staged performance (2014)


dagmar kase
works and lives mainly in Tallinn, Estonia
contact information
dagmar.kase@artun.ee

Dagmar Kase is an Estonian vegan feminist artist and activist. She has BA in Scenography and MA in Interactive Multimedia, and she has also been a visiting researcher at Helsinki University in Finland. Dagmar is a member of Association for Women and Feminist Philosophers in Finland, The Estonian Artists' Association and Estonian Vegan Society. She is a co-founder of different events i.e. festival Ladyfest Tallinn.

Dagmar combines theory and practice, and she works mainly with video, photography, drawing and text.

Her work focuses on gender and identities, and challenging gender stereotypes, and she uses oral, written and visual storytelling as her main methods. She has reflected on the essence of society i.e. human rights and freedom of expression, and art as a social protest in a number of exhibitions, festivals and conferences, and also in different publications in Estonia and abroad.


memberships
2013
member of Estonian Vegan Society
2012
member of Association for Women and Feminist Philosophers in Finland;
member of AtGender - The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation
2006
member of The Estonian Artists' Association


degrees held
MA
2004 Interactive Multimedia, 'Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA)'
BA
2001 Scenography, Estonian Academy of Arts


additional studies/training (selected)
2013
'Engagement Training' (8 h), 'Praxis Center for Policy Studies', Tallinn, Estonia;
Grundtvig Training 'Sexual and gender identity in Europe as a topic in adult education' (45 h), 'Akademie Waldschlösschen', Reinhausen bei Göttingen, Germany
2012
'Environmental Media Training' (16 h) by NGO Ökomeedia, Tallinn, Estonia;
'Sexual Minorities at School - If, Why and How?' (4 h) by NGO Eesti Gei Noored, Tallinn, Estonia
2011
Grundtvig Workshop 'Out in Europe - reflecting sexual biographies' (52 h), Akademie Waldschlösschen, Reinhausen bei Göttingen, Germany
2005 - 2011
PhD studies, not completed, Studies of Cultures, 'Tallinn University, Estonian Institute of Humanities'
2006/2007
visiting researcher, Christina Institute for Women's Studies , Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
2004
Live Interactive Film workshop 'You Wish' with multimedia performance group 'Gob Squad' (UK/Germany), Aizpute, Latvia;
2002
workshop 'Ram1, Re-approaching New Media, Representation and Control Interaction in Computer Games', Joan Leandre, Visby, Sweden


work experience (selected)
September 2013 -
program manager (creative education), 'Tallinn Creative Hub'
September 2002 -
guest lecturer, 'Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA)'
2005 - 2013
Erasmus (TS Mobility) lecturer at The Glasgow School of Art, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Accademia di belle Arti di Roma, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Universit√§t der K√ľnste Berlin, Edinburgh College of Art, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. Different lectures and master classes.
April 2008 - January 2009 and February - May 2011
lecturer, 'Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School'
September 2006 - May 2007
specially appointed docent and head of Interactive Multimedia MA curriculum, EAA
August 2006 - May 2007
head of E-Media Centre, EAA
September 2003 - December 2004
assistant of the head of E-Media Centre, E-Media Centre, EAA


organising events/being a jury member etc. (selected)
2008 -
writing opinion articles and other texts (i.e. interviewing people), hard copy and online, in Estonia and abroad (Eesti Päevaleht, Sirp, Müürileht, Eesti Ekspress, etc)
2011 - 2014
organising committee, curator of workshops etc, 'Ladyfest Tallinn 2011 - 2014'
2010
project manager, organising committee, artistic director and curator of screenings and burlesque-performance, 'Feminists arrive at three'
2009
member of a jury, 4th International Young Filmmakers Short Film Festival Vilnius Film Shorts 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania
2006 - 2008
coordinator, 'Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes'
2005
member of a jury, Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, Cork, Ireland
2004
assistant, ISEA2004, 12th International Symposium on Electronic Art, EAA, Tallinn, Estonia
2003
assistant, international workshop RAM3, 'Reclaiming cultural territory in new media', E-Media Centre, EAA, Tallinn, Estonia


