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Peer-review event of Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition

The peer-review of Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition “Listen To My Scream, Hear Their Dreams”  will take place on June 3 12.00-13.30 in EKA, room A502.  This exhibition is the second event of ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Nina Stener Jørgensen

On 17th June Nina Stener Jørgensen, a PhD candidate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Architecture and Urban Planning, will defend her thesis “Participation as Data? Architecture and Cybernetics ...

Doctoral candidates’ career conference “To new heights with a PhD degree!”

Under the leadership of TalTech, the second career conference will be held, where all Estonian doctoral candidates and those interested in doctoral studies are invited. This year’s conference will be held in cooperation with all Estonian ...

Triin Reidla’s exhibition peer review event

On March 15 at 14.30-15.30 the peer review event of Triin Reidla’s exhibition “Bold and Beautiful. Estonian private houses from the 1980s” will take place in Estonian Museum of Architecture (seminar room). Triin Reidla is a PhD student ...

Workshop for the supervisors of artistic doctoral theses

On 1–2 February 2024, a workshop to support the supervisors of artistic doctoral theses will be held in cooperation with the Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and Baltic Film, Media and Arts School ...

Online info session: doctoral studies at EKA

EKA Doctoral School will be hosting an online info session about doctoral studies at EKA on February 7, 2024, at 13:00-14:30 EET (local Estonian time) .  Info session provides a good opportunity to hear more about doctoral ...

Preparation for doctoral studies 2024

A preparatory course for those interested in pursuing doctoral studies in practice-based and/or artistic research in EKA will take place 19.02–18.03. The course will take place on-site at the EKA, there is no possibility to ...

Mariann Raisma defended her doctoral thesis

On 21 December 2023, Mariann Raisma succesfully defended her PhD thesis „The Power of the Museum. Shaping Collective Memory in Estonia during the Turning Points of the 20th Century“)“. Mariann ...

Arife Dila Demir defended doctoral thesis

On 19 December 2023, Arife Dila Demir succesfully defended her PhD thesis “Extended [Textile] Soma: Somaesthetics of Bodily Discomforts”. Arife Dila Demir was awarded the degree of Doctor of ...

Britta Benno defended doctoral thesis

On 14 December 2023, Britta Benno succesfully defended her PhD thesis “Thinking in Layers, Worlding in Layers: Posthuman Landscapes in Expanded Field of Printmaking and Drawing”. Britta Benno was awarded the degree of Doctor of ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Mariann Raisma

On 21 December Mariann Raisma, a PhD candidate at Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Cultural Heritage and Conservation, will defend the thesis „The Power of the Museum. Shaping Collective Memory in Estonia during the Turning Points ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Arife Dila Demir

On 19 December Arife Dila Demir, a PhD candidate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art and Design, will defend her practice-based thesis “Extended [Textile] Soma: Somaesthetics of Bodily Discomforts” („(Tekstiilist) ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Britta Benno

On 14 December Britta Benno, a PhD candidate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art and Design, will defend her thesis “Thinking in Layers, Worlding in Layers: Posthuman Landscapes in Expanded Field of Printmaking and ...

Narratives from Prolonged Engagements

Exhibition ”Narratives from Prolonged Engagements” Marta Konovalov The exhibition ”Narratives from Prolonged Engagements” investigates our relationships with clothing and textiles from the perspective of ...

Peer review event of Marta Konovalov’s exhibition

On 20 November at 13.00 the peer review event of Marta Konovalov’s  exhibition “Narratives from Prolonged Engagements” will take place. Marta is a third year PhD student in Art and Design, exhibition is part of her artistic doctoral ...

CFP: Uncomfortable Heritage in the Baltic Sea Region and Beyond: From Negation to Re-interpretation

EKA co-organizes an international interdisciplinary spring school on 10–15 March 2024 in Kulice, Poland. The understanding of heritage as purely preserving and managing the remains of cultural/national value has been increasingly disputed ...

Peer review event of Taavet Jansen’s doctoral project “Held in Human”

On 20 October at 11.00 4th-year Art and Design PhD student Taavet Jansen will present his third doctoral project „Held in Human”. Reviewers: Dr. Raivo Kelomees and Andrus Laansalu Supervisor: Dr. Anu ...

