Laura Kuusk lives and works in Tallinn. She has studied at Annecy Higher Art School (DSRA, 2014), Estonian Academy of Arts (MA in photography, 2008) and
Tartu University (BA in semiotics and cultural theory, 2005). She has done exchange studies at Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III University (2003).
Kuusk mainly uses photography, video and installation mediums in her work. Most of her works are connected to recycling anthropological visual (found) materials. Her latest works address the identity construction and its’ links to visual intertextual materials.
Her works are part of different collections (CAME – Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia; S. B. du Veyrier’ private collection in France; different private collections in Estonia and France).
Kuusk is the lauréat of Édouard Barbe’i price on 2014. She has participated at different artist residencies such as Summerlake (Annecy 2011.a.); Hard Work Residency (2009)
Veranda (St. Martin d’Hères 2010.a.), Young European Artists’ Residency (Montrouge, 2008) and has created an artist residency Résidence du Coup (with Camille Laurelliga, 2009-2011).
Kuusk is the initiator and curator of Loop art center (2009-2014). She is a member of the art collective OUI (2009-2015) and a member of several professional unions (Association AAA, Union of Estonian Photography Artists and Estonian Artists Union).
Amongst her latest exhibitions are “Image Drain” at Tallinn Art Hall (2017, curated by Anthea Buys) and personal show “Flatland” at Positiiv Gallery (2016). She has initiated an ongoing series of events – Silent Sessions – together with Camille Laurelli.