Ptarmigan operated in Tallinn from 2011-2014. This website exists as an archive of its activities during this time. We no longer maintain any presence in Tallinn, but some people involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary in Helsinki.
Prospecting is part of the project, Unbecoming escape, and will take place outside of M bar in Helsinki. The audience is invited to take a seat in the bar and look out the window to watch the action take place.
Prospecting enacts an impossible digging of compromised labour. It's not clear what she's escaping from or to. It's a slippery existence between desperation, ambivalence and finding a way of movement within structures.
Gemma Tweedie's current ongoing project, Unbecoming escape, explores notions of escape from lived economies and myths of romanticisation.
Gemma Tweedie combines video-performance and project based work along with text and photography in her visual arts practice. Past work has engaged with our attempts at common understanding and explored intersecting roles of instruction, suggestion and participation.