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“The State is not a Work of Art”

Contributed by Anton Koovit on Mar 1st, 2018. Artwork published in
February 2018
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    The State is not a Work of Art” (“Riik ei ole kunstiteos”) was curated by Katerina Gregos at Tallinn Art Hall on the occasion of Estonia’s centenary of independence. At this opportune moment, the exhibition and its accompanying publication reflect on the problems, contradictions and ideologies underlying nation and nationalism in today’s constantly transforming European socio-political landscape.

    Contributions by Ewa Axelrad, Loulou Cherinet, Marta Górnicka, Lise Harlev, Femke Herregraven, Flo Kasearu, Thomas Kilpper, Szabolcs KissPál, Stéphanie Lagarde, Ella Littwitz, Thomas Locher, Cristina Lucas, Damir Muratov, Tanja Muravskaja, Marina Naprushkina, Kristina Norman, Daniela Ortiz, Katarzyna Przezwańska, Jaanus Samma, Ivar Sakk, Larissa Sansour, Kristina Solomoukha & Paolo Codeluppi & Elfi Turpin, Studio Jonas Staal ● Essays by Katerina Gregos, Mark A. Jubulis, Ivar Sakk, Anthony D. Smith, Jonas Staal, Marek Tamm

    392 pages ● 130 × 210 mm ● Edition: 500 ● Offset printing ● Softcover ● English / Estonian ● Graphic design by Indrek Sirkel ● Printed by Tallinn Book Printers ● Supported by Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Estonin Ministry of Culture, Republic of Estonia 100, Danish Arts Foundation, Mondriaan Fund ● Published by Lugemik & Tallinn Art Hall ● ISBN 978–9949–9934–9–9 ● 2018 ● EUR 18 ● For international orders, please contact info@lugemik.ee

    The typeface is Aino, a custom design by Anton Koovit made for the centenary of the Estonian Republic. The cover features the display style, a light stencil with rounded endings. Two additional styles, a Regular and a Bold, complete the family. Read more about Aino on the custom section of the Fatype website.

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