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About

Tiiu Meiner is an Estonian curator and writer based in Rotterdam, NL. 

Working at the intersection of large and small-scale institutions, her practice takes form through curating, public discussions, poetry, essay writing and film. 

IG: @isityoutiiu

CV (TO BE UPDATED)

Exhibitions 

Curating 

2022 (Upcoming) - CURATOR Young Curator at Garage Rotterdam

2021 - CURATOR Splintered Thoughts and Fragile Plots, Noorderlicht International Photo Festival

2020 - CURATOR A Firefly Sit on an Electric Fence Reflecting on Light, Roodkapje

2020 - EDITOR  ..., might delete later, Dutch Design Week

2020 - CURATOR Don't Avoid What is Easy, Vabaduse Gallerii, Tallinn 

2019 - PERFORMANCE & CURATOR I Know That You Know (that they know that we might know): De Fabriek, Eindhoven

2019 - CO-CURATOR Film Posters from the Last Century: Tallinn Film Museum, Tallinn

Showing

2020 - FILM Carry on, and so on and so on, Geo-Design Sand: Building Blocks of Modernity, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven

2020 - INSTALLATION Print & Play Exhibition: Online

2019 - PERFORMANCE GS19, Design Academy Graduation Show: Campina, Eindhoven

2019 - PERFORMANCE Maastricht Museum Night: Bureau Europa, Maastricht

2018 -  INSTALLATION Peace and Justice: De Electriciteitsfabriek, The Hague

2018 - PERFORMANCE Facebook Bingo, Data Embassy, Dutch Design Week: Eindhoven

2017 - PERFORMANCE Goldsmiths Degree Show, Goldsmiths University of London: London

Talks:

2020 - PANEL MODERATOR

Illuminating the Black Box: The Arena GS20

with Elsa Rambaud, Jorim Theuns, Pete Fung, Bogomir Doringer and Lenka Hamosova

2020 - PANEL MODERATOR

Abandoning Nature?: The Arena GS20

with Hannah Segerkrantz, Charly Blödel, Ignacio Subias, Madeleine Oltra, Dean Bowen, Rebecca Lewin and Carla Khater

2019 - Q&A HOST

Silent Memories: Eindhoven Film Festival

2019 - PANEL MODERATOR 

Design and Media: The Arena, GS19
with Yuri Veerman, Andrea Karch, Martina Huyn from Cream on Chrome, Julia Romanowska, and Ines Glowania

2018 - PANEL MODERATOR 

Culturally Entangled Artefacts: The Arena, GS18
with Amanda Pinatih, Nadine Botha, Simon Ballen Baturo and Pascale Theron

2018 - PANEL MODERATOR

Design and Human Rights: The Arena, GS18
with Joseph Grima, Ravi Naidoo, Maxime Benvenuto and Bernhard Lenger

2018 - PANEL MODERATOR

Curating in the Age of the Internet: The Arena, GS18
with Charles Esche, Martina Muzi, Agata Jaworska, Mikaela Steby-Stenfalk and Delany Boutkan

Publications

2020 - Conspiring to Curate Conspiracy Theories: Running Dog

2020 - She's Still Home: Grandmother Project

2018 - Post-humanism: Trends at Dutch Design Week 2017 Good Design for a Bad World/Dezeen 

2017 - The Morality of the Archive: Interview with Annette Behrens Memories of the Future/Open Set 2017 

2017 - Virtual Sentiment / CANARY Publication

Content Production

2020 - ARENA: Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show

2019 - Design Research Podcast: Knowledge Circle 

2019 - ARENA: Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show

2018 - ARENA: Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show

Educational Workshops

2020 - Intuitive Writing Workshops: Critical Inquiry Lab,  Online

2019 - What if I Don't Care: Athens, Greece

2019 - The Fragility of Truth: Masters Open Day, Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands

2019 - How to Do Conspiracy Theories: Digital Dilemmas - the Architecture of Trust,  Bureau Europa, Maastricht

Education

2020

Visiting Student: If I Can't Dance I Don't Want to Be a Part of Your Revolution/ University of the Underground in the Cloud

University of the Underground, Amsterdam

2017 - 2019

MA Design Writing & Curating
Design Academy Eindhoven

2014 - 2017

BA Media & Communications

Goldsmiths, University of London

Summer 2016

Exchange IBCOM

Erasmus University of Rotterdam

2012-2014

International Baccalaureate

Birkerød Gymnasium, Denmark

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