''Artist Groups: Possibility of Collaboration in Contemporary Art of Estonia”
Collection of articles from the 5th presentations day from the series “Addenda to Estonian Art History”, organized by the Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia: ''Artist Groups: Possibility of Collaboration in Contemporary Art of Estonia”.
Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia 2009
Compilers Maarin Ektermann, Elnara Taidre
Editor Andreas Trossek
Design Margus Tamm
Artist Groups: Possibility of Collaboration in Contemporary Art of Estonia, the fifth presentations day from the series Addenda to Estonian Art History, organised by the Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia, was held on 7 November 2008 at the Academic Library of Tallinn University. The aim of this event was to launch the analysis of groups and collectives in contemporary Estonian art, i.e., primarily art groups operating during the recent ten years. This compilation includes articles by the following art historians: Anu Allas, Maarin Ektermann, Mari Laanemets, Karin Laansoo, Elnara Taidre, Airi Triisberg.
Table of contents
Maarin Ektermann, Elnara Taidre. Foreword from the organisers.
Airi Triisberg. Collective work, grassroots democracy and the visual forms of opposition culture in contemporary Estonia
Mari Laanemets. Loads of fun. One motive in the collective practice of women artists
Karin Laansoo. Band or corporation? Band or corporation? Identity choices in the self-organisation of artists
Maarin Ektermann. Non Grata: self-initiative art practice as a neo-tribe
Elnara Taidre. The role of fiction in collective authorship: examples of fictitious collective authors in contemporary Estonian art
Anu Allas. Who and whom? The dissolving author and demolished work of art
Elnara Maarin. Alphabet of artist groups in Estonia