Kirke Kangro

Kirke Kangro (b. 1975) is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, professor and the Dean of Fine Arts, at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Kangro has been known for her installations and sculptures, her characteristic black and gloomy use of form. Since 1994, Kangro has taken part in exhibitions in Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia and the Netherlands and symposia in Estonia, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Belgium, Germany, England, Japan and China. She is a member of the Estonian Artists' Association and the Sculptors' Association, and has been a member of the Council of the Estonian Artists' Association since 2013. One of her recent curatorial work was a group exhibition called „Terra Incognita: Familiar Infinity” at the KUMU Art Museum which was a special extension of the Riga Sculpture Quadriennal 2016. She has been awarded with the Estonian Culture Endowment year prize for curating "Revenge" in 2010, and also the Estonian Culture Endowment scholarship in 2008 and 2011.