International selection committee has announced the artists, galleries and project spaces participating in Estonian Photographic Art Fair 2017, which will take place in Telliskivi Creative City from 29th of September to 1st of October.
This year’s fair introduces the works of 34 artists, five galleries and five project spaces. Members of the selection committee were Tiina Rauhala, curator of Finnish Museum of Photography, Sonata Baliuckaité, art project manager of Art Vilnius 2017, Marten Esko, director and curator of Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Kadri Laas, project manager of The Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center, and Estonian artist Taavi Talve.
Artists exhibited at the gallery section of Estonian Photographic Art Fair 2017 are Peeter Laurits (Vaal), Giulia Marchi (IT) (Matèria), Arne Maasik (Haus), Diana Tamane (KOGO) and Alan Proosa (Okapi).
The fair also introduces 7 artists from five project spaces: Nampei Akaki (JP), Bao Ting (CN), Vova Vorotniov (UA) and Janek Zamoyski (PL) from Czułość; Francois Girard-Meunier (CA/NL) from project space GD; Daria Melnikova (LV) from Konstanet and Petra Noordkamp (NL) from Suns and Stars.
The 22 artists selected directly from the open call applications are Adele Watts (GB), Aksel Haagensen, Annika Haas, Birgit Püve, Emanuele Camerini (IT), Eve Kiiler, Helen Prozes, Judit Flóra Schuller (HU), Karel Koplimets, Keiu Maasik, Kristina Õllek, Laura Põld, Leah Beeferman (US/FI), Liisi Eelmaa, Maxim Mjödov, Nita Vera (CL/FI), Paul Kuimet, Reimo Võsa-Tangsoo, Tanja Muravskaja, Theo Elias (SE), Viktor Gurov and Visvaldas Morkevicius (LT/DE).
Estonian Photographic Art Fair is organised by the Estonian Union of Photography Artists (Foku) and in collaboration with The Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center. Central sponsor for the fair is the Cultural Endowment of Estonia.