Ptarmigan is now closed.

Ptarmigan operated in Tallinn from 2011-2014. This website exists as an archive of its activities during this time. We no longer maintain any presence in Tallinn, but some people involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary in Helsinki.


International artists in Tallinn roundtable
artist talks : seminar : Q&A
22 July, 2013 00:00 19:00
Featuring artist: Juan Carlos Duarte Regino
presented by Polymer & Ptarmigan

Join us for a series of presentations by international artists who are on residency this summer at Culture Factory Polymer and Ptarmigan. Each artist will give a brief presentation of their work, followed by an open discussion. We'll discuss the role of text and language in a mobillity-based practice, the future of media-defined art, and the impressions of Tallinn on the artists so far.


  • Amira Aranda (Cuernavaca, Mexico) : Artist books and text based art
  • Engin Arcan (Diyarbakir, Turkey) : Poetry rooted in codes, meaning and mathematics
  • Rose Staff (Australia) : VJ skills/mapping in a fine art context.
  • Juan Carlos Duarte Regino (Mexico City/Helsinki) : current Ptarmigan artist-in-residence, Pulsar Kite project.

This talk is free, but please wear clothing made from natural fabrics only.