Neeme Külm

Born in December 27, 1974 in Meremäe, Estonia
Lives and works in Tallinn

Education   

2003-...           Interdisciplinary Art Department, MA studies, Estonian Academy of Arts
1994-1998      Department of Sculpture, Estonian Academy of Arts
1993-1994      Department of Art, Sütevaka College

Work Experiences

Since 2010      chairman of the board of the Museum for Contemporary Arts, Estonia
Since 2006      member of the board of the Museum for Contemporary Arts, Estonia 
2006-2008      Pärnu Endla gallery of Theater, gallerist
2001-2003      technical expert in Vaal gallery
Since 2004      technical expert of Estonian Artists' Association Hobusepea gallery and Draakon gallery
Since 2006      technical expert of Hop gallery and since 2007 technical expert of Vabaduse gallery

Solo Exhibitions

2010    Tomorrow Comes Today, Draakon gallery, Tallinn
2009    Concorde (with Alice Kask), gallery 21, Riga
2007    Ideal.Total. (with Dénes Farkas), City gallery, Tallinn
2006    Fountain, Draakon gallery, Tallinn
2004    ,how, Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn
2002    No Dependence On Words, Jazz Café, Pärnu
Buffer Surface, Kilpkonna gallery, Viljandi
1998    New Generation, Rüütli gallery, Tallinn

Group Exhibitions

2011    If it's Part Broke, Half Fix it, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
2010    Revenge, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
Painting in Process, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
Next to Nothing, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2009    TDK, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
State of Affairs, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
Pigskin, festival, Haapsalu
Locws International: Art Across The City, Wales
2008    GAS PIPE, Estonian exposition at the Biennale di Venezia – 11th International Architecture Exhibition (together with Maarja Kask and Ralf Lõoke), Venice
La Cinema Extraordinaire!, Art Container Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn
2007    Artist in Wonderland, Technology Park, Gdynia
October. Exit, Memory and Desire, gallery ARTRA, Milan
Ich war hier, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
Sculpture Speaks: Power and Freedom, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
Backward Blues, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow
Product, City gallery, Haapsalu
2006    Flowers of Evil, Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn
Emergency Biennale in Chechnya Paris, Brussels, Bolzano, Milan, Riga, Tallinn, Istanbul
Shiftscale, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
2003    Me and Other (with Alice Kask), Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
Surrender (with Tjika Rebane and Karl Nagel), gallery Hobusepea,Tallinn
2002    Tempo di scultura, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
[`hændsfri:] gallery G, Tallinn
Recovery, North-Estonia regional hospital, Tallinn
Drawings Exhibition 2002, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
2001    Young British Art, urban installation, Tallinn
1, Finnish Institute in Estonia, Tallinn (group Nagi photo exhibition)
2000    So Away Things, Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
Non Grata, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu
1998    Ice Water (with Juha Stahlberg and Kalle Pruden), City gallery, Tallinn
1994, 1998      Exhibition of The Department of Sculpture, gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn

Video works

2008 Bring back Estonian boys from Iraq
2008 Eine kleine Nachtmusik
2006 Gate
2006 An Old Woman
2006 Fountain
2006 Statue
2006 Elevator
2004 Fall 
2004 Coffin
2004 Sleep
2004 Beslan
2004 Dance 

Performances (selection)

2005    Funeral, Vaal gallery, Tallinn
2004    Another, Viinistu 2004, Viinistu
2004 First, Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn
2003    Milk, Prison of Murru, Murru

Symposiums

2002                Water Supply, Open-Air Art Museum, Pedvale
International Snow Sculpture Symposium, San Martino
2001                Baltic Cultural Festival in the Nordic Countries, Roskilde & Trondheim
2000, 2001      Baltic Sea Art Symposium, Kellonkoski
2000                International Snow Sculpture Symposium, Lunglovinjo
1998, 2000      International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Valga
1998                Environment and the Human Being, Tammiste Art Summer, Pärnu
Limestone Symposium, Paide
International Snow Sculpture Symposium, Otepää
1997, 1998      International Iron Casting Symposium, Tallinn
1997                Wood Symposium, The Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Tallinn

Stipends 

2006    Stipend of Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2005    Erasmus stipend for studying in Porto Academy of Arts

Public sculpture 

2009    Stage, Installation, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2003    Concrete, light sculpture, E-Betoonelement, Harku (destroyed)
2006    Cow Cast in Concrete, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn

Awards  

2008    Annual award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Foundation for Fine and Applied Arts
2008    Annual award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Foundation for Architecture