Liina SiibEstoniaVisual Arts2016

Liina Siib is a visual artist who lives in Tallinn, Estonia. She holds an M.A. in photography from the Estonian Academy of Arts. The themes of her works range from femininity and social space to different manifestations of people’s everyday practices, to work and leisure time routines. At present her visual research concentrates on the phenomenon of Estonian women migrant workers in Finland. She works with video, installation, photography and performance.


Siib has had many solo exhibitions in Estonia, Germany, Belgium, France, Sweden, Finland and Latvia. Her works have been presented at a number of exhibitions and festivals in Europe, Asia and the USA. In 2011, Siib represented Estonia at the 54th Venice Art Biennale with her project A Woman Takes Little Space. She has curated art and culture projects in Estonia, the UK and Belgium. In 2002–2015, she was the editor of the Estonian Art magazine. Since 2015, she has worked as the Professor of Graphic Art at the Estonian Academy of Arts. She has received the Annual Art Award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia and the annual Kristjan Raud Prize.