Taavi Suisalu

Contact

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Education

2011-2014 Estonian Academy of Arts, Fine Arts MA, New Media
2012 Geneva University of Art and Design, WORK.MASTER
2012- Migrating Art Academies
2004-2010 Tartu Art College, Media and Advertisement Design
2009 L’École de design Nantes Atlantique, Interactive Design
2003-2004 University of Tartu, Informatics
2001-2002 University of Tartu, Sociology

Exhibitions

UPCOMING
Riga Photography Biennial, curated by Inga Brūvere; Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
Archeology of a Screen. Estonian Case Study, curated by Eha Komissarov; KUMU, Tallinn, Estonia
Contemporary art from Estonia, curated by Britta von Campenhausen; European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
Playing God. Future of Humanity, Tallinn Art Week, curated by Andra Orn; Noblessner Shipyard, Tallinn, Estonia

2017
Archeology of a Screen. Estonian Case Study, curated by Eha Komissarov; Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
Intermedial, curated by Marten Esko; European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Landscapes and Portraits; Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2016
EXTENSION.EE. Рефлексия: взгляд внутрь/изнутри. Vol. III, curated by Evi Pärn; Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
V Artishok Biennale, curated by Evelyn Raudsepp; Theatre NO99, Tallinn, Estonia
Reflections: inside/outside. Vol. II, curated by Evi Pärn; Narva, Estonia
Hybrid(…)scapes, curated by Vytautas Michelkevičius; Nida Art Colony, Nida, Lithuania
Omega 3; Old flaxseed sorting factory, Mooste, Estonia
I am NOT sitting in a room; Supersonicum, Viljandi, Estonia

2015
I am NOT sitting in a room; Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Maajaam EXPO 2015; Maajaam, Estonia
POSTffff; MIMstuudio; Tallinn, Estonia
‘diy Nightseeing Tours’ during the interdisciplinary art-science event ‘Dynamics of Darkness’; Reykjavik, Iceland

2014
Timberrrr, curated by Elizabeth McTernan; Horseandpony Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
Concrete Constellations; Rundum Showcase, Tallinn, Estonia
Maajaam EXPO 2014; Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia
Non-existing villages; Võru City Gallery, Võru, Estonia
TASE 14; Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn, Estonia

2013
Talsinki Stereo; EKA-G, Tallinn Estonia
The Presence of Absence; Tartu Art Hall, Tartu, Estonia
95%; Allenheads Contemporary Art (ACA), Allenheads, UK
Talsinki Stereo; Estonian House, Helsinki, Finland
The Best of Postinstrumentum 2011-2013; Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia
Postinstrumentum; Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2012
Signs of Life; Tallinn & Tartu, Estonia
Uutmoodi asjastamatus; Tartu Art Hall, Tartu, Estonia

2010
Fideosupermarket, curated by Al Paldrok; Pärnu, Estonia
Diploma projects of Tartu Art College; Tartu, Estonia
ME; Gallery Noorus, Tartu, Estonia

2008 Rao Heidmets’ Animation Workshop; Tallinn & Tartu, Estonia
2006 Printed 3; National Library of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 Identity; Architecture and Design Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Perfomances

2017
Études in black at Noisy November; Supersonicum, Viljandi, Estonia
Études in black at Kultuuritolm; EKKM, Tallinn, Estonia
Études in black at Soil Mole Prism Sculptor; Amandus Adamson Studio Museum, Paldiski, Estonia
Études in black at Helikoosolek; Tartu University History Museum, White hall, Tartu, Estonia
Études in black at Global Control and Censorship; Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2016
Études in black at Ars Attack; ARS’s reverb space, Tallinn, Estonia
I am NOT in the room; Supersonicum, Viljandi, Estonia

2015
Compaction of Holy Noise w/ Postinstrumentum; STL, Tallinn, Estonia
4ch sound performance w/ Villem Jahu; MIMstuudio, Tallinn, Estonia
Sound Room XXIV w/ Villem Jahu; Third Space, Helsinki, Finland
Melo-Night w/ Villem Jahu; Lovisa, Finland
Vieno Motors w/ Ilona Valkonen, Benjamino Borghi, Kati Rapia; SIC, Helsinki, Finland
Pärnu Contemporary Music Days w/ Postinstrumentum; Pärnu, Estonia

2014
Res Artis Regional Meeting w/ diy Nightseeing Tours; Nida, Lithuania
Camp Pixelache w/ diy Nightseeing Tours; Helsinki, Finland
Pärnu Contemporary Music Days w/ Postinstrumentum; Pärnu, Estonia

2013
Improgala in Jazzkaar w/ Postinstrumentum; Tallinn & Viljandi, Estonia
Noisephony of Lawn Mowers; UIT, Tartu, Estonia
The Gamaheh Theorem w/ Postinstrumentum; Tallinn, Estonia

2012
Summer Aria. Synthesis of the Arts w/ Postinstrumentum; Pärnu, Estonia
CREATurE w/ Postinstrumentum; Fluxus Ministerija, Kaunas, Lithuania
Global Container XXIV w/ Postinstrumentum; Totaldobže, Riga, Latvia
TASE Opening w/ Postinstrumentum; EKA, Tallinn, Estonia
ERKI Moeshow w/ Postinstrumentum; Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, Estonia
Such a Mulks; Cabaret Rhizome, Tallinn, Estonia
No Pretending! w/ Postinstrumentum; Cabaret Rhizome, Tallinn, Estonia
Made in Estonia Maraton; Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia
Global Container XXII w/ Postinstrumentum; Genialistide klubi, Tartu, Estonia

2011
Global Container XXI – „Performachine“; Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia

Participation in projects and workshops

2017
Promised land, sound artist; directed by Kadri Noormets; STL, Tallinn; Sadamateater, Tartu

2015
Black Holes; curated by Kaspars Lielgalvis; MoKS, Mooste
Active Crossover; curated by Simon Whetham; MoKS, Mooste

2014
Practice based Research – Research based Practice; Reykjavik, Iceland

2013
Outburners; Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn; Genialists Club, Tartu New Theatre, Tartu,
Estonia; Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
Temporary Urbain Circuits; Ptarmigan, Tallinn, Estonia

2012
Score 328; curated by Bill Drummond; Geneva, Switzerland
Kinematic Mystery; Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia
Neanderthal Electronics; Ptarmigan, Tallinn, Estonia
DAMA8; Rovaniemi Design Week, Rovaniemi, Finland

2011
Arduino Workshop „Open City“, curated by Kultuurikatel, Hobilabor and B210
Nature Sound Recording Workshop, curated by Veljo Runnel; Moks
Instrument building workshop „Playing with Soundscapes“, curated by Hannes Heyne; Moks

2009 
Landscape Theatre „The Forest“, curated by Bruno Humberto; Moks

2008 
48-hour performance KLIMA, curated by Mike Hentz; Moks

Residencies

2016 Nida Art Colony; Nida, Lithuania
2015 DAR; Druskininkai, Lithuania
2015 Loviisa Artists’ Studio; Loviisa, Finland
2013 Nida Art Colony; Nida, Lithuania
2013 Püha Vaimu residentuur; Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia

Prizes

2017 2nd prize in Riga Photography Biennial Awards
2016 3rd prize in a contest of sound art works for the National Archives of Estonia w/ Elo Liiv
2014 Young Estonian Artist Prize
2010 Best diploma work of applied science universities