Opening: Thursday, May 12, 6.30 pm
Reception: Hemma Schmutz




picture credits:
Kris Lemsalu, Portrait with tunnel, 2015
photo: Jan Moszumanski



May 13 to June 24

Kris Lemsalu
Afternoon Tear Drinker


Kris Lemsalu (b. 1985 in Tallinn) uses masquerade as a means of expression when staging her performances and installations. The artist spirits us away to a fantasy world, where she however grapples with universal concerns of today such as desire, sexuality and transformation. Drawing on a feminist tradition of performance and staged photography, she combines disparate elements such as human and animal body parts made of ceramic with skins, fabric and garments. Her image cosmos is populated by hybrid creatures that paraphrase ancient mythologies and resonate with ritual elements from different cultures. …>>