“Gateways” as access to Europe’s artistic diversity – 27 artists from 16 countries have taken up curator Sabine Himmelsbach’s invitation.

In the “Gateways” video clips, the participating artists introduce themselves and their works in “Kumu.” The clips arose during the installation of the exhibition on 11 and 12 May, 2011 in the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn, Estonia.

Towers made of bytes, not bricks

Petko Dourmana, Freestanding

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(4'59'', in English)

From the fifth floor of the Kumu museum, one gets a fabulous view of the city. But anyone who’s familiar with Tallinn skyline will do a double take upon seeing two gigantic towers that seem to have sprung up overnight. Bulgarian artist Petko Dourmana has projected them into the landscape and tells us why anyone who wants to make an architectural statement in the media age no longer needs a builder.

Biography Petko Dourmana Petko Dourmana, Freestanding
Camera: Rasmus Jurkatam; Cutting: Margus Talvik;
Director: Verena Hütter, Rasmus Jurkatam; Editor: Verena Hütter

Tallinn 2011, © gateways