Anni Leena Kolk – Project Assistant

Anni Leena Kolk is a master student of ethnology at the University of Tartu, who has comparatively studied the fiction of Estonian and Latvian contemporary authors. She is interested in representations of collective memory and narratives, which represent rupture from the Soviet regime. She has also dabbled in translating, most recently a Latvian play called “Puika, kurš redzēja tumsā” (The boy who saw in the dark) which was brought to the stage at Tallinn City Theatre.

“I have always found it fascinating how storytellers find different ways to make their voices heard. This love for stories led me to study literature and I think it also drew me to this project – the stories that can be heard while exploring intangible cultural heritage are truly captivating.”