Merike Estna and Maria Metsalu

Soft Scrub, Hard Body, Liquid Presence
Run time: Approx 4hrs

Art In General

145 Plymouth Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201


Merike Estna’s new performance Red Herring and Maria Metsalu’s Mademoiselle X are part of Soft Scrub, Hard Body, Liquid Presence exhibition. The exhibition posits if our over-consumption of virtual space has provoked a deep mutation in the psychosphere and explores the zombified body as a response to today’s evolving societal structures. 


Co-presented by Art in General, Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia and Performa. Curated by Maria Arusoo, commissioned by Laurel Ptak as part of Art in General’s International Collaborations program, and assisted by Lina Alfonso, Patrick Jaojoco, Kaarin Kivirähk, and Sten Ojavee. Supported by the Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Kanuti Gildi SAAL, and Trust for Mutual Understanding.

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