*EPP KUBU

 

  1. Epp Kubu (1982) is an artist based in Estonia and Latvia. 

    I am visual artist working in the fields of film directing, cinematography and performing arts.

    Since 2010 I am a member of an artistic platform 10x10 meters (ten times ten meters).

     

    epp.pildiruum@gmail.com

    eppepp.com

    10x10meters.ee

    STUDIES

    2013-2018   Tallinn University, Baltic Media and Film School, Cinematography MA

    2006-2009   Estonian Academy of Arts department of Interdisciplinary arts MA

    2002-2006   Estonian Academy of Arts department of scenography BA

    2004-2005   Latvian Academy of Arts, scenography

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2020

    Parallel beam (Paralleelne kiir). Gallery Positiiv, Tallinn, Estonia

    2011              

    Money chases children (Raha ajab lapsi taga). Tallinn City Gallery, Estonia.

    I am so (Ma olen nii), Together with Maria Aua, Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2016

    Omega 3, Curated by Moks and Kaspars Lielgalvis, Mooste Manor park, Estonia

    2014

    Feeling Queezy?! (Kõhe tunne?!), curator: Rebeka Põldsam, Performance “Addicted” together with Flo Kasearu, EKKM, Tallinn, Estonia

    2013

    27- Space installation, Curator: Association of Estonian Set Designers; Draama festival, Tartu, Estonia

    Merry Melancholy! Curator: Kenneth Åström. Nordic Art Station art triennial. Eskilstuna Art Museum. Sweden

    2012

    Archaeology and the Future of Estonian Art Scenes. Curators: Eha Komissarov and Kati Ilves, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

    Artishok Biennial. EKKM, Tallinn, Estonia

    2011              

    Family, Curators: Anna-Stina Treumund and Jaanus Samma, Märtz project space. Tallinn, Estonia and Võru, Estonia.

    How to properly love and destroy?, Performance tour together with Julischka Stengele, Sandra Jõgeva, Teresa Novotny, Tiina Sööt, Mai Sööt, Olivia Verev, Tuuliki Avango, Cizzy Gonzales, Lab Factory Vienna, Austria, Friedrich stadt Zentral, Dresden, Germany and Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany.

    If it's Part Broke, Half Fix it. Curator: Margit Säde-Lehni, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania. 2009              

    Tase, Rüütelkonna hall, Tallinn, Estonia

    2008              

    Everybody would like to speak, Curator Rael Artel, EKKM, Tallinn, Estonia.

    Doings or not, Curator: Margit Säde-Lehni, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

    2007                

    Prague Quadriennial, Latvian Student Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic

    SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

    Director, scriptwriter, cinematographer

    2018, “Suur maailma teater”, together with Inga Vares, short film 

    2018, "Baby on the backseat", student film

    2017, “Venice”, music video

    2017, “Work with the pain”, student film 

    2015, “Newcomer”, student film

    2013, “Ursus of letters. Mesikäpp”, student film

    2008, “Your ticket, please!”, documentary

    2007, “Madis is here”, documentary

    Cinematographer

    2020, “Special situation”, directed by Flo Kasearu, video installation

    2020, “Client’s Day”, directed by Flo Kasearu, short film

    2020, “Endangered Species”, directed by Flo Kasearu, short film

    2017-, “Travelers”, directed by Eva Sepping, documentary

    2017- “Art Academy Forever”, directed by Maria Aua, documentary

    2016, “Sitting Tenant”, directed by Maria Aua, short documentary

    2014, “Silent orchids”, directed by Wang-him Yip, student film

    SELECTED WORKS ON STAGE

    2019

    Bravery chills/Vapruse värinad, director Kaili Viidas, video artist, Nukuteater, Tallinn, Estonia

    Weird tales I have tried to tell, live performance, choregraphy by Alissa Šnaider, light design and video documentation, SAAL Biennaal, Tallinn, Estonia

    2018

    Object 8:13. Light installation by 10x10 meters, Director and performer together with Eva Labotkin, Laura Kõiv, Rasmus Puksmann, Villem Jahu, NU Performance festival opening, Sveta Bar, Tallinn

    2017

    LATEST. The first to leave, live performance, Performer; Curated by Kanuti Gildi SAAL Tallinn and New Theatre Institute of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

    Till next insults (Solvumisteni!), live sound performance, Director and performer; Made in Estonia Marathon, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia

    2015

    Voluntary work (Vabatahtlik töö), live performance, Director and performer; Made in Estonia Marathon, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia

    Spring cleaning (Kevad puhastus), live performance, Director and performer together with Henri Hütt, Made in Estonia Marathon, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia

