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Name: Rait Rosin
Education:
2000 Viljandi C. R. Jakobson Highschool
2000 – 2005 Estonian Academy of Fine Arts, BA Painting
2005 – 2007 Estonian Academy of Fine Arts, MA Fine Arts2010 – 2013 Tallinn University, MA Philosophy
2011 autumn semester in Iceland University, (PPhil) programme
Since 2015 Estonian Academy of Arts, PhD Art and Design faculty

Membership of Associations:
Since 2007 member of Estonian Artists Association http://www.maal.ee/
Since 2007 member of Estonian Painters Association http://www.eaa.ee/
Since 2013 member of Eesti Kultuuri Koda http://kultuurikoda.eu

Contact: rait.rosin (at) artun.ee
Youtube channels: http://www.youtube.com/user/raiiits and rosinarait

Participations:

2020

Performance Art Festival “The Nomadic Radical Academy 2020: The Good and The Bad and The Art”, Meno Parkas Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania performance

“The Park in your heart” Exhibition of Estonian Painter Association, Kastellaani Gallery and Eduard Vilde museum, Tallinn, Estonia

“Modest encounter”, Exhibition of Tartu Children Art School teachers, Jakobi Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

“Global/Local”, Annual Exhibition of Estonian Painters Association, Pärnu Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

2019

“Youtube is devil”  Metopol Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“101 fairytales of the Estonian Republic”, Exhibition of the Estonian Painters Association, Kuku Club, Tallinn, Estonia

“Hypnosis”, Exhibition of Tartu Children Art School teachers, Jakobi Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

“Expressive”, exhibition of Estonian Painters Association, Latvian Artist Union Exhibition Spaces, Riga, Latvia

Estonian Contemporary painting: reality and ideal, Pärnu Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

“Content”, Fahle Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2018

“Idea.Spectacle”, exhibition of Estonian Painters Association, Haapsalu City Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia

“Real and Ideal” exhibition of Estonian Painters Association, Pärnu Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

“If computers are stoping”, an exhibition of the Estonian Painters Association, Jõhvi Art School, Jõhvi, Estonia

2017

Life in Countryside. 17th Annual Exhibition of the Estonian Artists Association. Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2016

“White Water” exhibition of Estonian Painters Association, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“Liquid Autumn Exhibition”, Kloostriait, Tallinn, Estonia

“Futu Muhu 2016”, in Kuressaare Rae Gallery Culture Center Sal, Kuressaare, Estonia performance (video recording)

“Spring Exhibition. 16th Annual Exhibition of the Estonian Artists Association. Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

“Changing and Unchangeable/Overview Exhibition of Estonian Modern Painting 2016”, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

“Made in Estonia Maraton 2016” Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

2015

“Double 2”, Painters Union Annual Exhibition, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“Blue Blood”, Tallinn, Estonia (website) performance

“Painting as a Whale”, an exhibition of the Estonian Painters Association, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“Master and Margarita” Pärnu Art summer, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

“Hidden Art” Kungsparken, Malmö, Sweden performance

“reFormat Vilnius” Gallery Kalnas, Vilnius, Lithuania performance

“Garden-party” on Good feeling Experimentarium in Pelgulinna Days, Preesi street 18, Tallinn, Estonia

“Liquid Spring exhibition” Kuku Club, Tallinn, Estonia

“Duration and newness” Estonian contemporary painting. Annual Exhibition of the Estonian Painters Union. The Museum of New Art in Pärnu, Pärnu, Estonia

“Made in Estonia Maraton 2015” Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance

2014

“Culture & Explosion & Party” Semiosalong’s seasonal event. Von Krahl Bar, Tallinn, Estonia (video recording)

“Garage” performance of theatre Polygony at Pääsküla railway station, Tallinn, Estonia [Rait Rosin- “Vow, art is abstract kind!!”] (video recording) performance

Dialog. Festival Art Days. 2nd International Art Symposion.” Kombināts Māksla, Gaujas street 5, Riga, Latvia

“Spring Exhibition. 14th Annual Exhibition of the Estonian Artists Association.  Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

“Painting’s Focus” Estonian contemporary painting. Annual Exhibition of the Estonian Painters Union. The Museum of New Art in Pärnu, Pärnu, Estonia

