September 2019 News

Jaan Toomik ‘Spring Man’, 2019, detail. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Kris Lemsalu, Jaan Toomik and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery in Moscow 


Temnikova & Kasela Gallery will take part in the 7th edition of Cosmoscow contemporary art fair in Moscow. Temnikova & Kasela will participate in the Main section and the works shown are by Kris Lemsalu, Jaan Toomik, Oleg Frolov (RU) and Olga Chernysheva (RU).


Temnikova & Kasela Gallery’s exposition is available for viewing online at Artsy web page.


Open: September 6th to 8th, 2019

Address: Gostiny Dvor, Ilinka 4, Moscow. Temnikova & Kasela Gallery is in booth D12




Flyer for the ‘Via Baltic’ project


Estonian artists and Okapi Gallery in New York and Panevežys


Okapi Gallery will take part in the 8th Photoville Festival in New York. The gallery presents the project ‘Via Baltic’ by Estonian artist Temuri Hvingija and Mexican artist Niña Yhared. Photoville festival is New York’s largest annual photo-art event.


In addition to participating in Photoville, Okapi Gallery is presenting a solargraphy project called ‘Sun in a Tin’ by Kristian Saks at the Panevėžys Photo Gallery.


Festival in New York:

Open: September 12th to 22nd 2019

Address: Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, New York



Exhibition in Panevėžys:

Open: September 5th to October 15th 2019

Address: Panevėžys Photo Gallery, Vasario 16-Osios g. 11, Panevėžys



Almost all the publications by Lugemik from 2010–2019. Photo: Anu Vahtra


Lugemik in New York


Lugemik will participate in the NY Art Book Fair for the 7th time and is this time invited to give a presentation as part of the Classroom programme. Lugemik will present their recent exhibition ‘Published by Lugemik. Printed matter from 2010–2019’ as well as the catalogue published on the occasion. The presentation will include readings by two contributors of the publication, Mia Kang (US) and Lieven Lahaye (BE).


Four more new publications will be launched during the fair:


‘Borrowing Positions: Role-Playing Design & Architecture’ by Ott Kagovere, Kaisa Karvinen and Tommi Vasko is dealing with design and architecture LARPs (Live Action Role-Playing) that are events organized by the Trojan Horse collective from Finland. 


‘Empty Coats’, a new artists’ book by August Krogan-Roley, was published on the occasion of the exhibition by the same title at Kogo Gallery. 


‘Abstraction as an Open Experiment’, edited by Mari Laanemets, brings Sirje Runge’s oeuvre into dialogue with works by Zofia Kulik, Dóra Maurer and Falke Pisano. Published following the exhibition of the same title at Tallinn Art Hall.


‘Short Term Eternity’ by Gordon Matta-Clark and Anu Vahtra, published on the occasion of ‘Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect. Anu Vahtra: Completion through removal’, an exhibition at Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn. Presentation to be announced.


NY Art Book Fair 2019:

Open: September 19th to 22nd 2019

Address: MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens



Lugemik’s presentations:

‘Published by Lugemik. Printed matter from 2010–2019’ presentation will be held at the fair on September 20th at 5pm.

‘Empty Coats’ presentation will be held at the fair on September 21st at 5pm.

‘Borrowing Positions: Role-Playing Design & Architecture’ launch will be held at The Center for Book Arts (28 West 27th St) on September 24th at 7pm.



Mari-Leen Kiipli ‘Passiflora’, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Kogo Gallery


Mari-Leen Kiipli and Kogo Gallery in Amsterdam


Kogo Gallery will take part in the 8th edition of Unseen Amsterdam. Being the first Estonian gallery to participate in the fair, Kogo will present Mari-Leen Kiipli’s 2017 project ‘Passiflora’ as well as new works from the series ‘Passiflora Incarnata’ in Amsterdam. Unseen is an international platform dedicated to contemporary photography practices. 


Open: September 20th to 22nd 2019

Address: Westergas Klönneplein, 1014 DD Amsterdam




Annika Haas ‘Alim’ from the series ‘Anatomy of the Muslim Community in Estonia’, 2016. Courtesy of the artist


Annika Haas in Uppsala and Kuala Lumpur


Annika Haas will take part in Uppsala Foto Festival presenting works from her projects ‘Plane Watchers’, ‘Anatomy of the Muslim Community in Estonia’ and ‘We, the Roma’. As part of the festival’s programme, the artist will give a talk on documentary photography and Estonian subcultural communities.


In addition to Uppsala Foto Festival, Annika Haas’ work is also featured in the exhibition of Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2019. Displayed in ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, the exhibition introduces the winners and finalists of the contest. Annika Haas won 3rd prize with her photograph ‘Hendrik’ (2019). After Kuala Lumpur, the exhibition will continue on to New Zealand, South Korea, Japan and Italy.


Festival in Uppsala:

Open: September 27th to 29th 2019

Address: Various locations in Uppsala. Annika Haas’ project is on display at Östra Ågatan 19, Uppsala



Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur:

Open: September 14th to 27th 2019
Address: ILHAM Gallery, Menara Ilham, 8, Jln Binjai, Kuala Lumpur




Marge Monko ‘Flawless, Seamless II’, 2019.  Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Charlott Markus


Marge Monko in Amsterdam


Marge Monko’s work ‘Flawless, Seamless II’ (2019) has been on display at Boven’t Y Winkelcentrum in Amsterdam since the beginning of July. Her work is part of the project ‘Shelf Life’ introducing Kunsthalle Amsterdam due to open in Amsterdam Noord in 2020. The project is curated by the Dutch curator Bas Hendrikx and also features works by Femke Herregraven (NL), Bruno Zhu (NL) and Elise van Mourik (BE/NL)


Open: since July 2019

Address: Boven’t Y Winkelcentrum, Buikslotermeerplein, 1025 GB Amsterdam 



Open in September:
Jaanus Samma in Rapperswil-Jona
Kris Lemsalu in Venice

Kärt Ojavee in Salacgrīva

Kärt Ojavee and Johanna Ulfsak in Espoo

Laura Põld in Fiskars (until September 15th)