Kristina Õllek

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Aires Liising, Alpine Autokool Ltd, Umarex Invest Ltd, Venutec Invest Ltd, Faberlic Baltia Ltd, Florentes Ilustuudio Ltd, Vladimir Kukk, Ljuvena Kauplus Ltd, Best Travel Ltd, Eurex Ltd, Lümandu PK Ltd, Kevin Holding Ltd, Altunbas Ltd (Istanbul Kebab),Calisto Consult Ltd, Gelenwall Ltd, TCG Kinnisvara Ltd, Petramark Ltd, Ühinenud Tööstuspargid Ltd,Teatri Maja Ltd, Finants Korralduse Ltd, Sky Bridge Ltd, Foundation for Assistance of the Repressed

and the Estonian Academy of Arts.


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While I was approaching the opening of my exhibition at EKA G I started to work more extensively with the space itself rather than the initial project I had in mind. I wanted to turn a trespassers' foyer into a more gallery-like space, where one could behold. My observations indicated that though EKA G is the only entrance to the Estonian Academy of Arts one can actually approach 22 other enterprises from here. As I understood that due to its essential functions a gallery-foyer will always serve mainly as a foyer my interests reversed. I sensed the idea of highlighting the potentiality of a certain space, a possibility of turning a given space into an object in itself.

* Quote taken from George Perec's "Species of Spaces" 
Exhibited at EKA G gallery 04.-21.02.13

I HAVE PUT THE PICTURE ON THE WALL SO AS TO FORGET THERE WAS A WALL, 
BUT IN FORGETTING THE WALL I FORGET THE PICTURE, TOO.*
2013
Series of 13 photos, inkjet print, EKA G gallery

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