Olga Hoch

Poster design Kadi Pajupuu

Exhibition GROWN 

Gallery Pallas 10.03.-2.04.2022

Seminar before the opening. 9.03 at 15.30-16.30 introductions by the participants from partner universities: Matilda Dominique, Maja Gunn (HDK-Valand, Sweden), Ieva Krumina (Art Academy of Latvia) and Aet Ollisaar, Kadi Pajupuu (Pallas UAS, Estonia).

Exhibition “Grown” tells the story of an invention. In a 3-day Skeemipesa hackathon in 2016 a team of four under the leadership of Anna Jõgi built a working prototype of a 3D printer that was able to lay weft yarn between the field of vertically supported warp yarns. The author of the idea was textile artist and professor of Pallas University of Applied Sciences Kadi Pajupuu. The technique was named MultiWeave and it has been developed during the applied research project at Pallas UAS, and students of Pallas have developed it in their projects.

In 2021 textile department of Pallas UAS initiated an international cooperation project during which invited artists and students from Latvia, Sweden, Finland and Estonia started to develop MultiWeave as a craft technique that enables to weave unique structures and forms. MultiWeave consists of warp and weft as traditional weaving but the weft yarn can move between and around the warp yarns so that the resulting material is unique in the history of weaving. Participants were encouraged to build their own version of the tools. Everything has not been invented yet!

“Grown” as a theme has inspired the authors to investigate and see the processes what we people try to manage and guide. Flowerbeds and plans, crop rotation and grafting.

Curator Kadi Pajupuu

Exhibition design Madis Liplap

Participating artists:

Emilia Elfvik SE
Olga Hoch EE
Maria Pilm EE
Anett Niine EE
Anett Niine, Liisi Tamm EE
India Maria Kiisler EE
Marilyn Piirsalu EE
Ginta Kristjansone LV
Ilona Valaine-Blekte LV
Dace Grīnberga LV
Šarlote Baškevica LV
Moira Nilsson SE
Lea Firus SE
Selīna Paula Sproģe LV
Laura Lindström FI
Kate Putniņa LV
Lisette Laanoja EE
Una Valtere LV
Elise Westin SE
Maarja Kaasik EE
Liisi Anderson EE
Josefine Lundgren SE
Arabella Lippur EE
Andrea-Martha Teesaar EE
Sofia Lanman EE
Marge Allik EE
Kadi Pajupuu EE

Photos from the opening of the exhibition by Lisette Laanoja.