cancelled - INGEL VAIKLA Shapes and Distances
Seeing double: Estonian-born, Belgium-based artist Ingel Vaikla overlaps past and future, time and space in her audio-visual investigation of the subjective and the collective.
Curated by Laura Toots
From 8 February to 21 March 2020
Wed–Sat from 12:00-18:00
Opening Friday 7 February 2020, 19:00-22:00
The exhibition is supplemented by two events:
SA 8.02 17:00 Walk & Talk w/ Ingel Vaikla & Laura Toots
WE 18.03 20:30 EAST FROM WEST Screening programme by Ingel Vaikla w/ EKKM Tallinn
Ingel Vaikla is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Belgium. In 2018–2019 Vaikla attended the postgraduate residency programme HISK in Ghent and recently started practice-based PhD studies in Audiovisual and Visual Arts at PXL-MAD, Hasselt. Vaikla’s artistic research focuses on the relationship between architecture and its users, and the representation of architecture in photography, video and film.
Laura Toots is a curator and educator based in Estonia. In 2016–2019 Toots was the artistic director of the Tallinn Photomonth contemporary art biennial. Since 2017 she has been working as a curator and project manager at EKKM – Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia.
EKKM is a self-established non-profit initiative, run by artists and curators, that operates from late 2006 as an ex-squat in an ancillary building of Tallinn’s former heating plant in North Tallinn. Focused on producing contemporary art exhibitions, EKKM presents four versatile projects per season. In 2011 EKKM initiated its own contemporary art prize, the Köler Prize, that is accompanied by an exhibition of the nominees.