Curator:Zane Onckule
Year: 2019
Keyword:Exhibition Graphics, Invitation
Institution:Bard College, Hessel Museum of Art

Balticana is a poetic exploration of obscure but illuminating connections between the historic, cultural, and sociopolitical contexts of the Baltic region, emphasizing a shared mood across art, society and behavior. Relying on artists, art works and ephemera, and departing from the particularly Baltic atmosphere of fog, the exhibition collects and weaves together metaphors—Portal, Mood, Faktura, Onion, Balts, and Balcans—central to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to produce Balticana as a new allegory and imaginary fourth state…