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since 2019

Member of Estonian Artists’ Association

SELECTED AWARDS / GRANTS

2021

The Kraszna-Krausz Photo Book Award – book Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear

Estonian Endowment of Culture: Six-month Artist Fellowship

2020 

Cultural Endowment of Estonia – grant for a solo exhibition

A Woman’s Work: Creative European Programme – grant for exhibition & publication with Gallery of Photography Ireland

2019 

Cultural Endowment of Estonia – grant for a book publication

British Council in Estonia – grant for publication & launch of the artist book Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear

2018 

Aperture First Photobook Award – shortlisted with the book You can call him another man

Runner-Up Award – FOKUS Video Art Festival, Denmark

European Cultural Foundation – STEP Travel Grant

Cultural Endowment of Estonia –  grant for a book publication 

2017 

University of Michigan-Dearborn – bursary for a collaborative research project with Assistant Prof. Anna Muller

British Council in Estonia – grant for solo exhibition and its public programme at NART

Cultural Endowment of Estonia – grant for production a solo exhibition at NART

2016 

Gasworks & Triangle Network Fellowship for a new work research at Kooshk Residency, Iran

UNSEEN Dummy Award – shortlisted with the book You can call him another man

Self-Publish Riga Dummy Award – shortlisted for Top 10 with the book You can call him another man

LATENT Award in collaboration with D.O.O.R. & Materia – shortlisted

Cultural Endowment of Estonia – fellowship for the research and work development at NART

Estonian Gambling Tax Council Grant – grant for production of a new work with a local community at NART

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 

When the world blows up, I hope to go dancing – Finnish Museum of Photography 

2020

When the world blows up, I hope to go dancing – Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn Estonia

Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear – Sirius Art Centre, Ireland  (cancelled due to covid-19) 

Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear – Photography Gallery Ireland (cancelled & presented online due to covid-19)

Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear – Lithuanian Gallery of Photography, Lithuania

2019 

Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear – Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia

Test Shooting – Digital Art Space, CBS, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017 

Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear – Narva Art Residency, Estonia, curate by Liisa Kaljula

I just knew… She’s been with me ever since – WOAK Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

You can call him another man – Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania

2015 

Interiors – The Auckland Photo Festival, New Zealand

2010 

Transformation – Narva Art Gallery, Estonia

2009

Call Me Early – ArtDepoo Contemporary Art Gallery, Tallinn Estonia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

My problem is a woman’s problem – Fabryka Sztuki w Lodzi, Poland

(Self-)opinion – Tartu Art Museum, Estonia

2020 

Patterns: Kreenholm textile design 1963-2005 – Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design

2019 

First Feminnale of Contemporary Art – Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 

May My Voice Now – curated by Elena Zaytseva, Pushkin House, London

Industrialised – curated by Alex Zawadski, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery 

Photobooks from Baltic States – curated by Evita Goze, Belgrade, Serbia

2018 

Field/s ONE – Sluice HQ Art, London, UK

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Arts – curated by Katerina Gregos, Latvia

Transformations – 44 Gallery Contemporary Photography, Bruges, Belgium

Narratives alongside Him – curated by Gintarė Krasuckaitė, Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania

To J. Alfred Prifrock – curated by Indu Antony, Bangalore, India

2017  

Dark Rooms: Photography and beyond – 44 Gallery Contemporary Photography and PAK, Bruges, Belgium

INTERGENFEM – organised by Desperate Artwives, London, UK

he, she, me – an exhibition of two with Tomek Zerek, Oloman Gallery, Detroit, USA

UNA Y OTRA (One And Another) – curated by Rodrigo Orrantia, Espacia El Dorado, Bogotá, Colombia

Hatched – The North Wall Gallery, Oxford, UK

The Censored Exhibition – Copenhagen Photo Festival, Denmark

Leboudoir2.0 – Arles, France

Circulation(s) on theme Feminine – Voies Off, Arles, France

2016  

Marry Me – One Goa Festival, India

VISION 20/20 – Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol, UK

Between the lines: artists’ books – curated by Archipelago, London, UK & at Materia gallery, Rome, Italy

Ouvrage – curated by Archipelago, Twenty14 Contemporary, Milan, Italy 

The Photobooks Exhibition – Athens Photo Festival, Greece

Home for Two Days – curated by Chinar Shah, Home Sweet Home, Ahmedabad, India

FATHOM Residency exhibition – Four Corners Film, London, UK         

2015 

The Space Around Me – curated by Tiiu Talviste, Tartu Art Museum, Estonia

LOOK/15: Exchange – curated by Anna Fox, Tate Liverpool, UK

2014 

Traces: Contemporary Baltic Photography – Budapest Centre of Architecture, Hungary

Fotokunstimess – Tallinn, Estonia

Celebrating Europe – Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania

Walls – curated by Elena Zajtseva, Pushkin House, London, UK

he, she, me  – Samuel Harn Museum, Gainsville, USA

The Interior (PIX Quarterly 8) – Galerie Max Mueller, Mumbai, IndiaFamily – Guernsey Photo Festival, UK

SCREENINGS

2021

AFF: ARS Film Festival, Estonia

2020

VAFT: Visual Art Festival Turku, Finland

Digital Art Space, CBS, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019

TEDx Abay St Women, Kazakhstan

Critical Tourism Studies Conference VIII, Spain

2018

Luminocity Video Art Festival, Canada

Transcending species,Transcending gender, Transcending nations. curated by Natalia Skobeeva, Deptford Cinema, UK

FOKUS Video Art Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017

NexT Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

Berlin Feminist Film Week, Germany

Moving Image at ORGAN VIDA, Zagreb, Croatia

2016

Bomb Factory’s Second Artist Film Festival, London, UK

OPEN’16 Moving Image at Brighton Photo Fringe, UK

F_Festival, Dublin, Ireland2015 Month of Photography, Minsk, Belarus

RESIDENCIES

2020

Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland 

2017

Narva Art Residency, Estonia

Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania 

2016

Kooshk Art Residency led by Rybon Art Centre, Tehran, Iran

Narva Art Residency, Estonia

2015

FATHOM Residency at Four Corner & Film, supported by Arts Council England, London, UK 

2014

Bridge Guard Art Residency, Štúrovo, Slovakia

2012

HIAP: TOKAMAK Residency, Finland

COLLECTIONS

Fotomuseum Winterthur

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art 

Tartu Art Museum

EDUCATION 

2021-

PhD Candidate, practice-based, Estonian Academy of Arts

2015

PGC in the Creative Arts Education 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 University of Tartu, Estonia

since 2015

Higher Education Academy Fellow, UK