Recommendations for the new week!

Jaan Toomik’s exhibition Selfie as a Seagull

17 Feb – 7 March
ARS Project Space

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On view are his new large-scale pantings, a surrealist self-portrait sculptural installation and a short film Fish, which was screened at the 64th International Oberhausen Short Film Festival last year and is presented to the local audience for the first time.

Jacqueline Molnár exhibition Fairy tale and reality

17 Feb – 3 Jun
Estonian Children’s Literature Centre

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Jacqueline Molnár currently lives in Barcelona and Budapest. She has illustrated many animated cartoons and more than 40 children’s books. In her work she uses different techniques: collage, aquarelle, tempera, acrylic painting, photography etc. She also writes fairy tales herself. Her book Robots (Robotok) with her own illustrations came out in 2017.

Ede Raadik’s exhibition The Best You Can Ever Be

17 Feb – 29 March
Tallinn City Gallery

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How do the advertisements we consume daily affect our behavior and establish certain gender roles? Can self-care become an empowering alternative to consumption? Or another clever advertising strategy that furthers oppression?

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In an inspired and passionate mash-up of her own words, contemporary interviews and the films she wrote about, Rob Garver has crafted in this feature documentary a remarkably captivating portrait of a tough grande dame of cinema.

Introduction by Tõnu Karjatse.

Laura Kuusk’s exhibition Dear algorithm,

20 Feb – 29 March
Tallinn Art Hall Gallery

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The exhibition Dear Algorithm, will be staged as a choreography of everyday movements: the window display becomes a shop front for hybrid-organic clothing sculptures, the gallery attendant simultaneously serves as perception manager, a library section will give further instructions on subverting social expectations, conditioning principles and behavioural patterns, a video installation presents three nonhuman actors that aim to grapple with and relate to human working environments, and lastly one may encounter some other-than-human entities that are in no one’s pockets.

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20 Feb
Philly Joe’s Jazz Club

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Series Pimekontsert (Blind concert) will bring to the audience A+ category artists, who’s person won’t be revealed until they take the stage. “The idea of blind concert was to offer our jazz fans a monthly amazing concert experience by top musicians who are carefully selected and deeply loved by audiences, and to spice it up with a little thrill,” says Philly Joe’s programme director Lauri Kadalipp.