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Alar Tuul’s personal exhibition at the Tartu Art House

Tartu Art House

Alar Tuul

29 June / On Thursday, 5 July at 5.30 p.m. Alar Tuul’s personal exhibition „Computed Answer: Out of Memory” will be opened in the monumental gallery of the Tartu Art House.

Tuul is one of the most recognisable young Estonian painters whose rough and bright style gives an impression of humorous social commentary without ever actually touching upon the surrounding life.  In the present series, his goggly-eyed figures have preserved their earlier generalisation but his brushwork has become ever finer, abstract and elaborate and has found a natural output in the depiction of technical schematics and entangled wiring. The contemporary society makes everybody wonder where the individual ends and the algorithm begins.

The artist explains: “Analysis as a means of processing information is based on partitioning the traces of the intellectual or turning them into elements. When all of these parts are packed together in a suitable manner, the outcome is complete. Repeated thoughts, analysed analyses, analysis of data, conclusions, files, copies, profiles, images, numbers, codes … Indefinite metamorphosis. Until at one point, everything is finished. There is too much of everything. Out of Memory.”

Alar Tuul (b 1982) has graduated from the Painting Department of the Tartu Art College and is currently earning his master’s degree at the Painting Department of the University of Tartu. In 2013, he had an exhibition at the Tartu Art Museum as part of the series “Museum Selection” and the same year his personal exhibition took place in the Tartu Art House. In 2016, his works were used in the stage design of Henrik Kaljujärv’s “Overexposure”.

The exhibition will remain open until 29 July.

Additional information:
Tanel Asmer
Tartu Art House producer
5562 1192

Tartu Art House (Vanemuise 26, Tartu, Estonia) is open Wed–Mon 12–18. Exhibitions are free of charge.
The exhibitions of the Tartu Art House are supported by the Tartu Town Government and the Cultural Capital of Estonia.

Last changed 29.06.2018