• BIOGRAPHY








    Selected shows: 

    2019 Suoja/Shelter Festival-Laboratory. Free Arts Space (Helsinki, FI), co-curator, organizer

    2019 Kuryohin Prize Exhibition (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2019 Group You Are What You Eat. Krakow Photo Month. Galeria Bunkier Sztuki (Krakow, PL) Curator: Natasha Cristia
    2019 Transeurope Project (transeurope.eu) 
    2019 Group Riga Photomonth (Riga, LV) 
    2018 Group Barbarians. Mamuta Art and Media Center (Jerusalem, ISR)
    2018 Personal Spinebone Soup and Stuffed Rabbits. Fotoforum Gallery (Innsbruck, AT)  
    2018 Group In-side Out. Center for Book Arts (New-York, USA) Curator: Caroline Nagar
    2018 Personal Habitat vol.1. Museum of Impossible Forms (Helsinki, Vantaa, Fi) Curators: Anna Bitkina, Maria Veits
    2018 Group Suoja/Shelter Festival-Laboratory. Free Arts Space (Helsinki, FI) 
    2018 Group Kuvan Kevat. Project Room Gallery (Helsinki, Fi) 
    2018 Group Red May. Alkovi Gallery (Helsinki, FI) 
    2018 Group Open Museum. Electromuseum (Moscow, RU) 
    2017 Group Presence Festival. Berthold Center (St. Petersburg, RU) 
    2017 Group Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum (Athens, GR) 
    2017 Group Animal Logic. The Exhibition Laboratory (Helsinki, FI) 
    2017 Group Photobookfest. Br. Lumier Center of Photography (Moscow, RU) 
    2017 Personal Empty Expectations. The Exhibition Laboratory (Helsinki, FI) 
    2016 Group Listhus (Akureyri, ISL) 
    2016 Personal One or Two Approaches to a Landscape (Ólafsfjörður, ISL) 
    2015 Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (Tbilisi, GA) 
    2015 Group Grandprix Fotofestival (Lodz, PL) 
    2015 Group Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum (Athens, GR) 
    2015 PhotoEspana books (Madrid, ES) 
    2015 Group The Brownian Motion Experience. Br. Lumier Center of Photography (Moscow, RU) 
    2014 Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (Tbilisi, GA) 
    2014 Group Openborder Festival (Amsterdam, NL) 
    2014 Group. Impressed. Loft Taiga (St. Petersburg, RU) 
    2014 Group Institute.Production (Kazan, RU) 
    2013 Group Young Russian Photographers (RU) 
    2013 Group Fotofilmic festival (Vancouver, CA) 
    2013 Group Age of Consent (St. Petersburg, RU)
    Awards and Grants: 
    2019 Helsinki City Project Grant (FI)
    2019 SKR Project Grant (FI)
    2019 TAIKE Project Grant (FI)
    2018 TAIKE mobility (FI)

    2018 AIR- Artist in Residence Krems (AT) 

    2018 Kuno Express 

    2017 STEP Grant (NL)

    2017 The Russian Photounion Prize (RU) 

    2017 Photobookfest shortlist (Moscow, RU) 

    2017 UNIARTS Grant (FI) 

    2016 The Russian Photounion Prize (RU) 

    2016 Dummy Awards Kassel shortlist (GER) 

    2015 Skammdegi Artist-in-Residence Prize (ISL) 

    2014 Gomma Photography Grant (UK) 

    2013 The Russian Photounion Prize (RU) 

    2013 Kuryohin Prize shortlist (RU)  

    Books: 

    2018 - Spinebone Soup and Stuffed Rabbits, private publishing, 94 pages 

    2016 - Roads Closed, private publishing, 70 pages 

    2015 - Empty Expectations, private publishing, 140 pages 

    2014 - Letters for Two, and No-One Else, Dostoevsky Publishing, 162 pages 

    Monograph: 

