Satellite programme open to applications until 14 January

05/01/2021 by Anu Almik

Tallinn Applied Art Triennial extends the deadline for application to satellite programme until next week. The Triennial welcomes project submissions that relate to its theme, translucency or introduce the field of applied art in other ways until Thursday, 14 January. We kindly ask that you include the date, location and a short description of the event and send it to

The main exhibition of the 8th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial “Translucency” opens at Kai Art Center on 28 May 2021 and will remain open to visitors until 15 August 2021. The satellite programme welcomes exhibitions, performances, installations and other events taking place in Tallinn between May and August this year. The Triennial introduces the satellite programme in its communications, however, (co)funding for projects is not available.

The main exhibition of the Triennial is curated by Danish glass artist and art historian Stine Bidstrup, who selected works from 24 international artists to interpret the theme. The exhibition includes various fields of applied art and focuses on the critical potential of translucency in contemporary craft. The Triennial’s main exhibition features the following artists from Estonia: Linda
Aasaru, Eeva Käsper, Sandra Kosorotova, Julia Maria Künnap, Eve Margus-Villems, Helena Tuudelepp and Hanna-Maria Vanaküla.

The satellite programme of the previous Tallinn Applied Art Triennial in 2017 featured 26 exhibitions, performances, open studios and installation in various locations in Tallinn. The main exhibition of the Triennial was visited by around 5000 people during its three-month opening period and including its satellite programme, the total number of visitors to the Triennial was estimated at 30 000.

Tallinn Applied Art Triennial is an international art event established in 1997, organised by NGO Tallinn Applied Art Triennial Society. The Triennial contributes to the development of fields of applied art and contemporary craft.