• BIOGRAPHY







    Education:
    2008 Graduated with honors St. Petersburg State University

    Faculty of Journalism, Department of Visual Journalism

    2010 Postgraduate studies at St. Petersburg State University
    Faculty of Journalism, Department of Theory of Communications
    2010 Additional education: Fund “Petersburg Photo Workshops” 
    2013-2015 Fotodepartament Institute 

    2016-2018 University of the Arts Helsinki MA

     

    Work:

    2011-2016 - documentary/ reportage photographer

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

    2014 - 2016 - art critic and journalist at Photographer.ru and Aroundart.com

    2014 - 2016 - freelance organizer of cultural events (together with Fotodepartament)

    2017 - internship in Aalto Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 


    Exhibitions:

    2011 Personal «Japerture» (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    Group «My Own Wilderness»/ «Photo/ arts Magazine» (Philadelphia, USA). 

    2012 Personal «Difference of Asia» (Budapest, HU) 

    Group on the Festival of Street Photography (Moscow, RU)  

    Group «Young Russian Photographers» (Chelyabinsk, St. Petersburg, RU) 

    Group at Miami Street Festival (Miami, USA) 

    2013 Group «Young Russian Photographers» (RU) 

    Group Fotofilmic festival (Vancouver, CA) 

    Group at Loft Project Etagi (St. Petersburg, RU) 

    2014 Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GA)

    Group at Openborder Festival (Amsterdam, NL) 

    Group at Loft Taiga «Impressed» (books and zines) (St. Petersburg, RU)

    Group Institute.Production (Kazan, RU) 

    2015 Group «Young Russian Photographers» (RU)

    Group Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GA)

    Group Lodz Fotofestival (PL)

    Group Athens Photo Festival (GR)

    PhotoEspana books (ES) Group 

    The Brownian Motion Experience (Moscow, RU) 

    2016 Listhus group (Akureiry, ISL)  Personal “One or Two Approaches to a Landscape” (ISL)  

    2017 Personal  “Empty Expectations” (FI) 

     

    Awards: 

    2013 Kuryohin Prize shortlist (RU)

    2013 The Russian Photounion Prize (RU) 

    2014 Gomma Photography Grant (UK) 

    2015 Skammdegi Artist-in-Residence (ISL) 

    2016 Dummy Kassel shortlist (GE) 

    2016 The Russian Photounion Prize (RU) 

    2017 UNIARTS Grant (FI)

     

    Books:

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

    2015 - Empty Expectations, dummy edition, 140 pages

    2016 - Roads Closed, dummy edition, 70 pages


    Residencies and portfolio-reviews:

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

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

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

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

    2013-2015 studing in Fotodepartament.Institute (Overcoming the Photography - the master course by Nadezhda Sheremetova; Postgraduate Photography - the master course by Nadezhda Sheremetova) 2015 - Portfolio-Review during the FotoFesival/ Lodz, Poland

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

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

    -                 Portfolio-Review in The Finnish Museum of Photography

    2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence (Scammdegi Awards) in Listhus, Iceland 2017 - UNIARTS Residency in Berlin, Germany

    2017 - Somos Arts Residency in Berlin, Germany

     

    Publications:

    Resource Magazine

    Archivo Zine 

    Calvert Journal 

    The Guardian 

    Colta.ru 

    Gup Magazine 

    DOC! PhotoMagazine 

    PhosMag 

    Witty Magazine 

    Prism Magazine

    Musee Mag

    Discovery

    OSE