January 2017 News


Krista Mölder. Untitled 1 (from the series You/Blue). 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela gallery


Krista Mölder and Sigrid Viir in Paris


Artists Krista Mölder and Sigrid Viir of Temnikova & Kasela gallery have been invited to participate in the 2017 edition of Circulation(s). The festival is devoted to the diversity of photography as a medium and introduces emerging photographers to wider audience. Kristal Mölder will be exhibiting ‘You/Blue’ (2015), and Sigrid Viir her recent photo-series ‘Awful Pretty Pipe Neck’ (2016).


Open: January 21st – March 5th, 2017

Address: Centquatre-Paris, 5 Rue Curial, 75019 Paris

Web: http://www.festival-circulations.com/en/




Kris Lemsalu. Blanket 3. 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela gallery


Kris Lemsalu in Ghent


At the end of January Tatjana Pieters gallery in Ghent, Belgium, will be opening a group of show featuring the artists Kris Lemsalu, John Finneran (US), and Lisa Vlaemminick (BE). Titled ‘Full Moon in Leo’, the exhibition includes Kris Lemsalu’s work specially commissioned for the exhibition as well as her series ‘Blanket’ (2016), recently exhibited at Tallinn Art Hall.


Open: January 29th – March 12th, 2017. Private viewing on Sunday, January 29th from 3 to 6 pm

Address: Tatjana Pieters, Nieuwevaart 124/001, B-9000, Ghent

Web: http://www.tatjanapieters.com/exhibitions_future.html




Rupert in Vilnius, Lithuania


Merike Estna and Hanna Laura Kaljo in Vilnius


Artist Merike Estna and curator Hanna Laura Kaljo have been admitted to Rupert’s residency program in Vilnius, Lithuania. As a knowledge-based platform, Rupert enables its residents to develop their individual projects by providing them with a production and research space as well as the invaluable opportunity for collaborative education.


Duration: through June, 2017

Address: Rupert, Vaidilutės g. 79, Vilnius 10100

Web: http://www.rupert.lt/en/about/



source: Lieven-Gevaertarchief

1960s advertisement from the Lieven Gevaert archive


Marge Monko in Antwerp


For the first half of 2017 the Braakland (Fallow Fields) initiative has transformed Fotomuseum Antwerp (FOMU) into an experimental workspace for photography. Artists Marge Monko and Katrin Kamaru (DE) will participate in the festival with their collaborative project ‘Gevaert as Image’, which started a few years ago with the artists’ research into the archives of Agfa-Gevaert, a corporation that manufactures analogue and digital imaging products.


Open: January 15th – February 19th, 2017. The open festival of Braakland will continue through June 4th, 2017

Address: Antwerp, Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerp

Web: http://www.braakland-fomu.be/index.php?lang=en



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Tromsø, aquarium Polaria. Photo: Ola Røe


Anu Vahtra in Norway


On the invitation of the curator of Tromsø Kunstforening, Leif Magne Tangen, artist Anu Vahtra will be participating in a short-term residency of High North A-I-R Network in Northern Norway. With the support of Kulturkontakt Nord, she will be residing at a Troms Fylkeskommune studio throughout the month of January.


Duration: January 4th – 25th, 2017

Aadress: Tromsø

Web: http://www.highnorthair.org/artist-in-residence/norway/troms/




Publishing initiative Lugemik at CAC, Vilnius, in 2015


Lugemik in CAC, Vilnius


Indrek Sirkel and Laura Toots of the publishing initiative Lugemik will be participating in a 10-day residency at Contemporary Arts Centre (CAC), Vilnius. Lugemik will be continuing their work on Too Good to be Photographed, a book by the Lithuanian photographer and theorist Paul Paper, while also beginning prepariations for their forthcoming books by Lithuanian artists Antanas Gerlikas, Laura Kaminskaitė, and Žilvinas Landzbergas.


Lugemik would like to thank Virginija Januškevičiūtė and the employees of CAC Vilnius.


Duration: January 8th – 18th, 2017

Address: Centre for Contemporary Arts (CAC), Vokieciu 2, LT-01130 Vilnius

Web: http://www.cac.lt