About the Program Dia guide Jaanika Peerna leads an experiential tour examining the different ways that artists Michael Heizer, Robert Irwin, Gerhard Richter, and Fred Sandback use emptiness and absence as materials that invite the viewer into the present moment.
Jaanika Peerna Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born, internationally exhibited artist, who has lived and worked in New York since 1998. Her work encompasses drawings, installation, and performance that often deal with the theme of transitions in light, air, water, and other natural phenomena. Her work is represented in the United States by ARC Fine Art in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Europe by Ulf Larsson in Cologne, and IdeelArt worldwide. Peerna won the FID Grand Prize 2016 for her innovative work in drawing.