Maria-Kristiina Soomre is currently an adviser on visual arts at the Estonian Ministry of Culture and a PhD candidate in Art History writing her dissertation on the exhibitionary practices of the Soviet era. Since 2000, Soomre has been writing art criticism for the Estonian press and served as an art editor for a local, cultural, weekly publication. In 2003, she was the administrator for the Estonian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. From 2004-11, she initiated an electronic music festival, Kumu ÖÖ; produced the TV art program AKU; and organized seminars, conferences, and performances at the Kumu Art Museum. As a curator, her exhibitions explored archival studies, pan-historical blockbusters, format-based artistic presentations, and organized solo exhibitions. Soomre studied Art History at the Estonian Academy of Arts and Arts Management in Turku Art Academy in Finland.
Summer Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10am6pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the new Curatorial Intensive class on Tuesday, July 30 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present new exhibition proposals. Participants include: Jessica Baran (St. Louis, Missouri), Igor […]read more »