“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.

Absolutely private, on a big screen

Timo Toots, Memopol-II

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(2'02'', in English)

Stick your personal ID card into the machine, press “start” and watch “Memopol” by Estonian artist Timo Toots. Everything the Internet can spit out about one’s private sphere is projected on a giant, curved screen: address, friends, employer and even the estimated date of death.

Biography Timo Toots Timo Toots, Memopol-II
Camera: Rasmus Jurkatam; Cutting: Margus Talvik;
Director: Verena Hütter, Rasmus Jurkatam; Editor: Verena Hütter

Tallinn 2011, © gateways