artist-in-residence
January - March 2007
Loviisa AIR, Loviisa, Finland 'Loviisa AIR'
June 2006
Gilfelagid, The Gil-Society, Akureyri, Iceland
January - February 2006
residency of Väino Tanner Foundation, Mazzano Romano, Italy 'väino tanner foundation'


exhibitions/festivals/screenings (selected)
2015
group exhibition 'In Love With Illusia Arc of Urban Culture', Helsinki, Finland;
group exhibition 'Hidden Art', Mälmö, Sweden.
2014
solo exhibition 'lavastatud etendus/staged performance', City Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2013
solo exhibition 'reaalne oht?/real danger?', Dragon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2011
solo exhibition 'sugude substitutsioon/substitution of genders', Gallery Aatrium, Tallinn, Estonia
group exhibition 'Untold Stories (curators - Anders Härm, Airi Triisberg, Rebeka Põldsam)', Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
group exhibition 'Was ist Verrat? / What is 'Treason'? (curators - Claudia Reiche and Andrea Sick)', Bremen, Germany 'Was ist Verrat?'
2010
screening 'Our Dreams and Our Freedom', 'Feminists will arrive at three'
group exhibition 'Fata Morgana', gallery 'Meno parkas', Kaunas, Lithuania;
group exhibition 'namaTRE.ba 4 project', Academy of Fine Arts Trebinje, Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina;
group exhibition 'Presences', City Museum of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia;
group exhibition 'FemLink', Themes: Wonder, Agression, Vital, Protest. 'FemLink'
'MARA ja dagmarkase', The Museum of New Art in Pärnu', Estonia
2009
group exhibition 'Minu kallis paranoia / My Dear Paranoia', Estonian Media Artist Union, Vaal gallery, Tallinn, Estonia;
group exhibition 'Enesepaljastus / Self-exposure', The 9th annual of the Estonian Artists' Association, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2008
'Plektrum - The Festival of Visual Sound', Tallinn, Estonia
2007
'Plektrum - The Festival of Visual Sound', installation 'Videocube', Tallinn, Estonia;
'Elamise kunst / Art of Living', The 7th annual of the Estonian Artists' Association, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia;
'Kehaturg / Sex Market', Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia;
'://selfportrait - a show for Bethlehem', MACRO - Museum Arte Contemporaneo Rosario, Rosario, Argentina
2006/2007
'://selfportrait - a show for Bethlehem', Casoria Contemporary Art Museum Naples, Naples, Italy
2006
'Skeid in Svarfadardalur : About the goddess', Svarfaðardalur, Iceland;
'://selfportrait - a show for Bethlehem', Officyna Art Space Szczecin & Museum of Swinoujcie, Swinoujcie, Poland;
'://selfportrait - a show for Bethlehem', Al Kahf Art Gallery, Bethlehem International Center, Palestine;
festival 'Architetture Urbane', Padova, Italy
2005
'FestivalMau^05. Facts, deprogramming and handcraft pastry', Faro - Algarve, Portugal;
'VideoNight, Alternative 13, International Short Film Festival', ARTeast Foundation, Fortress Gallery, Tîrgu Mures, Romania;
2004
group ID (ivika kivi & dagmar kase) and Shawn Pinchbeck (Canada), ISEA2004, Rotermann's Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia;
'Il Coreografo Elettronico, XII International Videodance Festival', Naples, Italy
2003
Streetnet, Rome, Italy;
solo exhibition '2 girls growing out of their bra' in collaboration with Melissa Ulto (US) and e.g.ø (Italy), Vaal gallery, Tallinn, Estonia;
'1+1=1', Kanuti Guild Hall, Tallinn, Estonia;
exhibition '2002', group ID (ivika kivi & dagmar kase), Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002
The Tranzit Days Festival, Cluj, Transylvania, Romania;
The [KSA:K] Videomarathon, Cinema Theater "Odeon", Chisinau, Moldova
2001
'Multimedia Festival Interstanding 4 End_Repeat',Tallinn, Estonia;
International Mail/Fax Art, Exhibition 'United Minds', The House of Tampere,Tampere, Finland;
Gallery Zvono, Belgrade, Serbia


