• BIOGRAPHY







    Selected shows: 

    2018 Personal Spinebone Soup and Stuffed Rabbits (Innsbruck, At) 

    2018 Group In-side Out (New-York, USA) 

    2018 Personal Habitat vol.1. (Helsinki, Vantaa, Fi) 

    2018 Group Shelter Festival (Helsinki, Fi) 

    2018 Group Kuvan Kevat (Helsinki, Fi) 

    2018 Group Red May (Helsinki, Fi) 

    2018 Group Open Museum. Electromuseum (Moscow, RU) 

    2017 Group Presence Festival (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2017 Group Athens Photo Festival (GR) 

    2017 Group Animal Logic (Helsinki, FI) 

    2017 Group Photobookfest (Moscow, RU) 

    2017 Personal Empty Expectations (Helsinki, FI) 

    2016 Group Listhus (ISL) 

    2016 Personal One or Two Approaches to a Landscape (ISL) 

    2015 Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GA) 

    2015 Group Lodz Fotofestival (PL) 

    2015 Group Athens Photo Festival (GR) 

    2015 PhotoEspana books (ES) 

    2015 Group The Brownian Motion Experience (Moscow, RU) 

    2014 Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GA) 

    2014 Group Openborder Festival (Amsterdam, NL) 

    2014 Group at Loft Taiga Impressed (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: 

    2018 AIR- Artist in Residence Krems (At) 

    2018 Kuno Express 

    2017 STEP Grant 

    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 (GE) 

    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, Finland) 

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

    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, Austria 

    2018 - Transeurope Helsinki Portfolio Review 

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

    2018 - Cassis AIR in Cassis, France 

    2017 - Somos Arts Residency in Berlin, Germany 

    2017 - UNIARTS Residency in Berlin, Germany 

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

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

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

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

    - 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, Russia 

    2012 - Photography residence in Zarechny, Russia. Working on the documentary project 

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

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

    Work experience: 

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

    2018 - founder, curator, organiser of the “Shelter” festival (Helsinki, Finland) 

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

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

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

    2011-2016 working as a documentary/ reportage photographer (St. Petersburg, Russia) 

    2012-2014 - exhibition director and curator in Tkachi exhibition space (St. Petersburg, Russia) 

    Publications:

    Resource Magazine

    Archivo Zine 

    Calvert Journal 

    The Guardian 

    Colta.ru 

    Gup Magazine 

    DOC! PhotoMagazine 

    PhosMag 

    Witty Magazine 

    Prism Magazine

    Musee Mag

    Discovery

    OSE