CV (English)

Curriculum Vitae

Ville-Karel Viirelaid

(b. 1981 Pärnu, Estonia)

Artist

 

Phone. +358-40-192-9993

Website: http://ville-karel.wiirelaid.com

E-mail: villekarel@wiirelaid.com

 

STUDIES

2007- 2011 Estonian academy of arts,  interdiciplinary arts

2004- 2005 Estonian academy of arts, fine arts BA

2002- 2004 Academia Grata, fine arts

Exchange student

2003 Imatra art school

2005 Bratislava academy of arts

 

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS (selected)

 

2018 “Soy Boy Apocalypse” Gallery METROPOL, Tallinn, Estonia

2017 “Kukkia ja siemenia” Onni gallery, Pukkila, Finland

2015 “Monologi tuntemattoman kanssa” Gallery Johanna, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2013 “Maagiline kontseptualism” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 “Abrakadabra, mister Universum” Tartu artist house, Monumentaal gallery, Tartu, Estonia

2008 “METASPORT” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2008 “UUS MAAILMAKORD” Town gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “Retrograde Paintings” NG Art Container gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “Ostracism” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 “Voluntary auto-focus” Draakon gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2006 “Voluntary Auto-focus” gallery CnOPT, Tallinn, Estonia

2003 “Ideedegalaktika” Paide vallitorn, Paide, Estonia

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (selected)

 

2016 “Valge huumor mustal taustal” Gallery Metropol, Tallinn, Estonia

2016 “Peculiarities of southwest Estonian anarchism” Batumi art space, Batumi, Georgia

2016 “Peculiarities of southwest Estonian anarchism” National Centre for Contemporary Art, Kaliningrad, Russia

2016 “Barricades 25. Origins.” gallery ARKA, Vilnius, Lithuania

2016 “Peldikunäitus”   Siinmaa public toilet, Pärnu, Estonia

2016 “Barricades 25.” Latvian artist union gallery, Riga, Latvia

2015 “Sinine veri” Balti Jaam Depot, Tallinn, Estonia

2015 “Dekoratiivne?” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2014 “Kunstnikud valmistuvad sõjaks” Metropol gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2014 “Giraffe with the burning neck – circus non grata” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2014 “Peculiarities of southwest Estonian anarchism” The State Russian Centre of Photography, St Petersburg, Russia

2014 “Specifics of South-Western Estonian anarchism” Diaghilev museum, St Petersburg, Russia

2014 “Mustlaskaravan läheb taevasse” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 “Act 7” Siauliai art museum, Siauliai, Lithuania

2012 “Estonia kunstiskeenede arheoloogia” KUMU art museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2012 “Kapitalismiohvrite mälestusnäitus” Metropol gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2012 “ISSUE-Open Demonstration Forum” gallery Rajatila, Tampere, Finland

2011 “Lugubrious games” Printmaking In festival, Pärnu, Estonia

2010 ” 21. sajandi kunstnikud Tartu kunstimuuseumi kogudest” Tartu art museum, Tartu, Estonia.

2009 “Pärnu Mmoodsa kunsti aastanäitus” Pärnu arthall, Estonia

2008 “Needle Healing” NG Art Container, Tallinn, Estonia

2008 “Performance Explosion” NG Art Container, Tallinn, Estonia

2008 “Edela-Estonia koolkond” Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2008 “Artishoki aastanäitus” Tallinn town gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “Mirror was bought to stage” Ville Karel Ghetto Space, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 “Uus laine I-II” Art Container NG, Culture factory Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “Aderlassenplatz” Art Container NG, Culture factory Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “Pärnu 21. sajandi kunst” Pärnu Mudbaths, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 “Estonia noored maalikunstnikud”, gallery Artdepoo, Tallinn , Estonia

2007 “Open Space festival of free arts” , Berlin, Germany

2007 “Armastusest, leivast ja vintpüssist” Pärnu Art hall, Pärnu, Estonia

2006 “Unfurled” Kultuuritkatel , Tallinn, Estonia

2006 “Performance goes to exhibition” Pärnu Concert hall, Pärnu , Estonia

2006 “Inkubaator Nongrata” Pärnu mud baths, Pärnu, Estonia

2005 “Meie, kes me oleme saiad” Pärnu museo, Pärnu, Estonia

2005 “Res Publica” Open gallery, Bratislava, Slovakkia

2005 “Art of the invisibles” Chillerpalais, Berlin, Germany

2005 “Freie Wille” Berlin Arena, Berlin, Germany

2005 “Must kohver” Rael Artel non profit project space , Pärnu, Estonia

2005 “Elu mõtetus kunstis” gallery Cnopt, Tallinn, Estonia

2005 “Rahvas armastab kunstniku, kunstnik armastab rahvast” Pärnu Art museum, Pärnu, Estonia

2004 “Alle Gegen Alles” Universität der Kunst, Berlin, Germany

2004 “Paratiisi” Rauha sairaala, Imatra, Finland

2004 “10+1 aastat moodsat kunsti”  Pärnu Art museum , Pärnu, Estonia

2004 “Jumalik valgus” Estonian health museum gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2003 “Roheline pasta” Kuressaare castle, Saarenmaa, Estonia