presentations/talks (selected)
2014
invited talk 'How to be and remain a feminist activist?' Exhibition Gender Heart, Havremagasinet, Boden, Sweden exhibition Gender Heart, Havremagasinet
2012
selected presentation 'Feminism and Fight for Women's Rights.'. Paper presented at 8th European Feminist Research Conference. The Politics of Location Revisited: Gender@2012, Budapest, Hungary.
2011
selected presentation 'Homosexuality - forget about it? (Untold Stories: The Queer and The Political.)'. Paper presented at seminar 'Homophobia and schools in Eastern Europe', Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2010
'Feminism ja naisõiguslus'. Paper presented at Feministid tulevad kell kolm / Feminists arrive at three. Tallinn, Estonia Feministid tulevad kell kolm
2009
selected presentation '″Once Something Has Been Approved by The Government, It Is No Longer Immoral″'. Paper presented at 7th European Feminist Research Conference. Gendered Cultures at the Crossroads of Imagination, Knowledge and Politics. Utrecht, the Netherlands.
2007
selected presentation '″Once Something Has Been Approved by The Government, It Is No Longer Immoral″'. Paper presented at International Conference Social and Cultural Challenges to National Security. Vilnius, Lithuania.
selected presentation 'Sex, Drugs & Rock'n'Roll: Mass Media as a Social Movement'. Paper presented at IV International Conference Communication and Reality. Communication Crossroads: Limits and Transgressions. Barcelona, Spain.
2006
invited presentation 'Dreams in Color and Thoughts Only Borrowed : Mapping the Reality'. Paper presented at symposium do not exist. europe, women, digital medium. Bremen, Germany. Streaming documentation, 18 min. streamingdocumentation
artist talk, Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2005
artist talk, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland;
selected presentation 'New Theatre of the 21st Century'. Paper presented at International Conference: Theater/Society: Problems and Perspectives. Vytautas Magnus University, The Department of Theatre Studies, Kaunas, Lithuania.


publications/articles etc (selected)
2015
'Inimõigusteta pole mõtet muulgi' In: Päevaleht. 30.01.2015.'Inimõigusteta pole mõtet muulgi'
2014
'Ei enesetsensuurile kunstis! (intervjuu Kanada fotograafi Jonathan Hobiniga)' In: Sirp. 12.12.2014.'Ei enesetsensuurile kunstis!'
2013
'Jõukohane igas vanuses inimesele' In: Sirp. 28.11.2013.'Jõukohane igas vanuses inimesele'
'Hardcore sotsiaaltöötajad' In: Femme.ee. 07.03.2013.
2012
'Feminismi ajajärk ei ole möödas' In: Sirp. 30.08.2012.'Feminismi ajajärk ei ole möödas'
'it is proud and good to be ...' In: Was ist Verrat? thealit Frauen. Kultur. Labor. Bremen, 2012. p. 171 - 175. 'it is proud and good to be ...'
'Feminism and the Fight for Women's Rights. Representation of the Meanings of Violence.' In: Was ist Verrat? thealit Frauen. Kultur. Labor. Bremen, 2012. p. 177 - 183. 'Feminism and the Fight for Women's Rights. Representation of the Meanings of Violence.'
'″Burlesk oli nagu kojutulek!″' In: Eesti Ekspress. 01.03.2012. p. 38 - 39. '″Burlesk oli nagu kojutulek!″'
'Isiklik on poliitiline ja poliitiline on isiklik' In: Müürileht. Winter 2012. p. 18 - 19. 'Isiklik on poliitiline ja poliitiline on isiklik'
'It is proud and good to be....' Feminine Moments, 05.01.2012 'It is proud and good to be....'
2011
'It is proud and good to be....' ETMU (The Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration)-blog, 06.10.2011 'It is proud and good to be....'
'Feminism ja naisõiguslus - vägivald tähenduste ruumis' In: Feministid tulevad kell kolm. Feminists arrive at three. Eesti Naistehenduste Ümarlaua Sihtasutus. Tallinn. TT Print, 2011. p. 13 - 18 and p. 75 - 80.
2010
'Feminism ja naisõiguslus' In: Sirp. 10.12.2010.'Feminism ja naisõiguslus'
'futureplaces' In: calling all. an overview of futureplaces. past, present, and all futures. UT Austin / Portugal CoLab, Porto, Portugal, 2010. p. 39 - 43.
2008
'Dreams in Color and Thoughts Only Borrowed: Mapping Reality' In: do not exist . europe, woman, digital medium. thealit Frauen. Kultur. Labor Bremen. Bremen, 2008. p. 35 - 41.
'Naabrivalve - õnne ja õnnelikkuse mõõdetavus' In: Kunst.ee. Estonian Quarterly of Art and Visual Culture. 1/08. p. 57 - 59.
2007
'Sex, Drugs & Rock'n'Roll: Mass Media as a Social Movement' In: IV International Conference Communication and Reality. Communication Crossroads: Limits and Transgressions. Trípodos [EXTRA 2007]. Vol.1. Facultat de Ciències de la Comunicació Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull. Barcelona, 2007. p. 110 - 120.
2006
'New Theatre of the 21st Century' In: Art History and Criticism. Theatre and Society: Problems and Perspectives. Vytautas Magnus University. Kaunas, 2006. p. 72 - 75.


