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From the roof of the Flo Kasearu House Museum; ”Uprising”, Flo Kasearu, video still, 2015.

Flo Kasearu AIR_BALTIC II residency at BAC

Estonian Flo Kasearu is the first artist in the AIR_BALTIC II residency programme at BAC and began her project with a research visit to Gotland in February 2019.

Flo Kasearu was born in 1985 in the Soviet Union but grew up in Estonia. With performance, photo, drawings and sculpture the artists engages with issues of her own history and the makings of identity. Since 2013 she is the director of the Flo Kasearu House Museum located in Tallinn, in the repossessed house built by her family before the Soviet occupation. The Flo Kasearu House Museum is a place where the artist’s family history is mirrored by Estonian history and where the artist herself and invited colleagues presents new works in the house, its gardens and in the surrounding neighbourhood.

The AIR_BALTIC II residency is a platform for artistic practices exploring how social, historical and political narratives can take physical shape in nature, built environments, institutions and contemporary memory culture in the Baltic Sea region - also outside of Gotland. The residency invites two artists from the Nordic and Baltic countries in 2019-20, to encourage reflective thinking on the underpinnings of “place” in the Baltic Sea region.

From the roof of the Flo Kasearu House Museum; ”Uprising”, Flo Kasearu, video still, 2015.

Support

AIR_BALTIC is supported by Nordic Culture Point.

Links

Flo Kasearu

Flo Kasearu House Museum

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