//// public sphere and rhetoric // residency programme

Karin Laansoo (Tallinn, Estonia)

______project: Exploitation On Demand

Within the frame of public sphere and rhetoric Karin Laansoo was sending out her 'open call' as one part of her curatorial residency project. She invited authors and volunteers to engage in her project by suggesting performances dealing with the many expressions of exploitation. A number of selected scripts were performed in Berlin.

March 4th: Wedding //// 7pm
"Authorship Commission" by Nathalie Levi

March 8th: Prenzlauer Berg //// 3:30pm
"Losing is Winning" by Kadri Klementi

March 11th: Prenzlauer Berg //// 5pm
"Energy Cirlces" by Jesus Jimenez

March 2nd-12th: online
"Untitled" by Douglas Paulson


March 12th: Kreuzberg //// 3pm
"The Description of the World is the World" by Bruce Gatenby

March 15th: Kreuzberg /// 5pm
"Trash Dance" by Brydee Rood

March 15th: Mitte //// 7pm
"EU Nationals only" by Johnson&Johnson



Karin Laansoo is a curator and writer, originally from Estonia and currently based in New York City. After receiving her MA in Art History from the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2002, she has worked as a producer and Gallery Manager in Tallin and in New York. In 2005 she authored an award-winning book, 22+ Young Estonian Artists. Since 2008 she has been the Director of Point-B an international artist residency in Williamsburg, New York. She also runs a single-work gallery called Monospace in her apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.