I Don't Eat Flowers!
Liina Siib, Marge Monko, Anna-Stina Treumund, Kai Kaljo
Hå gamle prestegard
Part of the project Estonian Dream - A festival of Estonian art in Rogaland
Photos, video, installations
The exhibition display Estonian female artists on the topic of female rights and equality. Here are the strong women of protest and fight, here are ths silent women who takes little space, the invisible prostitutes, the hard working women, the struggling but satisfied artist, and female parodies on old sexist views still existing.
Liina Siib: A Room of One's Own
An installations showing portraits of silent women able to find their own little space of dreams, television soaps and home rituals.
Liina Siib: A Woman Takes Little Space
Portraits of women doing their work, often work we take for granted, getting no attention and getting low salaries.
Liina Siib: Averse Body
Interviews with prostitutes, and their drawings of flowers.
Kai Kaljo: Loser + Anna-Stina Treumund: Loser 2011. Peter
Connected videos, where the original show an artist presenting her life to the sound of laughter, and the hommage with a man presenting his life, also to the sound of laughter.
Anna-Stina Treumund: Loser 2011. Martin + Loser 2011. Lauri +Loser 2011. Veiko
Portraits from the videos of the Loser series
Anna-Stina Treumund: Woman in the Corner of Mutsu's Drawing
Self-portrait by the artist placed in elements from drawings by the Estonian female artist Marju Mutsu (1941-1980), drawings that retrospectively may be seen as depicting lesbian love (The drawings were called One, Two and Together), something that was unheard of in her lifetime.
Marge Monko: I Don't Eat Flowers!
Based on propaganda posters urging women to work for their Soviet homeland, the message is turnede around stating that only flowers will not suffice anymore.
Marge Monko: Nora's Sisters
Photos of women of the Kreenholm factory in Narva juxtaposed with the theatre play called "Nora's Sisters" depicting how Nora of "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen, after leaving her husband starts fighting for female rights.
Marge Monko: 8 Hour
Historic photos from a fabrics factory combined with slogans from the fight for labour rights during strikes at the same factory.