March 2018 News

Exhibition view of the first chapter of ‘Interpreter’s Booth’ at Drdova Gallery, Prague


Anu Vahtra in Budapest


‘Interpreter’s Booth’, an exhibition in two chapters by Anu Vahtra and Martin Lukáč, curated by Piotr Sikora, will open its second chapter at Chimera-Project Gallery in Budapest. The first chapter of the exhibition took place at Drdova Gallery in Prague in the autumn of 2017. For the exhibition in Budapest, Vahtra will adapt the site-specific installation in Drdova Gallery by tracing temporary exhibition walls and stepping into dialogue with both the gallery spaces and the work and methods of Lukáč.


Open: March 1st to March 30th. Opening on Thursday, March 1st at 6pm

Address: Chimera-Project Gallery, Klauzál tér 5, Budapest




Edith Karlson ‘Drama is in Your Head I’, 2012. Courtesy of the artist


Edith Karlson in Leipzig


Edith Karlson is opening her site-specific installation ‘Drama is in Your Head V’ at the Museum der bildenden Künstes in Leipzig. The monumental work, 5 meters in height and 8 meters in width, is a continuation of Karlson’s series of the same title. The installation repeats the elements of ‘Drama in in Your Head III’ that was exhibited at Hobusepea Gallery; however, the size of the work is remarkably bigger.


Open: March 7th to August 19th, 2018. Opening on Tuesday, March 6th at 6pm

Address:  Museum der bildenden Künstes, Katharinenstraße 10, Leipzig




Jaanus Samma ‘Flaminio Station I’, 2017, detail.Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Jaanus Samma and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery in New York


Temnikova & Kasela Gallery is participating in this year’s edition of The Armory Show in New York. The gallery is part of the Presents section and will be presenting artworks by Inga Meldere (LV) and Jaanus Samma.


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


Open: March 8th to March 11th 2018

Address: Piers 92 & 94, 711 12th Avenue at 55th Street, New York. Temnikova & Kasela Gallery is in booth P21




Marge Monko ‘WOW (Women of the World, Raise Your Right Hand)’, 2018, video still. Courtesy of the artist and Ani Molnár Gallery


Marge Monko in Budapest & Innsbruck


Marge Monko’s solo exhibition ‘Women of the World, Raise Your Right Hand’ will open at Ani Molnár Gallery in Budapest. The exhibition is a continuation of her solo show that was open at Tallinn City Gallery at the beginning of the year. Through the works exhibited in Budapest, Monko explores keywords that are connected to depicting femininity in commercial culture – beauty, desirability and fertility.


In addition to her exhibition in Budapest, Marge Monko is also participating in Innsbruck International art biennial. The biennial is taking place for the third time, this year’s theme is ‘Agents of Social Change’, and its programme includes a joint exhibition by Marge Monko and Melanie Bonajo, curated by Chris Clarke. Marge Monko is exhibiting her installation ‘New Romance’ (2016) and video ‘Dear D’ (2015).


The exhibition in Budapest:


Open: March 8th to April 28th, 2018. Opening on Wednesday, March 7th at 6pm

Address: Ani Molnár Gallery, Bródy Sándor utca 22, Budapest



Innsbruck International 2018:


Open: March 10th to March 24th 2018

Address: Various locations in Innsbruck, Austria. The exhibition by Marge Monko & Melanie Bonajo is taking place at Neue Galeries, Rennweg 1, Großes Tor, Innsbruck




A work from Sigrid Viir’s series ‘Awful Pretty Pipe Neck’, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery


Sigrid Viir in London


Sigrid Viir is taking part in an international group exhibition ‘Adventitious Encounters’. The project, curated by Huma Kabakci and Anna Skladmann, is held on the sky-roof of the historic Whiteleys Shopping Centre in London, which is normally closed to visitors. The exhibited works aim to map out human (dependency) relation to nature, the main theme is the effect of human production and consumption on the environment, and thus, on all living nature. Sigrid Viir is showing her works from the series ‘Awful Pretty Pipe Neck’ (2016).


Open: March 9th to 22nd, 2018. Opening on Thursday, March 8th at 6.30pm

Address: Whiteleys Shopping Centre, W2 6, London

Web: Open Space Contemporary’s Facebook 


Open in March:

Anneli Porri’s curatorial exhibition in Budapest (until March 18th)

Flo Kasearu in Spånga

Jaan Toomik in Riga

Jaanus Samma in Tornio

Baltic contemporary art exhibition in Helsinki