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  1. Diana Tamane

    born 1986, Riga (LV)

    lives and works in Tartu (EE) 



    2015 – 2016      HISK (Higher Institute for Fine Arts), Ghent, BE (Post-academic)

    2013 – 2014      LUCA School of Arts, Brussels, BE (MA)

    2009 – 2010      Escola Superior Artistica do Porto, PT (ex-change)

    2006 – 2012      Tartu Art College, EE (BA)

    1998 – 2006      Janis Rozentals Riga Art School, LV


    Solo exhibitions

    2018     Commissions (Curator: Evita Goze) ISSP gallery, Riga, LV 

    2017     Maman (Curator: Sasha Pevak) Shuttle 19, Espace 19 Côté Cour, Paris, FR 

    2017     Sensitive Traces, duo with Mark Raidpere, Sint-lukas gallery, Brussels, BE 

    2017     Flower Smuggler (Curator: Lu Mingjun) Surplus Art Space, Wuhan, CN

    2016     Message: 147 of 494, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, LV

    2015     Typology of Touch, Tartu Art House, EE

    2013     From my family album II, Y galerii, Tartu, EE

    2012     From my family album, Y galerii, Tartu, EE


    Selected group exhibitions


    Borders of Mind, European Month of Photography, Bratislava, SK

    Female artists from Pallas 1919 – 2019, Gallery Noorus,  Tartu, EE

    SURVIVAL KIT 10.1: Outlands (Curators: Solvita Krese and Inga Lāce, Àngels Miralda), by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, LV


    25 years! Shared histories, shared storiesFotomuseum Winterthur, CH 

    Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More (Curator: Katerina Gregos) RIBOCA, Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, LV 

    Borderline (Curator: Peeter Talvistu) Valga Museum Gallery, EE

    Viewing and reading room, Kogo gallery, Tartu, EE

    The Opposing Shore (Curators: Sasha Pevak & Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou) Les Abords, Brest, FR 

    Seeking the latest in photography, Riga Photography Biennial, LV 

    VIDEOARTE AGORA VIDEOARTE (Curators: Anna Bella Geiger & Fernando Cocchiarale), A Gentil Carioca gallery, Rio de Janeiro, BR


    EXTENSION.LV (Curator: Kristina Romanova), National centre for Contemporary Art, Nizhnii Novgorod, RU

    Close to me (Curators: Lindley Warren & Roxi Pop) National Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, RO

    Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Telliskivi Loomelinnak, Tallinn, EE

    The Opposing Shore (Curators: Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou & Sasha Pevak) CCI Fabrika, Moscow, RU

    EXTENSION.LV (Curator: Kristina Romanova), Victoria gallery, Samara, RU

    EXTENSION.LV (Curator: Kristina Romanova), Triumph gallery, Moscow, RU

    The City, My Studio/ The City, My Life (Curator: Philippe Van Cauteren), Kathmandu Trienniale, NP


    The Empty Fox Hole (Curator: Philippe Van Cauteren), HISK, Ghent, BE

    Promised Light (Curator: Tanel Rander), Tartu Art House, Tartu, EE

    Tallers Oberts Poblenou, Hangar, Barcelona, ES

    Coming People 2016, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE

    HISK Open Studios, HISK, Ghent, BE

    The moving image: HISK, De studio, Antwerp, BE

    Wide angle II, Tartu Art Museum, EE


    The Silent Dimension (Curator: Filip Luyckx) Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Leuven, BE

    And no matter that the phone is ringing, CCI Fabrika, Moscow, RU

    HISK Open Studios, HISK, Ghent, BE

    HISK artist 2015, Art Brussels, BE


    Another dream, another sense, another mind (Curator: Filip Luyckx) Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Leuven, BE

    Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Telliskivi Loomelinnak,Tallinn, EE

    Young Artists 2014 (Curator: Filip Luyckx) Sint Lukas Gallery, Brussels, BE

    Väljasõit rohelisse. Tartu 1860–2014 (Curator: Peeter Talvistu) Tallinn Art Hall, EE

    Master Photography Exhibition, Tagcity, Brussels, BE

    Connecting Points/ Poper Magazine, Kanepes Culture Center, Riga, LV


    Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Telliskivi Loomelinnak, Tallinn, EE

    Losers (Curator: Peeter Talvistu), Tartu Art Museum, EE


    Cross time, (Curator: Peeter Linnap), Gallery Noorus, Tartu, EE

    Middle Town, Depo, Istanbul, TR

    Portucale, Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, LV

    Cross time (Curator: Peeter Linnap), Prospekto galerija, Vilnius, LT

    Middle Town, Art House, Trabzon, TR

    OMG! See teeb pilti, kui ma siia vajutan (Curator: Sirla) Gallery Noorus, Tartu, EE


    Grants, scholarship, awards

    2019   Winner of Kim? Residency Award 2019, Artport, Tel Aviv, LV/IL

    2018   Plat(t)form 2018, Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH

    2017   Development grant from the Flemish Government, Ministry of Culture, BE

    2017   Winner of the Riga Photography Biennial Award 2018, LV

    2017   Estonian Photographic Art Fair Acquisition Fund (Outset Estonia), EE

    2016   .tiff magazine, Young Belgian Talent, FotoMuseum (FoMu), Antwerp, BE

    2016   Winner of the ‘Friends of the S.M.A.K. Prize’, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE

    2015   Grant from Estonian Ministry of Culture, EE

    2011   Scholarship from Nordic Digital AS, EE


    Artist talks, presentation

    2018    Studio visit by Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center, Tartu, EE

    2018    Contemporary Geographies. To Map Places, Experiences and Ideas, International Summer School by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Kuldiga, LV

    2018    DIP Talks, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels, BE 

    2018    May contain: Goods from the Road, Rundum, Tallinn, EE

    2017    ISSP School, Riga, LV

    2017    Kathmandu Triennale, NP

    2016    .tiff TALKS, FoMu, Antwerp, BE



    2019     Artport, Tel-Aviv, IL

    2016     Hangar, Barcelona, ES



    2015     Gabriel Paiuk: Space, sound and instances of media,  Herculeslab, Ghent, BE

2015     Michel Schöpping: Movement in Sound, Space and Image,  Herculeslab, Ghent, BE

    2014     Broomberg & Chanarin, FOMU, Antwerp, BE

    2013     Elina Brotherus: Contemporary Self-portraits, ISSP, Kuldiga, LV

    2012     Bas Vroege and Hans van der Meer: Middle Town project, ISSP, Trabzon, TR

    2011     Arno Rafael Minkkinen, ISSP, Kuldiga, LV

    2010     Adriana Lestido, PHOTO ESPANA, Madrid, ES

    2008     Tomas Agat Blonski, ISSP, Ludza, LV