Maria Kapajeva is an artist from Estonia who works and lives in London, UK. Her work has been shown internationally including the most recent shows at Chobi Mela VIII in Bangladesh, at Auckland Photography Festival in New Zealand and the exhibition ‘The Space Around Me’ at Tartu Art Museum in Estonia. Maria was commissioned by The Photographers’ Gallery for their Olympic project ‘The World in London’ in 2012 and by The Harn Art Museum (USA) for the duo exhibition ‘he, she, me’. Last year she was selected for three monthArt Residency ‘Bridge Guard’ in Slovakia where she worked on ideas around borders. Maria works on a new project at ‘FATHOM’ Residency at Four Corners & Film in London with the final exhibition in the end of October, 2015. Maria Kapajeva’ is an Estonian artist whose photographic work has developed at an exciting pace from itscollaborative beginnings using various means such as installation, quilts, digital collage, portraiture in which to consider women’s identity, challenging tradition and old values in today’s globalised economy.