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Estonian, born in 1978.
Member of the Estonian Union of Photography Artists.
Guest lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Open Academy.
Besides long-term personal projects is available for assignments worldwide.
2013 First Prize in Portrait category, Estonian Press Photo 2013, Tallinn
2012 Spectrum Emerging Talent, The Sunday Times Magazine, London, UK (with an ongoing series 'Estonian Documents').
2011 PDN Photo Annual 2011, New York, USA, winner in category 'Personal' (with the series 'By The Lake').
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2013 Amber Road Show, Castle of Wolkersdorf,
Wolkersdorf im Weinviertel, Austria
2012 Fair of Photographic Art of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
2012 'Cosmogony', Kuldiga Town Exhibition Hall, Kuldiga, Latvia
2012 'By The Lake', Nighttime screening of THE FENCE photo exhibition in Photoville, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2012 'Estonia In Pictures', Quebec Observatoire de la Capitale,
Quebec City, Canada
2011 'Prichudie. Revisited', St. John's Church, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2011 'By The Lake', Fair of Photographic Art, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 'Prichudie. Revisited', Narva Museum, Narva, Estonia
2011 'Prichudie. Revisited', Yugo-Zapadnaya Centre, Moscow, Russia
2010 'Prichudie. Revisited', State Art Gallery, Perm, Russia
2010 'EtnoFotorism', National Library of Estonia, Russian Theatre, Solaris Centre, Tallinn; Gallery of Theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, Estonia
2010 Cultural House of Ludza, Ludza, Latvia
2010 'By The Lake', visual presentation of contemporary photography projects of Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, Gallery Golden Belt, Durham, NC, USA
2010 'Estonia In Pictures', Estonian Embassy in Ottawa, Canada
2009 'Underworld', Goethe Institute, Riga, Latvia
2009 'Prichudie. Revisited', Northern Institute of Aland, Mariehamn, Aland, Finland
2009 'Estonia In Pictures', Estonian Embassy in Washington, Washington D.C, USA
2008 'Prichudie. Revisited', Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 'Prichudie. Revisited', Festival WALESTONIA, Cardiff, Wales, UK
2008 'Man's World', Goethe Institute, Riga, Latvia
2008 'Prichudie. Revisited', Cultural House of Pskov, Pskov, Russia
2008 'European Landscapes', Les Rencontres d'Arles/ Arles Photography Festival, France
2008 'Prichudie. Revisited', Cultural House, Petroskoy, The Republic of Karelia
2007 'Prichudie. Revisited', Gallery ambulARToorium, Estonia
Selected Publications: Der Spiegel, GEO, The Sunday Times Magazine (Beyond Spectrum), PDN Magazine, GUP (Guide to Unique Photography) Magazine, Ogoniok, Conscientious (web), Camera Obscura (web), Nicotine Magazine, FK Magazine, Aamulehti, Eesti Ekspress, kunst.ee, Cheese etc.
2012 GUP Magazine, November 12, 2012
2012 Beyond Spectrum, The Sunday Times Magazine, August 6
2012 FK Magazine, June 6, 2012, interview by Arnis Balcus
2011 GEO Magazine, June 2011, pp 108-111
2011 PDN Photo Annual, May 2011, pp 127
2011 Camera Obscura, April 15, 2011
2010 Joerg Colberg, Conscientious photography blog, November 16
Works in Collections: Estonian Theatre and Music Museum,
in private collections in Estonia, Finland, Germany, UK, USA.
For print sales, commissions and other enquiries,
don't hesitate to get in touch:
+372 56 49 97 97 Estonia
11/3/2013 12/11/2012Selected works of ISSP 2012 are featured in today's GUP Magazine.
I am taking part in Amber Road Show, a group exhibition organized by FLUSS in the Castle of Wolkersdorf, Austria, in May 2013.
I will be giving lectures at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Open Academy, until the end of May 2013.
My exhibition images from the series 'Cosmogony'
is included to the portfolio.
I am selected as a Spectrum Emerging Talent, that is a new initiative of The Sunday Times Magazine's photo editors! My ongoing series 'Estonian Documents' is featured in Sunday Times Magazine's Beyond Spectrum.
Tonight there will be an expanded screening of THE FENCE photo exhibition in Photoville in Brooklyn, New York. My series 'By The Lake' is included.
Latvian Foto Kvartals published my portfolio and a short interview today in Porfolio section. Many thanks to Arnis Balcus!
I am selected to ISSP in Kuldiga, Latvia, this year. All the selected participants are listed here.
Photograph 'Irja' became part of the collection of Estonian Theatre and Music Museum.
Ogoniok magazine, based in Moscow, published my series 'By The Lake' in today's issue, November 28th 2011.
Nicotine Magazine (USA) features my series '21st Century Estonians' in September Issue.
I am really happy to say, that I am one of the selected authors in PDN Photo Annual Contest 2011, USA. PDN Magazine will publish my image of twins representing the series 'By The Lake' in special edition of Photo Annual 2011 in June. All the winning entries of the contest are seen here.
Magazine GEO published my series 'By The Lake' in May 2011.
Camera Obscura blog/magazine published my portrait diptychs from the series 'By the Lake' with my written text about it. See here.
For a while ago I photographed two writers Hedi Rosma and Viivi Luik for the book 'The Book I Am'. The book is out now and you can purchase it in the bookstores from December 9th, 2010.
Jorg M. Colberg from Conscientious features my series 'By The Lake' on November 16th 2010 in section of 'European Contemporary Photography'.
My photos about Russian Orthodox Old Believers closed community will be seen among others during the group exhibition in October 2010 in Perm, State Art Gallery, Russia. The opening is October 9th.