OMEGA3 July 2 – August 7, 2016 Mooste, Estonia

Interdisciplinary Art Exhibition
2nd of July till 7th of August, 2016
Mooste, Polva district, Estonia

In Mooste Seed Sorting factory and its surroundings.

Photo reports from the show

Echo Gone Wrong

Participating artists: Epp Kubu (EE), Tuulikki Bartosik (EE), Aija Bley (LV), Inga Erdmane (LV), Emma Vilina Fält (FI), Villem Jahu (EE), Voldemars Johansons (LV), John Grzinich (EE), Pinksy (GLO), Daiga Kruze (LV), Anda Lace (LV), Kaspars Lielgalvis (LV), Johanna Lonka (FI), Reinis Nalivaiko (LV), Vanessa Massera (UK), Seth Nehil (US), Amanda Priebe (CAN), Laura Prikule (LV), Kelly Rauer (US), Edd Schouten (NL), Taavi Suisalu (EE), Timo Toots (EE), Ilze Vanaga (LV), Eva Vévere (LV), Krisjanis Zelgis (LV), Simon Whetham (UK)

Organisers: Totaldobže (Kaspars Lielgalvis) / MoKS (John and Evelyn Grzinich)

The concept of the exhibition has been built around the linseed sorting factory itself which started in 1970s and is still in active use with the original machinery in spite of significant changes not only in the local economy, but also in the agricultural industry. Inside the deceptively bland exterior of the building is an interior rich with surprises thanks to a complex maze of machinery, consisting of large sorting boxes, containers, and nearly hundred different lengths and widths of pipes and tubes for transporting seeds, grains and waste.

This sonically and visually impressive structure has inspired a selected set of sound and visual artists, musicians, choreographers and poets to ask questions and seek answers about this singularly unique context; What shapes memory? What makes certain objects valuable and worthy of preserving while other decay as relics of history? What processes comprise the making and disappearance of man-made objects? What are relations between these objects, their users and the environment? How can outdated structures for production be adapted for reuse?…
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