From the series “Abstract Garden” (II)

From the series “Abstract Garden” (II)

Digital chromogenic print on aluminium, framed in floating showcase
80 × 53 cm

The photo belongs to the 7-part series “Abstract Garden”. With a series of lenticular photos and mirrors and coloured glass installation, the entire series is on view at Tanja Muravskaya’s solo exhibition “Abstract Garden” until January 22, 2022. Come to see it!


About the artist

Tanja Murasvkaja (b. 1978, Pärnu, lives in Tallinn) is an artist, whose work proceeds from an analytic approach and psychological observation – be it the psychology of an individual, a society, or a place. In her artworks, she tackles such topics as identity and memory, as well as the relationships between society and its members. While focusing on photography, the medium’s qualities, and its agency in contemporary art, she creates installations, which evolve into total environments, embracing the viewer. Muravskaja studied photography at the Estonian Academy of Arts (2002–2010) and at the University of Westminster (2004–2005), and also journalism at Tallinn University before that. Her works are represented in the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia and the Tartu Art Museum. In 2018, Muravskaja received the Köler Prize Grand Prix awarded by the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia. In 2019, Order of the White Star Fifth Class was bestowed on her. From January to June 2020, she was a resident at the WIELS – Centre for Contemporary Art in Brussels, Belgium.

Muravskaja’s recent exhibitions include Garden Exile. The Tuglas Home Garden Through Tanja Muravskaja’s Camera Lens (Kumu Art Museum, 2019), Three Sisters: Tanja Muravskaja (Tensta Konsthall, 2019), participation in the Art Encounters Biennial (Timișoara, 2019) and in the Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art Somewhere in Between (Borås Konstmuseum, 2019), Viral Self-Portraits. Online exhibition (Moderna galerija (MG+MSUM), 2020), and Alina Bliumis and Tanja Muravskaja. Narrating Against the Grain (Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, 2020).

Instagram: tanja_muravskaja
More thorough overview of the artist’s work on the CCA artists database.

More works by this artist

Digital chromogenic print on aluminium, framed in floating showcase, 80 × 53 cm, 2021
Digital chromogenic print on aluminium, framed in floating showcase, 80 × 53 cm, 2021
Digital chromogenic prints on aluminium, framed in floating showcase, 1/3+1AP, 80 × 53 cm, 2021
Lenticular printing, 1/3+1AP, 80 × 53 cm, 2021

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