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 in Arles in 2014, exhibited at the Festival Photo de Mer in Vannes in 2015, at the Museum 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 National Museum of Estonia, 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 Orsay Museum 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.
(photo, Karina Mesarošová)