Tallinn Art Week showcases the best of local contemporary artists and their works, with a week of exhibitions, discussions, tours, film screenings, open studios, an art market and more.
Featuring emerging and established artists, the focus of the week’s events will be on the theme “Playing God? The future of humanity…” . It explores the relationship between technology, humanity and how rapid change impacts on our behaviour creatively and as a species.
The festival will open this Sunday and the heart of the action will be in and around Tallinn’s Freedom Square. The main exhibition, "Cathedral for Technology", will occupy an expansive space at the Noblessner Shipyard throughout the week, which will also serve as the venue for the closing of the festival on Saturday 16th June, with a range of events and performances planned. Other highlights include workshops, discussions, an open-air art showcase, and activities such as a bike tour of Tallinn's art galleries. along with appearances by some of the country’s favourite artists in the form of workshops and activities.
The coordinator of the art week is NOAR.eu art platform in cooperation with the largest art organisations in Estonia. The supporters of the project include: Estonian Ministry of Culture, Tallinn City Government, Kuu Architects, Give and Tikkurila.
Tallinn Art Week will be held from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th June 2018 at various locations in Tallinn, Estonia. The programme is available online, and more information about the festival can be found on their website.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)