Eve Kiiler

Eve Kiiler

Born 1960, in Tartu, Estonia
Currently based in Tallinn, Estonia
Contact: eve.kiiler[   ]tlu.ee

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Looking through the Windows, Positiiv Gallery, Tallinn (forthcoming)
2016  Urban Observations: Fenced Garden City, Photography Museum, Tallinn
2016   Archive of the Standards of Beauty, Europe Gallery, Tallinn University
2015   Under the Gaze of Monuments, Vabaduse Gallery, Tallinn
2013   Meeting Place – Seaside Avenue 20, Architecture Centre FUGA, Budapest, Hungary
2009   Meeting Place – Seaside Avenue 20, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
2008   MuseumLab, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia 
2007   Museum as Theatre, Tartu Art Museum, Estonia
2003   Architectonics of Progress, City Gallery, Tallinn
2002   Architectonics of Progress. Five scenes, Kilpkonna Gallery, Viljandi, Estonia
2000   Magic Gardens, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
1998   Four Plays with Right-wing Rules, Rottermann Salt Storage, Tallinn
1996   Days of Obligatory Happiness, Blackheads Guild Gallery, Tallinn
1994   Estonian Studies, Galerie in der Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany
1994   Private Monuments, A.H.Tammsaare Museum, Tallinn
1992   This is London!, Kiek in the Kök, Tallinn City Museum
1985  The People of Kihnu Island, Kiek in de Kök, Tallinn City Museum

1984   Sandwiched Landscapes, Kiek in de Kök, Tallinn City Museum

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018  Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) ”Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More", curator Katerina Gregos (forthcoming)
2017  Mediating Space – Cartographies of Madrid and Tallinn, curators Stefano Carnelli, Pablo Conejo and Mattias Malk, Deptford X Gallery, London
2017
   Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Green Hall, Telliskivi Creative City, Tallinn
2016   Kumu Hits. Contemporary Art from the Collection of the Art Museum of Estonia, curators Kati Ilves, Eha Komissarov, Annika Räim, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
2015   From Explosion to Expanse. Estonian Contemporary Photography 1991 - 2015, curator Anneli Porri, Tartu Art Museum
2015   Cool Water. A comparative insight into art photography in the Baltics during the transition period, curator Tanja Muravskaja, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
2015   1995, curators Anders Härm & Hanno Soans, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2014   Black House. Notes on Architecture, curator Anders Härm, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2013   Where You End, I Begin, curator Anneli Porri, Tartu Art House
2010   Kunst macht frei – Contemporary Estonian Art, curators Gabriella Uhl & Reet Varblane. Janus Pannonius Museum, Pécs, Hungary 
2007   Continuous Past. Signs of the Soviet Era in Recent Estonian Art, curator Anu Allas, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn
2004   In Exile. 13th Tallinn Print Triennial, Rotermann Salt Storage, Art Museum of Estonia
2000  Duchamp’s Suitcase, curator Heie Treier, Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, Bristol, UK
1999   Private Views, Institute of Contemporary Art Dunaujvaros, Hungary
1998   Private Views: spaces and gender in contemporary art from Britan and Estonia, curators Mare Tralla & Pam Skelton, Rotermann Salt Storage, Art Museum of Estonia
1998   Out of the Shadow, Wellington B Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, USA
1997  Hortus Hostium, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
1996   Archeology of Dreams, Panevezis Art Hall, Lithuania
1996   The Inner Circle, Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia
1996   A Few Ways of Life: Estonian Photo-based Art of the Early Capitalism, Krajanské Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
1996   Estonia as a Sign, Annual exhibition of the Soros Centre of Contemporary Art, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
1994   B – Valokuvataidetta Baltiasta, Finnfoto Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1993   Borderlands. Contemporary photography from the Baltic States, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow; Impressions Gallery York, Wolverhampton, Kirkaldy Art Museum, Hull, all UK
1993   The Memory of Images, StadtGalerie Kiel, Germany; Rostock Art Hall, Berlinische Galerie/ Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; Hotel Latvia Art Center, Riga; Gdansk Academy of Fine Art;
1992   Images from Borderlands, Saaremaa Fotofestival, Museum of Saaremaa, Estonia
1992   Baltic Photography, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
1991   Contemporary Russian and Baltic Photography, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, USA
1991   Estonian Photographers, Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
1989   Photographes Estoniens, Centre Culturel Jean Jaurés de Nevres, France
1989   Confused Times, Lahti, Tampere, Finland