Peer review event of Jane Remm exhibition

On Tuesday, 29th of August at 11.00 the peer review event of Jane Remm exhibition titled “Letters to My Neighbours. What Is It Like to Be a Door Snail?” will take place at Vaal Gallery (Telliskivi 60A/5, Tallinn). Reviewers: ...

Nesli Hazal Oktay’s Third Peer Review Event

On 31 August at 14.00 (EEST) 4th-year Art and Design PhD student Nesli Hazal Oktay will present her third design experiment study titled “Dissolving Distances”. Public peer-review event will take place in the Zoom, please find the link to ...

Peer review of Tõnis Jürgens’ exhibitions

On 12 June at 15.00, the peer review of the exhibitions “Dreaming of Babylon” and “A Practice for Surrender” by Tõnis Jürgens, PhD student in Art and Design, will take place at the EKA, room A202. Peer review event is in ...

Conference of Doctoral School

The annual Conference of EKA Doctoral School will take place on April 13th, 2023 EKA hall A501 Please

Peer review event of Sirja-Liisa Eelma exhibition

On 25 March at 12.00, the third exhibition „The Skin of Reflections“ of the creative doctoral thesis by Sirja-Liisa Eelma, PhD student in art and design, will be pre-reviewed. The peer review will take place in the large gallery of the Tartu ...

Peer review event of Taavet Jansen’s “Memento”

On 21 March at 11.00, the second production „Memento“ of the creative doctoral thesis by Taavet Jansen, PhD student in art and design, will be pre-reviewed. The peer review will take place in the Zoom, link

Peer reviews: Arife Dila Demir and Nesli Hazal Oktay

Peer-reviewing of Art and Design PhD students Arife Dila Demir and Nesli Hazal Oktay will take place on Monday, February 20, at 10.00-15.30 (GMT+2) in the Estonian Academy of Arts, auditorium A501. The peer review events will be in a hybrid ...

A PhD admission in Architecture and Urban Planning

Apply to the PhD programme of Architecture and Urban Planning at EKA! You can choose between two directions: the traditional theoretical text based research and experimental design based ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Anders Härm

Anders Härm, PhD candidate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend his thesis „Disobedient Bodies. The Radical Performative Practices in Art and Culture of the 20th and 21st ...

Preparation for doctoral studies

A preparatory course for those interested in pursuing doctoral studies in practice based and/or artistic research in EKA will take place 20.02–17.03. Practice based and artistic research are based on the professional activity of the ...

Peer-review event of Marco Laimre’s exhibition

The peer-review of Marco Laimre’s exhibition „Crawl out Through the Fallout“ will take place on 12 December 15.30  at EKKM. „Crawl out Through the Fallout“ ...

Peer-review event of Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition

The peer-review of Maria Kapajeva’s exhibition “Loose Photos, Odds and Ends” will take place on 29 November 16.00 at ...

Esa Kirkkopelto Appointed as a Visiting Professor of EKA Doctoral School

In 2022–2023, the Visiting Professor of EKA Doctoral School is Esa Kirkkopelto. Together with Jaana Päeva, a researcher at the Faculty of Design, he will conduct a series of intensive seminars over two semesters and give feedback for doctoral ...

Roemer van Toorn defended his doctoral thesis

On 7 September 2022, Roemer van Toorn succesfully defended his PhD thesis “Making Architecture Politically. From Fresh Conservatism to Aesthetics as a Form of Politics”. Roemer van Toorn was awarded the degree of Doctor of ...

Peer-review event of Nesli Hazal Oktay’s project

Peer-reviewing of Art and Design PhD student Nesli Hazal Oktay’s first design case study “Empathic Placebos—Designing for the bodies in videotelephony” will take place on Friday, September 2, at 15.00-17.00 (EEST) in the ...

Peer review event of Dila Demir’s case study “Caring Companion”

Peer review event of Art and Design PhD student Dila Demir’s second design case study „Caring Companion“ will take place on August 22, 14.00-15.30 at EKA, room A501. Dila Demir will present the design process and analysis of ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Roemer van Toorn

Roemer van Toorn, external PhD candidate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Architecture and Urban Planning, will defend his thesis „Making Architecture Politically. From Fresh Conservatism to Aesthetics as a Form of ...

