1979 Born in Cheboksary, Russia
1984 For the first time was photographed on a color film on a beach of Anapa with a dolphin
1992 Prints copies of Bruce Lee and John Rambo photos for a sale
2019 In a good mood
Photography artist. My work centers on the economy and culture of territories and societies and the mechanisms by which they function. Photographic practice includes interventions in urban landscape and staging as well as reenactments of the visual marks of modernity.


Solo: "Grassroots" (The Lumiere brothers Centre for Photography, Moscow; Berthold Center, Saint Petersburg; «Vorota» gallery, Kaliningrad; «Tsekh» gallery, Pskov, 2018), "Most frequently visited hills and ravines" ("Smena", Kazan, Russia, 2016), "Hidden" ("Zarya", Vladivostok, Russia, 2016)

Group: «Landscape in transition» (The Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, 2019; Yeltsin Centre Art Gallery, Yekaterinburg; PERMM museum of contemporary art, Perm; Tyumen's Museum Complex of Slovtsov; «Ploschad mira» museum centre, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2018), «One Northeast» («Zarya», Vladivostok, Russia, 2018), «At the fringers» (VDNH, Moscow, 2018), «SportFoto» (lille3000, Lille Cedex, France, 2018), «The ball is round, the pitch is flat», (VDNH, Moscow, 2018), «East stand» («Smena», Kazan, Russia, 2017), Spanish National Library’s exhibition at PHotoEspaña (Madrid, Spain, 2016), Goal Click (London, UK, 2016), «Okolofutbola» (Metenkov's House Photography Museum, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2016), «Chuvashia. Research» (Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia, 2015), Slideluck / Format Festival (Derby, UK, 2015), Athens Photo Festival (Greece, 2015), Festival Encontros da Imagem (Braga, Portugal, 2015), Fiebre Photobook Festival (Madrid, Spain, 2015), Portrait Salon (Tokyo, Japan, 2016 and London, UK, 2015), Photovisa (Krasnodar, Russia, 2014), "I’mpressed" Festival (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2014), Volga Biennale (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2014), Slideluck / Warsaw Photo Days (Warsaw, Poland, 2014), Baltic Biennale (Kaliningrad, Russia, 2013), Silver Camera (Moscow, Russia, 2012, 2010), GuatePhoto festival (Guatemala City, 2012), Flash Forward Festival (Boston, USA, 2012)

ISSP Residency (Riga, Latvia), June 2019
GARAZH Museum's Weekend Faculty with Martha Rosler (Moscow), November 2017
ZARYA Artist-in-Residence's participant (Vladivostok, Russia), June 2016


Magazines and papers: Esquire Russia, Russian Reporter, Bolshoi gorod, Afisha-MIR, The Moscow Times, The Guardian, Rolling Stone (Italy), 11 Freunde, Uno-Due, Stand, PROsport, Ballesterer, When Saturday Comes, Der Spiegel, Decal, Undici, The Blizzard, Barraca Magazine, Four Four Two, Sekai, Lufthansa Magazin, Wings, Veja

Photo blogs: Wired, DVA Foto, Landscape Stories, Prism e-magazine, Lenscratch, Fotografia Magazine, Rûm, Calvert Journal, Flavorwire, FK Magazine, The Atlantic Cities, Oitzarisme, New Landscape Photography, Self Publish Be Happy, Feature Shoot, Gizmodo, BuzzFeed, F-Stop Magazine, The Village,, GEO, YET magazine, Dazed and Confused, Spiegel, PostPravda


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