Programme

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Take a look at the programme of the art week - one-time events are above while the exhibitions with longer opening times are below
Participating Artists
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Workshop ‘This Is Not Piip Tuut’
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Workshop ‘This Is Not Piip Tuut’

Together with students and passers-by, uncanny connections between stencils, colours and people will be created using spray paint

11:00-14:00
free
Mauri Gross. Tour of the exhibition ‘Family’
Mauri Gross. Tour of the exhibition ‘Family’

Lush undergrowth and flower motifs are intertwined with monochrome minimalism series

15:00
free
Mare Tralla. Opening of the exhibition ‘Before and After’
Mare Tralla. Opening of the exhibition ‘Before and After’

A spatial installation with audio, video, photos and drawings

17:00
free
The Boondocks. Concert
The Boondocks. Concert

We want to dance, jump around, sweat, cling to one another and touch sensually and consensually!

21:00-05:00
15 EUR
Mare Tralla. Tour of the exhibition ‘Before and After’
Mare Tralla. Tour of the exhibition ‘Before and After’

Mare Tralla’s artist tour

13:00
free
Pärnu Art Summer. Tour of the exhibition ‘Man&Man’
Pärnu Art Summer. Tour of the exhibition ‘Man&Man’

Jan Leo Grau’s curatorial tour

14:30
free
Pärnu Art Summer. Tour of the exhibition ‘Woman&Woman’
Pärnu Art Summer. Tour of the exhibition ‘Woman&Woman’

Marian Kivila’s curatorial tour

16:00
free
Sven Grünberg concert The Breath
Sven Grünberg concert The Breath

Art Week Pärnu will be kicked off by a Sven Grünberg concert The Breath, presented by Taavi Kerikmäe and the Ensemble of the Estonian Electronic Music Society

18:00
15.90 - 40.90 EUR
Film programme
Film programme

Reality shifting short films by Jüri Okas, Chintis Lundgren, Susana Sanroman and Non Grata

20:00
free
Bicycle tours in galleries
Bicycle tours in galleries

Aside from cycling for fun, you can enjoy what is happening on the art scene

16:00
free
Performance art programme ‘Twisting while twisted, or Per aspera ad absurdum?’
Performance art programme ‘Twisting while twisted, or Per aspera ad absurdum?’

This multimedia production depicts our absurd, schizophrenic and unnatural living environment

18:00
free
Susana Sanroman. Performance ‘This is rubbish’
Susana Sanroman. Performance ‘This is rubbish’

The performance reflects on two highly topical issues: the Covid 19 pandemic and the effect of pollution on the environment

caught accidentally
free
Marija Griniuk and Kaspar Aus. Performance ‘The monument for the present moment’
Marija Griniuk and Kaspar Aus. Performance ‘The monument for the present moment’

Experiment of the embodied action, made possible by technology

16:00
free
Beatrice Alvestad Lopez. Performance “Elemental Bodies”
Beatrice Alvestad Lopez. Performance “Elemental Bodies”

Performance ritual in water drawing on the notion of hydrofeminism and posthuman adaption

Monika Dirsytė. Performance ‘Pan/demos’
Monika Dirsytė. Performance ‘Pan/demos’

Dirsytė’s performance practice is characterised by a violation of socially ‘acceptable’ duration

12:00-15:00
tasuta
Art Market
Art Market

Opportunity to purchase small-format and affordable works

12:00-15:00
free
Non Grata. The Great Festival Day
Non Grata. The Great Festival Day

Opening rally of the Printmaking IN exhibitions, the Diverse Universe performance program etc

16:00-23:00
free
Big Art Day
Big Art Day

Art Week traditionally ends on the town’s central square!

12:00-18:00
free
Pärnu Creative Union. Campaign ‘Frames 2’
Pärnu Creative Union. Campaign ‘Frames 2’

The aim of the campaign is to showcase the creative people of Pärnu and their creations

11:00-22:00
free
Līva Blumfelde. Installation ‘Dreamer blankets’
Līva Blumfelde. Installation ‘Dreamer blankets’

Abstract painting in the city space, close to the beach house

24 h
free
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Exhibition ‘This Is Not Piip Tuut’
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Exhibition ‘This Is Not Piip Tuut’

From the workshop, an outdoor exhibition will be born which will remain open for the duration of Pärnu Art Week

24 h
free
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Exhibition ‘Absurd Around Me’
Estonian Association of Art Schools. Exhibition ‘Absurd Around Me’

Absurdity and everyday life are intertwined at the all-Estonian open-air exhibition of student works

24 h
free
Mare Tralla. Exhibition ‘Before and After’
Mare Tralla. Exhibition ‘Before and After’

A spatial installation with audio, video, photos and drawings

Tue-Sun 15:00-19:00
free
Okapi Gallery. Art Station Pärnu
Okapi Gallery. Art Station Pärnu

Exhibition covers glass, metal, photography and augmented reality

E-R 10:00-18.00, L 10:00-15:00
free
Exhibition ‘Secrets of the Rainforest’
Exhibition ‘Secrets of the Rainforest’

Immersive fairytale, where the small traveller dives into the magical fantasy world

10:00-14:00
free
Edward von Lõngus and Ruudu Rahumaru. Photographic exhibition
Edward von Lõngus and Ruudu Rahumaru. Photographic exhibition

Visitors will be greeted by sly Teletubbies inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s dystopian cult film A Clockwork Orange

E-R 08:30 - 17:30
free
Pärnu Summer Academy
Pärnu Summer Academy

Students and lecturers from various universities will participate in the joint Summer Academy of Baltic and Nordic higher education institutions

WABGNET. Exhibition ‘Creation in Isolation – Navigating Absurdity in Times of Limitation’
WABGNET. Exhibition ‘Creation in Isolation – Navigating Absurdity in Times of Limitation’

International Women Artists Exhibition mixes physical art exhibition adding elements of a virtual reality exhibition at the gallery space via augmented reality

24 h
free
Street art festival ‘ARTernative’
Street art festival ‘ARTernative’

Festival’s aim is showcasing alternative culture that enriches and enlivens urban space

free
Vello Vinn. Graphics exhibition: ‘Two-sided’
Vello Vinn. Graphics exhibition: ‘Two-sided’

Social criticism depicted through the prism of humour

Visit by agreement: 552 2381
free