Exhibition “Portrait of an Emotion”
Participating artists: Lydia Debeer, Jegveni Zolotko, Diana Tamane
Curator: Laura Toots
Exhibition time: 19.09.–14.11.2021
Location: Narva Art Residency
The exhibition is inspired by the sensitivity of the three participating artists, their skillful treatment and combination of different materials and motifs. What unites these artists is the impactfulness of their works, showing how emptiness or absence can turn into presence, into something solid and strong. Repetitions characterise their works, whether thematic or formal, emphasising the repetitive nature of human efforts.
All three artists bring diverse portraits to the exhibition – from real life and fictive, introspective meditations as well as wider social inquiries, amalgamations of historical and contemporary material, planar and spatial in form, but first and foremost these can be considered self-portraying visions – Jevgeni-Zolotko-like, Diana-Tamane-like and Lydia-Debeer-like ways of experiencing the world.