group exhibition at Tallinn Art Hall, 2023
Excerpt from press release
Trance explores how artworks can complicate and aid in examining sensory experience in a technologically mediated world. The exhibition is a swirl in time: a spiral moving between humane and mechanical, fantastical and factual, allure and absence. It aims to disorient and reorient the viewer and the viewing situation. Here, the act of watching itself is under scrutiny. The closer one gets to the real, the more imaginary it becomes.
Trance brings together local and international artists of different generations who work with various disciplines. The artists in the exhibition absorb, hack and reformat conventional means of (audio)visual presentation through existing and newly commissioned work. They present idiosyncratic encounters between bodies and technologies and utilise glitch as a conceptual tool – a split in time, a gesture that by design requires a moment of remediation and reflection.
Part of Tallinn Photomonth, 6.10–26.11.2023
With works by
Sara Bjarland, Zody Burke, Patricia Domínguez, Veli Granö, CUSS Group, Elo-Reet Järv, Karel Koplimets, Laila Majid & Louis Blue Newby, Norman Orro & Joonas Timmi, Pire Sova & Ando Naulainen, Diane Severin Nguyen, Viktor Timofeev, Anu Vahtra, Jessica Wilson.