Pre-reviewing of Tõnis Jürgens’ exhibition “Dreaming of Babylon”

On the 6th of June at 10.00, the pre-reviewing of Art & Design doctoral student Tõnis Jürgens’ exhibition “Dreaming of Babylon” will take place via Zoom. Link

Conference of Doctoral School

The annual Conference of EKA Doctoral School will take place on April 7th, 2022. Please register by April ...

Pre-review of Matthias Sildnik’s exhibition “Development Fever”

On Friday, March 25 at 17.00, a pre-review of Art and Design programme PhD student Matthias Sildnik’s exhibition „Development Fever“ will take place at EKA Gallery. Exhibition is part of the doctoral thesis of Matthias Sildnik. The exhibition ...

Pre-review of Britta Benno’s exhibition

The pre-review of Britta Benno's exhibition Of Becoming a Land(Scape) will take place on 12 February at 14.00 in the Tartu Art House. Of Becoming a Land(Scape) is the ...

Britta Benno exhibition “Of Becoming a Land(Scape)”

Current solo exhibition "Of Becoming a Land(Scape)" serves as the third part of Britta Benno’s artistic research in the doctoral school at the Estonian Academy of Arts with the working title "Thinking in Layers, Imagining in Layers: Posthumanist ...

Ulvi Haagensen “Kodunäitus / Home Exhibition”

Ulvi Haagensen Kodunäitus / Home Exhibition Lembitu 6-6, Tallinn 8.–10.01.2022 Please register

PhD Thesis Defence of Rait Rosin

Rait Rosin, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art and Disain, will defend his thesis “Social Art as the Source for Changing Social Norms: Artists' and Art Viewers' Expectations in Estonian Small Towns” („Sotsiaalne kunst ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Greta Koppel

Greta Koppel, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend her thesis „Farewell to Connoisseurship? The Work of Art in the Focus of Art Historical Research” („Hüvasti, konossöörlus? ...

GSCSA course “Time in art and art historiography”

Lecturer: Dan Karlholm, Professor of Art History, Department of Culture and Education, Södertörn University, Sweden Dates: 22.–25. November 2021, 16.00-19.00 Level: PhD ...

Maarit Mäkelä ja Mika Elo appointed as visiting professors of EKA Doctoral School

Visiting Professors of EKA Doctoral School are esteemed scholars or artistic researchers who work closely with PhD students from one curriculum and are appointed for one academic year. After Rolf Hughes (2019–2020) and Danielle Wilde ...

Training School Local Stories and Visual Narratives

Training School Local Stories and Visual Narratives for international PhD students will take place on September 15th – 17th in Estonian Academy of Arts. The action proposes an innovative investigation and implementation of a process for ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Jaana Päeva

Jaana Päeva, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Art and Design, will defend her thesis ‘Everyday Companions. Meaning-Making Process Through Handbag Design’ („Igapäevased kaaslased. Tähendusloome protsess ...

Pre-reviewing of Darja Popolitova’s new exhibition

On Friday, August 13th at 11.00, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Darja Poplitova’s exhibition “Tactilite: Stone that Tickles the Gaze“ will take place at Hobusepea gallery. Exhibition is part of the ...

Pre-reviewing of Taavet Jansen’s project „Hundid/Wolves“

On Friday, June 4th at 16.00, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Taavet Jansen’s project „Hundid/Wolves” will take place via Zoom. Link

Pre-reviewing of Dila Demir’s design case-study

Pre-reviewing of Art and Design PhD student Dila Demir’s first design case-study “SQUEAKY/PAIN” will take place via Zoom on Friday, May 14th at 15.00. Case-study ...

Conference of EKA Doctoral School

The annual Conference of EKA Doctoral School will take place on April 15th, 2021. Performers, discussants and moderators will participate via ZOOM, all other participants ...

KTKDK Seminar “Situated Writing”

Situated Writing as Theory and Method – Or Why Don’t You Write a Novella Instead of an Article? Lecturer: Prof Mona ...

