diktor_est

I am happy that people are so beautiful and kind*

The video is part of the exhibition TL;DR (curator Stacey Koosel) in the Kunstihoone Gallery, Tallinn. 31.07-23.08.2015, aims at exploring the news and representation of Russia.

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diktor_est

I am happy that people are so beautiful and kind*

The video is part of the exhibition TL;DR (curator Stacey Koosel) in the Kunstihoone Gallery, Tallinn. 31.07-23.08.2015, aims at exploring the news and representation of Russia.

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Escape (2014)

The film is about a typical refugee journey from Soviet occupied Estonia to the United States of America. Constructed entirely from the still photos by Eric Soovere, it tells the story of Eric’s family and the struggle of the generation during 1944–49.

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Escape (2014)

The film is about a typical refugee journey from Soviet occupied Estonia to the United States of America. Constructed entirely from the still photos by Eric Soovere, it tells the story of Eric’s family and the struggle of the generation during 1944–49.

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15 Minutes of Shame – solo exhibition in Hobusepea Gallery 8–20.01.2014

The project aims to explore the dilemmas of working with the controversial topic of nationalism and the contrast between the emotional and rational / academic world.

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15 Minutes of Shame – solo exhibition in Hobusepea Gallery 8–20.01.2014

The project aims to explore the dilemmas of working with the controversial topic of nationalism and the contrast between the emotional and rational / academic world.

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iamhere_ruut

I am here – solo exhibition in Tallinn City Gallery 9.08-02.09.2012

This exhibition firstly explores emotions for our homelands and secondly, places oneself into a certain political context.

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I am here – solo exhibition in Tallinn City Gallery 9.08-02.09.2012

This exhibition firstly explores emotions for our homelands and secondly, places oneself into a certain political context.

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MEIE | US in Draakon Gallery, Tallinn 14-26.03.2011

This exhibition observes the need (or in some cases indifference) to identify oneself to a certain national group. How do we get manipulated to construct a feeling of “us”? What are the different variations of this “us” and possible alternatives?

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aljosha_v

MEIE | US in Draakon Gallery, Tallinn 14-26.03.2011

This exhibition observes the need (or in some cases indifference) to identify oneself to a certain national group. How do we get manipulated to construct a feeling of “us”? What are the different variations of this “us” and possible alternatives?

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A View from my window

Since 2011 I’ve regularly taken panoramic photos of my view. This is an ongoing project, which aims at capturing specific urban landscapes during various moments of time and temporality.

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A View from my window

Since 2011 I’ve regularly taken panoramic photos of my view. This is an ongoing project, which aims at capturing specific urban landscapes during various moments of time and temporality.

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Iru Hooldekodu photos (2014)

Photos for the Iru Hooldekodu’s [care home] new website.

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Iru Hooldekodu photos (2014)

Photos for the Iru Hooldekodu’s [care home] new website.

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Russia from the perspective of a neighbour

Photos of my expedition to Russia. Most of my fieldworks are observing different Finno-Ugric nations, and Estonian communities or former Estonian territories (Len. oblast, Petchora, etc.).

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Russia from the perspective of a neighbour

Photos of my expedition to Russia. Most of my fieldworks are observing different Finno-Ugric nations, and Estonian communities or former Estonian territories (Len. oblast, Petchora, etc.).

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Postcards (2014)

Fictional postcards from Russia and Estonia, that ponder the topics of national identity and borders.

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Postcards (2014)

Fictional postcards from Russia and Estonia, that ponder the topics of national identity and borders.

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Artefakt: television programme intro (2014)

An Intro for a television programme “Artefact” for the Estonian TV-channel “Kanal 8″

artefakt

Artefakt: television programme intro (2014)

An Intro for a television programme “Artefact” for the Estonian TV-channel “Kanal 8″

malle_leis_ruut

TV-intro of Estonian artists

The televison programme “Kunstiklassikud” is about an older generation of Estonian artists, hosted by Sandra Jõgeva.

malle_leis_ruut

TV-intro of Estonian artists

The televison programme “Kunstiklassikud” is about an older generation of Estonian artists, hosted by Sandra Jõgeva.

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A calendar of Finno-Ugric people (2011)

Design and photo editor of the calendar for MTÜ Fenno-Ugria Asutus.

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A calendar of Finno-Ugric people (2011)

Design and photo editor of the calendar for MTÜ Fenno-Ugria Asutus.

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A Day Near Moscow (2008)

A Day near Moscow follows a day in a Karelian village in Russia.
I’ve been always fascinated about complexities of a mind, having this moment when seemingly random and different pieces of a puzzle just fit together.

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A Day Near Moscow (2008)

A Day near Moscow follows a day in a Karelian village in Russia.
I’ve been always fascinated about complexities of a mind, having this moment when seemingly random and different pieces of a puzzle just fit together.

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Cat photos

Cats representing their social and in some cases political environments.

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Cat photos

Cats representing their social and in some cases political environments.

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TV-intro (2014)

Intro for an Estonian televison programme “Kirjutav inimene” (A Person Who Writes) in Kanal 8 about various Estonian writers, hosted by Made Luiga and Triin Tasuja.

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TV-intro (2014)

Intro for an Estonian televison programme “Kirjutav inimene” (A Person Who Writes) in Kanal 8 about various Estonian writers, hosted by Made Luiga and Triin Tasuja.

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A Trip to the Greenery (2012)

Filmed from a train, passing by Cherepovets, which is considered one of the most polluted places in Russia. However, there were also some visually poetic moments.

triptogreenery

A Trip to the Greenery (2012)

Filmed from a train, passing by Cherepovets, which is considered one of the most polluted places in Russia. However, there were also some visually poetic moments.

laura_ruut

Washing Day (2007)

A short film (2007) about doing laundry while living in a dormitory at the Estonian Academy of Arts, representing economical hardship: one washing machine for 100 students, amplified by the social pressure of having clean clothes.

laura_ruut

Washing Day (2007)

A short film (2007) about doing laundry while living in a dormitory at the Estonian Academy of Arts, representing economical hardship: one washing machine for 100 students, amplified by the social pressure of having clean clothes.

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Music video “24 Tango” (2008)

A music video for an Estonian glamour punkband “Kasemahlake” (2008) about different variations of searches for partnership. Collaboration with Anne Õuemaa.

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Music video “24 Tango” (2008)

A music video for an Estonian glamour punkband “Kasemahlake” (2008) about different variations of searches for partnership. Collaboration with Anne Õuemaa.

Print

Logo (2014)

Logo for the Estonian Gay Chistians society conference

Print

Logo (2014)

Logo for the Estonian Gay Chistians society conference

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Animated presentation (2004)

An animated presentation about communication and media.

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Animated presentation (2004)

An animated presentation about communication and media.

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Animation in magnet board

An e-card for Tallinn Culture and Heritage Department (Kultuuriväärtuste Amet) 2010

kult_v_amet

Animation in magnet board

An e-card for Tallinn Culture and Heritage Department (Kultuuriväärtuste Amet) 2010

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Skaters (2004)

A story of giving and being in love. One of my personal favourites of my animations.

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Skaters (2004)

A story of giving and being in love. One of my personal favourites of my animations.

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A mobile parking instruction (2007)

A mobile parking instruction animation for ParkNOW! Mobile Parking (2007)

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A mobile parking instruction (2007)

A mobile parking instruction animation for ParkNOW! Mobile Parking (2007)

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Christmas cat (2010)

An e-card for Archimedes Foundation

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Christmas cat (2010)

An e-card for Archimedes Foundation