    2018- Food as structural unit of politics, transmitter of memory, and matter of art, Print Book, 60 Pages 

    Education:

    2016/2018 University of the Arts, Academy of Fine Art, MA in Time and Space Art (Helsinki, FI) 

    2013/2015 Fotodepartament.Institute (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2008/ 2010 Postgraduate in St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Journalism, Theory of Communications Department 

    2002/ 2008 St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Journalism, Visual Journalism Department, graduated with honours 

    Residencies, study visits and traineeships: 

    2018 AIR- Artist in Residence Krems, AT 

    2018 - Transeurope Helsinki Portfolio Review 

    2017-2019 Mentorship Programme UNIARTS with Angela Rosenberg and Pilvi Takala 

    2018 - Cassis AIR in Cassis, FR 

    2017 - Somos Arts Residency in Berlin, GER 

    2017 - UNIARTS Residency in Berlin, GER 

    2015 - 2016 Artist-in-Residence (Scammdegi Awards) in Listhus, ISL 

    2015 - Portfolio-Review during the FotoFesival/ Lodz, PL 

    - Portfolio-Review during the IPPR run by Fotodepartament/ St. Petersburg, RU 

    - Portfolio-Review during the Kaunas PhotoFesival/ Kaunas, LIT 

    - Portfolio-Review in The Finnish Museum of Photography 

    2013-2015 studying in Fotodepartament.Institute (Overcoming the Photography - the master course 

    by Nadezhda Sheremetova; Postgraduate Photography - the master course by Nadezhda Sheremetova) 

    2013 - The workshop with Jaap Scheeren/ St. Petersburg, RU 

    2012 - Photography residence in Zarechny, RU 

    2012 - Portfolio-Review in frames of Nordic Photography experience/ St. Petersburg, RU 

    2011 - 2012 Handprinting study in St. Petersburg Workshops, RU 

    Work experience: 

    2018 - internship in FLUSS- Society for the promotion of photo- and media-art (Wolkersdorf, AT) 

    2018 - co-founder, co-curator, organizer of the Suoja/ Shelter Festival-Laboratory (Helsinki, FI) 

    2017 - internship in the Aalto Pavilion of the Venice Biennale (Venice, IT) 

    2014 - 2016 - freelance organiser of cultural events (together with Fotodepartament) (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2014 - 2016 - educator at the St. Petersburg State University, the Design Faculty (St. Petersburg, RU)

    2014 - 2016 - art critic and journalist on Photographer.ru and Aroundart.com (RU) 

    2011-2016 - documentary/ reportage photographer (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2012-2014 - exhibition director and curator in Tkachi Exhibition Space (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    Publications:

    Landscape Stories Magazine #30 (2019);

    Transeuropephoto Magazine (2019);

    YLE.fi (May, 2018);

    The Moscow Times (March 8, 2018);

    Colta.ru (Sep 20, 2017);

    The Village (Oct 6, 2017);

    Calvert Journal (Jan 11, 2017);

    GUP Magazine #48 (Feb 2016);

    Calvert Journal (Oct 14, 2016);

    Calvert Journal (March 2, 2015);

    Colta.ru (Jan 21, 2015);

    Gup Magazine (Jan 28, 2015); 

    DOC! PhotoMagazine #31 (Jan 2015), p. 58- 63;

    PhosMag (Nov 5, 2015);

    Witty Magazine #5 (2015);

    Kommersant.Weekend (March 5, 2015), p. 56;

    Discovery (Nov 14, 2015); 

    Prism Magazine #22 (Nov 26, 2015), cover p. 46-59;

    Musee Mag #13 (Nov 20, 2015), p. 368;

    Phorographer.ru (2014-2015);

    Aroundart.org (2015 - 2015);

    Calvert Journal (June 13, 2014);

    The Guardian (Jun 16, 2014);

    LensCulture (2014);

    Archivo Zine (2013);

    Resource Magazine (Oct 16, 2013);

    OSE (2013).