OpenHaus 23/01/2014” ZK/U (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik), Berlin, Germany performance

2013

“Patarei’s Cultural Dust 2013” Tallinn, Estonia (video recording) performance

“Blue Waters”, Panevėžys library, Panevėžys, Lithuania

“Maikellukese Days 2013” Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance

“Art days. Artists’ Monologue” International art symposium and exhibition in the Vidzeme meat pavilion, Riga, Latvia (performance on the opening) (video recording)

Spring exhibition of the art scene group “Vedelik” (in english: liquid), Paldiski road 19A, Tallinn, Estonia

“Made in Estonia Maraton 2013”. Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia (video recording) performance

„CDH-2013. Process” Center House of Moscow Artists, Moscow, Russia

Performance “Object MINE”. Estonian National Library foyer, Tallinn, Estonia (Rait Rosin, Kristino Rav, Kaspar Aus, Jekaterina Kultajeva, Gerhard Lock, Juhan Vihterpal, Anu Vask) (video recording)

2012

“To First GreenField” in Okasroosikese castle, Tallinn, Estonia performance

“Collection of Desires. Privatized Art.” Contemporary Estonian Art From Private Collections. The Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn

International Painting Exterior “Panevėžys” 2012″, “Galerija xx, Panevėžys, Lithuania

“Colorfest”. National Library of Belarus Gallery, Minsk, Belarus

“Blue Waters”. Antanas Mončys house-museum, Palanga, Lithuania

Made in Estonia Marathon 2012. Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance

2011

“Patarei Kultuuritolm 2011”. Rait Rosin and Mari-Liis Eskusson, Tallinn, Estonia performance

“Catapult”. An exhibition of Estonian applied art. Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2010

HYPEKAS „Swerve on the empty street!“. Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia (Rait Rosin, Anu Vask, Mari – Liis Eskusson) performance event

“In the Loop: Contemporary Video Art from the European Union”; American University Washington DC, USA screening

Maikellukese Days 2010. Estonian Contemporary Art Museum (EKKM), Theatre Von Krahl, Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance

“Swerve! ” On performance festivals – Art Freak, Patarei Kultuuritolm, Maikellukese Days, Artist Union year exhibition “Dispositions” opening performance in Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia performances

“House-Party Vol 2” Painters Union Annual Exhibition, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

ArtFreak 2010. Russian Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia performance

Estonian Film Days 2010. Kinomaja, Tallinn, Estonia screening

Made in Estonia Marathon 2010. Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance (video recording)

Estonian Academy of Arts old building last party, “Estonian woodoo”, Tallinn, Estonia performance (video recording)

2009

15th Pärnu Film and Video Festival 2009, Pärnu, Estonia

Plektrum Festival Artday in Telliskivi quarter, Tallinn, Estonia

Anniversary performance of the Eduard Vilde Museum (video recording)

“Painting word vol2” Annual Exhibition of Estonian Painters Union, Tartu Artist House, Tartu, Estonia

“Go to the Salzamt” Salzamt Gallery, Linz, Austria

“Self-exposure” The Estonian Artists’ Association exhibition in Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

“Maikellukese days 2009” Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance

“Tower” performances in Helleman tower performance, Tallinn, Estonia

Estonian Culture Days in New York, Estonian House, New York, USA

“Action in cube vol. 2 dimensions” Tõrva church, Tartu Jaani church & Niguliste church, Estonia performance

2008

“XL” Annual Exhibition of Estonian Painters Union, Tartu Artists House, Tartu, Estonia

“Perfect circle” ArtDepoo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“Ferrodrum festival 2008”, young artists’ performances, Tartu, Estonia

Made in Estonia Marathon 2008. Contemporary Dance Theatre Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia performance (video recording)

2007

“Tartu University. Painting School.” Tartu Artists House, Tartu, Estonia

“Level ’07”. Kumu Art Museum great hall, Tallinn, Estonia

“New wave. Estonian artists of the 21st century”. Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

“Fresh paint”, Vaal gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2006

“Sleepwalkers 2006”, Von Krahl Theatre, competition program of Estonian short films, Tallinn, Estonia