Pre-reviewing of Britta Benno’s exhibition

On Monday, 14 December at 16.00, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Britta Benno’s exhibition „ Ruinenlust: Lasnamägi” will take place at Hobusepea Gallery (and via Zoom). Exhibition is part of the artistic ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Siim Tuksam

Siim Tuksam, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Architecture and Urban Planning, will defend his thesis „Modulated Modularity – from mass customisation to custom mass production“ („Moduleeritud modulaarsus – ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Sille Pihlak

Sille Pihlak, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Architecture and Urban Planning, will defend her thesis “Prototyping Protocols, Protocolling Prototypes: A Methodological Development of Somatic Modularity for ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Ingrid Ruudi

Ingrid Ruudi, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend her thesis Spaces of the Interregnum. Transformations in Estonian Architecture and Art, 1986–1994 („Ruumiline ...

Pre-reviewing of Sofia Hallik’s new exhibition “New World”

On Thursday, 19 November at 17.00, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Sofja Hallik’s exhibition “New World” will take place at Very Hard, 2nd floor of T1 shopping mall. Exhibition is part of the artistic (practice-based) ...

PhD Thesis defence of Kristina Jõekalda

Kristina Jõekalda, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend her thesis "German Monuments in the Baltic Heimat? A Historiography of Heritage in the ...

Pre-reviewing of Ulvi Haagensen’s exhibition „Thea Koristaja Museum”

On Tuesday, 15 September at 14.20, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Ulvi Haagensen’s exhibition „ Thea Koristaja Museum” will take place at Hobusepea Gallery. Exhibition is part of the artistic (practice-based) doctoral ...

Danielle Wilde appointed as a visiting professor of EKA Doctoral School

A Visiting Professor of EKA Doctoral School is an esteemed scholar or artistic researcher who works closely with PhD students from one curriculum and is appointed for one academic year. The second Visiting Professor is Danielle Wilde who will ...

Pre-reviewing of Ulvi Haagensen’s exhibition

On Wednesday, August 19th at 15:00, pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Ulvi Haagensen’s exhibition „From the Archive: a Collection of Funny Things” will take place at Tartu Art House Small gallery. Exhibition is part of the ...

Pre-reviewing of Darja Popolitova’s exhibition

On Monday, July 6 at 17:00 , pre-reviewing of Art and Design programme PhD student Darja Popolitova’s exhibition „Magical Hotspot“ will take place at Vent Space gallery. Exhibition is part of ...

Conference of the Doctoral School

The annual conference of EKA Doctoral School takes place on June 10 at the Estonian Academy of Arts (Põhja pst. 7) room A101 and via Zoom. To participate in the conference 

PhD Thesis defence of Maris Mändel

Maris Mändel PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Cultural Heritage and Conservation will defend her thesis “Bricks, blocks and panels commonly used in 20th century Estonian architecture. The story of their use and ...

PhD Thesis defence of Claudia Pasquero

Claudia Pasquero, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Architecture and Urban Planning will defend her thesis "Polycephalum: Aesthetic as a measure of ecological intelligence in Architecture and Urban Design” ...

Rolf Hughes appointed as a Visiting Professor of EKA Doctoral School

EKA Doctoral School is pleased to announce the launch of a Visiting Professor programme. A Visiting Professor is an esteemed scholar or artistic researcher appointed for one academic year who works closely with PhD students from one ...

PhD seminars HOW TO THEORIZE ART TODAY?

Date: September 9-12 / 5 pm–8 pm Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, room A301 Lecturer: Ewa Domanska This series of seminars is based on the assumption that ...

Exhibition „iTouch Store” Darja Popolitova

Exhibition „iTouch Store” Darja Popolitova Vault Room of A-Gallery, Hobusepea 2, Tallinn

Seminar: Utilizing Art and Design Practice as a Method for Research Inquiry

Date:6–8 May 2019 at 10.00 – 15.30 Venue:Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, room A402 (6-7 May), A301 (8 May) Lecturer:Nithikul Nimkulrat Practice-based research

Seminar: Unpacking “show and tell”

Date: June 4, 6, 7 at 10.00 to 17.00 Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, room A202 Lecturer: Benjamin Lignel Artist, writer and curator Benjamin Lignel will ...

Open lecture by POLIMODA representative MARCO BARTOLUCCI &   Lithuanian fashion industry professional MARIJA PALAIKYTE

“Art Direction and Fashion Communication: Post Truth – Addressing New Form of Authenticity” The ...

