In addition to new works, many earlier pieces are also exhibited at the exhibition. For instance, she has restored her installation Alienus, which was exhibited at Biotopia, the third annual exhibition of the Soros Center of Contemporary Arts, Estonia at Tallinn Art Hall in 1995. Also exhibited are a selection of photographs from the series A Woman Takes Little Space, with which Liina Siib represented Estonia at the Venice Biennial in 2011.
Liina Siib is known for her photography, video and installation works based on extensive research, archive material, interviews and collaborations. Recent exhibitions include Riga Biennial 2018 and Galleria Sinne, Helsinki.
Taru Elfving is a curator and writer based in Helsinki. Her practice focuses on nurturing site-sensitive and transdisciplinary artistic practices at the intersections of feminist and ecological enquiries. Her curatorial projects include Hours, Years, Aeons (Finnish Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2015), Frontiers in Retreat (HIAP 2013–2018), Contemporary Art Archipelago CAA (Turku 2011, European Capital of Culture), and Towards a Future Present (Lofoten International Art Festival 2008).
The exhibition is part of Estonia 100 art programme and is the last art exhibition to open during Estonia’s centenary celebrations.
We would like to thank: Estonian Ministry of Culture, Estonian Artists’ Association, Estonian Cultural Endowment, Estonian Academy of Arts, AkzoNobel, Veinisõber, EV100 art programme, Estonian National Archive Film Archive, Võru County Museum, Galleria Sinne Helsinki, Center for Contemporary Arts Estonia, OÜ Argonfeld, MTÜ Lemme, KUMA Kombucha.