Diana Tamane (Latvia/ Estonia, 1986) was born in Riga, but lives and works in Tartu. Her primary medium of expression is photography, but she also uses video, text, drawings and found objects in her work. Tamane graduated in photography from the Tartu Art College (BA) and the LUCA School of Art in Brussels (MA). She has been an artist-in-residence at HISK in Ghent. She has received the Friends of the S.M.A.K. Prize (2016), Riga Photography Biennial Award (2018), and the residency prize of the Kim? Contemporary Art Center (2019), allowing her to work at the Artport Residency in Tel Aviv. In 2020, APE (Art Paper Editions) published her first book, Flower Smuggler, which was shortlisted for the Paris-Photo Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards and received the Authors Book Award at Les Rencontres d’Arles Book Awards 2020. She has had solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (2022), Kogo gallery (2022), Narva art residency (2021), De Vereniging, S.M.A.K. (2020), ISSP Gallery (2020, 2018), Surplus Art Space (2017), Kim? Contemporary Art Center (2016) and Tartu Art House (2015). Tamane has participated in the Kyiv Biennial (2021), the festival Survival Kit 10.1 (2019), the 1st Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (2018) and the Kathmandu Triennial (2017).