Paul Kuimet

b. 1984
lives and works in Tallinn
2014 Estonian Academy of Arts, Liberal arts MA
2011 Estonian Academy of Arts, Photography BA
2009 - 2010     University of Art and Design Helsinki, Photography
2006 - 2007     Baltic Film and Media School, Film and Video
2005 - 2006      University of East London, Film and Video
Estonian Artists‘ Association, since 2012
Estonian Union of Photography Artists, since 2011
2016 Perpendicular, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM), Tallinn
2016 Late Afternoon, Tallinn City Gallery
2016 Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels
2013 Notes on Space. Photos by Paul Kuimet, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
2012 Not necessarily so. (with Laura Toots), Temnikova & Kasela gallery, Tallinn
2012 Clouds and Waves (with Mikko Rikala), Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn
2011 Viewfinders, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn
2010 Not Necessarily So (with Laura Toots), Hofberg 10, Linz
2010 In Vicinity, Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn
2017 The Archeology of the Screen. The Estonian Example, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, curated by Eha Komissarov
2017 Image Drain, Tallinn Photomonth 2017, Tallinn Art Hall, curated by Anthea Buys
2017 Perpendicular, solo presentation by Foku at Poppositions Art Fair, Brussels
2016 Momentary Monumentality, Kilometre of Sculpture 2016, Rakvere, curated by Anna Virtanen
2016 The Baltic Pavilion. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2016
2015 From Explosion to Expanse. Estonian Contemporary Photography 1991–2015,
Tartu Art Museum, curated by Anneli Porri
2015 KOHATU, Kunda Tsemendimuuseum / Valga Kultuurikeskuse Galerii / Raplamaa Kaasaegse Kunsti Keskus, curated by Marten Esko & Anders Härm
2014 KOHATU, Saaremaa Kunstistuudio galerii, Kuressaare, curated by Marten Esko & Anders Härm
2014 Black House. Notes on Architecture, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn, curated by Anders Härm

2014 Archeological Festival - A 2nd hand history and improbable obsessions,
Tartu Art Museum, curated by Maria Arusoo

2014 Shifting Identities, MACRO Testaccio, Rome, 
curated by Ludovico Pratesi 

2014 Viewfinders. Contemporary Baltic and Nordic Photography, 
Riga Art Space,
curated by Inga Brūvere
2013, Where You End, I Begin, Tartu Art House, kuraator Anneli Porri
2013 Köler Prize 2013, exhibition of nominees, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn
2012 And So On And So Forth, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia,
curated by Margit Säde Lehni
2011 After Socialist Statues, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia,
curated by Rael Artel
2010 Welcome to the Machine!, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
curated by Marco Laimre
2009 NU PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL III: Recycle Pop, Kanuti Gildi saal, Tallinn
curated by Anders Härm
2009 Esemed, ruum, seisundid, Y-galerii, Tartu, Estonia,
curated by Margot Kask & Krista Mölder
2009 Alternative Nation: Young Art From Estonia, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Maria Juur & Dr. Phil Edwards
2009 INTER FENSTER TOP 5, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia, curated by Johnson ja Johnson
2009 INTER FENSTER, Gallery of Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia,
curated by Marco Laimre
2008 I See You Looking At Me, Evald Okas‘ Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
curated by Marge Monko
2008 Keppi ja keeksi, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia,
curated by Pille Jüriso
2017 Exposure; Toronto International Film Festival programme Wavelengths, curated by Erik Martinson (upcoming)
2017 Notes on Space in Kassel, billboard project in public space, Kassel
2016 2060; Kumu Art Film Festival (KuFF)
2015 Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida; series of cover photography for the Estonian edition; Estonian Academy of Arts
2015 Michel Houellebecq, The Map and the Territory; artworks & videoprojection for the stage, director Juhan Ulfsak; The Estonian Drama Theater
2015 Study for 'Modern present now past', Rundum Artist-Run Space, Lootsi 15, Tallinn
2014–2016 Selected photographs from the series Notes on Space, Office of the President of Estonia, Tallinn
2014 Arhitektuur ja mitte päris, lecture for Estonian Centre of Architecture, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM), Tallinn
2010 Untitled, installation in public space next to Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
2018 WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels (upcoming)
2015 Väino Tanner Foundation, Mazzano Romano, Italy
2014 Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
2010 Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria
2016 The Annual Prize of the Cultural Endowment's Foundation for Fine and Applied Arts
2016 Artist grant, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2014 Artist grant, Cultural Endowment of Estonia
2013 Culture scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Culture
2012 Sadolin Art Award
2011 Wiiralt scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Culture 

Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels
The Carousel Collection
Private collections in Estonia