Raivo Kelomees


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Estonian Academy of Arts, E-Media Center and Fine Arts Department, Artist, Critic, New Media Educator, and _Professor

Past or Other Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Tartu University
  • Academy of Arts in Tallinn

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Raivo Kelomees, Ph.D. (art history), artist, critic and new media researcher. Presently working as a senior researcher at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn. He studied psychology, art history, and design at Tartu University and the Academy of Arts in Tallinn. He has published articles in the main Estonian cultural and art magazines and newspapers since 1985. His works include the book “Surrealism” (Kunst Publishers, 1993) and an article collection “Screen as a Membrane” (Tartu Art College proceedings, 2007), “Social Games in Art Space” (EAA, 2013). His Doctoral thesis was “Postmateriality in Art. Indeterministic Art Practices and Non-Material Art” (Dissertationes Academiae Artium Estoniae 3, 2009). In recent years he has been participating in conferences dedicated to new media, digital humanities, theatre and visual art in São Paulo, Manizales, Plymouth, Krems, Riga, Shanghai, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Dubai, and other places

    ISEA2019

    Raivo Kelomees, PhD (art history), artist, critic and new media researcher. Presently working as senior researcher at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia. He studied psychology, art history, and design at Tartu University and the Academy of Arts in Tallinn. He has published articles in the main Estonian cultural and art magazines and newspapers since 1985. His works include the book “Surrealism” (Kunst Publishers, 1993) and an article collection “Screen as a Membrane” (Tartu Art College proceedings, 2007), “Social Games in Art Space(EAA, 2013). His Doctoral thesis was “Postmateriality in Art. Indeterministic Art Practices and Non-Material Art” (Dissertationes Academiae Artium Estoniae 3, 2009).

    ISEA2017

    Raivo Kelomees, Artist, art critic and new media researcher.

    ISEA2015

    Raivo Kelomees PhD (art history), artist, critic and new media researcher. Studied psychology, art history, and design in Tartu University and the Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Estonia. Book author, “Surrealism” (Kunst Publishers, 1993) and an article collections “Screen as a Membrane” (Tartu Art College proceedings, 2007), “Social Games in Art Space” (Estonian Academy of Arts/EAA, 2013). Doctoral thesis, Postmateriality in Art. Indeterministic Art Practices and Non-Material Art“ (EAA, 2009). Participation in festivals, exhibitions, conferences: Second  International Video and Electronic Art Manifestation in Montreal 1995; French-Baltic-Nordic Video and Electronic Art Festival, Riga 1997; 20th Tokyo Video Festival, 1998; MuuMediaFestival in Helsinki (1998); Ars Electronica Mediathek, Linz (1999); 4th International Festival of New Film, Split (1999); ISEA2000  (Paris); Viper 2000 (Basel); ISEA2002 (Nagoya); FILE 2005 (Sao Paolo); Media Forum at the Moscow International Film Festival, 2006; Fluxus East, Kumu Art Museum, 2008 (Tallinn), ISEA2010 Istanbul, ISEA2014 Dubai etc.

    ISEA2014

    Raivo Kelomees, Estonian Academy of Arts, EE, PhD (art history), artist, critic and new media professor. Studied psychology, art history and design in Tartu University and the Academy of Arts in Tallinn. Professor of the New Media Department at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Book ‘Surrealism’ (Kunst Publishers, 1993) and an article collection ‘Screen as a Membrane’ (Tartu Art College proceedings, 2007). Doctoral thesis Postmateriality in Art. Indeterministic Art Practices and Non‑Material Art’ (2009).

    ISEA2011

    Raivo Kelomeesis an artist, critic and new media educator. Studied psychology, art history, and design in Tartu University and the Academy of Arts in Tallinn. Professor at the Fine Arts Department of Estonian Academy of Arts. Has published articles in main cultural and art magazines and newspapers of Estonia since 1985. Book author, “Surrealism” (Kunst Publishers, 1993) and an article collection  “Screen as a Membrane” (Tartu Art College proceedings, 2007). Doctoral thesis „Postmateriality in Art. Indeterministic Art Practices and Non-Material Art“ (Dissertationes Academiae Artium Estoniae 3, 2009).Participated in festivals and exhibitions: French-Baltic Video Art Festivals (Grand Prix in 1994); WRO 95, Wroclaw; Second International Video and Electronic Art Manifestation in Montreal 1995; 20th Tokyo Video Festival, 1998 (Silver Award); MuuMediaFestival in Helsinki (1998); Ars Electronica Mediathek, Linz (1999); 4th International Festival of New Film, Split (1999); ISEA 2000 (Paris); ISEA 2002 (Nagoya); FILE 2005 (Sao Paolo); Media Forum at the Moscow International Film Festival, 2006 (Moscow); Fluxus East. Fluxus Networks in Central Eastern Europe, Kumu Art Museum, 2008 (Tallinn) and many others.


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