AWARDS

2016 UNSEEN Dummy Award, shortlisted with ‘Reading Apocrypha’ (‘You can call him another man’) dummy
2016 Top 10 in Dummy Award at Riga Self-Publish – Latvia, shortlisted with ‘Reading Apocrypha’ (‘You can call him another man’)
2015 ‘Rock Your Dummy’ Award at Le PhotobookFest – Paris, shortlisted with ‘Reading Apocrypha’ (‘You can call him another man’)
2013 The Title Art Prize – Blank Media Collective – UK, shortlisted with ‘Fifty/Fifty’ & ‘I Am Usual Woman’
2011 SOTIRI Award for Young Photographers, nominated
2010 and 2008 PMI2 Award of British Council – Travel art grant for one month journey to India
2010 Finalist of Young Photographers Competition – YPU, shots Magazine

RESIDENCIES

2017 Kaunas Photography Gallery Residency
2016 Rybon Art Center/Kooshk Art Residency with Gasworks Triangle Network Fellowship – Tehran, Iran
2016 Narva Art Residency – Estonia
2015 FATHOM Residency at Four Corners & Film – London, UK
2014 Bridge Guard Art Residency – Štúrovo, Slovakia
2012 HIAP – TOKAMAK Art Residency – Helsinki, Finland

COMMISSIONS / FUNDINGS

2017 British Council in Estonia – support of the Photo Month public program for the solo exhibition at Narva Art Residency
2017 Estonian Cultural Capital – support of the production the solo exhibition at Narva Art Residency
2017 Grant on a collaborative project with Assistant Professor of history Anna Muller, University of Michigan-Dearborn USA
2016 Estonian Cultural Capital – fellowship for the two months at Narva Art Residency
2016 Estonian Gambling Tax Council – support of the production the work at Narva Art Residency
2014 GTKE / Samuel Harn Museum, Gainesville USA – exhibition ‘he, she, me’ of two (with Tomek Zerek)
2012 Photographers’ Gallery, London – The World in London

FESTIVALS

Film

2017 NexT Film Festival – Bucharest, Romania
2017 Berlin Feminist Film Week – Germany
2016 Bomb Factory’s Second Artist Film Festival – London, UK
2016 OPEN’16 Moving Image at Brighton Photo Fringe, UK
2016 F_Festival’s screening of the video work ‘ What Kind of Fame You Have’, Dublin Ireland

Photography

2017 ORGAN VIDA, Zagreb Croatia (September)
2017 Leboudoir2.0 in Arles, France
2017 Circulation(s) on theme ‘Feminine’ at Voies Off, Arles France
2017 The Censored Exhibition, Copenhagen Photo Festival – Denmark
2016 Marry Me at One Goa Festival, Goa India
2016 The Photobook Exhibition at Athens Photo Festival, Greece
2015 Chobi Mela VIII International Festival of Photography – Bangladesh
2014 Guernsey Photo Festival – Guernsey, UK
2013 Format Festival – Derby, UK
2012 Photomonth Festival – Budapest, Hungary
2011 Sunny Side Up – Margate Photo Festival, UK (curated by Wandering Bears)

EXHIBITIONS

Solo

2017 Narva Art Residency, Estonia (September 8 – October 8)
2017 ‘I just knew…She’s been with me ever since’, Bialystok Poland (September 17 – October 13)
2015 Auckland Photography Festival – New Zealand
2010 Transformation – Narva Art Gallery, Estonia
2009 Call Me Early – ArtDepoo Contemporary Art Gallery, Tallinn Estonia (supported by British Council)

Group

2017 he, she, me –  Detroit USA (October-November, 2017)
2017 HATCHED, The North Wall Gallery – Oxford UK
2016 Between the lines – an artist’s books exhibition, curated by Archipelago/Magali Avezou at MATERIA – Rome, Italy
2016 Between the lines – an artist’s books exhibition, curated by Archipelago/Magali Avezou – London, UK
2016 Ouvrage, Twenty14 Contemporary, Milan Italy, curated by Magali Avezou
2016 Home For Two Days exhibition, Ahmedabad India
2015 FATHOM Residency exhibition – Four Corners Film, London UK
2015 Multimedia projects screening at Month of Photography in Minsk, Belarus
2015 The Space Around Me, curated by Tiiu Talvistu – Tartu Art Museum, Estonia
2015 LOOK/15: Exchange, curated by Anna Fox – Tate Liverpool
2014 Fotokunstimess – Tallinn, Estonia
2014 Celebrating Europe – Kaunas Photography Gallery – Kaunas, Lithuania
2014 Walls – Pushkin House, London UK
2014 he, she, me – Samuel Harn Museum, Gainesville USA (commissioned by GTKE, University of Florida)
2014 The Interior (PIX Quarterly 8) – Galerie Max Mueller, Mumbai India
2013 The Title Art Prize – BlankSpace, Manchester UK
2013 MAPS – Ambika P3, London UK (MA final show at University of Westminster)
2013 Contested Frequencies: The Position of a Woman – London, UK
2012 The World in London – The Photographers’ Gallery, London UK (Commission)
2012 Joyful Archipelago – Yinka Shonibare’s Project Space, London UK
2011 Travelling Light – Foyer Gallery, Farnham UK (Curator)
2011 Home-Made (Dialects4) – Pushkin House, London UK
2010 Distant Closeup – Going global 4 conference (British Council) V&A Museum, London UK
2010 Fresh faced & Wild eyed – Photographer’s Gallery, London UK
2009 New Contemporaries – Fairfields Art Centre, Basingstoke UK
2009 Memory and Migration – Wall Gallery, Oldknows Studios, Nottingham UK
2009 Itchy Scratchy – Permanent Gallery, Brighton UK
2009 Eclectic – Old Truman Brewery, London UK
2009 Open Salon – The Viewfinder Photography Gallery, London UK
2008 Persona – 40Degreez Centre, Farnham UK

 

OTHER WORK

since 2015 – Curator of an ongoing online project One Image Story

since 2015  – Co-Editor of platform Fast Forward: Women in Photography , also leading @womeninphoto Instagram & Twitter

2017 – 2019 – Network Facilitator for Fast Forward 2 supported by The Leverhulme Grant for 2017-2019

2013- 2017 – Researcher/Coordinator for Fast Forward: Women in photography:  a conference at Tate Modern (2015) and Lithuanian Edition (2017)

2013-2105 – Contributor to Global Archive Photography (GAP) online platform

TEACHING

since 2015 Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK
since 2009 – Lecturer in Photography  / Film Production  / Illustration at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham UK

Previously:

Barking and Dagenham College (BA Photography course), London UK
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad India
St.Petersburg State Institute of Culture and Arts, Russia
FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg, Russia
The Open College of the Arts, UK
Christ Church Canterbury University, UK
Farnham Adult Learning Centre, UK
Zoom In Photography, London UK

EDUCATION

2015 PGC: Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts, University for the Creative Arts, UK
2013 MA Photographic Studies University of Westminster, UK
2009 BA (Hons) Photography University for the Creative Arts, Farnham UK
2000 BA (Hons) Economics and Business Administration Tartu University, Estonia