Estonia: Artist Flo Kasearu’s exhibition “Eriolukord” (State of Emergency) opens at KUMU

NordenBladet – Artist Flo Kasearu’s exhibition “Eriolukord” (State of Emergency) opened in Tallinn’s KUMU art museum on Tuesday. The exhibition looks at how the organization of work changed in the gallery during the coronavirus crisis.

During the coronavirus crisis, employees at KUMU had the idea to observe their changing lives when the museum was closed to the public, ETV current news show “Aktuaalne kaamera” reported on Tuesday.

The museum invited artist Flo Kasearu to capture the situation and she documented staff member’s new daily routines.

For the stars of the show, the idea of ​​being in front of the camera was sometimes unfamiliar. The women are satisfied with the end result and say that they will have a beautiful memory of the after of the exhibition has ended.

”When I look at this result, people were in ignorance. I don’t think of it looking at myself, but looking at one side and the other side and behind you, you didn’t know what was coming. And maybe corona was like a reed, not knowing where to go or what to do,” KUMU’s employee Merli said, speaking about being in the middle of the crisis.

KUMU’s employee Ivi added: ”When I look at these movies now, I remembered that I wanted to work so hard, but I couldn’t, I had to come to terms with these disabilities and imagine that they were my museum visitors.”

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