2003 “Rehabilitatsioon” Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2003 “Kümme aastat moodsat kunsti Pärnus” Pärnu Art museum, Pärnu, Estonia

 

PERFORMANSSIT (valikoidut)

 

2017 “Estonian Terrorist” Gallery Sorbus, Helsinki

2015 “One small step for man” Balti Jaam Depoo, Sininen veri festival Tallinn, Estonia

2015 “OBEY!” Performanssifiesta, Tampere, Finland

2014 “The truth about Non Grata”, Survival performance art festival, Berlin, Germany

2014 “Hit me” Survival performance art festival, Berlin, Germany

2013 “MO” Siauliai art gallery, Siauliai, Liettuva

2012 “Message from NASA” Rajatila gallery, Tampere, Finland

2011 “Force Majeur“ Platform Live , Vaasan taiteiteen yö, Vaasa, Finland

2011 “Entertainment – IX“ Korea Experimental Arts Festival, Seoul, south-Korea

2011 “I take art seriously“ Korea Experimental Arts Festival, Seoul, South-Korea

2011 Diverse Universe Performance Tour 2011 – Paris, Berlin, Kolin, Piotrkow Tribunalski, Pärnu, Talinn, Pori, Tampere, London, Stockholm, Oslo, Kristiansand.

2010 Diverse Universe Performance Tour 2010 – performance art festival

2010 “Nouse, mahtava kansa!”, Performanssi Fiesta, Hirvitalo, Tampere, Finland

2010 “Indirect communication“ Arsenals art museum, Riga, Latvia

2010 “Latvian women“ Survival Kit – Action Apartment festival, Riga, Latvia

2009 “Diletantide avangard”, Pärnu art hall, Pärnu, Estonia

2009 “Tõehetk” Seanahk festival, Haapsalu, Estonia

2009 “We deliver meat II” Pärnu artist house, Pärnu, Estonia

2009 “We deliver meat” Art Container, Tallinn, Estonia

2009 Non Grata & Tatjana Kristall “Rich Mix”, London, England

2008 “Hüljatud”, NG Art Container, Tallinn, Estonia

2008 “Parody” Pärnu artist house, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 “Entertainment I” Tombi culture house, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 “BIG PERFORMANCE” Pärnu concert house, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 “Mirror was bought to stage” Ville Karel Ghetto Space, Pärnu, Estonia

2007 ” Pâté?” Lahti Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland

2007 “Art against violence is violence” Alytus bienal, Alytus, Lithuania

2007 “Dinner with Silvia” Pep-talk performance art festival, Karlskrona, Sweden

2007 “Performance lecture ” Louisville, Kentucky , U.S.A.

2007 “New York Blood CnOPT” , Grace Space, Brooklyn , New York, U.S.A.

2007 “Fame machine” , Manhattan , New York , U.S.A.

2007 “Rabbits funeral”, Grace Space, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

2006 “Fly doggies” KAAMOS festival, Looga farm, Valgamaa, Estonia

2006 “Performance in honor of Mati Miilius” Riga Art House, Latvia

2006 “Artist loves the beast, the beast loves the artist.” ArtDepoo gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2006 “Kunstnik vihkab elu, elu vihkab kunstnikku”, Pärnu town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2006 “Emmanuelle” KU gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2006 “Backup flower” DIMENSIJA 1 performance art festival, Vilnius, Lithuania

2006 “Sponsored by:” DIMENSIJA 1 performance art festival, Vilnius, Lithuania

2006 “Lucid Dreaming” Von Krahl theater, Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

2005 “Doctors 2674” Lendava, Slovenia

2005 “Doctors” Welcome gold performance congress, Open Space, Berlin, Germany

2005 “Viva Nongrata” Tacheles, Berlin, Germany

2005 “Nongrata Live Action” , Neuköln , Berlin, Germany

2005 “Untill the next vibration! ” Ritual performance art festival, Pedvale, Latvia

2005 “Apocalyptic tea party “, So To Do performance art festival, Münster, Germany

2005 “Tatjana Kristall” Rael Artel Non Profit Project Space , Pärnu, Estonia

2005 “Creative insurgence” Fringe Basement, Brighton , England

2005 “Queers” Be queer festival, “Stubnitz”, Dunkirk, France

2004 “Vanad jumalad tulevad tagasi” New music festival, Pärnu, Estonia

2004 “Live your life and b funky” M. K. Čiurlionis national museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2004 “Estonia is the best country in the world” Open Space gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004 “PERFORMANCE WEEKS” KU gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2004 “HELSYG KVINNER” Paide performance festival, Paide, Estonia

2003 “Kino” Pärnu film & video festival, Endla theater, Pärnu, Estonia

2003 “Rohelised makaronid” Kuressaaren castle, Saaremaa, Estonia

2003 “Fast Food” Tallinn art hall, Tallinn, Estonia