recent lectures, workshops etc (selected). developed and taught:
2014 -
storytelling workshop 'Un/Belongings', at exhibition 'Gender Heart', Havremagasinet, Boden, Sweden (4 academic hours) and 'Ladyfest Tallinn 2015'
2010 -
'Video Production I and II', Open Academy, Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA), 2 courses (each 20 academic hours).
2013
elective course 'Narrative and Storytelling', EAA, 24 academic hours.
Construction and development of narrative, creation of characters, final period of storyboard and script. Practical assignments, independent work, consultancy.
2011
elective course 'Digital Video', EAA, 20 academic hours.
elective course 'Narrative and Storytelling', EAA, 20 academic hours.
'Multimedia', Faculty of Film and Video, Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School, 30 academic hours.
2010
'Project: The Art of Storytelling and the Invisible Art (for Beginners)' (for MA), EAA, 32 academic hours.
workshop 'Low-Tech Audio-Visual Production' for Erasmus exchange students, EAA, 24 academic hours.
Objective:
- To introduce different ways to develop ideas and to develop audio-visual (AV) thinking in order to produce low-tech AV work (video / animation / mixed media) within the constraints of selected problem / issue with emphasis on a particular idea, concept, or emotion.
- To develop ability to examine and recognize (narrative) elements of the story and learn how to put details together into a narrative (video made of photos, archival footage etc.).
- To develop understanding and making sense of the captured events by integrating them into a meaningful whole that makes the events and elements on (moving) images comprehensible.
elective course 'Digital Video', EAA, 2 courses (each 20 academic hours).
The course for beginners contains theoretical and practical lectures where the basic principles how to create an audio-visual piece (video, animation, mixed media) are handled. Different softwares (FinalCut Pro, DVD Studio Pro) and different formats. Basic storyboard, shooting, editing, exporting. Practical assignments, independent work, consultancy.
elective course 'Narrative and Storytelling', EAA, 20 academic hours.
Construction and development of narrative, creation of characters, final period of storyboard and script. Practical assignments, independent work, consultancy.
2009
lecture 'An Introduction to Media Art(ists)', 4th International Young Filmmakers Short Film Festival Vilnius Film Shorts 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania, 6 academic hours.
The key issue of this theoretical workshop is online and offline interactivity, non-linear narrative and real-time interactive consumer-creator.
The workshop is an introduction to some of the bigger concepts and theories of media culture, and to its practice through the different forms of media art (interactive video, avatar-performance, hypertext, playful installation, net art etc.), the most interesting artists / artist groups (entropy8zuper!, mongrel, ®™ARK, Natalie Bookchin, Blast Theory, dlsan, Joan Leandre etc.) and their works.
2008
'Use of Modern Technology in Dance Productions', Department of Choreography, Tallinn University Institute of Fine Arts, 16 academic hours.
The keywords :
- construction of narratives and telling a story
- shooting, editing, exporting (iMovie, FinalCut Pro etc.).
Practical assignment, independent work, consultancy.
'Multimedia II', Faculty of Film and Video, Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School, 33 academic hours.
Objective of the course is to give the students understanding of the main principles on how to create an interactive DVD (design, montage of the elements).
The key issue is preparation and montage of the elements in order to create an interactive DVD with DVD Studio Pro. The course, illustrated by examples (analysis of the examples), consists work in class and independent work - preparation of image, sound and video material, and similar.
'Multimedia I', Faculty of Film and Video, Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School, 36 academic hours.
Objective of the course is to give the students an overview to orientate in the areas of new digital media.
The key issue is interactivity, both online and offline, through the keywords "non-linear narrative" and "real-time interactive consumer-creator".