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017  Six Objective Views, Photography Museum, Tallinn
2004   Fantastic Realism, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
2002   New Beautiful Life, Estonian Artists’ Association Annual exhibition, Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn
2000   Scratched Legends: Estonian Photography 1960-2000, co-curator Mari Laanemets, Mai Mano Gallery, Budapest
1998   OUT '98, installation and performance festival in Tallinn Old City, co-curator Piret Räni, Tallinn
1997   Inventory in the Museum of Aesthetics, Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn
1997   Invasion. Saaremaa Biennial,  co-curator Peeter Linnap, Saaremaa Museum, Kuressaare, Estonia
1995  Fabrique d’Historire. Saaremaa Biennial, co-curator Peeter Linnap, Saaremaa Museum, Kuressaare
1989   How to Portrait the Estonian?, Museum of Photography, Tallinn City Museum
1988   Baltic Triennial of Young Photographers, A.H.Tammsaare Museum, Tallinn

AWARDS
2004 13th Tallinn International Print Triennial, Diploma
1998 Eve Kiiler, Kristjan Raud Annual Arts Award, for curatorial work of Invasion. Saaremaa Biennial 1997
1995 Estonian Cultural Endowment, Annual Award for Curatorial work of Fabrique d'Histoire. Saaremaa Biennial 1995

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Kumu Art Museum, Estonian Art Museum
Museum of Estonian Architecture
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago
Funen Council Art Collection, Denmark

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EDUCATION
2006 -     Doctoral studies at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture, Helsinki
2001 - 2003 Goldsmiths College, London University, MA in Cultural Studies. MA thesis "Representing the Real in the photography of Boris Mikhailov" (supervisor Prof. Scott Lash)
1980 - 1986 Estonian State Art Institute, Interior architecture and furniture design

WORK IN ART EDUCATION
2015 – ... Tallinn University, Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School, Lecturer
2014 – 2015 Tallinn University, Institute of Fine Arts, Assistant
2011 – 2012 Tallinn University, Institute of Fine Arts, Art education methodologist
2006 - 2010  Archimedes Foundation grant for doctoral studies in Aalto University, Helsinki
2003 – 2005 Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Fine Arts, Professor of photography
1998 – 2003 Estonian Academy of Arts, Head of Photography Center, photography course leader
1994 – 1998 Estonian Academy of Arts, Photography Center, assistant, part-time lecturer

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Kiiler, Eve; Musneckiene, Edita; Vitola, Ilze. (2015). Art Education in the Baltic Countries: Approaches to Contemporary Art and Visual Culture. In: Anette Göthlund, Helene Illeris, Kirstine W. Thrane (Ed.). EDGE: 20 Essays on Contemporary Art Education, pp. 140−159. Copenhagen: Multivers Academic.
Kiiler, Eve (2014). Impacts of the art events as designators of urban spaces in the European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011 programme. In: Hellrand, Maris (Ed.). Culture! Capital. Change? pp. 79−90. Tallinn: Tallinn Creative Hub.
Kiiler, Eve (2014). Tallinn 2011 Euroopa Kultuuripealinna programmi kunstisündmuste mõju avaliku linnaruumi tähistajatena. Hellrand, Maris (Toim.). Kultuur! Pealinn. Muutus? Mõjutusi Euroopa kultuuripealinna aastast Tallinna kultuurielule, lk. 77−90. Tallinn: SA Tallinna Kultuurikatel.
Kiiler, Eve (2012). Visitor Photography in Art Museums and Models of Participation. In: Sederholm, Helena (Ed.). Artbeat, pp. 171−182. Helsinki: Aalto Arts Books.
Kiiler, Eve (2011). Circulation of Museum Visitors' Photographs: from Art Museums to Collaborative Archives. Kūrybos erdvės 15, pp. 58−66.
Kiiler, Eve (2011). Kujutis, mälu ja fiktsioon Baltimaades. Kunst.ee. Estonian Magazine of Art and Visual Culture, 2011/3-4, lk 92−93.
Kiiler, Eve (2008). Noorte kunstnike biennaal ja biennaalimaastike mõõdupuu. Kunst.ee. Estonian Magazine of Art and Visual Culture, 2008/2, lk 12−15.
Kiiler, Eve (2008). Vaatajate valik. Kunst.ee. Estonian Magazine of Art and Visual Culture, 2008/4, lk 46−53.
Kiiler, Eve (2006). Histories. Inta Ruka. In: Bush, Kate & Sladen, Mark (Ed.). In the Face of History: European Photographers in the 20th Century, pp. 244−245. London: Black Dog Publishing.
Kiiler, Eve (2005). W2LO : Welcome to London. Cheese, Estonian Photography Magazine 13, pp. 34−39.
Kiiler, Eve (2003). Firmad ja fiktsioonid. Kunst.ee. Estonian Magazine of Art and Visual Culture, 2003/1, lk 36−48.