Opening of Estonian pavilion in Venice biennale
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PRESS RELEASE 02.06.2009
On Saturday, 06.06.2009, at 6.00 pm the inauguration of the Estonian pavilion at the 53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – takes place in Palazzo Malipiero, San Marco 3079, Venezia. KRISTINA NORMAN’s project “After-War” represents Estonia at the 53rd International Art Exhibition. The exposition at the Estonian Pavilion is curated by MARCO LAIMRE and commissioned by the Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia. The venue is open to the public from June 7th to November 22nd 2009.
The venue for the Estonian exhibit in Venice in 2009 is the Palazzo Malipiero (1st floor), San Marco 3079, which is the same venue the Estonian exposition was shown in 2003, 2005 and 2007. The exhibition is accompanied by a substantial catalogue with texts illustrated by the artist.
Estonia’s participation at the 53rd International Art Exhibition in Venice is financed by the Estonian Ministry for Culture and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia. Estonia has exhibited at the Venice Biennale since 1997. The Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia is the official representative for the Estonian exposition at the Venice Biennale.
The competition for the 2009 Estonian exhibit attracted 20 entries and the winner was chosen by an international nine-member panel of representatives from a variety of institutions.
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e-mail: elin[at]cca dot ee
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e-mail: johannes[at]cca dot ee
phone: +390 415 201 342
Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia
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