration in New Art from Central and Eastern Europe’, edited by Magdalena Moskalewicz, and two other recent publications, ‘AIR WITH CONTENT 10 degree something’ by Kadri Noormets and Asia Baś and Penjet notebook compiled by Jaan Evart will also be launched.


Book launch of ‘Too Good To Be Photographed’:


Open: September 20th at 7pm

Address: Rubber Factory, 29 Ludlow St, New York



Lugemik at the New York Art Book Fair:


Open: September 22nd to September 24th, 2017

Address: MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens




Anu Vahtra ‘Floor Study 3’, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Chimera-Project Gallery


Anu Vahtra in Vienna


Chimera-Project Gallery, representing Anu Vahtra in Budapest, will be featuring Vahtra’s works at the viennacontemporary 2017 art fair’s ‘Young’ gallery section. In addition to Anu Vahtra, the Chimera-Project Gallery is also exhibiting artworks by Hungarian artists Géza Perneczky, Mark Fridvalszki, Áron Kútvölgyi-Szabó and Géza Perneczky. Anu Vahtra will present a selection of her recent works.


Open: September 21st to September 24th, 2017

Address: Marx Halle Vienna, Karl-Farkas-Gasse 19, Vienna. Chimera-Project Gallery is in booth F13