Frequent visitor to flea markets and second-hand shops, she combines found objects with self-written texts to make intricate, but ineptly built installations, that often require a lot of care and maintenance. During her stay at Wiels, she'll continue working on the over-arching theme of her creative work so far, home, focusing on the means of controlling the space that often comes along with it.
Eva Mustonen studied textile design at Tartu Art College (BA, 2010), textile art at University of Gothenburg (2012, MA) and at the department of sculpture and installation at the Estonian Academy of Arts (MA, 2018). She has participated in group exhibitions in Estonia, Sweden and Lithuania. In 2019 she was a resident at the Rupert Residency Program. In 2014 she was awarded with the Young Textile Artist Award and in 2017 the Eduard Wiiralt Stipend.