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A politico-aesthetical pentathlon for artists from different generations

Kanuti Gildi Saal Tallinn February 014

Outside the Box @ zeitraum.exit Mannheim June 914

Artistic research & sportive settings in public spaces on questions of aesthetic politics & practices of Estonian artists. From soviet times to the revolutionary generation to the up & coming of the present: Whose strategies will be succesful, who will have owned the future?

As part of the European research-project „Outside the Box“ with partnering theaters in Germany, Poland, the Netherlands & Estonia.

Short Documentation

Background Info

Website “outside the box”



Website “outside the box”

Evi Pärn as “Homegrown Migrant” vs. Leonard Lapin as “Underground (State-Approved)”

Henri Hütt as “Eternal Romantics Jr.” vs.  Ene-Liis Semper as “Feminine Dardevils”

Johannes Veski as “Performing Start-Ups” vs. Raoul Kurvitz as “Post-Industrial Air Guitar Heroes”

Jörg Lukas Matthaei, Concept & Development | Daniel Hengst, Video | Klaus Janek, Sound | Sophie Jahnke, Design | Kathrin Tiedemann, Artistic Director FFT Düsseldorf, dramaturgy

Kanuti Gildi Saal Tallinn: Priit Raud, Mairika Plakso, Revo Koplus, Taavet Jansen, Eneli Järs

special thanks to: Jaan Toomik, Kertu Moppel, KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Dominik Boy

production: Kanuti Gildi Saal (as host), FFT Düsseldorf (as guest) | funded by: Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, Kulturamt der Stadt Mannheim

Photos: Jahnke, Janek, Matthaei