The exhibition is a methodical series of everyday drawings that result in abstractly grotesque and surreal moods. “Mainly in my work, while using digital technology, I miss the creation through the body and hand also being in direct contact with the material. Thanks to the contact with street artists in 2017. I was once again inspired to “draw” myself on a daily basis, which became a kind of meditative practice. Drawing impulses from the environment and presence, I landed on an ink paper and a symbiosis of mixing patterns. This series of drawings is dedicated with gratitude to Snow and all those with whom life no longer (often) comes into contact, but who have left their indelible contribution to the development of my work.
Riina Varol (b. 1979) is an Estonian artist and photographer who is well-known in the field of fashion and portrait photography, but does not impose any restrictions on the media in terms of artistic expression, moving to photo manipulations, graphics, painting, sculpture, space- and perception-based installations and performance. field. In her work, Varol focuses on perceptions, (sub) conscious processes, and an animistic and Taoist view of the world, nature and character.
Gallery name: Stella Soomlais Studio
Address: Telliskivi 62, Tallinn
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 - 18:00, Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Open: 15.10.2020 - 17.11.2020