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BIRGIT PÜVE
PHOTOGRAPHY
25/5/2017
My new solo exhibition 'Kynö'  in a small intimate museum of Estonian island
Kihnu is up now! I have worked on the tiny island from time to time for couple of years and the exhibition is one of the results of that work. Please take time to get there, the island is worth it.  

20/3/2017

Alexander Smith, USA's NBC News reporter, visited Latvian town Rezekne lately to do a story in the Baltics. I was assigned to illustrate the story and the full content is live on NBC News here.

8/3/2017
I am happy and astonished to find myself among these wonderful photographers!
LENSCULTURE's 30 FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHERS TO WATCH.

10/06/2016
Italian
Internazionale published 'Estonian Documents'.

24/11/2015
Today's
The Guardian features my ongoing project 'Estonian Documents'.

31/7/2015
In The Guardian among 10 of the best photographers documenting post-Soviet life, look more
here.

4/7/2015
Project 'Estonian Documents' featured in
The Calvert Journal.

1/7/2015
The Calvert Journal made a list of 29 women photographers picturing the new east. I am honoured to be among these 29. Thank you, Anastasiia Fedorova!

9/3/2015
'By the Lake' featured on
LensCulture. The series will be also on show during Photo London at the end of May in Somerset House, London.

7/11/2014
'Braian and Ryan' featured in TIME Lightbox by Olivier Laurent.

7/9/2014
I am so excited to be one of the shortlisted photographers for
THE TAYLOR WESSING PORTRAIT PRIZE 2014! Participating in the award ceremony and the opening of the exhibition in London in November. BBC, The Independent, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Guardian among others also published the news.

1/2014
Lithuanians launched a new magazine called N WIND and I am happy to have my photo on the cover and the project 'Estonian Documents' featured inside.

7/6/2014
Some time ago I was commissioned by the New York based music magazine The Fader to portray producer Inga Copeland for the print issue. See the June/July 2014 issue of The Fader or here.

28/2/2014
For the second year in a row - I was selected as the 1st Prize winner in Estonian Pictures of the Year contest in Portraits category! My warmest thanks to all the twins whom I was happy to portray in the book project and to the publisher Hea Lugu.

7/2/2014
Good news! The photobook of twins and triplets was selected among the 25 Best Designed Books in 2013! Thanks to the designer Marje Eelma and all the lovely people who helped the book to come true!
Winning books will travel to Leipzig and Frankfurt in Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden.

12/12/2013
My photobook of identical twins and triplets, 'Elada mitmuses', is out now! You can purchase it here (Estonia) and here (elsewhere).

27/11/2013
I am happy to let you know that my solo exhibition 'By The Lake' in Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum, Russia, is open from November 27! Press release available here. And some more here.

28/9/2013
Series 'By the Lake' was chosen into the group exhibition of Estonian photographic art 1992-2013 in Tartu Art House. Curated by Anneli Porri, the exhibition offer a perspective on Estonian contemporary photographic art, focusing on space and the perception of environment. More information here.

28/4/2013
Spending upcoming weeks in New York, USA.

11/3/2013I am taking part in Amber Road Show, a group exhibition organized by FLUSS in the Castle of Wolkersdorf, Austria, in May 2013.

9/2/2013
I will be giving lectures at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Open Academy, until the end of May 2013.

12/11/2012
Selected works of ISSP 2012 are featured in today's GUP Magazine (NL). My exhibition images from the series 'Cosmogony' is included to the portfolio.

7/8/2012
I am selected as a Spectrum Emerging Talent, that is a new initiative of The Sunday Times Magazine's photo editors! My ongoing series 'Estonian Documents' is featured in The Sunday Times Magazine's Beyond Spectrum.

29/6/2012
There will be an expanded screening of THE FENCE photo exhibition today in Photoville in Brooklyn, New York. My series 'By The Lake' is included.

6/6 2012
Latvian Foto Kvartals published my portfolio and a short interview today in Porfolio section. Many thanks to Arnis Balcus!

24/5/2012
I am selected to ISSP in Kuldiga, Latvia, this year. All the selected participants are listed here.

27/12/2011
Photograph 'Irja' became part of the collection of Estonian Theatre and Music Museum.

28/11/2011
Ogoniok magazine, based in Moscow, published my series 'By The Lake' in today's issue, November 28th 2011.

19/9/2011
Nicotine Magazine (USA) features my series '21st Century Estonians' in September Issue.

10/05/2011
I am really happy to say, that I am one of the selected photographers in PDN Photo Annual 2011, USA. PDN Magazine will publish my image of twins representing the series 'By The Lake' in special edition of Photo Annual 2011 in June. All the winning entries of the contest are seen here.

30/04/2011
Magazine GEO published my series 'By The Lake' in May 2011.

15/04/2011
Camera Obscura blog/magazine published my portrait diptychs from the series 'By the Lake' with my written text about it. See here.

3/12/2010
For a while ago I photographed two writers Hedi Rosma and Viivi Luik for the book 'The Book I Am'. The book is out now and you can purchase it in the bookstores from December 9th, 2010.

17/11/2010
Jorg M. Colberg from Conscientious features my series 'By The Lake' on November 16th 2010 in section of 'European Contemporary Photography'.

15/09/2010
My photos about Russian Orthodox Old Believers closed community will be seen among others during the group exhibition in October 2010 in Perm, State Art Gallery, Russia. The opening is October 9th.

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