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Ingrid Helena Pajo (b. 1996, Tallinn) is an artist who works with collecting and earliest textile techniques like weaving, spinning and dyeing. Found materials are an integral part of this discovery, emphasizing the journey, the process, the bricolage.

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MA Design and Crafts; Textile, Estonian Academy of Arts

BA Textile Art and Design, Estonian Academy of Arts
Exchange studies in ISIA Urbino, MA Illustration; Accademia di belle arti di Roma, Fine arts

– Young Textile Artist of the year by Textile Artists Association
– Dorothy Waxman Textile Prize finalist by NYTM
– Mari Adamson Textile Prize by Estonian Academy of Arts

Selected exhibitions

– In search for clear waters, solo-exhibition, Totan, Tokyo (JP)

– The small barn of curiosities, duo-exhibition with Eugenio Marini, GRUND, Rietz (AU)

– Through fog and stones, collective exhibition, Tartu Art House, Tartu (EST)

– Damp cloth of gray blur, solo-exhibition, Living Room, Athens (GR)
– Things to move on with, duo-exhibition with Eugenio Marini, PS: Communitism, Athens (GR)

– Gathering branches for a temporary shelter, duo-exhibition with Eugenio Marini, Living Room, Athens (GR)
– Roaming, collective exhibition, ARS Factory, Tallinn (EST)
– Slow manouvres, group-exhibition, EKKM, Tallinn (EST)

– DOKKING Station, collective exhibition, Vent Space, Tallinn (EST)
– Plain perceptions, solo-exhibition, ARS Showroom, Tallinn (EST)

– Messages from the invisible, Castelnuovo Fotografia (IT)
– Celebrating Twilight, solo-exhibition, Via Piave 21, Urbino (IT)

– South–Middle–North, group-exhibition, Dom Kultury Śródmieście, Warsaw (PL)

– YTAT – Young Textile Art Triennial, Lodz (PL)
– Binding Matter, group-exhibition, Infinite Life Gallery, Tallinn (EST)

– NoTe, collective exhibition, Kraam artist-run space, Tallinn (EST)

– I feel gentleness while seeing a stray path, solo-exhibition, MYKO, Warsaw (PL)

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