7th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial


Tallinn Applied Art Triennial is an international art event established in 1979. The goal of the Triennial is to offer new, topical and unexpected focus, which will serve to help examine contemporary applied art and design practices on as broad scale as possible. Every Triennial has new format and theme, but it has always been centered around the main exhibition with additional events and happenings supporting and explaining its main topic.

OPEN CALL: main exhibition

Please send the works for the triennial’s main exhibition “Ajavahe. Time Difference” until October 10th, 2016
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Submit your work in defol.io


OPEN CALL: satellite programme

We invite to submit proposals and ideas for the satellite programme of the 2017 triennial. Deadline 21 November, 2016
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The visual identity of the 7th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial is created by Marje and Martin Eelma from the graphic design studio Tuumik. We asked them a few questions about how the triennial’s visuals were developed. And they also share a couple of their own favourites. The visuals for the Tallinn Applied Art Triennial is […]


In spring 2017, the 7th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial will once again invite applied arts and design professionals and fans to Estonia. The topic of the Triennial, taking place from the 21st of April until the 23rd of July, is “Ajavahe. Time Difference”, encompassing time and the different ways of perceiving it. The curatorial team of […]