Born in 1980, Jérémie Jung has a degree from the Faculté des Arts Plastiques de Strasbourg and also was trained as a photojournalist at l'EMI-CFD in Paris.
He discovered Estonia in 2011. In 2013 he initiated a long-term project on the island of Kihnu that was screened during the Night of the Year at the Rencontres d'Arles in 2014, exhibited at the Festival Photo de Mer in Vannes in 2015, at the Musée Albert-Kahn in Boulognes-Billancourt (Paris) and at the Boréales Festival in Normandy in 2016. He continued his work on Estonian identities in 2014 with a subject on the Seto culture that led to an exhibition at the Estonian National Museum, then at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris in 2015, and the following year at the Abbaye aux Dames in Caen. He won the ANI-PixTrakk award during the Festival Visa pour l'image in 2017 for his series about Setomaa. In 2018 his work about Kihnu and Setomaa was exhibited at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. His first book on his Estonian work entitled "Au Large du Temps" was published in April 2018 (Imogene Editions).
Since 2013 Jérémie Jung has been a member of the agency, Signatures, maison de photographes.
2017 - Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, 2016 - STERN Grant, 2012 - Audience award from "Les Nuits Photographiques", 2017 - ANI-PixTrakk award
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Kiidi, a Farm beyond the borders
Picture extracted from the series "Kiidi, a Farm beyond the borders" (Kiidi, une ferme aux goûts du monde). A reportage about a French family who volunteers with her four Kids in Estonia during their summer holidays. (2011)
Kihnu, the island of the watch-women
Picture extracted from the series "Kihnu, the island of the watch-women" (Kihnu, l'île des mères veilleuses). A documentary about the small Estonian island of Kihnu, where traditions are mainly kept alive by women. (2013 - 2014)