Sigrid Viir

b 1979
Lives and works in Tallinn, Estonia
sigrid@72dpi.ee
www.visiblesolutions.eu
www.koridor.tk

Education
2009- Estonian Academy of Arts, photography, MA
2005- 2009 Estonian Academy of Arts, photography, BA
2007-2008 Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Media arts, Prof. Elger Esser (exchange studies)
2000-2005 Estonian Humanitarian Institute, culture theory (unfinished)

Solo exhibitions
2012 Routinecrusher, Wanderlust, Tablebear, ect, Winkelmann Gallery, Curatorial Research Lab, New York
2012 Visible Solutions LLC., B-Gallery, Turku, (together with Taaniel Raudsepp and Karel Koplimets)
2011 Visible Solutions LLC., Monumentalgallery, Tartu, (together with Taaniel Raudsepp and Karel Koplimets)
2010 Corridor, City Gallery, Tallinn, (together with Taaniel Raudsepp)
2010 Visible Solutions LLC., Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, (together with Taaniel Raudsepp and Karel Koplimets)

Group exhibitions
2012 Photoville, Brooklin, New York, organized by United Photo Industries
2012 Manifesta 9, Genk, Limburg, Belgium, curator Cuauhtémoc Medina, associate curators Katerina Gregos, Dawn Ades
2011 Generation of the Place: Image, Memory and Fiction in the Baltics, Tallinn Art Hall, curated by Vytautas Michelkevičius
2011 Köler Prize. Exhibition of Nominees, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2011 Museum Files I: Collected Principles. Contemporary art museum of Estonia, curated by Anders Härm
2011 If it's Part Broke, Half Fix it, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, curated by Margit Säde Lehni
2010 Welcome to the Machine!, EKKM, Tallinn, curated by Marco Laimre
2010 Annex 6. The Politics of the Invisible Hand, ART ISTKUKU NU UT, Y-Gallery, Tartu, curated by Rael Artel
2010 Take Care, Art Festival Cesis, curated by Margit Säde Lehni (Estonia), Daiga Rudzate (Latvia), Virginija Januškevičiuté (Lithuania)
2010 Illusion of Inclusion, Vartai Gallery, Vilnius
2009 (F)akt, Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts
2009 Lendva, Art Depoo, Tallinn
2009 EKKM in Pärnu: When ätituuds become norms vm, Pärnu Art Hall, curated by Marco Laimre and Neeme Külm
2008 Go Public: Pirates 2.0, Karlsruhe
2008 Positions from the HfG, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsuhe, curated by Anna Jermolaewa
2008 Oluline Mahakustuv, Y-Gallery, Tartu
2008 Sommerloch, HfG, Karlsruhe
2008 Up close and personal, Hobusepea and Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn, curated by Marge Monko
2008 Täppidega Tähed Säravad, European Union House, Tallinn, curated by Marco Laimre
2007 Air, Lights and Flying, Tartu Art House
2007 Something is wrong, Estonian Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn: Tartu Art House, curated by Marco Laimre
2007 Consequences and Proposals, Biennale of young artists, Tallinn, curated by Rael Artel and Anneli Porri

Projects
2010 Tallinn Culture Capital, 52 Ideas and Suprises, Moving Citystudio (together with Taaniel Raudsepp)

Residencies
2011 Residency in Art Museum of Estonia KUMU, Visible Solutions LLC (together with Taaniel Raudsepp and Karel Koplimets)

Prizes and Scholarships
2012 Pulse Prize
2011 Köler Prize'i nominee
2009 Wiiralt Scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Culture
2009 Young Artist Award, Faculty of Fine Arts of Estonian Academy of Arts
2007-2008 Erasmus scholarship (Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe)

Books
Concise Visible Solutions, Visible Solutions, 2012

Bibliography

Articles
Sigrid Viir. Postkaart vanavanematele - Cheese no. 26, 2007
Andreas Trossek. Up Close and personal - Cheese no. 31, 2008
Taaniel Raudsepp, Karel Koplimets, Johannes Säre, Sigrid Viir. F(akt) – Cheese no. 34, 2009
Anneli Porri. Follow the Invisible Hand- Studija no: 74, 2010
Andri Ksenofontov. Väliuurimuste andmed Suure Venna evolutsiooni kohta - Sirp, 14.10.2010
Taaniel Raudsepp, Sigrid Viir. Kunstitöötajate hääl. Näituse "Koridor" rahastusskeem - Sirp eri 11.02.2011
Hanno Soans. Kaasaegse kunsti muuseum suurendab panuseid-Köler Prize- Eesti Päevaleht, 07.05.2011
Indrek Grigor. Mis asi on OÜ Visible Solutions? - Sirp, nr: 47, 16.12.2011

Catalogues
Sigrid Viir Works, Temnikova ja Kasela Gallery, 2012
Generation of the Place: Image, Memory and Fiction in the Baltics, edited by Vytautas Michelkevičius, 2011
Tallinn Month of Photography, 2011
If it's Part Broke, Half Fix it. Contemporary art Center (CAC), Vilnius, 2011
ART IST KUKU NU UT, 2010

Memberships
2012 Pulse Art Fair, New York, represented by Temnikova and Kasela Gallery
2011 Member of Estonian Unioin of Photography Artist FOKU (www.foku.ee)