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Solo show ‘A man with dark hair and a sunset in the background at Lokomotif 08 13-30, 2019 Photography: Laurynas Skeisgiela
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I contributed an essay for an excellent upcoming book by Reinis Lismanis. It explores the creative potential of everyday practices and looks critically into the capitalistic appropriation/employment of the mundane.
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I’m having a small solo show ‘A man with dark hair and a sunset in the background’ opening Aug 13th 19:00 at Lokomotif Opening soundtrack by ievaie and mavros skylos Poster by Mindaugas Gavrilovas Running through Aug 30th
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In January 2019, I led a week-long workshop dedicated to photography and failure at the Estonian Academy of Arts. It resulted in a one-day exhibition ‘Photographing the Unphotographable’, which featured works by 2nd year graphic design students at EKA.
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An iteration of my curated group show ‘New Tools in Photography: From Google to Algorithm’ at Nida Art Colony, September 4-9 2018. Artists: Aaron Hegert, Esther Hovers, Mantas Grigaitis, Penelope Umbrico.
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I curated a group show ‘New Tools in Photography: From Google to Algorithm’, which was exhibited at Vilnius Photography Gallery September 14 – October 13 2018. It featured works by: Aaron Hegert, James Bridle, Esther Hovers, Mantas Grigaitis, Penelope Umbrico.
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If you are in Tallinn, join us for a discussion revolving around the topic ‘Photography in the Expanded Field’. It is a fourth event in the series dedicated to celebrating 20 years anniversary of Photography department at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Participants: Marge Monko, Maija Rudovska, Hirohisa Koike, and myself. Moderated by Kristel Raesaar. The event [...]
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‘New Tools in Photography: From Google to Algorithm’ Vilnius Photography Gallery / 2018 09 14 – 10 13 Artists: Aaron Hegert, James Bridle, Esther Hovers, Mantas Grigaitis, Penelope Umbrico Opening: 18.00, September 14 opening sound by Mavros Skylos, ievaie, and yfyf
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My curated show ‘New Tools in Photography: From Google to Algorithm’ opens next week as part of Nida 18 photographic symposium programme. Presented artists: Aaron Hegert, Esther Hovers, Mantas Grigaitis, Penelope Umbrico Opening: 18.00, Sept 4 Nida Art Colony
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Join us for a talk on visual recognition and a presentation of my current project ‘A man with dark hair and a sunset in a background’ – 16 June, 5pm, Tromsø Contemporary Art Centre. The talk will trace the 19th century facial recognition discourse, outlining several problematic political aspects of machine vision. Part of [...]
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Image from False Positives series by Esther Hovers, 2017 I’ll lead a short course on photography and image-making during Tallinn Summer Academy at Estonian Academy of Arts. The two-day course will explore how visual recognition and AI-related technologies are changing the discourse of photography, challenging the traditional boundaries of the medium. It is meant for photography and [...]
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We Need Sanctuary by Kate Cooper, 2016 I’ll be showing some new work in the central exhibition of Riga Photography Biennial 2018. Participants: Juno Calypso (UK), Antoine Catala (FR/US), Kate Cooper (UK), Aneta Grzeszykowska (PL), Kristina Ollek (EE), Paul Paper (LT), Juuke Schoorl & Frank Kolkman (NL), Līga Spunde (LV), Charlote Thiis-Evensen (NO), Elina Vainio (FI), Hannes [...]
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I visited Palanga Street Radio to play some music Update: and a new mix
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Reinis Lismanis, from Trial and Error I’ll be discussing some of the theoretical influences that frame the viewing and making of contemporary photography – as well as what it means to be an ‘image-maker’ today. Part of Reinis Lismanis’ exhibition ‘Trial and Error’ at the Latvian National Art Museum. Framing Photography: #object #process #everyday 2018 Jan 18, 18:00 LNMA [...]
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Contemporary Contemporary Photography (2017) is published by Lodret Vandret
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I was invited to curate a selection of Lithuanian photobooks that were exhibited at at Fotobok Gothenburg festival, 28-30 September 2017
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As part of Tallinn Photomonth, ‘Too Good to be Photographed’ book launch will feature panel discussion on the project and questions it raises with Rye Dag Holmboe, Hanna Putz, and Kristina Õllek .
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