The course is an introduction to the bigger concepts and theories of media culture, and to its practice through the different forms of media art (interactive video, avatar-performance, hypertext, playful installation, net art etc.) and the most interesting artists / artist groups (Blast Theory, dlsan jne.) and their works.
elective course 'Narrative and Storytelling', EAA, 2 courses (each 20 academic hours).
Construction and development of narrative, creation of characters, final period of storyboard and script. Practical assignments, independent work, consultancy.
2006 - 2009
'Video Teaching', Open Academy, EAA, 2 courses (each 20 academic hours) per year.
Construction of narratives and telling a story, creation of synopsis, script and storyboard. Theoretical and practical lectures where the basic principles how to create a digital video are handled. Different softwares (iMovie, FinalCut Pro) and different formats. Shooting, editing, exporting and using different cameras. Practical assignment, independent work, consultancy.
2 elective courses 'Digital Video', EAA, 20 academic hours each.
The course for beginners contains theoretical and practical lectures where the basic principles how to create a digital video are handled. Different softwares (iMovie, FinalCut Pro, DVD Studio Pro) and different formats. Basic storyboard, shooting, editing, exporting.
Practical assignments, independent work, consultancy.
'Presentation of Student Works of Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA). Video Art and Digital Media.', Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 3 academic hours.
2006
Master Class 'Primary Approach to a Film - Moving Images', Department of Scenography, EAA, 10 academic hours.
The keywords :image, story, moving images; creation of synopsis, script and storyboard; editing and exporting. The theoretical and practical course is supported by films (VHSs and DVDs) and discussions.
'Selection of Contemporary Estonian Animation', Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 2 academic hours.
'Gender Studies and Video Art', Chair of Painting, EAA, 4 academic hours.
The central questions: growing up as a woman; consumer and being consumed; autobiography; stereotypes of woman's identities and desires.
The lecture is illustrated by different videos - Sadie Benning, Hester Scheurwater, Janice Tanaka, Dara Birnbaum, Nina Sobell, Suzanne Lacy, Helen Mirra, Elisabeth Subrin, Ana Mendieta, Hannah Wilke, Joan Jonas, Melissa Ulto, Jayne Parker etc.
course 'Creative Ways Creating Video', Department of Fashion Design, EAA, 10 academic hours.
The aim of this theoretical course is to introduce different ways to develop ideas and produce a video for the Fashion Show of Estonian Academy of Arts within the constraints of selected problems with emphasis on an emotion of flying and 'being a bird'.
'Selection of Contemporary Estonian Animation', Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2 academic hours.
lecture 'New Theatre of the 21st Century', project of selfimprovement 'Teatrimosaiik', The Lodge of the Theatre Research Students 'The Lodge of the Theatre Research Students', Tartu, Estonia, 3 academic hours.
One can notice that theatre as the sign of its era has stagnated in many places, not only in Estonia. The history of theatre shows that theatre has to be balanced, being made of intellectual performances and entertainment. This lecture introduces the new theatre-forms like Interactive Theatre, Telematic Theatre, two-dimensional Cyberformance, IRC-drama etc. which indicates to be balanced. New theatre carries the traditions of old theatre, telling important and meaningful stories about the human relationships and the problems of the society.
workshop 'Creative Camera and Digital Video', EAA, 20 academic hours.
The aim of this course is to work in a group and to develop audio-visual thinking. The workshop contains theoretical and practical lectures where the basic principles how to create a digital video are handled. Different softwares (iMovie, FinalCut Pro etc.) and different formats. Creation of site-specific film and basic storyboard.
workshop 'Creative Ways Creating Video', festival 'Architetture Urbane', Padova, Italy, 3 academic hours.
The aim of the workshop is to introduce different ways to develop ideas and produce video art within the constraints of selected problems with emphasis on elements of art and principles of design and composition, and emphasis on a particular idea, concept, or emotion.
The keywords: found places and creation of site-specific films; narrativity. Synopsis, script and storyboard; recreation. Cut-up.