“Stylish action for all tastes”, Von Krahl cinema, Estonia

“Shoot or shout – no escape” Vilnius, Lithuania

“Marine Painters Club” Tallinn Reuse Center, Tallinn, Estonia

“Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre”, G. Lock, R. Rosin, Tallinn, Estonia

“Flowers of evil”, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

“Free Willy”, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2005

“Adventure” Kotka, Finland

“Fast forward” Estonian Academy of Art diploma works exhibition, rotermann salt storage, Tallinn, Estonia

“1965–2005. Works in one private collection” Vaal gallery, Estonia

2004

“Wildlife” Kastellaan gallery, Estonia

“In one raw” Tartu art house, Estonia

“Art repair?” Pärnu Concert gallery, Estonia

“Excursion” Estonian Academy department of fine art exhibitions, various Estonian towns, Estonia

2003

“I have been in New York” Pärnu Concert Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2002

“Painting 2002” Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

Solo exhibitions:
2020 “Small down as an event Vol 2”, Vana-Võromaa Art Gallery, Võru, Estonia
2019 “The small town phenomenon”, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia
2019 “Small town as identity”, Rapla Country Center for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia
2019 “Small town as identity Vol 2” Rakvere Gallery, Rakvere, Estonia
2018 “Small down as an event” Valga Museum, Valga, Estonia
2017 “Undeveloped” Valga Museum, Valga, Estonia
2016 “Swerve like the refugee!” Haapsalu City Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia
2015 “Sad woman or rorty man, why so, then?”, Rapla Country Center for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia
2015 “Tears” Võru City Gallery, Võru, Estonia
2015 “Our world future” (with Triin Tarv), Jaani Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia 
2014 “Useful Art Workers”, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia
2014 “Peace in Paldiski” Amandus Adamson Museum, Paldiski, Estonia
2013 “Women and Teardrops”, Endla Theatre cafe, Pärnu and Rakvere Theatre cafe, Rakvere, Estonia
2012 “Karsumm”, Jõhvi Art School Gallery, Jõhvi, Estonia
2010 “Swerving and the Trash Wolf” Y-Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
2009 “Torn Calendar” Kunstikeskus.ee web-gallery, Estonia
2009 “The Ghost of Kopli” Artdepoo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 “Simple life stars?” Draakoni gallery (Gerhard Lock sound work), Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Popconn”, (Elo Masing sound work) Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Talking machine” (Elo Masing sound work), Y-Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
2007 “Painting” (Rait Rosin & Ivi Rosin), Viljandi City Gallery, Viljandi, Estonia
2006 “Everything is Wonderful!” (Gerhard Lock sound work and Jüri Muttika manifest), Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 “Dance Anatomy”, Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

Group exhibitions:
2017 “Apokalypse Now”, Amandus Adamson Studio Museum and Pakri peninsula, Paldiski, Estonia (Kadri Toom, Hanna Marats, Rait Rosin, Ulvi Haagensen, Panu Ollikainen, Juha Hilpas, Charlotte Petersen, Marija Griniuk , Marko Cesarec, Martin Dahlqvist, Tzunami [Aida Samani &Ossian Theselius], Chimuk)
2009 “Performanž” Hobusepea Gallery (Liisa Hirsch, Anna Aua, Gehard Lock, Kristin Orav, Rait Rosin, Jekatrina Kultajeva, Ivi Rosin, Anu Vask, Marta Stratskas), Tallinn, Estonia
2006 “Swan in town” (Lilia del Rio, G. Lock, R. Rosin and Taavi Kolk), Tallinn City Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Curating: 2017 “Apokalypse Now” artist-curators Rait Rosin & Tamara de Laval, Amandus Adamson Studio Museum and Pakri peninsula, Paldiski, Estonia
2018 “If computers stop”, An Exhibition of the Estonian Painters Association, Jõhvi Art School, Jõhvi, Estonia

