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Laura Pappa is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam active mainly in the cultural field. She received her education from the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem. Her clients include Kunstverein Toronto, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museum of Estonian Architectureproject space ROZENSTRAAT, Biennale Matter of Art, and publisher Valiz, among others. Together with Elisabeth Klement she runs Asterisk Summer School, an annual graphic design summer programme based in Tallinn; in 2017 the two curated the exhibition Signals from the Periphery at the Tallinn Art Hall. She is currently teaching graphic design at ArtEZ University of the Arts (BA) and the Estonian Academy of Arts (MA). For non-commissioned work, visit


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Unlearning Biennale

Tranzit Prague

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Modern Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts, October 19–20



How to think of the biennale not only as a curatorial platform to get involved with contemporary art practices from around the world but also as a tool and process through which we change the way in which contemporary art institutions are run? The symposium “Unlearning Biennale” attempted to answer such questions and provided various concepts, strategies, and formats to challenge the biennale status quo.