consultancy
2010
MA thesis 'Development Allegory' by Nestor Ljutjuk, Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA)
2003 - 2005
MA thesis 'Inimene kui stereotüüp meediakunstis' ('Man as a Stereotype in Media Art'), defended by Piibe Piirma at EAA


grants/awards (selected)
2014
grant for creative development, 'Cultural Endowment of Estonia';
grant for creative development, 'The Estonian Artists' Association';
grant for preparing LadyFest Tallinn 2014 and organising a solo exhibition at City Gallery, The Estonian Artists' Association
2013
Grundtvig grant for training 'Sexual and gender identity in Europe as a topic in adult education' (45 h), at Akademie Waldschlösschen, Reinhausen bei Göttingen, Germany 'The Centre for Education, Archimedes Foundation';
grant for preparing and organizing solo exhibition, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
grant for preparing LadyFest Tallinn 2013 and participation of 'Women, Truth, Action. An International Conference in Philosophy', The Estonian Artists' Association;
grant for organizing solo exhibition, The Estonian Artists' Association
2012
grant for creative development, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus mobility programme, lecturer at The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
2011
participation in '8th European Feminist Research Conference' in Budapest, Hungary, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
Erasmus mobility programme, lecturer at Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland;
two grants for creative development, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2010
grant for creative development, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
organizing of curatorial project (four video screenings and performance), Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
participation in exhibition 'Was ist Verrat? / What is 'Treason'?' in Bremen, Germany, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus mobility programme, lecturer at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome, Italy
2009
participation in The Future Places 2009, Porto, Portugal, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2008
participation in '7th European Feminist Research Conference' in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus mobility programme, lecturer at Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal;
participation in '7th European Feminist Research Conference. Gendered Cultures at the Crossroads of Imagination, Knowledge and Politics' in Utrecht, the Netherlands, 'Open Estonia Foundation'
realizing a performance with Icelandic composer Páll Ragnar Pálsson for festival Plektrum, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
buying means of production, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2007
participation in 'Mundos de Mujeres / Women's Worlds 2008. New Frontiers: Dares and Advancements' in Madrid, Spain, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
participation in 'Mundos de Mujeres / Women's Worlds 2008. New Frontiers: Dares and Advancements' in Madrid, Spain, Open Estonia Foundation;
presenting paper at 'Social and Cultural Challenges to National Security' in Vilnius, Lithuania, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus mobility programme, lecturer at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania;
presenting paper at IV International Conference 'Communication and Reality. Communication Crossroads: Limits and Transgressions.' in Barcelona, Spain, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
residency Loviisa AIR, Loviisa, Finland 'Loviisa AIR'
2006
academic grant of Kristjan Jaak, 'Archimedes Foundation'
presenting paper at symposium 'do not exist . europe, women, digital medium' in Bremen, Germany, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus TS Mobility, lecturer at Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain;
buying means of production, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Socrates Programme, Preparatory Visits for Centralised Actions, visit to Universität der Künste Berlin , Socrates Estonian National Agency, Archimedes Foundation
2005
lecture 'New Theatre of the 21st Century', project of selfimprovement 'Teatrimosaiik', The Lodge of the Theatre Research Students, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
preparation of solo-exhibition in Mazzano Romano, Italy, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
residency at Gilfelagid, The Gil-Society, Akureyri, Iceland,'Nordic Council of Ministers'
residency at Gilfelagid, The Gil-Society, Akureyri, Iceland, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
Erasmus TS Mobility, lecturer at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland;
residency of Väino Tanner Foundation in Mazzano Romano, Italy 'väino tanner foundation'
participation in symposium and meeting 'breaktheICE', Reykjavik, Iceland, Nordic Council of Ministers;
Erasmus TS Mobility, lecturer at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, Italy
2004
participation workshop 'You Wish' and festival Art + Communication 2004, Latvia, Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
ID ( ivika kivi & dagmar kase) participation festival 'ISEA2004', Cultural Endowment of Estonia;
travel grant to Reykjavik, Iceland, Nordic Council of Ministers