Rael Artel

Rael Artel is an independent curator based in the forests of Estonia. She graduated from the Institute of Art History at the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2003, and participated in the Curatorial Training Programme in De Appel, Amsterdam (2004–05). Since 2000, she has curated shows in Estonia, as well as in Lisbon, New York, Amsterdam, and Warsaw.

From 2004 to 2008 she ran an experimental project space, and in 2007 she initiated Public Preparation, a platform for knowledge-production and network-based communication, which has focused on issues of nationalism and contemporary art in Europe in the format of international seminars and exhibitions since 2008.