    Bare/Touch, dance performance; Choreographer: Mihkel Ernits, Scenographer: Epp Kubu, Tallinn University, Theatre Stella, Tallinn, Estonia

    2014

    ...and blue, Dance performance, Fine5 Dance Theatre, Choreography: Tiina Ollesk and Rene Nõmmik, costume designer, Vaba Lava, Tallinn, Estonia

    Interview with Madonna (Intervija ar Madonu), Live performance together with Kristine Vismane and Jekabs Nimanis; Riga, Latvia and Menų spaustuvė, Vilnius, Lithuania

    2013

    Man Overboard, live performance by 10x10 meters, performer, Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

    7x10. The End of the World is a catastrophe only if someone survives, Live performance by 10x10 meters. Director: Made in Estonia Marathon. Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

    2012

    Human Forestry, Live performance by 10x10 meters, Director and performer; Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

    Holy High-tech, Live performance together with Flo Kasearu, Cityspaces Tallinn, Estonia and Riga, Latvia

    SõpRusEst, Dance performance; Choreographer: Sveta Grigorjeva; Set design, costumes and video: Epp Kubu , STÜ, Tallinn, Estonia

    2011              

    4x10. Live performance by artist collective 10x10 meters. Director and performer together with Hans-Gunter Lock, Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn

    Sugrierror, Live performance; Directors: Anne Türnpu, Eva Koldits and Mart Koldits; Set design, costume design, video: Epp Kubu; NO99 Straw Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia

    Hedda Gabler, Live performance; Director: Mara Kimele; Set design: Epp Kubu, Von Krahl Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia

    2010

    3x10. Live performance, Director and Performer, performance festival SEANAHK, Haapsalu, Estonia

    2x10. Live performance, Director; Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

    2009              

    The Fisherman and the Stork, Dance performance; Choreographer: Triin Reemann, Set design: Epp Kubu, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn, Estonia

    2008              

    Plaque time stories. Live performance; Directors: Anne Türnpu and Eva Koldits; Scenographer: Epp Kubu, Nargen festival, Omari Küün. Naissaar, Estonia

    Knives in hens, Live performance; Director Inga Tropa, Scenographer: Epp Kubu. Latvian Academy of Culture, Zirgu Pasts, Riga, Latvia

    2005          

    Three sisters. Live performance. Director: Mara Kimele, Set designer and costume designer: Epp Kubu. New Riga Theater, Riga, Latvia

    AWARDS

    2007          

    Master and Margarita. Golden medal in student category, Prague Quadriennial, Prague, Czech Republic

    2004  

    Teater. Book illustrations (with Mae Kivilo), Beautiful book of the year. Estonia

    GRANTS

    2005-2005 Erasmus stipendium to Latvian Academy of Art

    2012-2013  Leonardo da Vinci training placement, Gertrudes Street Theatre, Riga, Latvia

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Selected articles

    Artishok.Fotokuu ajal minna ristteele. http://artishok.blogspot.com/2011/10/fotokuu-ajal-minna-ristteele.html, 24.10.2011

    Rünk. M. Tõlgendused – ma olen nii … Sirp 21.10.2011

    Ksenofontov, A. Inimese murdmine ühiskonna prismas. Sirp 29.04.2011

    Ott. M, Erinevuste mäng. Sirp 11.03.2011

    Karulin, O. Barbie, paber, püstol. Sirp 25.02.2011

    Saarem, R., Asmer, K. Kolmevärviline kunst. Sirp 01.08.2011

    Saar, J. Eva gives birth to earth. Estonian Art, 1.2011

    Ksenofontov, A. Tõmba kerra, lülita välja, leia kodu. Sirp 22.10.2010

    Ksenofontov, A. HYPERLINK "http://www.sirp.ee/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11075:jaan-toomik-poeb-nahast-vaelja-&catid=6:kunst&Itemid=10&issue=3309"Jaan Toomik poeb nahast välja. Sirp 19.08.2010

    Artishok. Seanahk number 2. HYPERLINK "http://artishok.blogspot.com/2010/08/seanahk-number-2.html"http://artishok.blogspot.com/2010/08/seanahk-number-2.html. 11.08.2011

    Laasik, A. Naissaart tabas etnofutukatk. Eesti Päevaleht 24.7.2008

    Catalogues*

    Merry melancholy. Nordic Art Station arttriennaal. Eskilstuna Art Museum. Sweden.

    Artishok Biennial catalog Contemporary Museum of Art EKKM, 2012*

    Festival of Lens-Based Art Natural Magic, Tallinn Month Of Photography, 2011*

    If it's Part Broke, Half Fix it. Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) Vilnius, 2011*

    BlueBlackWhite Art. Gallery Vaal, 2008*






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