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Riina Varol

1979 Pärnu, Estonia

5 Works exhibited

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  • About the Artist
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Riina Varol (b. 1979) is an Estonian artist/photographer working in the field of fashion, portraiture, and commerce. Varol concentrates her creative approach on issues of sensorial perception, the functions of the unconscious, as well as animism and eastern philosophy. Her work involves a range of media including site-specific multimedia installations, photography, video, sound, tactility, and smell. Varol has studied photography at the Pallas University of Applied Science and in the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples. She has participated in exhibitions in Estonia, Finland, Netherlands, France, Italy, Lithuania, Ukraine, Australia, and elsewhere. Her works have been published in numerous publications over the world.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Stars in Jazz, Vaba Lava, Tallinn, Estonia

2020 Landing Point, Stella Soomlais Studio Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2020 Surreal meditation, Pirita Vaba Aja Keskus, Tallinn, Estonia

2019 Portraits of Estonian Song Festival 150, Tallinn Airport, Estonia

2019 The Blu Dot, Stella Soomlais Stuudio, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 The Blu Dot, AG47 Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
2017 Psyche Tee, Stella Soomlais Studio, Tallinn, Estonia

2017 Kese, Audiovisual installation, with Martin Rästa & Taavi Tulev, LeScalze church, Napoli, Italy

2016 Hairy Vision (extended), Estonian Drama Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia

2015 Hairy Vision, OKAPI Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 Before Ground, Reval Cafe, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 10 Commandments, Art@8,Tallinn, Estonia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Thightrope Walker, Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia

2020 Hull Hall, collab with EKA, experimental form, Viru Keskus, Tallinn, Estonia

2019 City stripe, T1 MALL, collar with EKA, Tallinn, Estonia

2019 Estonian cultural poster 2019, Haapsalu, Estonia

2019 Estonian Film. Behind the scenes, Lihula, Estonia

2019 Estonian Film. Behind the scenes, Paide, Estonia

2019 Estonian Culture Poster 2019, with M. Rästa, Haapsalu, Estonia
2018 Photo Kyiv Fair 2018, Kiev, Ukraine
2018 Illumination, with EKA fashion department / Liisi Eesmaa, Telliskivi Creative District, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 The Red Dot, Cathedral for Technology, with Martin Rästa, Tallinn Art Week, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 Anthropocene, with Chiara Scarpitti, Bini Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2018 KESE / Dead Man’s Skies - How to explain forest to digital rabbits / P.Laurits / M.Rästa, Tartu Arthall, Estonia
2017 Baltic Souls, RAWspace, Zwolle, Netherlands
2017 Estonian Film 100, Kino Artis, Kino Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
2017 Okapi Gallery Presents, Vana-Võromaa Culture House, Võru, Estonia
2017 Psyche I-II, Tallinn Art Week, Freedom Square, Tallinn
2017 Pulse, KUMU, with EKA fashion department / Liisi Eesmaa, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Thirteen Ways of Looking at A Blackbird, Palanski Art, Galerii Noorus, Tartu, Estonia

2016 A Round / 11 Moments of Tranquility / Madonna I-II, Il Grande Vento, L'Asilo, Napoli, Italy

2016 Siin Ma Olõ, with Triinu Pungits, Vana-Võromaa Culture House, Võru, Estonia
2016 Unwordly, Tallinn ArtWeek, Freedom Square ,Tallinn
2016 Art Vilnius '16 , Litexpo, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre, Lithuania
2016 Unwordly, Tallinn TV Tower, with EKA fashion department / Liisi Eesmaa, Tallinn, Estonia

2016 Common Photos, Gallery Noorus, Tartu, Estonia

2016 Suspicious Images, Gallery Noorus, Tartu, Estonia
2015 Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Telliskivi, Tallinn, Estonia
2015 Master and Margarita, Pärnu Art House, Pärnu, Estonia
2015 See Me Art Photography Collection, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
2015 Stylish Beauty, Anne&Stiil, POP-UP Fashion photography, Ülemiste Center, Tallinn
2013 Pentax Annual Portrait Photo contest 2012. 50 best portraits, Nokia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2012 Liquidation of the Art Academies , Tartu III International Graphics Festival, Graphics Triennal, Tartu Art House,Tartu, Estonia
2011 Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Rotermanni district, Tallinn, Estonia

2011 Miniprint Tallinn 2011, Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi, Finland
2011 Miniprint Tallinn 2011, Vabaduse Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 Crisis, Rotermanni District,Tallinn, Estonia

 

EDUCATION

2015 -2020 Pallas University of Applied Science, Photography

2016 - 2017 Academy of Fine Arts of Napoli. Graphics / Photography
2001-2005 Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ), International economics and business administration,4+2 diploma. Tallinn, Estonia
1998-2001 Institute of Econimic Law and Policy, Commercial law, Tallinn, Estonia

 

Riina Varol (b. 1979) is an Estonian artist/photographer working in the field of fashion, portraiture, and commerce. Varol concentrates her creative approach on issues of sensorial perception, the functions of the unconscious, as well as animism and eastern philosophy. Her work involves a range of media including site-specific multimedia installations, photography, video, sound, tactility, and smell. Varol has studied photography at the Pallas University of Applied Science and in the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples. She has participated in exhibitions in Estonia, Finland, Netherlands, France, Italy, Lithuania, Ukraine, Australia, and elsewhere. Her works have been published in numerous publications over the world.

Works by Riina Varol

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2015

86 x 90 x 4 cm

1470,00 €

2015

70 x 100 x 4 cm

1500,00 €

2015

65 x 80 x 3 cm

1000,00 €

2015

60 x 80 x 3 cm

1110,00 €

2015

60 x 80 x 3 cm

1110,00 €

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