PhD Thesis defence of Varvara Guljajeva

The Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Art and Design’s PhD student Varvara Guljajeva will defend her thesis “From interaction to post-participation: the disappearing role of the active ...

Dr Helena Gabrijelčič Tomc’s open lecture at the EKA Cultural Heritage & Conservation Department

Dr Helena Gabrijelčič Tomc (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Department of Textiles, Graphic Arts and Design) open lecture “3D Technologies and Cultural Heritage” on Wednesday, November 28 at 6PM at ...

Exhibition “Tangibility Matters” Sofia Hallik

Exhibition dates: 15.11.2018 12-18 16.11.2018 12-20 Sofia Hallik’s “Tangibility Matters” exhibition finissage takes place on Friday, November 16th, in the ARS Project Room at 18.00. Peer-review event takes place in Nov 16th, at 14.00 ...

Seminar: Using Psychoanalysis in Artistic Research

Date: November 19, 2018 at 14.00 – 17.30 Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, room A502 Lecturer: Pia Sivenius The idea of using psychoanalysis for artistic research ...

Conference: The Collaborative Turn in Art: The Research Process in Artistic Practice

Date and time: October 19-20, 2018 Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, room: A501 Contact:

Seminar: Ways of drifting in research through design

Date:November 7-8, 2018 Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7 Lecturer: Thomas Markussen Research through design is about understanding how processes ...

Workshop: Smart information systems for cultural heritage

Date and time: October: 15-19, at 9.00 – 15.45 Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7, Tallinn, room D306 (15.-17.10), D412 (18.-19.10) Theme The theme of the workshop focuses on the ...

Intensive seminar in art history with Anthony Gardner

Intensive seminar in art history with Anthony Gardner “Exhibition Histories and Post-Socialism” Date and ...

Creative Practice Research intensive seminar “Tacit Knowledge”

The Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) Faculty of Architecture is inviting PhD students involved in creative practice research to participate in international intensive seminar „Tacit Knowledge“. The seminar takes place on the 18th November at 10am ...

PHD THESIS DEFENCE OF PIIBE PIIRMA ON 18TH OF NOVEMBER 2015

The Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Art and Design’s external PhD student Piibe Piirma will defend her thesis “Hybrid Practices. Art and Science in Artistic Research” (“Hübriidsed praktikad". Kunst ja teadus loomepõhises uurimistöös”) on ...

2nd annual Summer School between EAA Doctoral School and Aalto ARTS

On 15. - 17.06.2015 the second annual joint Summer School between Aalto ARTS and the art and design doctoral curriculum in Estonian Academy of Arts will take place in Kallio-Kuninkala, ...

Intensive seminar “Writing as an Artist – and Thinking About it”

You are kindly invited to participate in the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts intensive seminar "Writing as an artist – and thinking about it" on 8 May 2015 at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Registration deadline is 30 April 2015. ...

Methodology Intensive Seminar on 11.-13.05.15

You are welcome to participate in "The Practice in the Practice-Based Research in Art" seminar (lecturer: prof Juha Varto; volume: 4,0 ECTS). The seminar is going to be on 11.-13.05.2015 at ...

Seminar “the practice in the practice-based research in art” in may 2015

You are very welcome to participate in seminar “The Practice in the Practice-Based Research in ...

2014/15 Attestation of 1.-3. year phd students

The attestation of the 1.-3. year PhD students of EAA is taking place on June 11 and 12, 2015 at Estonia pst 7-511, ...

Rode Imaging Event

The retable of St Nicholas’ Church in Tallinn is one of the most magnificent and best preserved late medieval Northern German altarpieces in Europe. The artwork was commissioned from the workshop of the Lübeck master Hermen ...

The practice in the practice-based research in art

You are very welcome to participate in seminar "The Practice in the Practice-Based Research in Art" (lecturer prof Juha Varto, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture). Seminar will take place on 13.-15. May in ...

ATTESTATION/EVALUATION IN 2013/14

The attestation of the PhD students of EAA is taking place on June 12 and 13, 2014 at Estonia pst 7-511, Tallinn. The attestation report should be signed by supervisor(s) and the doctoral student and be presented to the ...