Critics and articles:
Mari Tammar, Raplamaa Sõnumid 18.09.2019
Inna Grünfeldt, Virumaa Teataja 17.08.2019
Katri Reinsalu, Raplamaa Sõnumid. 21.10.2015
Siram, Sirp 9.1.2015
Anu Jürisson, Pärnu Postimees. 16.12.2014
Peripheral ARTeries 11/2013
Margus Kiis Sirp 18.03.2011
Teet Veispak, Keskus 10.02.2010
Maris Takk, Artishokk art blog february 2009
Ragne Nukk, Äripäev 20.02.2009
Riin Kübarsepp, Sirp.28.11.2003
Juta Kivimäe,Sirp.16.09.2005
Ave Randviir, Eesti Päevaleht.14.02.2006
Jaan Elken, Postimees.15.02.2006
Mari Kartau, Kunst.ee.3/06
Kati Ilves ja Maria Juur, Sirp.27.07.2007;
Maarin Ektermann, Sirp.20.04.2007
Maria Mölder, Maratonil spunki otsimas Made in Estonia maraton 2008 muusiku pilgu läbi, TMK 7 2008

Publications:
Association of Estonian Artists 16. Annual Exhibition. Spring exhibition. 2016. album
Estonia / Identity – Imago Mundi – Contemporary Artists from Estonia, Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection. 2016. book
14th Annual Exhibition of Estonian Artists’ Association. Spring Exhibition. 21.03-04.05.2014. album
Association of Estonian Artists 9. Annual Exhibition. Self-Exposure. 2009. album
Hobusepea Gallery Book. Association of Estonian Artists. 2008. album
NYYD music – new music in Classical Radio. 2007. album
New Wave. Estonian Artists of the 21st Century. 2007. album
Tehnobia. Diverse Universe II. Flowers of Evil. Association of Estonian Artists Year Exhibition. 2007. album
Estonian Film 2000 – 2006. 2006
1965 – 2005. From Guido and Signe Sammelselja Art Collection. Vaal Gallery. 2005. album

Articles by Rait Rosin:
Rait Rosin Made in Estonia marathon 2011 Sirp 24.03.2011
“documenta” süüvib tähenduse eelsesse tajusse, Sirp 26.07.2012
Rosin, Rait (2017). Artistic research on two galleries in the perphery of the art world. ORIGINS, 1/2017, 112−122.

Website on the Estonian Research Information System:
https://www.etis.ee/Portal/Persons/Display/6e8f5191-cde9-4743-8f98-b6da2e9cfbad

Radio casts:
Klassika raadio/Kunst.er 26.02.2006;
Raadio Kuku/ “Keskkonnatelk” 2.04.2006;
Uue Maailma broadcast 2.06.2013http://www.uusmaailm.ee/raadio [Kunst on getostunud? – (Rait Rosin ja Sandra Jõgeva)]
Guest of the ERR radio station Vikerraadio broadcast “Vasar” (18.05.2018)
Rapla Tre Radio morning interview cast (9.10.2019) http://rapla.tre.ee/raplamaa-hommikuprogramm/

Works in private collections:
Loviisa town collection of modern art
Armin Kõomägi’s movable art collection

Conference presentations:
4th conference “Arts-based and Artistic Research” at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland (June 28-30, 2016)
Open Air Seminar “Back to Paldiski!?” at Amandus Adamson’ Studio Museum, Paldiski, Estonia (July 29, 2016)
Estonian Academy of Arts Doctoral School Conference, The Museum of Occupations, Tallinn, Estonia (April 13, 2017)
Presentation on TÜHI Interdisciplinary Doctoral Conference, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia (22.01.2018)
Presentation on Conference “The Collaborative Turn in Art: The Research Process in Artistic Practice”, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia (19.-20.10.2018)
Presentation on seminar “Nuka vaim Lõuna-Eesti kunstis”, University of Tartu, at South-Estonia language- and Culture Studies Center, Tartu, Estonia (14.12.2018)

Participations of the artist in residency programs:
2007 Loviisa Air artist studio residency, Finland https://lovart.fi
2009 Salzamt Linz Artist studio residency, Austria
2012 Okasroosikese Residency for dance artists in Tallinn, Estonia
2013 Moks artist studio, Põlvamaa, Estonia https://moks.ee
2014 ZK/U (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik) residentuur, Berlin, Germany
2017 Mazzano Romano residency, Italy http://www.vainotannerinsaatio.fi