KmS Announces Artists for 2016

23.02.16
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Kilometre of Sculpture
Rakvere
2 July – 24 July 2016

 

Curator: Anna Virtanen (FI)

Selection panel: Andreas Nilsson (SE), Anna Virtanen (FI), Teet Suur (EE), Siim Preiman (EE)

The organisers of Kilometre of Sculpture and their guest curator Anna Virtanen are pleased to announce the artists taking part in the main exhibition for 2016.

After discussions with artists and the selection process from our open call, the curating team led by guest curator, Anna Virtanen from Helsinki, and assisted by production manager, Siim Preiman, have arrived at a final list of 14 artists to form the main exhibition for Kilometre of Sculpture this summer in Rakvere.

The exhibition, which is woven around the concept of monuments as visible and invisible and active and inactive elements in the public space, will include works by the following artists:

Carl Giffney (IE), Viktor Gurov (EE), Corinna Helenelund (FI), Minna Henriksson (FI), Hertta Kiiski (FI), Kristi Kongi (EE), Henriikka Kontimo (FI), Paul Kuimet (EE), Kevin Malcolm (DK), Kristina Norman (EE), Hanna Piksarv (EE), Jaanus Samma (EE), Susanne Skeide (NO) and Sakari Tervo (FI).

“…in our theme for the 2016 edition of Kilometre of Sculpture, we take a look at monuments. Considering monuments as manifestations of the invisible, of values, agendas, ideologies or histories. Or looking at them in relation to the notions of permanence and temporality, the material aspects and the invisible linked to them.”

Anna Virtanen
(an excerpt from the curatorial brief)

Kilometre of Sculpture (kmS) is an international exhibition of contemporary art that uses the public space of regional towns in Estonia as its primary venue. The organisers invite an international guest curator every year to assemble artists and work with our open call to form the main exhibition around a cohesive theme of their own devising. In addition, kmS now also delivers a satellite program of smaller exhibitions, performances and artist talks. The satellite program aims to maximize the potential for kmS to contribute to cultural and creative vitality and exchange between regional towns across the Nordic region.

The content of the satellite program kmX and the full program for Kilometre of Sculpture 2016 will be announced in May.

Further information: www.sculpture.ee
Contact: kilometre@sculpture.ee