8th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial


The 8th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial “Translucency” takes place at Kai Art Center, 29.05–15.08.2021.

The international contemporary craft exhibition is curated by Danish glass artist and art historian Stine Bidstrup. The exhibition includes various fields of applied art and focuses on the critical potential of translucency in contemporary craft.

In addition to the main exhibition the triennial’s programme features a number of satellite events: artist presentations, tours with the curator and exhibition guides as well as other thematic exhibitions.


Tallinn Applied Art Triennial extends the deadline for application to satellite programme until next week. The Triennial welcomes project submissions that relate to its theme, translucency or introduce the field of applied art in other ways until Thursday, 14 January. We kindly ask that you include the date, location and a short description of the […]


The 8th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, taking place next year invites artists to participate in its satellite programme. The Triennial welcomes projects that relate to its theme or introduce the field of applied art in a broader sense. Submissions are open until 7 January 2021. Merle Kasonen, the Chairwoman of the Triennial says that the […]


The curator Stine Bidstrup has selected artists for the main exhibition of the 8th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial. 24 artists from the Nordic countries, the USA, the UK, the Netherlands, Estonia and Lithuania will be addressing the phenomenon of translucency, the main theme of the 8th Triennial. The selection includes seven Estonian artists. Danish glass […]