Ann Mirjam Vaikla

Independent curator and artist

Ann Mirjam Vaikla works as an artist, curator and scenographer. Her practice lies in the intersection of performing and visual arts working within various contexts at galleries, theaters and public spaces in Estonia and internationally. Nominated for a CEC ArtsLink fellowship, she is participating in upcoming autumn residency programmes at the Triangle Arts Association and Grand Central Art Center in the US.

She led Narva Art Residency (NART) 2017-2021 working mostly on curatorial projects that involved community engagement (Point of No Return. Attunement of Attention, 2021; WEEDS FEED!, 2021; Narva Urban Lab projects (Re)configuring Territories, 2019, and Narva–Detroit: Postindustrial Cities on the Border – Where to?, 2018). She studied Scenography (BA) at the Norwegian Theatre Academy and Culture and Arts (MA) at the Novia University of Applied Sciences in Finland.

Ann Mirjam Vaikla, a white-skinned person with red lipstick and shoulder-length, curly blonde hair. Framed from shoulders up Ann Mirjam is standing in front of a white backdrop.

Ann Mirjam Vaikla. Author: Vaikla Studio (2020)