Auction and exhibition
02/06/2021 — 05/06/2021
On the 5th of June, Kogo Gallery will hold a fundraising auction day with 53 artworks and sketches on sale. The pieces are generously donated by 22 artists from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium and France with whom the gallery has worked over the three years. The artists are: Eike Eplik, GolfClayderman, Bruno Goosse, Alexei Gordin, Edith Karlson, Mari-Leen Kiipli, Kristi Kongi, Paul Kuimet, Xénia Lucie Laffely, Anastasia Lemberg-Lvova, Anna Mari Liivrand, Holger Loodus, Johannes Luik, Martiini, Eva Mustonen, Laura Põld, Anastasia Sosunova, Kadri Toom, Elīna Vītola, Thomas Wattebled, Amanda Ziemele, and Tanja Muravskaja.
You can see the auction works also on the exhibition from June 2–5 at Ag47 gallery (entrance from Kogo gallery). The auction will take place on June 5th physically at Aparaaditehas in Tartu, but you can also take part in the auction online.
Here’s the auction day agenda:
14:00 Introductory words by Gea Kangilaski, Tartu deputy mayor, and Liina Raus, founder of Kogo
14:20 Liste introduction from Johanna Kamm, director of Liste Art Fair Basel
14:30 Kristi Kongi’s tour of her exhibition
15:00 Virtual visit to Sabine Vernere studio in Paris
15:20 Coffee Break
15:35 Auction – Part one
16:45 Coffee Break
17:00 Auction – Part two
18:00 End of programme, socialising
The auctioneer is composer and oboist Gregor Kulla. The contribution in taking part in the auction day is 10 €. It can be paid on-site or by transfer to MTÜ Kogo galerii; Account: EE142200221072092333 (Swedbank); Description: auction participation.
The auction is part of Kogo gallery’s fundraising campaign Gathering at Kogo to enhance the engagement of the community through a more elaborate public programme, to evoke art purchases and support international networking for Estonian artists. The campaign includes an art auction, crowdfunding on Kickstarter, a monthly donations page on Patreon, the opportunity for one-time donations and a call to buy art.